Trees, Plants and Grounds Committee
Purpose: The trees, plants and grounds committee works to maximize the pedagogical interest and utility of the college's grounds. The committee is advisory to the superintendent/president or designee on landscaping design and maintenance.
Scope: The committee meets biweekly and communicates regularly by e-mail to discuss current issues and devise recommended courses of action.
Reports to: Superintendent/President or designee
Terms of office: Indefinite
Chair: Sarah Cotton
Members: Krysten Audibert, Emily Avila, Phil Cestone, Diana Cosand, Ray Cuellar, Sam Gaddie, John Hudson, Ted Jenkins, Shannon Jessen, Erik Kolb , Tina Kuo (Adjunct) , Sergio Lopez , and Kyle Pennett.
Meeting day and time: The committee meets from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month during the academic year in Zimmerman Hall-117. Summer meetings are monthly from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays in ZH 117.
Comments: Project managers of current campus projects frequently attend the committee meetings.
TREE COMMITTEE MISSION STATEMENT
The tree committee works to maximize the pedagogical interest and utility of the college's grounds. TC is advisory to the Superintendent/President or designee on landscaping design and maintenance.