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

Co-chairs: Sarah Cotton and Allison Clapper

Members: Krysten Audibert, Emily Avila, Rose Ann Cobos, Diana Cosand, Sarah Cotton, Ray Cuellar, Jim desLauriers, Sam Gaddie, John Hudson , Robin Ikeda, Ted Jenkins, Shannon Jessen, Erik Kolb , Tina Kuo (Adjunct) , Sergio Lopez , Kyle Pennett, Stacy Scibelli, Tom Teeguarden (Adjunct).

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.