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24Sep, 2015

COCFA President Addresses the BOT on behalf of the community

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COCFA President's Address to the Board of Trustees: Good Evening, My name is Wendy Brill-Wynkoop and I am President of the College of the Canyons Faculty Association. On behalf of the COC faculty, and as a service to our community, I want to comment on the two resolutions placed on the tonight’s agenda calling for the District to change its Board of Trustees electoral process to elections by “trustee districts”. The membership of COCFA supports the switch to trustee districts. COCFA has always favored this system as a resolution to the Voting Rights Act lawsuit. However, we feel compelled to voice our concern over the stated process of implementation as outlined in the two resolutions. Overall, we have two primary concerns. One, the proposed resolutions create a conflict of interest and two, the proposed resolutions do not provide for adequate public input and community involvement in the creation of the [...]