Category: Chancellor Newsletter

Chancellor’s Newsletter – July 2019

Retirees Honored at June Governing Board Meeting The Board of Trustees honored the 2018-2019 YCCD Retirees at the June Regular Board Meeting.  The eleven (11) 2018-2019 Retirees represented a total of 242 years of service at YCCD.      Congratulations to all! Not Pictured: District Services: Devi LaFievre, Information Systems Specialist I 22 Years of… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – June 2019

2019 Woodland Community College Commencement Chancellor Houston attended the Woodland Community College commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17th.  Chancellor Houston extended a welcome and congratulations to the graduates on behalf of the Governing Board and expressed how proud the trustees were to serve Yolo County and the surrounding communities. Yuba College and the Lake County… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – March 2019

YCCD CTO Selected as the 2019 CISOA Honor Graduate Yuba Community College District (YCCD) Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Devin Crosby, was honored as the Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) Certification Program 2019 Honor Graduate at the recent CISO Conference held in Garden Grove. The CISO Certification Program is a training program for new and… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – February 2019

Governor Releases 2019-20 Budget Proposal Governor Newsom released his first budget proposal on January 10, 2019.  The budget assumes moderate growth over the three year period, but notes that even a mild recession could result in a $70 billion revenue loss and a $40 billion deficit over 3 years.  The budget assumes a $1.8 billion… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – January 2019

YCCD Trustees Take Oath of Office At the YCCD Annual Organizational Meeting held on December 20, 2018, re-elected trustees were sworn into office and new officers were elected for 2019. Mr. Richard “Ric” Teagarden, who represents Trustee Area 1 which includes a portion of Yuba, Sutter, Butter, and Placer counties and Mr. David Wheeler, who… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – December 2018

Paradise Camp Fire Update and Support Opportunities The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history to date.  Beginning on November 8, 2018, the Camp Fire caused approximately 86 civilian fatalities, injured approximately 12 civilians and five firefighters, covered an area of about 153,000 acres and destroyed over 19,000 structures including… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – November 2018

YCCD Governing Board Selects Provisionally Appointed Trustee At the October 11, 2018 Regular meeting of the YCCD Governing Board, the Board of Trustees voted to appoint Ms. Susan Alves as the provisional appointed trustee to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of longtime Trustee Xavier Tafoya.  Ms. Alves will serve as Trustee of Area… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – October 2018

YCCD Board Honors Retiring Trustee The Yuba Community College District Board of Trustees, Administration, Faculty and staff honored Trustee Xavier Tafoya at the September 13, 2018 Regular Board meeting with a cake reception, adoption of Board Resolution 18-35 and a plaque of appreciation. Mr. Xavier Tafoya served on the YCCD Board of Trustees for 18… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – September 2018

Senate Bill 577: CCC Teacher Credentialing Partnership Pilot Program Senator Bill Dodd introduced a bill in 2017 that would authorize community college districts to offer a teacher credentialing program, subject to accreditation by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and approved by the California Community College Board of Governors.  The bill was pulled in 2017… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – August 2018

YCCD Board of Trustees Planning and Development Session The YCCD Board of Trustees held their annual planning and development session on July 11th and 12th at the YCCD Board Room. The July 11th session included a presentation on the status of the eight YCCD Student Success Measures adopted by the Board in 2016, and a… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – July 2018

Retirees Honored at June Board of Trustees Meeting                  The Board of Trustees honored the 2017-2018 YCCD Retirees at the June Regular Board meeting.  The 17 retirees represented a total of 371 years of service at YCCD.  Congratulations to all! 2017-2018 Retirees Pictured: Dr. Alfred Konuwa, WCC, VP Academic &… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – June 2018

2018 Lake County Campus Commencement Chancellor Houston attended the Lake County Campus commencement ceremony on Friday, May 25th.  Chancellor Houston extended a welcome and congratulations to the graduates on behalf of the Governing Board and expressed how proud the trustees were to serve rural Lake County. Chancellor Houston shared how proud YCCD was of all… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – May 2018

Yuba College Tenure Celebrations On April 12, 2018 a reception was held at Yuba College to honor all newly tenured Yuba College Faculty.  Honorees included Professor Kiara Koenig, Professor Meredith Selden, and Dr. Jan Ponticelli, pictured below. President GH Javaheripour introduced the newly tenured faculty to the Board and included a brief background and educational… Read more »

Chancellor’s Newsletter – April 2018

YCCD Welcomes New Chief Human Resources Officer YCCD offers a warm welcome to Mr. Donald Grady, Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Grady began his tour of service with YCCD on March 1, 2018.  With over twenty-six years of human resources management and generalist experience, Mr. Grady possesses a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Golden Gate… Read more »