• One (1) student enrolled and active in a community college support group, such as student
• One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the
• One (1) member active in a senior citizens’ organization.
• One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.
• One (1) member active in a support organization for Allan Hancock College, such as a foundation.
• Two (2) members of the community at-large.
5.2 Qualification Standards.
(a) To be a qualified person, he or she must be at least 18 years of age.
(b) The committee may not include any employee, official of the District or any vendor,
contractor or consultant of the District.
5.3 Ethics: Conflicts of Interest. By accepting appointment to the Committee, each member agrees to
comply with Articles 4 (commencing with Section 1090) and 4.7 (commencing with Section 1125) of Division 4 of
Title 1 of the Government Code. Additionally, each member shall comply with the Committee Ethics Policy
attached as “Attachment A” to these Bylaws.
5.4 Term. Except as otherwise provided herein, each member shall serve a term of two (2) years,
commencing on the date of the first meeting of the Committee. No member may serve more than two (2)
consecutive terms. At the suggestion of the Superintendent/President, at the Committee’s first meeting, members
may draw lots or otherwise select a minimum of two members to serve for an initial one (1) year term and the
remaining members for an initial two (2) year term.
5.5 Appointment. Members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Board through the following
process: (a) appropriate local groups will be solicited for applications; (b) the Superintendent/President or his or her
designee will review the applications; and (c) the Superintendent/President or his or her designee will make
recommendations to the Board.
5.6 Removal; Vacancy. The Board may remove any Committee member for any reason, including
failure to attend two consecutive Committee meetings without reasonable excuse or for failure to comply with the
Committee Ethics Policy. Upon a member’s removal, his or her seat shall be declared vacant. The Board, in
accordance with the established appointment process shall fill any vacancies on the Committee. Vacancies shall be
filled within 90 days from the initial date of each such vacancy.
5.7 Compensation. The Committee members shall not be compensated for their services.
5.8 Authority of Members. (a) Committee members shall not have the authority to direct staff of the
District, (b) individual members of the Committee retain the right to address the Board, either on behalf of the
Committee or as an individual, and (c) the Committee may only receive copies of reports and documents which have
been previously presented to the Board and which are a public record.
Section 6. Meetings of the Committee.
6.1 Regular Meetings. The Committee is required to meet at least once a year but may meet more often
as the Committee shall determine.