All College Council

Leadership

The Council advances the mission of the College by fostering communication within the College community to provide an open platform for meaningful participation in the governance process.  HCCC practices in a participatory governance structure in which all constituents are invited to participate in creating, reviewing, and revising College policies and procedures. 
Peter Conrath Headshot

Peter Cronrath

Chair
Sharon Daughtry Headshot

Sharon Daughtry

Vice Chair
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Karen Galli

Secretary

Standing Committee

College Life Co-ChairsThe Committee on College Life is comprised
of up to eighteen (18) appointed members.  

Co-Chairs: Kyle Wooley (L) and Jose Lowe (R)

Membership shall include five (5) faculty and seven (7) staff representing each college division: Development, College Operations, Finance, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, CIO and HR.

Other membership may include six (6) representatives from cabinet level positions with policy level responsibilities.

It shall be the duty of the committee to recommend to the All-College Council and/or any other appropriate constituency on the following:

  1. Work with faculty and staff to enhance the intellectual and professional life of all members of the Hudson County Community College learning community.
  2. Promote professionalism, cutting-edge pedagogy and intellectual rigor in the College’s pursuit of Innovation.
  3. Make recommendations and evaluate professional service activities including speakers, workshops, and in-service training.
  4. Recommend professional growth and training activities for all College personnel.
  5. Consult with the College on employee recognition programs, health and wellness initiatives, new employee orientation, technical training and Innovation Awards and Initiatives.

Academic SenateThe Academic Senate is composed of up to Twenty Elected Representatives from the 5 academic divisions and can be up to another 12 appointed members.

Co-Chairs: Fatma Tat (L) and Karen H (R)

General Membership includes members from the Registrar’s office, Financial Aid, the Library/Learning Resource Center, and two (2) fulltime Counselors.

Other membership may include up to five (6) representatives from cabinet level offices with policy level responsibilities.
It shall be the duty of the Senate to recommend to the All-College Council and/or any other appropriate constituency on the following:

  1. Provide oversight of policies governing academic standards for college programs as appropriate to the mission of the college.
  2. Develop and provide oversight of policies related to academic integrity.
  3. Develop and review policies for the evaluation of transfer credit and the bestowal of academic honors and awards.
  4. May review policies concerning grading systems, attendance policy, and testing and placement policies.
  5. Annually review data and policies regarding course waivers and academic probation.
  6. Review and provide advisement on the annual academic calendar. 

Student Affairs - Katherine MoralesThe Committee on Student Affairs is composed of up to fifteen (15) appointed members. 

Chair: Katherine Morales

Membership includes two (2) representatives from Student Services, four (4) faculty members, the SGA President, two (2) student representatives, a support staff member, and a Community Education representative.

Other membership may include up to four (4) representatives from Admissions, Advisement and Counseling, and Enrollment Services.

It shall be the duty of the committee to recommend to the All-College Council and/or any other appropriate constituency on the following:

  1. Review, evaluate and recommend on matters related to student life and welfare.
  2. Review, evaluate and recommend on matters related to the life and welfare of the campus community except where precluded by law.
  3. Provide an official voice for the Student Government Association to communicate issues of interest and to represent those issues to the greater College community.
  4. Review, evaluate, and recommend on matters related to admissions, enrollment, recruitment and retention.

Space and Facilities ImageThe Committee on Space and Facilities is composed of up to twelve (12) appointed members.

Member: Eric Adamson

Membership includes four (4) faculty members, one SGA officer, one support staff member, and one staff member from facilities.

Other membership may include representatives from College Operations, Facilities, Safety and Security, Student Affairs, and Community Education. 

It shall be the duty of the committee to recommend to the All-College Council and/or any other appropriate constituency on the following:​ 

Oversee facilities, safety, and security initiatives and plans related but not limited to the following:

  • (1.) Facilities Planning
  • (2.) Green Initiatives
  • (3.) Capacity Studies
  • (4.) Emergency Operation Plans and Drills

Review and make recommendations related to facility and safety issues, on concerns brought to them from the College community.

Technology ImageThe Committee on Technology is composed of up to twenty (20) appointed members.

Member: Jing Yang

Membership includes four(4) faculty members, three (3) members of the IT staff, two (2) members of student services, a Community Education representative, support staff member, a representative of distance education and an SGA officer.

Other membership may include up to two (2) representatives from IT, Instructional Support, the Learning Resource Center, Communications, Community Education and Distance Education. 

It shall be the duty of the committee to recommend to the All-College Council and/or any other appropriate constituency on the following: 

  1. Work with the faculty and staff departments to determine technological needs and to recommend how to address those needs.
  2. Review and make recommendations for the use, purchase and maintenance of instructional technological resources including AV.
  3. Review, prioritize and recommend requests for new technologies.
  4. Review and make recommendations along with facilities for creating specific physical designs which involve technology in a variety of settings, e.g. specialized classrooms.