District Planning Policies

Strategic Planning Task Force 2011-12


Formation of Strategic Planning Task Force at District Planning and Advisory Council (DPAC) Meeting September 28, 2011

It was agreed that a task force of DPAC be formed to assist with the process of identifying strategic initiatives for the next five years. The Strategic Planning Task Force will develop a plan to gather information from the college community to present proposed initiatives to DPAC.

​The DPAC Chair and Vice-Chair will co-chair the Task Force with membership as follows:

Representing Member Name
Academic Senate
Co-Chair and two members
Janet Harclerode, Task Force Co-Chair
Eric Oifer
Christine Schultz
Faculty Association
Three members (one DPAC, two at-large)
Sandy Burnett
Fran Chandler
Kevin Menton
Co-Chair and two members
Randy Lawson, Task Force Co-Chair
Erica LeBlanc
Mona Martin
Management Association
Three members (one DPAC, two at-large)
​Katharine Muller
Deyna Hearn
Lisa Rose, Task Force Coordinator
Classified (CSEA)
Five members (two DPAC, three at-large)
Robert Hnilo
Leroy Lauer
Joanne Laurance
Barbara Siegel
Alternate: Bernie Rosenloecher
Associated Students
Five members (two DPAC, three at-large)
​Harrison Wills
Jasmine Delgado
Camelle Johnson
Jose Manuel
Jordan Horn, Alternate

Strategic Planning Task Force Meetings

Location: Drescher Hall Room 300-E (the Loft)


November 10, 2-4 p.m.
December 8, 2-4 p.m.
December 15, 2-4 p.m.


January 19, 2-4 pm.
February 9, 2-4 p.m.
February 23, 2-4 p.m.
March 15, 3-5 p.m.
March 22, 2-4 p.m.

Strategic Initiatives Adopted April 11, 2012

  1. GRIT (Growth, Resilience, Integrity, Tenacity) that focuses on non-cognitive skills such as integrity, understanding, perseverance, purposeful engagement)

  2. Institutional Imaginations Initiative (i3): the SMC community will envisage a future that focuses on fostering, nurturing, and valuing imagination, creativity, innovation and inquiry.

Link to Strategic Planning Task Force 2007-2008