The Board of Trustees delegates certain functions to its Committees, and board members receive appointments to various organizations at the campus, regional, and state levels.
The Accreditation/Board Policy Review Subcommittee is responsible for the review of Board Policies and Board Bylaws. The Subcommittee receives information on model policies, accreditation standards and legally mandated changes to Board Bylaws and Policies, as well as recommendations from shared governance groups on Board Policies. The Subcommittee integrates this input to develop recommendations for revisions of existing and the addition of new policies and bylaws.
The Budget and Audit Committee proposes appropriations of funds and modifications. Considers and recommends to the Board the Tentative and Annual Budget of the District and future fiscal year expenditures, as prepared by the President.
The Committee also confirms the quality and integrity of compliance with legal, regulatory and policy requirements, financial reporting and financial statements, and internal controls related to risks and disclosures. Identifies for recommendation to the Board the independent certified public accountant’s qualifications, independence and performance. Discusses the planned scope of the annual independent audit with the independent certified public accountants and reviews the results of the audit with the independent certified public accounts and management. The Committee receives and reviews the annual financial report with the independent certified public accountants and management.
Reviews matters relating to the development and implementation of the Facilities Master Plan and other facilities-related projects and programs in support of the Educational Master Plan
The role of the KPCC Oversight Subcommittee is to review the operations of KPCC as it relates to its Public Service Operating Agreement between the District and Southern California Public Radio (SCPR). This includes the review of required audited financial statements and any proposed major changes in operations that impact the Agreement.
The purpose of the Legislative Advocacy Subcommittee is to develop and enhance relationships with legislators and legislative groups that represent the communities served by PCC; to advocate for legislative change that can positively impact PCC and its mission to serve students; and to examine proposed legislation and determine what legislation should be supported through board resolutions.
Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization
Members of the Los Angeles Committee will convene as needed as arbitrators or in first response to requests to change district boundaries and inter-district transfer requests.
Los Angeles County School Trustees’ Association (LACSTA)
LACSTA is an association of all school board members of K-12 and community colleges in Los Angeles County. The purpose is to network, educate, and inform all school board members of educational issues in the region so that we can work together for a seamless transition on educational policies between the boards. LACSTA meeting schedules are determined by the LACSTA Executive Board and all members are welcome and encouraged to attend meetings and programs. The representatives are expected to keep their colleagues apprised and encourage them to participate in the programs.
Community College League of California (CCLC)
The CCLC is a non-profit organization, which represents the 72 community college districts of California. Their mission is to promote student access and success by strengthening colleges through leadership development, advocacy policy development, and district services. The representative is expected to keep their colleagues apprised of issues, and encourage them to participate in the programs, as well as represent their college at conferences.
Kristine Kwong and James Osterling
The mission of the Pasadena City College Foundation is to develop funding and community support for the enhancement of teaching and learning at Pasadena College.