Campus Fountain

Planning and Resources Committee

Committee Charge

  • Establishes and maintains liaison with the Office of Educational Programs and Business Affairs.
  • Receives presentation on the college budget at least once per year.
  • Establishes and reviews academic priorities and the philosophical framework that drives the budget planning process.
  • Develops policy regarding faculty consultation on academic initiatives and resource issues.
  • Makes recommendations from Educational Programs and the faculty regarding budget priorities and major academic initiatives.
  • Serves as expert faculty resource committee on academic-related budget issues.
  • Reviews the function and procedures for the use of readers and makes recommendations for the allocation of reader funding.


  • 1 Academic Senate Liaison
  • 11 Faculty (1 from each division)
  • 4 At-large Faculty (no more than a total of 3 from any one division)
  • 1 Educational Programs Dean Liaison (non-voting)
  • 1 Instructors’ Association President or designee (non-voting)
  • 1 Associated Student Government Liaison (non-voting)
  • 1 Academic Senate Liaison (non-voting)



(italics indicates non-voting member)
Bill Dinklage Chair / Sciences
Susan Block Business 
Jamie Campbell Mathematics
Katie Laris Fine Arts
Betsy Cassriel School of Modern Languages / ESL
Joy Kunz Fine Arts (Humanities) / Senate Liaison
Joann Graham Educational Support
Tina Kistler Social Sciences
Kathy O'Connor Physical Education / Health / Recreation
Geoff Thielst Technologies
Chris Brown English
Liz Auchincloss Classified Liaison
Alan Price Administrative Liaison

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Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes

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Additional Resources

Committee files and documents available for view/download