June 10, 2022

Fresno-Madera K-16 Collaborative Executive Steering Committee
June 10, 2022 Meeting Minutes

Link to Meeting Materials: https://tinyurl.com/2s4khukt

Opening: Meeting called to order by Chair C. Goldsmith at 3:04 p.m.

Present: Chair C. Goldsmith (SCCCD), J. Yovino (FCSS), A. Jones (Sanger USD), B. Nelson (FUSD), C. Nies (UC Merced), J. Buckley (Reedley), J. Gladney (NU), P. Birrell (Central USD), R. Pimentel (FCC), J. Olson-Buchanan (Fresno State), A. Jacobo-Rousch (FCSS), B. Cortes (FCSS), H. Gutierrez (FCSS), T. Pafford (FCSS), J. Bedolla (Reedley), N. Culver-Dockins (Reedley), F. Mercado (Fresno State), P. Lopez (Fresno State), M. Snell (CTFF), S. McManus (FCC), T. Overstreet (Fresno USD), K. Hammerstrom (FMK16), S. Lambert (FMK16), L. Flores (FMK16)

Partners Absent: CVHEC, Fresno Pacific, UMass Global, Clovis CC, Clovis USD

M/S/Approved: Approval of April 8, 2022, Meeting Minutes. Motion by J. Buckley (Reedley). Second by C. Nies (UC Merced). Motion passes.

Regional K-16 Collab Grant Award Announcement: Our Collab is one of six collabs to be awarded full award amount of $18.13M. It was originally thought that the full award amount was $20M, however, the State has taken money off the top bringing the actual total to the $18.13M.

M/S/Approved: Revised budget at $18.13M. Motion by J. Yovino (FCSS). Second by B. Nelson (FUSD). Motion passes.

Next steps timeline:

M/S/Approved: 2022-2026 Slate. Motion by B. Nelson. Second by A. Jones (Sanger USD). Motion passes-roll call vote, unanimous.

Fresno-Madera K-16 Collaborative – Executive Steering Committee 2022-2026

OrganizationPrimary Contact NamePrimary Contact Title
State Center Community College DistrictCarole Goldsmith, ChairChancellor
Fresno StateSaul Jimenez-SandovalPresident
BitwiseMichelle SkoorChief Workforce Officer
California Teaching Fellows FoundationMike SnellChief Executive Officer
Central UnifiedKetti DavisSuperintendent
Central Valley Higher Education ConsortiumBen DuranExecutive Director
Chawanakee Unified School DistrictMarcy GuthrieSuperintendent
Clovis Community CollegeLori BennettPresident
EECUBeth DooleyPresident and CEO
Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School DistrictRoy MendiolaSuperintendent
Fresno City CollegeRobert PimentelPresident
Fresno County Superintendent of SchoolsJim YovinoSuperintendent
Fresno Unified School DistrictBob NelsonSuperintendent
Futuro HealthJoy HermsenDirector of Innovative
Golden Valley Unified School DistrictKevin HatchSuperintendent
Madera Community CollegeAngel ReynaPresident
Madera County Superintendent of SchoolsCecilia MassettiSuperintendent
Madera Unified School DistrictTodd LileSuperintendent
National UniversityRandy FrischInterim President
Parlier Unified School DistrictAltagracia GuerreroSuperintendent
Reedley CollegeJerry BuckleyPresident
Sanger Unified School DistrictAdela JonesSuperintendent
STEM Business PartnerNicolyn HernandezPrincipal Program Manager
United Way of Fresno and Madera CountiesLindsay FoxPresident and CEO
UC MercedJuan Sanchez MunozChancellor
UMass GlobalGary BrahmChancellor
West Fresno Family Resource CenterYolanda RandlesExecutive Director
West Hills College CoalingaCarla TweedPresident
Workforce Development Board of MaderaTracie Scott-ContrerasExecutive Director

2022-23 Meeting Dates:

Executive Steering Committee

Meeting Dates

  • Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, 3-4:30p
  • Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, 3-4:30p
  • Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, 3-4:30p
  • Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, 3-4:30p
  • Friday, April 14, 2023, 3-4:30p
  • Thursday, June 8, 2023, 3-4:30p

Central San Joaquin Valley K-16 Partnership Advisory Council

Tentative Meeting Dates

  • Friday, March 3, 2023, 9-11am (in person & Zoom)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, 9-11am (Zoom)

Pilot Program Culmination:

a) Draft Final Progress Report has been sent out to Steering Committee members and project leads. Comments are due to K. Hammerstrom by noon on Monday, 6/13/22.
b) Final Expenditure Report – $8.4M expended (84%), $1.6M unexpended (16%). OPR hinted there may be an opportunity to receive additional funding in the future; no additional information available at this time.

Presentation: A. Jacobo-Rousch (FCSS) gave presentation regarding the Cradle to Career Dual Enrollment dashboard and key findings.

Executive Director Updates: 1) NEW- Partner surveys for Steering Committee meeting feedback; 2) Volunteers need to review project applications in Oct/Nov 2022.

Good of the Order & Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 4:03 p.m.