An important feature of internal governance, committees provide a forum for diverse ideas to be heard, a mechanism for problem-solving and an environment for issues to be studied in a more in-depth manner than could be accomplished individually.

Academic Program Review & ECC Review Team

To oversees processes for regular self-study and peer review of ECC transfer programs, career-technical programs, and academic service areas to ensure continued quality

Philip Garber, Executive Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
Building B, Room B230.09

Annamarie Schopen, Managing Director of Institutional Compliance and Curriculum
Building B, Room B157

Academic Technology Committee

To identify needs and implement technology projects to support academic and student services goals


Karin Stacy, Director of Academic Computing
Building F, Room F122

Assessment Committee

  • To identify general education outcomes, develop and monitor measures for these outcomes, report the results to the college community, and organize efforts to develop improvement strategies
  • The Committee meets twice a month during the academic year, and anyone interested from the college is welcome to attend


Eric Long, Instructor of Speech
Building B, Room B349

Curriculum Committee

  • To review all new courses and programs to ensure that the curriculum reflects the current educational goals of the college
  • The committee meets the first and third Fridays of each month during the school year


Leticia Starkov, Ph.D., Professor of Economics
Building F, Room F207.01
847 214 7465

Faculty Development

To improve, enhance, enrich and strengthen the teaching/learning process


Marta Walz
Building B, Room B318

Global and International Studies Taskforce (GIST)

To set goals, direct funds, and evaluate progress in fulfilling the college's strategic goals for cultural and global awareness


Lauren Nehlsen, Manager of International Student Services
Building B, Room B105.19

Hay Review Committee

To evaluate and grade Position Description Questionnaires for all non-faculty ECC positions according to HayGroup(R) methodology

Margaret Scheller, Compensation and Classification Analyst
Building B, Room B210


To assist ECC faculty in all disciplines to incorporate interrelation and intercultural perspectives into their work as instructors, counselors, and librarians

  • To assist administration and staff in understanding and celebrating all cultures
  • To assist human resources staff in recruitment of faculty, staff and students, and to develop or recommend activities/programs to assist our community to successfully meet their educational goals
  • To expand the knowledge, skills and research of multiculturalism in the evolving culture of the college
  • To design accountability and assessment measures


Kim Tarver, Professor I of Physical Therapy
Building A, Room A153

Strategic Planning Committee/Strategic Planning and Budgeting Council

  • To create new institutional goals upon review of existing reports, ECC data, regional trends, and national trends in higher education
  • To review department goals and budgets and recommend to the President ways to balance the college budget and through sound fiscal management

Philip Garber, Executive Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
Building B, Room B230.09

Heather Scholl, Controller
Building B, Room B205.08

TLSD Administrative Procedure Review Team

To review, research and make recommendations to the vice president for teaching, learning and student development on policies that deal with instructional related issues

Irina Del Genio, Associate Dean of Liberal, Visual & Performing Arts (Chair) 
Building B, Room B268 

Kimberly Tarver (Vice Chair)
Building A, Room A153.01