Accreditation & Institutional Quality Committee

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About the Committee


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 and institutional effectiveness.
  • 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 October, 2020.


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

10 Faculty: appointed by the Academic Senate

  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

Ad Hoc members as appropriate

*Note that some members may represent multiple areas.


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;




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


Role Name
Administrator Representative Jennifer Achan (Financial Aid)
Administrator Representative Todd Coston (IT)
Administrator Representative  Vacancy 
Administrator Representative Jessica Wojtysiak (Instruction)


Role Name
Classified Rep Kim Arbolante
Classified Rep Patsy Garcia
Classified Rep Regina Rivera
Classified Rep Sheila Fuller


Role Name
Assessment Co-Chair or liaison Brent Wilson
Program Review Co-Chair or liaison Kimberly Nickell
Library Sondra Keckley
Counselor Grace Commiso
Faculty Jason Stratton (Social & Behavioral Sciences)
Faculty Jonathan Brown (STEM)
Faculty Laura Miller (Agriculture, Nutrition & Culinary Arts)
Faculty Talita Pruett (Arts, Humanities & Communication)
Faculty Lindsay Ono (Agriculture, Nutrition, & Culinary Arts)
Faculty Vacancy
Ad hoc  Vacancy


Role Name
Student Government Association Representative Gilbert Alvarado
Student Government Association Representative


Committee History

Meeting Times

The AIQ committee meets two Tuesdays of each month of the academic year. Time: 03:00 to 04:00 PM. Room: L215 **Special Notice: As of 3/10/20, AIQ meetings are being moved to a Zoom format until further notice. **

Last Meeting

Accreditation & Institutional Quality Committee Meeting - September 14th, 2021 Supporting Documents:


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