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)

Secretary (non-voting)

        Total Membership 16



  • Arlitha Williams-Harmon, Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services (chair)
  • Premavera Arvizu, Vice President
  • Thad Russell, Vice President
  • Michelle Miller-Galaz, Dean (Interim)
  • Joseph Cascio, Dean (Interim)
  • Erin Wingfield, Director Enrollment Services
  • Jay Navarette, Director Information Technology
  • Matthew Flummer, Faculty
  • Theodore "Diran" Lyons, Faculty
  • Miguel Ruelas, Faculty
  • Joel Wiens, Faculty (co-chair)
  • Vern Butler, Classified
  • Jodie Logan, Classified
  • Maribel Hernandez, Classified
  • Jackie Peters, Classified
  • Vacant, ASPC Representative
  • Vacant, Secretary (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 7th, 2021


Microsoft Office document icon 2. Budget Planning Calendar 9/202036.5 KB
Microsoft Office document icon PC Budget Narrative25.5 KB
File Chart of Accounts Description14.11 KB
PDF icon PC Strategic Plan Vision for Success Addendum April 2019190.45 KB
PDF icon KCCD BAM III Evaluation Report5.24 MB
File Budget Monitoring Training 20173.38 MB
File Budget Development Training 20171.63 MB
PDF icon FY 16-17 Year End Budget Committee Report54.43 KB
PDF icon FY 16-17 Mid Year Budget Update734.39 KB
PDF icon FY 14-15 Year End Budget Committee Report54.26 KB
PDF icon FY 13-14 Year End Budget Committee Report55.12 KB
PDF icon FY 12-13 Year End Budget Committee Report55.87 KB
File Open Forum_Spring 2014158.43 KB
File Open Forum_Spring 20152.43 MB
File Open Forum_Spring 2017852.65 KB
PDF icon Open Forum March 2017510.89 KB
File Open Forum Spring 20192.82 MB
File Budget Monitoring Training 20131.57 MB
File Budget Monitoring Training 20151.69 MB
PDF icon Faculty Ranking Requests 201738.1 KB
PDF icon FON 18-19 Requests61.93 KB
PDF icon Faculty Hiring 2017138.78 KB
File FON Allocation 2017_v118.35 KB
File FON Allocation 2016_v120.79 KB
File Adopted Budget Allocation FY 17-1899.55 KB
File Tentative Budget Allocation FY 17-1895.49 KB
Office spreadsheet icon Adopted Budget Allocation FY 16-17188.5 KB
Office spreadsheet icon Tentative Budget Allocation FY 16-17190 KB
File Instructional Equipment Budget FY 16-1746.52 KB
File Instructional Equipment Budget FY 15-16254.99 KB
PDF icon FY 17-18 Mid Year Budget Update979.45 KB
PDF icon Budget Development Training FY16-17657.83 KB
PDF icon Budget Monitoring Training FY15-161.37 MB
PDF icon PC Foundation Audit - 06/30/16161.65 KB
PDF icon PC Foundation Audit - 06/30/17483 KB
PDF icon AUDIT 2016-17.pdf544.09 KB


File Allocation Model Presentation Overview.pptx1.45 MB
File 50% Law Overview.pptx932.58 KB
File Financial Overview 2015.pptx1.49 MB
File Accreditation StandardsIII.pptx205.96 KB
PDF icon Business Office Update_2017.pdf1.64 MB
PDF icon Monthly Budget Status Report Example.pdf142.94 KB
PDF icon Physical Plant and Instructional Support Guidelines 92214.pdf1.19 MB
PDF icon 5.04.15 CC Minutes.pdf196.86 KB
PDF icon 5.15.17 CC Minutes.pdf247.3 KB
File 9-19-2011 CLC Minutes (3).docx1.45 MB
File Budget - Minutes 2011-MAY-10.docx15.02 KB
File Allocation Model Presentation Overview_updated 111617.pptx599.74 KB
PDF icon HR - Flex Day Schedule 8_17.pdf95.26 KB
PDF icon Reserve Recommendation_BAM.pdf123.37 KB
PDF icon District-wide Budget Committee Cover.pdf44.71 KB
PDF icon AUDIT 2016-17.pdf544.09 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 16-17 Budget Development Timeline.pdf134.7 KB
PDF icon KCCD 17-18 Budget Development Timeline.pdf136.45 KB
PDF icon KCCD 18-19 Timeline (Presented to BOT 2017-11-09).pdf138.3 KB
PDF icon RE_ CHANCELLOR'S OPEN FORUM - 4_25_18.pdf138.97 KB
File Porterville College Chart of Accounts.xlsx139.7 KB
PDF icon Budget Manager Weekly Meetings - 2018.pdf18.56 KB
PDF icon KCCD Grants Monthly Email.pdf136.15 KB
PDF icon Budget Orientation Packet Email.pdf273.14 KB
PDF icon 2017-18 Budget Premise V2.pdf78.74 KB
PDF icon 2016-17 Budget Premises Revised @ 5-4-16.pdf81.84 KB
PDF icon 2018-19 Budget Premise V2.pdf79.57 KB
PDF icon Budget Orientation Packet Email.pdf273.14 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