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Board of Trustees Holds September Meeting

September 30, 2010

 Atlantic Cape Community College’s Board of Trustees met in regular session Sept. 28 at the college’s Cape May County Campus, taking up personnel and purchasing matters.

In Personnel Action, the Board Approved These Appointments:


--Chad Bullock of Galloway, program coordinator, instructional technology, effective Sept. 29.

--Luis A. Hidalgo of Vineland, security guard I, security and public safety, effective Sept. 29.

--Theresa Malaspina of Egg Harbor City, library specialist academic support services, effective Sept. 29.

--Michael Bates of Egg Harbor City, houskeeping working foreman, facilities management, effective Sept. 29.

--Maurice Calloway of Pleasantville, Tim Kelleher Egg Harbor City, and Apisit Vichienrat of Egg Harbor Township, housekeeper I, facilities management, effective Sept. 29.

--Edward Deuchar of Egg Harbor City and Lewis Miller of Mays Landing, maintenance mechanic II, facilities management, effective Sept. 29.

The board also approved the promotion of Tammy DeFranco of Seaville from counselor I to assistant director, Worthington Atlantic City Campus and Cape May County Campus Student Services, effective Sept. 29.

Contracts/Purchases Approved:


--Nextel cell phone service, FY’11 Info Tech Services operational budget, Nextel Communications, Bensalem, Pa., not to exceed $20,000.

--Adult Education Basic Skills Grant, Cape May County Technical School, Cape May Court House, $97,824.

--MaxSim System, a laptop-based product used to train air traffic control students, Adacel Systems, Orlando, Fla., total of $325,544, split between Technology Studies Institute budget, $32,000, and the STEM omnibus funding $293,544.

--Electricity services, N.J. Council of County College Consortium, 20-month contract, Hudson Energy, Suffern, N.Y., secondary accounts only, $0.09314 per kwh.

--2010 Ford truck, facilities/grounds capital, Warnock Fleet, East Hanover, $33,589.

--Well drilling and replacement, STEM project, Chapter 12 funding, A.C. Schultes, Inc., Woodbury, $49,375.

--Information technology commissioning services, STEM project, Intertech Associates, Freehold, not to exceed $33,390.

In Grant Action, the Board:


--Approved the college’s application for the N.J. Dept. of Environmental Protection for Food Waste Recycling Demonstration Grant program with an anticipated grant totaling $20,000 from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.

In Other Business:


--The board accepted the Aug. 31, 2010 financial statement.

--The board accepted a revised resolution 13A, originally approved at the August meeting, to correct a typographical error in the original version.

--Chairperson Nicholas Talvacchia announced that Dr. Elizabeth Dworsky, vice chairperson, has notified the board that, for personal reasons, she decline reappointment to the board when her term  expires next month.  The chairman praised Dr. Dworsky and her service to the college saying, “She has been a tremendous asset to the board.”  Dr. Dworsky, a Cape May County appointee on the board since 2003, said she will serve until a successor is named.

In the President’s Report:


-- Dr. Peter Mora introduced Dr. Pat Gentile, dean, continuing education, resource development and Cape May County Campus, who outlined plans for upcoming events celebrating the CMCC 5th Anniversary and invited trustees to attend.  Community Day will be held on Oct. 13 and the Scramble ‘Fore’ Scholarships Golf Tournament on Oct. 15.  Dr. Gentile also reported on the college’s recent hosting of a Cape May County Chapter of the AAUW dinner.  The college has signed a memo of understanding with the group for a mentoring program that will aid first-year students.

--Dr. Mora said he was interviewed about the CMCC and its 5th anniversary on NBC40.

--Sean Fischer, executive assistant to the president/director, board services, briefed the board on the College’s participation in the American Heart Association Heart Walk and reviewed events on the board of trustees’ fall calendar.


The next meeting of the board of trustees will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Worthington Atlantic City Campus, J-202.  All are welcome to attend.