Minutes from April 3, 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Closed Board of Directors Meeting

San Bernardino Community College District
114 S. Del Rosa Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408


Present:  Dimitrios Alexiou, Carole Beswick, Erin Brinker, Ann Bryan, Bill Easley, LaRonda Fisher-Rogers, Ray Gonzales, Mark Kaenel, Lowell King, Neil Macready, John Mirau, Lou Monville, Charlie Ng, John Prentice, Kristine Scott, Larry Sharp, Carlos Valdez, Steve von Rajcs and Phil Waller.

Announcements: 1) Appreciation was expressed to member BNSF for the vintage rail car reception held on Tuesday, March 27, 32012.  The reception was well attended by members and invited guests. 2) There will be a San Bernardino City budget meeting tonight at 5 p.m. in the Economic Development Agency board room located at 201 North E Street, Suite 301 (2nd and E Street), San Bernardino.

M/S/P: Minutes of the March 27, 2012 meeting

Board members discussed potential dates for the annual trip to Sacramento.

The Sacramento trip is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 with the option of arriving on Monday, May 21st for some afternoon meetings and for a group dinner.

Issues discussed were:

Preservation of Cal Grants

Judicial appointments need to be filled

Container fees

Budget cuts to hospitals

High Speed Rail

Pension Reform

Continued Prison Realignment
Committee chairs and co-chairs will be asked to meet with their committee members to discuss their State priorities.  The Inland Action meeting on May 1st will be dedicated to committee work.

A luncheon speaker while in Sacramento (for Tuesday, May 22, 2012) will be sought.  Discussion ensued regarding potential candidates.

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 a.m.