Career & Technical Education

Environmental Resources Programs

Environmental Resources

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Environmental Resources Advisory Committees

"The time and expertise of our advisory committee members is highly valued. Their input provides the college and students with a wealth of information on which to maintain relevant occupational education and training programs." ~ Jeff Cummings, former Dean of Career and Technical Education

Power Generation Technology Advisory Committee Page

Sustainable Communities Advisory Committee Page

Advisory Committee Roles and Responsibilities
Advisory Committee Selection Criteria

Advisory Committee Purpose

  1. Represent broad points of view, with a strong sense of responsibility and civic mindedness
  2. Advise in the areas of curriculum, instructor hiring criteria, equipment needs, and funding
  3. Keep the program informed about industry, agency, and community trends and needs
  4. Be program ambassadors to the general public
  5. Participate in dialogue to effectively assist in program development and success
  6. Act as in an advisory capacity only--final decisions and actions rest with the college
  7. Assist in developing criteria for evaluating student perfomance and student learning outcomes
  8. Provide cooperative work experience sites for students (if applicable)

~ From "C.O.S. Handbook for Career & Technical Education Advisory Committees"

Advisory Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Three year rotation committment per Advisory
  2. Attend a minimum of two meetings per year
  3. Advisor Chair: Assists staff in creating agendas and presides over the meeting, provides committee guidance, and communicates with college staff throughout the year to provide input, appoints subcommittees

Advisory Committee Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated leadership in their field of expertise
  2. Able to work well with other committee members and college staff
  3. Able to present ideas effectively
  4. Recognized for their progressive practices and efficient operations
  5. Representatives of governmental agencies are named whenever appropriate


Program Contact
Administrative Manager (530) 938-5512