Below, you'll find the most current annual goals.
An archive of past years' goals is also available for review.
Annual Board Responsibilities and 2023-2024 Goals
Campus Relations – The trustees will represent the board at campus events.
- In order to support and learn about the campus, the trustees will continue campus visits to various areas at least four times.
- The trustees will attend campus events either in-person or virtually to support and learn about various programs on campus.
Goal: Each trustee will attend at least two campus visits and at least five campus events.
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 community, city and school leaders to Community Day.
- The trustees will promote Citrus College's academic and career programs in their communities and encourage collaboration with the college's educational partners in public and private schools.
- The trustees will share their respective communities' educational concerns with Citrus College.
- The trustees will attend and/or present Citrus College updates at local school districts or other community events at least once each academic year.
- The trustees will support the college and the efforts of faculty and staff to expand experiential and work-based learning (e.g. apprenticeships, internships, etc.) by identifying potential business and community partnerships in their communities.
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.
DEIA+ – The trustees will support, encourage, and set expectations for the implementation of DEIA+ initiatives on campus.
- The trustees will continue personal education about DEIA+ issues.
- The trustees will learn about implementation and outcomes of DEIA+ initiatives on the Citrus Campus.
Goal: The trustees will continue their personal DEIA+ education and receive at least two presentations that include an update on measurable outcomes.
Enrollment – The trustees will be actively engaged in understanding enrollment.
- The trustees will review enrollment statistics and strategies to increase enrollment.
- The trustees will actively support campus leaders to expand outreach efforts in their communities.
- The trustees will support the college in its efforts to find ways to reach nontraditional students like justice involved Californians, low-income students, working adult learners, student parents, retired adults and others, and will receive reports on progress in this area.
Goal: The trustees will request presentations specifically regarding enrollment data and plans for improvement and strategies to increase enrollment. The trustees will share ideas and strategies that will appeal to their specific communities, based on the unique needs of each community.
Facilities and Campus 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 follow the progress of the bond projects as well as other facility maintenance and upgrade 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.
- The trustees will encourage campus engagement on climate and environmental sustainability.
Goal: The trustees will receive regular updates on facilities maintenance and upgrade projects and bond construction projects as well as an update on the Sustainability Plan in order to update their communities.
Fiscal Health – The trustees will do their part to make sure Citrus College 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: The trustees will work in conjunction with the Foundation to identify and cultivate potential donors and alumni in their communities.
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 transportation initiatives for student mobility.
Goal: The trustees will receive legislative updates, discuss and adopt legislative priorities, and participate in opportunities for legislative advocacy.
Innovation – The trustees will support college innovation by encouraging the college to think creatively and to develop programs and policies that are forward thinking.
- The trustees will encourage the analysis of the impact of generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology and its potential for teaching and learning.
- The trustees will receive updates about new and innovative programs.
Goal: The trustees will receive updates about new programs that demonstrate innovation on campus, and will share updates with their community.
Student Success – The trustees will provide leadership to support and encourage a culture of student success at Citrus College.
- The trustees will review comprehensive reports, data, metrics used by the district to monitor student achievement.
- The trustees will attend student achievement celebrations and events on campus to show their support of student success.
- The trustees will encourage and support the exploration and development of programs or resources that increase the persistence and completion of students.
Goal: The trustees will provide leadership to support and encourage a culture of student success at Citrus College.
Trustee Continuing Education – The trustees will engage in the continuous process of professional development.
- The trustees will attend conferences and virtual webinars.
- The trustees will seek out and read publications intended to educate trustees.
- The trustees will provide peer training and Brown Act training to newer trustees.
Goal: The trustees will attend at least one conference and gain a working knowledge of the reports and programs presented throughout the year.
Student Trustee Goals
- The student trustee will attend campus events to allow time to connect with students, hear concerns and personal experiences, and build relationships.
- The student trustee will collaborate with the office of student life and leadership development in educating, promoting, and assisting students to vote.
- The student trustee will work with the office of student life and leadership development to develop and implement a National Society of Leadership and Success chapter.
- The student trustee will visit classrooms and other spaces on campus to inform students about the programs, resources, and opportunities offered at Citrus College, so that students can become more involved in student life.
- The student trustee will visit surrounding high schools and community events in collaboration with the school outreach and relations office to promote Citrus College for more prospective students in our area.
Approved: September 12, 2023