Finance Committee

​​​​​Finance Committee​​​​​​​​​​​


To ensure an open, equitable and orderly budget process within the institution and to establish the operational budget for San Jose City College.



Recommend a process for the development of the college budget to the College Advisory Council. Review requests and prioritize budget recommendations and submit to the College Advisory Council for review.


  • Become knowledgeable about the college budget
  • Review and update the process for the development of the college budget
  • Document and communicate the budget process and yearly timeline to all budget managers
  • Communicate information about changes or adjustments to the college budget to all campus constituency groups
  • Review district and college priorities, including:
        • Board of Trustees'​ Priorities
        • Chancellor's Priorities
        • President's Priorities
        • College Strategic Plan
  • Maintain an ongoing sharing of information and recommendations with campus representatives on the District Budget Committee
  • Review Accreditation Standards to ensure that the budget development process complies with the ACCJC Accreditation Standard III Section D
  • Ensure allocation recommendations are supported by Program Review
  • Ensure compliance with the SJCC Integrated/Strategic Planning model
  • Establish annual committee goals by the 2nd meeting of the Academic Year
  • Complete an annual self-evaluation as a committee by the end of the Academic Year
  • Report regularly to College Advisory Council on committee proceedings

Committee Goals

  • Establish a timeline for resource allocation that aligns with Program Review, College Advisory Council, Strategic Planning and allows for feedback on the committee’s final recommendations
  • Inform all constituents of the Resource Allocation Timeline to ensure compliance
  • Adhere to the Finance Committee’s established timelines
  • Evaluate, edit and adopt the rubric for evaluating budget justification requests that functions well with the campus and President's strategic goals
  • Review requests, prioritize budget recommendations, and submit to the College Advisory Council
  • Post Finance Committee agendas and approved minutes for the campus community on the college website and the SharePoint page, in a timely manner
  • Align with ACCJC Accreditation Standard III Section D


The members of the Finance Committee will consist of the following positions:

3 Faculty                - Appointed by the Academic Senate

3 Classified            - Appointed by CSEA & Classified Senate

3 Administrators    - Appointed by the College President

3 Students              - Appointed by the ASG Council Chief

Budget Officer       - Ex-Officio  (non voting)

Each member serves on the committee for one full academic year at minimum, to ensure continuity throughout the resource allocation cycle. A quorum is defined as more than half of appointed members to the committee.
The Finance Committee will elect a chair and co-chair at the first meeting of each academic year. 

Committee members shall report to and from their respective constituency groups

The Committee may replace members who fail to attend three consecutive committee meetings without notice

The Committee does not allow proxy votes


Meeting Schedule

The Finance Committee meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the following Zoom meeting linkh ttps:// 

The meeting dates for Spring 2021 are as follows: 

February 8, 2021
February 22, 2021
March 8, 2021
March 22, 2021
April 12, 2021
April 26, 2021
May 10, 2021


Committee Composition

MSC Representatives

Teresa Paiz

Edina Rutland

Misty Stroud

Faculty Representatives

Jonathan Cronan

Patricia do Carmo

Isai Ulate

Classified Representatives

Vanet Murawsky

Cres Nolasco

Angela Gullerud

Student Representatives

Mahogany Alexander


Christopher Hawken, VP of Administrative Services

Victoria Menzies,

Interim Director of College Fiscal Services

Roland Montemayor, VP of Student Services



02-08-16 Finance Committee Agenda

02-08-16 Finance Committee Minutes

02-22-16 Finance Committee Agenda

03-04-16 Finance Committee Update to CAC

03-14-16 Finance Committee Agenda

03-14-16 Finance Committee Minutes

03-28-16 Finance Committee Agenda

03-28-16 Finance Committee Minutes

04-01-16 Finance Committee Update to CAC

04-08-16 Finance Committee Update PDD

04-11-16 Finance Committee Minutes

04-25-16 Finance Committee Minutes

05-09-16 Finance Committee Agenda

09-14-15 Finance Committee Minutes

09-28-15 Finance Committee Agenda

09-28-15 Finance Committee Minutes

10-12-15 Finance Committee Agenda

10-12-15 Finance Committee Minutes

10-26-15 Finance Committee Agenda

10-26-15 Finance Committee Minutes

11-23-15 Finance Committee Agenda

11-23-15 Finance Committee Minutes

12-07-15 Finance Committee Agenda

12-07-15 Finance Committee Minutes

12-14-15 Finance Committee Agenda


04-07-15 Minutes

02-23-15 Minutes

02-09-15 Minutes

12-08-17 Minutes

11-24-14 Minutes

10-27-14 Minutes

10-13-14 Minutes

09-08-14 Agenda

09-22-14 Agenda

09-22-14 Minutes


05-12-14 Agenda

04-28-14 Agenda

04-28-14 Minutes

03-24-14 Agenda

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02-24-14 Agenda

02-24-14 Minutes

12-09-13 Agenda

12-09-13 Minutes

11-25-13 Agenda

11-25-13 Minutes

10-28-13 Agenda

10-28-13 Minutes

10-14-13 Agenda

10-14-13 Minutes

09-23-13 Agenda

09-23-13 Minutes

09-09-13 Agenda

09-09-13 Minutes

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