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ACCC Trustees Approve Annual Faculty/Staff Appointments - Feb. 2005

February 24, 2005

Feb. 24, 2005

MAYS LANDING—Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees approved one-year contracts for administrators, culinary educators, faculty and librarians, when they met in regular session Feb. 22.

The board made these re-appointments for one year, effective July 1:
Exempt Administrators: Agnes Armao, Kathleen Corbalis, Cindy DeFalco, Joyce Grohman, Douglas Hedges, Bruce Johns, Josette Katz, William Keener, Patricia McClay, Peter Mora, Klaus Muller, Patricia Owens, Richard Perniciaro, Joseph Rossi, Bobby Royal Sr., Carmen Royal, Therese Sampson, Catherine Skinner, Regina Skinner, Gerald “Max” Slusher and Mark Streckenbein.

Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Included in the Bargaining Unit: Lisa Apel-Gendron, Janet Brenner, Maryann Carol, Josie Chivalette, Debbie Ciarrocki, Mark Corbalis, Paula Davis, Linda DeSantis, Carol Drea, Dorothea Dunayer, John Feldbauer, Christine Gamboa, Nicholas Ganaway, Patricia Heller, Jack Hufty, Robert Johnson, Michael Kernan, Kathleen Landau, Jean McAlister, Maryann McCall, Linda McLeod, John Mohr, Karen Morelli, Heather Peterson, Geoffrey Pettifer, Nancy Porfido, Anthony Ranere, Mariangela Sozio, Pat Sweeney, Grant Wilinski and Michael Wozniak.

ACA Educators: William Bailey, Ellen Clark, Philip Cragg, Linda Eidell, Suzanne Feye, Michael Huber, Terry Kirkland, Annmarie Chelius-Matt, Daniel Matt, Mary Theresa McCann, Marsha Patrick, Jeffrey Phillips, George Richert, Vincent Tedeschi and James Usilton.

Faculty Without Tenure: John Atsu-Swanzy, Suanne Bernacki, Heather Boone, Myra Caplan, George Dailey, Neera Desai, Loretta Dicker, Anne Erickson, Keith Forrest, Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan, James Icklan, JoAnna Johns, Mark Jones, Marcia Kleinz, Guillermo Laya, Lydia Lehr, Sandra Linek, Svetlana Marzelli, Michele McGowan, Geralyn Michelfelder, Myrna Morales-Keklak, Jay Peterson, Amy Shelton, Donna Vassallo, Wendy Waisala, Arthur Wexler and Karen Zaniewski.
Counselor II: Kauna Kalenga, Anita Polanco. Counselor II: Lucille McGlynn. Librarian II: Ellen Parker.

Faculty earning tenure with this appointment: Susan DePhilippis, Richard Kalman, Elinor Mattern
and James Taggart Jr.

Long-time Employees Retire
The board accepted the retirements of Helen Hughes, office coordinator, continuing education, and Billy Hughes, volunteer interoffice mailman and staff goodwill ambassador at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Center. Helen joined the college in 1971 and Billy has 30 years of service. In accepting the retirements, the board extended the Hughes family its “heartfelt gratitude and best wishes for health and happiness.” The Galloway residents retire March 1.

The board also accepted the retirement of Mays Landing resident Judith Matsunobu, professor of English, Developmental Writing and English as a Second Language. She was recognized as a “diligent advocate for all students and campus-wide diversity” and was cited for “guiding the ESL program’s remarkable growth with outstanding expertise and dedication.” She joined the college on Sept. 1, 1974, and will retire July 1, 2005.

The board also accepted the resignations of Lois Adcock, nursing skills laboratory and clinical placement management, and Kailin Hackney, office assistant, City Center Administrative Services. The resignations were effective retroactively to Feb. 7 and Feb. 9, respectively.

Bids and Purchases Approved:
--Lease maintenance for postage machine for 51 months, Pitney Bowes, Delran, $58,497.

--Microscopes, 48 with video cameras, Perkins Grant Award, I. Miller Precision Optical, Philadelphia, Pa., $51,980.

In Grants Activity, the Board:
--Authorized the college to apply for an Education of Language Minority Students Grant of up to $200,000. The grant would run for two years, July 1, 2005-June 30, 2007.

In Other Business:
--The monthly financial report was approved.

--Dr. May gave an overview of enrollment trends and funding patterns as background for the March board meeting at which the revenue budget will be approved contingent upon county appropriations.

--Trustee Eric Reynolds, chairperson of the board’s Long-range Planning Committee, said he was recruiting additional members for the committee.

--Chairperson Brian Lefke said that Larry Nespoli, president, of the N.J. Council of County Colleges, would attend the April board meeting.

--Trustee Jeffree Fauntleroy inquired about upgrading the condition of the college’s athletic facilities, theater and student life center to make the college more attractive in recruiting students.
Some of the items are included in future Chapter 12 construction projects and some are on the facilities master plan list but have not been yet earmarked for funding, Dr. May and Terry Sampson, business services, explained.

--Kathy Corbalis, college relations, and Geoff Pettifer, marketing, gave a presentation on their work since August with the ACCC Foundation and Advancement Office. They outlined fund-raising projects completed in the past six months and projects for the rest of the year, including the Leaves for Learning Beautification campaign, a signature fund-raiser for the grand opening of the Cape May County campus and preparation for an annual fund campaign.

The next meeting of the board of trustees will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in J-202, Mays Landing campus. All are welcome to attend.