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  • Classified Appreciation Week
  • Holiday Luncheon
  • Cards for Soldiers
  • Halloween Celebration
  • Men of Color Scholarship Event
  • Cards for Kids
Classified Appreciation Week1 Holiday Luncheon2 Cards for Soldiers3 Halloween Celebration4 Men of Color Scholarship5 Cards for Kids6

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Classified Senate Mission and Purpose

The Classified Senate's mission is to provide Classified Professionals with a formal participatory voice in supporting the College’s mission, vision, core values and promoting a successful learning environment for students.” As an integral part of the college community, the Classified Senate shall actively contribute to the growth and success of the College.

The Chaffey College Classified Senate is a permanent organization originally sanctioned by the Governing Board in 1982. It shall be the purpose of Classified Senate to participate in the governance of Chaffey College; to actively collect, evaluate, and disseminate information and represent the collective interests of Classified Professionals before or on any governance or college committee. Responsibilities of the Classified Senate shall be as follows:
  1. Provide the Classified Professionals with a formal participatory voice in shared governance supporting the College’s mission, vision and core values, and participation in the initiation, development, and evaluation of District policy, and procedures;

  2. To provide communication, understanding, and mutual support among the Classified Professionals;

  3. Select representatives from its membership to serve on appropriate college-­‐wide standing committees and any other committees deemed necessary by the college governance structure;

  4. To communicate Classified Professionals needs, concerns, viewpoints and recommendations on college issues to the superintendent/president and governing board;

  5. To articulate the professionalism of Classified Professionals so that they are properly recognized and valued;

  6. Provide an opportunity to develop individual leadership among the Classified Professionals, as well as increase the professional standards of its members; and,

  7. Lead and participate in fundraising to benefit Classified Professional growth opportunities and provide opportunities that encourage social responsibility and community involvement through giving and actively participating in community outreach efforts both on and off campus.

How Senate Fulfills the Mission and Purpose

Classified Senate endeavors to fulfill our mission and purpose by selecting over 171 classified staff to serve on standing and ad—hoc committees campus wide which promotes shared governance. Senate also partners with other campus groups to support student success by donating toward the student scholarship program, book grants, and the Foundation’s Fund a Dream program. Senate is involved in community outreach by supporting the Chaffey Food Pantry, Salvation Army and Teddy Bears for Hugs at Loma Linda University Hospital. In addition, Senate has also helped develop individual leadership skills by sending 35 staff members to the Classified Leadership Institute Conference over the past 5 years as well as finding innovative ways to develop and host fundraising activities that support workshops and conferences for classified professionals.


Classified Handbook Now Available!
Link to Classified Handbook

Give a little GET A LOT!
Link to Payroll Deduction Solicitation

Classified Professional Scholarship Opportunities!

2018-2019 Events

Holiday Luncheon: Dec.14

May 23

Classified Leadership Institute:
June 12-15, 2019

2018-2019 Meetings

July 12

August 9

September 13

October 11

November 8

December 6


Recent Documents

Meeting Minutes September 13, 2018

Meeting Minutes August 9, 2018

Meeting Minutes July 12, 2018

March 2018 Newsletter


Rev. 5/12/16

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