Whereas, SB 235 (Vasconcellos) requires that, when a faculty or classified staff representative is to serve on a college or district task force, committee, or other governance group, the selection of that faculty or classified staff representative be made by the exclusive representative (exclusive bargaining agent) of the faculty or classified employees of that college or district; and
Whereas, Under Title 5 Regulations the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is authorized to name faculty representation on all task forces, committees, and other governance groups;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate seek to amend SB 235 to remove all references to faculty from the measure;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate seek to amend SB 235 to remove all references to faculty from any amendment to Education Code 70901.2; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate work to defeat SB 235 should such amendments fail.
SB 235 passed and became law on January 1,2002. However, it contained no reference to faculty.