Northern Virginia Community College Board

Meeting Agenda

July 21, 2007

Retreat: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dinner: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ACCT Headquarters

1233 20th St. NW.  Suite 301

Washington, DC, 20036


I.       Overview of ACCT  (10min.)

II.    The Roles of the NVCC Advisory Board  (2.00h)

a.      The role as defined by the State Board for Community Colleges

b.     The role as defined by the needs of the College

c.     The Advisory Board’s relationship with the President

III. What is the Advocacy Role of the Board?  (1.00h)

a.      Relationship with the State Board

b.     Relationship with local governments

c.     Relationship with individual legislators

d.     Fiduciary role

IV.            How Should the Advisory Board Represent:  (1.00h)

a.      the College in the community?

b.     the community in the College?

V.   What part should the Advisory Board Play in Fundraising?  (45min.)

a.      Coordination with the Foundation

b.     Facilitating partnerships

VI.            Next Steps  (30min.)

VII.         Topics for Future Discussions  (10min.)

a.      Emerging economic development needs, and serving new populations

b.     Developing the strategic plan

c.     Student safety

VIII.      Dinner – 5-7 pm

a.      Details will be forthcoming



Dr. Narcisa Polonio

VP, Board Leadership Services

Justin Sanders

Program Associate, Board Leadership Services