Budget Committee

About the Committee

Budgeting 101 Website (Canvas) 


The committee establishes an annual Budget Planning calendar; utilizes instructional and non-instructional program reviews and budget requests in the budget planning process; recommends institutional fiscal priorities within funding parameters; informs the college community of overall budget matters, including the identification of key indicators of the college’s fiscal health; evaluates the fiscal impact of proposed institutional plans and other policy-level actions at the request of the President or CC; identifies patterns of change in the college operating environment that may have a significant impact on college budget planning or fiscal operations; identifies potential areas for analysis of cost savings or effective use of resources; and assists in the development of plans for acquiring additional college resources.


  1. Become knowledgeable and “experts” about the college budget and process.
  2. Update and follow established Budget Planning Process.
  3. Review and update process and procedures to make recommendations on the development of the college budget.
  4. Document and communicate the budget process and yearly timeline to all campus constituency groups.
  5. Communicate information about the current state of the college budget to all campus constituency groups.
  6. Review district and college priorities, including: Governing Board Policies, Chancellor/District Priorities, President’s Goals and Action Plans, College Strategic Plan, Program Reviews
  7. Develop “Standards for Budget Recommendations”.
  8. Review requests and prioritize budget recommendations and submit to the CC.
  9. Maintain an ongoing sharing of information and recommendations with campus representatives on the district budget committee.
  10. To review and make recommendations regarding discretionary allocations for the college, categorical and one-time funds.
  11. Review Accreditation Standards to ensure that the budget development process complies with the ACCJC Accreditation Standard III Section D.
  12. Recommend to the CC issues as they relate to the college budget.
  13. Report regularly to CC on committee proceedings.



Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services (1) co-chair

Vice Presidents (2)

Deans (2)

Director, Enrollment Services (1)

Director, Information Technology (1)

Faculty Representatives (4) (1 co-chair)

Classified Representatives (4)

Student Representative (1)

Budget Analyst (non voting)

Secretary (non-voting)

        Total Membership 16



  • Cheryl Sullivan, Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services (chair)
  • Premavera Arvizu, Vice President
  • Thad Russell, Vice President
  • Michelle Miller-Galaz, Dean
  • Osvaldo Del Valle, Dean
  • Erin Wingfield, Dean Student Services
  • Manuel Caceres, Interim Director of Information Technology
  • Elisa Queenan, Faculty
  • Theodore "Diran" Lyons, Faculty
  • Miguel Ruelas, Faculty
  • Joel Wiens, Faculty (co-chair)
  • Vern Butler, Classified
  • Jodie Logan, Classified
  • Jackie Peters, Classified
  • Vacant, Classified
  • Vacant, ASPC Representative
  • Ayla Mora, Secretary (non-voting)
  • Karen Aguillon, Budget Analyst (non-voting)

     Total Membership: 16

Meeting Times

Meetings are to be held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month during the semesters. The team chairs shall call regular and special meetings.

Last Meeting

Budget Committee Meeting - May 3rd, 2024


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File Accreditation StandardsIII.pptx205.96 KB
PDF icon Business Office Update_2017.pdf1.64 MB
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PDF icon Vice President of Finance Weekly Meetings.pdf476.42 KB
PDF icon 5.04.15 CC Minutes.pdf196.86 KB
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File 9-19-2011 CLC Minutes (3).docx1.45 MB
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PDF icon Reserve Recommendation_BAM.pdf123.37 KB
PDF icon District-wide Budget Committee Cover.pdf44.71 KB
PDF icon Employee Travel Guidelines and Form.pdf440.58 KB
PDF icon Board of Trustees Regular Meeting June 8, 2017.pdf305.64 KB
File KCCD Grant Manual Draft FEB 2018 version3a.docx4.37 MB
PDF icon KCCD 18-19 Timeline (Presented to BOT 2017-11-09).pdf138.3 KB
PDF icon KCCD 19-20 Budget Development Timeline.pdf127.61 KB
PDF icon KCCD 20-21 Budget Development Timeline.pdf109.14 KB
PDF icon KCCD 21-22 Budget Development Timeline.pdf421.28 KB
File Porterville College Chart of Accounts.xlsx139.7 KB
PDF icon KCCD Grants Monthly Email.pdf136.15 KB
PDF icon Budget Orientation Packet Email.pdf273.14 KB
PDF icon 2018-19 Budget Premise V2.pdf79.57 KB
PDF icon 2019-20 Budget Premise Tentative_V4.pdf172.12 KB
PDF icon 2020-21 Budget Premise Tentative_V4.pdf170.79 KB
PDF icon 2021-22 Budget Premise Tentative_V4.pdf630.59 KB
PDF icon VP Monthly Meeting Summary Minutes 022118.pdf8.11 MB
PDF icon RE_ CHANCELLOR'S OPEN FORUM - 4_25_18.pdf104.01 KB
PDF icon Budget Orientation Packet-1.pdf239.67 KB
PDF icon Copy of Porterville College Chart of Accounts.pdf30.21 KB
PDF icon PC Budget Committee Orientation Packet.pdf396.3 KB
PDF icon Flex Day Fall 2019 Detailed Schedule.pdf135.49 KB
PDF icon Flex Day Fall 2020 Detailed Schedule.pdf296.88 KB
PDF icon Flex Day Fall 2021 Detailed Schedule.pdf67.86 KB
PDF icon 2021-22 Physical Plant and Instructional Support Guidelines.pdf1.48 MB
PDF icon Physical Plant and Instructional Equip Budget Allocation 9-13-21.pdf99.32 KB