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Next Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Rocklin Campus

Comments from the community:

The public may address the Board on any agenda item. Individuals who wish to address the Board on subjects not appearing on the agenda may do so during the Comments from the Community portion of the meeting. Please refer to the last page of the agenda for additional information and protocols regarding public comments.

See Trustee Area Maps in the "Meet your Trustees" section below.

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October 14, 2014 (documents not yet available)

September 9, 2014

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Serving the Sierra College Community

The district is governed by a locally-elected 7 member Board of Trustees consisting community professionals, business officials, public policy leaders, and leading citizens. They offer their time and talent to ensure that Sierra remains responsive to local community needs as well as true to its mission and vision.

Meet Your Trustees

1
E. Howard Rudd

Area 1: E. Howard Rudd

Howard Rudd

Howard Rudd is the immediate Past President of the Sierra College Foundation and serves on the Tahoe-Truckee campus Bond Oversight Committee. He served as 2002 President of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, 2003 President of Placer SPCA, and currently serves as a Board member of Sutter Auburn Faith Foundation and Roseville Arts. He’s a member of the Roseville Rotary Club, Finance Committee of Placer Community Foundation and Public Member on Placer County Local Agency Formation Commission.

He graduated from University of San Francisco and holds a postgraduate management certificate from San Francisco State University. He’s a financial planning professional providing a full range of financial advisory services, including tax, insurance and investment management services to individuals and small business.

Here is a map showing Area 1 boundaries

2
Dave Ferrari

Area 2: Dave Ferrari

Dave Ferrari

Dave Ferrari was elected to the Board in 1998, has served two terms as Board President, and has served as Vice President/Clerk. He grew up in and represents the Tahoe/Truckee region. He runs Ferrari's Crown Motel, a business founded and built by his parents in 1955. Dave, a community activist, founder and board member of the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe also serves on the board of the Family Resource Center; and the Grants committee with the Tahoe/Truckee Community Foundation.

Here is a map showing Area 2 boundaries

3
Scott Leslie

Area 3: Scott Leslie

Scott Leslie

Mr. Leslie was elected to the Board in 2004, and he currently serves as Board Vice President/Clerk. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from California State Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo and an M.B.A. from San Diego State University. He lives with his wife and children in Roseville.

Here is a map showing Area 3 boundaries

4
Bill Halldin

Area 4: Bill Halldin

Bill Halldin

Bill Halldin is a Past President of the Sierra College Foundation, serving in that position from 2004 to 2007, and has been active in a number of community organizations. He served on the board of the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2008, including serving as Chairman in 2006. From 2001 to 2004, he taught part-time as an adjunct faculty member at California State University Sacramento. He also has served on the boards of the Rocklin Educational Excellence Foundation and the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Organizing Committee for the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack in Rocklin.

He graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 1984 and was awarded a Master’s in Public and Private Management from Yale University’s School of Management in 1991. He is the owner of a Roseville-based public relations firm, which he founded in 1999. He and his wife have two children and reside in Rocklin. He currently serves as Board President.

Here is a map showing Area 4 boundaries

5
Cari Dawson Bartley

Area 5: Cari Dawson Bartley

Cari Dawson Bartley

Cari Dawson Bartley has had relatives in this area for three generations; she and her immediate family have lived in Auburn since 1999. She was an early enrollee in the “early college high school” movement, which today allows students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously. Cari earned her A.A.S. degree in Visual Media Technology from Spokane Falls Community College in Washington state. Working in media-related businesses, both in design and marketing, and later as a co-owner and operator of a newspaper company, Cari is now the Executive Editor and Marketing Director for a company providing content to media outlets. Prior to becoming a Trustee, Cari was actively involved in education as a mother and school volunteer.

Here is a map showing Area 5 boundaries

6
Nancy B. Palmer

Area 6: Nancy B. Palmer

Nancy B. Palmer

Mrs. Palmer has lived in Grass Valley since 1973 and has long been a community activist. She was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 1994. Her professional and service organizations include the Rotary Club and Friends of Hospice. She is currently President of the Placer County School Boards Association and also serves on the Placer County Treasury Oversight Committee.

Here is a map showing Area 6 boundaries

7
Aaron Klein

Area 7: Aaron Klein

Aaron Klein

Aaron is a native born Californian, and has lived in Placer County since he was seven years old. He grew up as the oldest of six kids in a middle class family, began working at the age of twelve for his dad's company, and ever since then, has worked in entrepreneurial business. He has been married to Cacey Steward Klein since 2001. Through the miracle of adoption, they are the proud parents of Spencer, born in South Korea; and Emma, born in Ethiopia. Aaron's passion is increasing access to college. He has served on the board since 2004. aklein@sierracollege.edu

Here is a map showing Area 7 boundaries

Student
Leslie A. Ramirez

Student Trustee: Leslie A. Ramirez

Leslie A. Ramirez

I'm Leslie A. Ramirez, born and raised in the county of San Bernardino, CA for 18 years. I am the oldest of six and first generation to attend college in my family. I began attending Sierra College in the Spring of 2012 after my family and I moved to Fair Oaks; however, I've recently moved to Sacramento. Furthermore, I am pursuing a degree in Political Science, I hope to work in local government. My experience at Sierra College has been phenomenal in regards to my educational and leadership experience. As the Student Trustee, my goals are set in establishing effective communication to further continue the success Sierra College has had. 

Trustee Area Boundaries

By adoption of Resolution 03-2013-01, the Placer County Committee on School District Organization has approved the Sierra College Redistricting and Rearrangement of its Trustee Area Boundaries. The new map of trustee areas is available here or by calling the Sierra College President's Office at (916) 660-7000. 

Para ayuda en Español, por favor pongase en contacto con el Dr. Reyes Ortega al (916) 660-7408.

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  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
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    Rocklin, CA 95677

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