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Trustees Approve Personnel Resolutions and Purchases

April 23, 2014

Atlantic Cape Community College trustees approved personnel and purchasing resolutions when they met in regular session April 22 at the college’s Mays Landing Campus.

The board promoted Leslie Jamison of Ocean View from controller to dean of finance, effective July 1.

Additionally, the board approved the promotions of the following faculty members, effective Sept. 2:

  • Heather Boone of Hammonton to associate professor, social science.
  • Keith Forrest of Collingswood to associate professor, communication.
  • Al Jou of Mays Landing to associate professor, mathematics.
  • Michael Kammer of Mays Landing to associate professor, English as a second language.
  • Geralyn Michelfelder of Brigantine to associate professor, nursing.
  • James Sachinelli of Mays Landing to professor, science.
  • Lenora Sheppard of Sewell to professor, mathematics.
  • John Stratton of Ocean City to professor, chemistry and physics.

Finally, the board accepted the resignation of Oscar Halldorson of Port Republic, air traffic

control instructor, effective June 30.

In Other Business, the Board:

--Approved the March 31, 2014, financial statement.

--Agreed to request for reimbursement through the Skills4Jersey Healthcare Grant, Department of Labor, in the amount of $161,295, for services performed as part of the grant to upgrade skills of employees in regional medical centers in the areas of lean methodologies, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and leadership.

--Agreed to request reimbursement through the Skills4Jersey Financial Services Grant, Department of Labor, in the amount of $25,054, for services performed as part of the grant to upgrade skills at several area financial institutions in the areas of management development, fraud, technology and leadership skills.

--Accepted a $104,254 Skills4Jersey Grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development that runs Jan. 10-Dec. 31, 2014 for the development and delivery of management and technology training to employer partners in the financial services industry.

--Accepted a $299,295 Skills4Jersey Grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for April 1, 2013-July 1, 2014, to provide development and delivery of classroom training and On-the-Job Training reimbursement to employer partners in the health care industry.

--Accepted a $145,714 grant from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families-Division on Women, from May 1, 2014-June 30, 2015, to provide basic computer training, short-term career training programs and resume writing and interviewing skills for displaced homemakers in Superstorm Sandy impacted counties.

Contracts and Purchases:

--Furniture, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math building, W.S. Goff, Mays Landing, $241,747. This is funded through a gift from the Atlantic Cape Foundation.

--Furniture, Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies, W.S. Goff, Mays Landing, $148,066. This is funded through a CRDA grant and match from Atlantic County.

--Barnstead Cabinetized Still, STEM building, Macalaster Bicknell, Millville, $27,314. This is funded through a gift from the Atlantic Cape Foundation.

--Software maintenance, five-year contract for specific software maintenance and support services, Ellucian, Fairfax, Va., not to exceed $1.69 million.

--Software maintenance and support services, one-year renewal, Ellucian, Fairfax, Va., $58,225.

In the President’s Report:

Sean Fischer, dean of resource development/president & Board of Trustees operations, noted upcoming activities at the college. “This is a busy time of year in regard to ceremonies, awards and commencement at Atlantic Cape. We have the addition of exciting events this week as our baseball team plays at Surf Stadium in Atlantic City on April 22 and 23, culminating in Family Day April 26.”  

 

The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 27, at the Cape May County Campus. All are invited to attend.