Sustainable RSCCD Committee (SRC)

​​​​Purpose

The Sustainable RSCCD Committee is a participatory governance committee, working with the campus committees, responsible for raising awareness within the district and making recommendations to the Chancellor concerning the conservation of energy and other resources and the implementation of sustainability practices that impact the district and community.

Responsibilities

  • Promote and nurture new patterns of thinking about college and district operations, practices, learning programs, support services and the relation to the local community that include consideration of conservation of energy and sustainability.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan to achieve climate neutrality.
  • Create institutional structures and identify resources relating to conservation of energy and sustainability to guide and support the implementation of the comprehensive plan.
  • Complete an inventory of all greenhouse gas emissions and update that inventory at least once every two years.
  • Encourage the development of curriculum that raises awareness about climate neutrality and sustainability and that offers a career path to employment in "green" technologies.
  • Review the status of and develop objectives related to improving and maintaining the "green infrastructure" of the district and colleges.
  • Provide periodic progress reports on the accomplishments of the committee.

Sustainability Plan

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The Sustainable RSCCD Committee finalized work on the Rancho Santiago Community College District Sustainability Plan in February 2015. The plan was approved by the Board of Trustees at its meeting of March 9, 2015.  To view the plan and subsequent reports, click on the links below.

  Rancho Santiago Community College District Sustainability Plan

  Districtwide Water Conservation Efforts Presentation to the Board - May 16, 2016

  Sustainability Plan 2014-2016 Report

  Sustainability Report - 2016-2018
     Exhibit A - Sustainability Plan Pamphlet
     Exhibit B - SAC Bicycle Racks and Hydration Stations Map
     Exhibit C - SCC Bicycle Racks and Hydration Stations Map
     Exhibit D - SAC Central Mall Landscape Walking Tour
     Exhibit E - Electricity, Gas and Water Consumption 2010-2018

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Membership

 

Santa Ana CollegeSantiago Canyon CollegeDistrict Office
Vice President, Admin Svcs (Int)
Bart Hoffman
Vice President, Admin Svcs
Arleen Satele
Chancellor 
Dr. Raúl Rodríguez
Vice President, CEC
Jim Kennedy
Vice President, OEC
Jose Vargas
Asst. Vice Chancellor 
Carri Matsumoto​, Chair​​

Faculty
Dr. Kimo Morris
Kelly Ro

Faculty
Angela Guevara, OEC
Vacant


Classified Staff
Aggie Kellett
Classified Staff
Ambar Nakagami
Classified Staff
Leanna Nolan
Student
Luis Ortiz
Student
Nicholas Valle



2018-2019 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held from 3 - 4 p.m. in the District Office Executive Conference Room (#114)

AgendasMeeting Notes
 
 
September 19, 2018
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September 19, 2018
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October 17, 2018
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October 17, 2018
Meeting Notes


 
February 20, 2019
Meeting Cancelled

 

n/a

 
March 20, 2019
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March 20, 2019
Meeting Notes

 
 
May 15, 2019
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May 15, 2019
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2018-2019 Meeting Schedule

Previous Meeting Agendas & Notes