Accreditation & Institutional Quality Committee

AIQ committee portrait with four members sitting and eleven members standing, staggered behind them. Takes place outside the Northside entrance to the library, information technology entrance.

About the Committee

**There is a new BC Committee Website. Please visit the new Accreditation & Institutional Quality Committee page.


Standing governance committee charged with the following:

  • Ensure accreditation is an on-going process by guiding preparation of the self-evaluation, midterm, and follow-up reports.
  • Review and monitor collection of evidence and progress on actionable improvement plans, accreditation recommendations, and institutional effectiveness indicators.
  • Inform, engage, and involve the college community in accreditation policies and institutional effectiveness practices.
  • Review and monitor evaluation activities to ensure they result in integrated, meaningful, and sustained college improvement.

The Accreditation & Institutional Quality Charge document was reviewed and approved November, 2022.

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Scope of Authority

This committee provides leadership for the overall direction and support of college accreditation and institutional effectiveness.


Reports To

College Council, Academic Senate


Communicates With

The college community



Co-Chaired by an Administrative Representative; and a Faculty Representative, who will also serve on Academic Senate Exec Board. Both co-chairs are voting members of College Council and will serve 3-year terms.
5 Administrators: selected from Student Affairs, Instruction, Information Technology, Finance and Administrative Services, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and Human Resources.
5 Classified Representatives: appointed by CSEA.
10 Faculty: appointed by the Academic Senate and will serve 3-year terms

  1. Assessment Co-Chair or designee
  2. Program Review Co-chair or designee
  3. Library faculty
  4. Counseling faculty
  5. Six (6) from three or more of the Learning and Career Pathways, with no more than 2 faculty representing the same pathway

2 students: appointed by SGA

Members at Large (non voting)

1 Chair or Co-Chairs Strategic Directions; or designee

*Unless otherwise specified members will serve a 1-year term (co-chairs and faculty representation will serve 3-year terms)

*Some members may represent multiple areas and all members, except members at large, are voting members.

ASC to AIQ March 26, 2014; Approved by Academic Senate, April 2, 2014; Approved by College Council, April 24, 2014;
Updated Draft proposed by AIQ, Fall 2016; Approved by Academic Senate, October 12, 2016; Approved by College Council, November 18, 2016; Reviewed and approved without revision by AIQ on August 29, 2017;
Approved by Academic Senate, 10/03/18; Approved by College Council, 11/02/18;
Updated Draft proposed by AIQ, Fall 2019; Approved by Academic Senate, 11/20/2019; Approved by College Council, 2/7/2020;
Updated Draft proposed by AIQ, Fall 2020; Approved by Academic Senate, 9/23/2020; Approved by College Council, 10/14/2020;
Updated Draft proposed by AIQ, Fall 2021; Approved by Academic Senate, 10/6/2021; Approved by College Council, 10/8/2021;
Updated Draft proposed by AIQ, Fall 2022; Approved by Academic Senate, 11/2/2022; Approved by College Council, 11/18/2022; 




Role Name
Administrative Co-Chair Jessica Wojtysiak
Faculty Co-Chair Grace Commiso


Role Name
Administrator Representative Jennifer Achan
Administrator Representative Reggie Bolton
Administrator Representative Sooyeon Kim
Administrator Representative Leo Ocampo
Administrator Representative Kimberly Arbolante


Role Name
Classified Rep Patsy Garcia
Classified Rep Dina Hallmark
Classified Rep Ximena Ortega
Classified Rep *vacant
Classified Rep *vacant

Chair or Co-Chairs Stategic Directions

Chair or Co-Chairs Strategic Directions: or designee Kristin Rabe *designee


Role Name
Assessment Co-Chair or liaison  
Program Review Co-Chair or liaison Kimberly Nickell
Library Sondra Keckley
Counselor Grace Commiso
Faculty Jason Stratton (Social & Behavioral Sciences)
Faculty Laura Miller (Agriculture, Nutrition & Culinary Arts)
Faculty Talita Pruett (Arts, Humanities & Communication)
Faculty Matthew Meerdink (STEM)
Faculty vacant
Faculty vacant


Role Name
Student Government Association Representative vacant
Student Government Association Representative vacant

Members At Large (non-voting)

n/a vacant
n/a vacant

Committee History

Meeting Times

The AIQ committee meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month of the academic year 3:00 to 4:30 PM.

Last Meeting

Accreditation & Institutional Quality Committee Meeting - November 28th, 2023 Supporting Documents:


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