This resource guide is designed to enable trustees to understand and fulfill their fiduciary role. It includes an overview of responsibilities, describes basic concepts and principles, provides sample criteria and policies, and includes questions and checklists. It covers a wide range of fiduciary concerns, including planning, budgeting, fiscal management, monitoring, audits, and facilities. Updated January 2019.
Materials provided at the 2020 Student Trustees Workshop are now available for purchase for those who were unable to attend the virtual conference. You will receive physical and digital copies of the following publications:
- Trustee Handbook
- Effective Trusteeship Handbook
- Perspectives on the Roles of Student Trustees
- The ABCs of Open Government Laws
- PPTs and handouts from the virtual workshop
The California Community College Directory is a listing of contact information for California community college trustees, CEOs, as well as district and college personnel. It includes a staff listing for the Board of Governors, Chancellor's Office, Academic Senate, Foundation for California Community Colleges and the Foundation Network. The directory also includes a map of the districts and colleges. Published July 2019
The California Community College system is the largest system of higher education in the world, with 115 colleges organized into 73 districts, serving over 2.1 million students. The Trustee Handbook covers topics related to being a member of a California community college governing board. It is provided to all who attend the Trustee Orientation Workshop and also sent to all newly elected and appointed trustees. Updated January 2019.