Below, you'll find the most current annual goals.
An archive of past years' goals is also available for review.
Annual Board Responsibilities and 2022-2023 Goals
Campus Relations – The trustees will represent the board at campus events.
- In order to support and learn about the campus, the trustees will reinstitute campus visits to various areas on at least a bi-monthly basis.
- The trustees will attend campus events either in-person or virtually to support and learn about various programs on campus.
Goal: Each board member will attend at least two campus visits and at least five campus events per year.
Community Relations – The trustees will be ambassadors for Citrus College in their communities.
- The trustees will be actively involved and maintain good relationships with the community, education, and business leaders within their respective trustee area by attending events and promoting Citrus College.
- The trustees will invite city leaders and school board members to Community Day.
- The trustees will promote Citrus College programs in their communities and encourage collaboration with the college's K-14 educational partners in programs such as Early Decision, IWCC, Promise and Dual Enrollment.
- The trustees will share their respective communities' educational concerns with Citrus College.
- The trustees will attend and/or present Citrus updates at local K-12 districts or other community events at least once each academic year.
Goal: Each trustee will 1) invite at least three people to each Community Day and attend at least one; 2) attend and/or provide a presentation to at least one school board or other community meeting such as city council or chamber of commerce, in their community in partnership with staff.
DEIA+ – The trustees will support, encourage, and set expectations for the implementation of DEIA+ initiatives on campus.
- Continue personal education about DEIA+ issues.
- Learn about implementation of DEIA+ initiatives on the Citrus campus.
- Encourage DEIA+ in every area of the campus.
- Review data outcomes of implementation to ensure there is progress toward closing equity gaps.
- Advocate accommodation for students and employees of all abilities so everyone can participate in learning and campus life.
Goal: The trustees will continue personal DEIA+ education. The trustees request presentations a minimum of twice a year that define measurable outcomes, and changes made on the campus to support DEIA+ goals.
Enrollment – The trustees will be actively engaged in understanding enrollment.
- The trustees will follow the status of enrollment and review regular reports of enrollment statistics.
- The trustees will actively support campus leaders to expand outreach efforts in their communities.
Goal: The trustees will request presentations specifically regarding enrollment data and plans for improvement and strategies to increase enrollment. The trustees will provide input regarding strategies relating to their specific community.
Facilities/Sustainability – The trustees will do their part to ensure that the facilities of Citrus College are in place to support our mission of providing students with quality educational experiences and support services that make possible student success and do so in a way that follows the precepts of the Citrus College Sustainability Plan.
- The trustees will ensure the bond projects are fiscally sound, moving forward in a timely fashion and meeting the bond language and the 2020-2030 Educational and Facilities Master Plan.
- The trustees will follow the progress of the bond projects and be ready to share updates with their communities.
- The trustees will encourage effective uses of resources in promoting a college culture committed to environmental sustainability.
Goal: The trustees will ensure that the Citizens' Oversight Committee is staffed and running efficiently so we are in legal compliance.
Fiscal Health – The trustees will do their part to make sure Citrus remains fiscally healthy.
- The trustees will take responsibility for understanding and approving financial reports.
- The trustees will work to understand the state finances/budgeting process and how it affects Citrus College.
- The trustees will support the Foundation by donating, attending events, and helping to identify and cultivate potential donors and alumni, inviting them to Community Day when appropriate.
Goal: Request a report to understand how the district is planning for and addressing its long-term pension obligations such as post-employment medical benefits (OPEB) and the rising PERS and STRS employer contribution rates.
Government Relations – The trustees will seek to advance Citrus College interests in government related matters, through education and advocacy.
- The trustees will seek out updates about legislative and budget related initiatives that affect the community college system and in particular, Citrus College.
- The trustees will advocate for key legislative actions which advance the mission and enhance the funding of California's community colleges and support regional initiatives aligned with the college such as the Foothill Gold Line extension.
- The Ad-Hoc Legislative Committee will set goals and create procedures to track and recommend support or opposition of legislation and report back to the board quarterly.
Goal: The trustees will set up a schedule and processes for legislative updates and parameters for their legislative advocacy.
Student Success – The trustees will support, encourage, and set expectations for the success of students at Citrus College.
- The trustees will review comprehensive reports of program reviews in the Strong Workforce/CTE Curriculum Development in career-technical areas, and monitor implementation of new plans or to improve programs as indicated.
- The trustees will review comprehensive reports, data, metrics used by the District to monitor student achievement including student equity and achievement program (SEAP), AB 705, and Guided Pathways.
Goal: The trustees will evaluate the data, reports and metrics that measure student success to ensure there are executed plans in place to improve student success.
Trustee Continuing Education – The trustees will engage in the continuous process of professional development.
- The trustees will attend in person conferences and virtual webinars.
- The trustees will seek out and read publications presented by CCLC intended to educate trustees.
- The trustees will provide peer training to newer board members when possible.
- The trustees will receive periodic training on the Brown Act and ask for guidance when needed.
- The trustees will also continually review, monitor, and update the district's policies.
- The trustees will gain understanding of the following reports and programs:
- The goals of the Strategic Plan and the Annual Implementation Plan
- The "College of Completion" program
- Student equity and achievement program (SEAP)
- Strong Workforce/CTE
- AB 705
- Guided Pathways
- Sustainability plan and its updates
- Early Decision
- I Will Complete College (IWCC)
- Promise program
- Dual Enrollment
- Citrus College's budget and irrevocable trusts
- Campus safety
- Other reports as presented during the year (add to this list)
Goal: Goal: The trustees will attend at least one conference each year and gain a working knowledge of the reports and programs presented throughout the year.
Student Trustee Goals
Provide presentations to students on campus once a semester about student rights, programs/resources/opportunities, and ways they can become actively involved in leadership and life around campus.
Host office hours for students to share their personal stories and concerns that allow time for building a relationship with the student trustee.
Visit surrounding high schools and community centers with campus club/program leaders to make Citrus College a goal for more traditional and non-traditional students in our area.
Approved: September 6, 2022