The Policy Advisory Council provides a platform for participatory shared governance. It makes recommendations for the adoption of primarily non-academic policies and procedures that have general application to College operations. The Council is comprised of up to nineteen (19) members. These members serve two-year terms. The Policy Advisory Council meets monthly and may review policies ad-hoc if necessary.

For questions regarding the Policy Advisory Council, please contact Suzanne Wetzel, Vice President of External Affairs, at or ext. 7650.

Policy Advisory Council Meeting Schedule

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2022 – 2023

July 14, 2022
September 8, 2022
November 17, 2022
January 12, 2023
February 9, 2023
May 11, 2023 (rescheduled for June)
June 8, 2023


Policy Advisory Council Members

The Policy Advisory Council’s membership is comprised of full- and part-time faculty, staff, administrators, and students. Below is a list of 2022-2023 Policy Advisory Council members:

Position Appointee
Interim Chair Suzanne Wetzel
Student, SGA Officer Yoav Aharon
Student Askar Mirza
Faculty, Mathematics, Science and Technology Dr. Gary Porter
Faculty, Health Professions Denise Avrutik
Faculty, Humanities Dr. Gemma Figaro
Faculty, Business, Arts and Social Sciences Lawrence Joel
Faculty, Non-Teaching  Dr. Katherine McGivern
Faculty, Adjunct  Felipa Bernard
Faculty, Adjunct  Jeffrey Hering
Finance John Scardina
Information Technology Nishika Gupta
Scheduling Tracy Miceli
Student Affairs Kate Brunetto
Student Affairs Jackie Ottey
Human Resources and Organization Development Ellianne Gallardo
Continuing Education and Workforce Development Jamie Pardo
Facilities Chris Talmo
Public Safety Marie Jardine