College of the Desert Foundation

Board of Directors

The Foundation’s Board of Directors is made up of community leaders who volunteer their time to work with staff to address the College’s specific needs -present and future.

OFFICERS

Diane Rubin

Chairperson

Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Past Chairperson

Thomas Minder

Chair-Elect

Jake Wuest

Treasurer

Barbara Fromm

Secretary

DIRECTORS

Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Norma Castaneda

Bill S. Chunowitz

Marge Dodge

Carol Fragen

Barbara Fromm

Laura Hope

Rod Garcia

James Greene

Paul Hinkes, M.D.

Joan R. Lamb

Dale Landon

Donna MacMillan

Thomas Minder

Barbara Foster Monachino

Robert Moon

Diane Rubin

Jane Saltonstall, Ed.D.

Shari Stewart

Jenell VanDenBos

Corbyn Wild, Ed.D

James E. Williams

Jake Wuest

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Catherine Abbott

Board Meetings

To verify time and location, please call 760-773-2561 or email codfoundation@collegeofthedesert.edu.

Click on the links to view agenda and minutes.

DateMeeting TypeTime & LocationAgendaMinutes
05-22-2024Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & Zoom

04-24-2024Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & Zoom

03-27-2024
Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgenda

02-21-2024Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgenda

01-24-2024Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgenda


Minutes




11-01-2023Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgenda


Minutes

09-27-2023Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes

05-24-2023Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
04-26-2023Board Meeting1:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Desert Willow CC - Palm Desert, CAAgendaMinutes
03-08-2023Board Meeting2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-25-2023Board Meeting 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose RoomAgendaMinutes
12-07-2022Board Meeting 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Indio Campus AgendaMinutes
11-02-2022Board Meeting - Planning Session 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Big Horn Country ClubhouseAgendaMinutes
09-28-2022Board Meeting3:00 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose RoomAgendaMinutes
05-25-2022Annual Board Meeting3:00 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose RoomAgendaMinutes
04-27-2022Board Meeting3:00 PM - Desert Willow Golf Resort & ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-10-2022Board Meeting3:30 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-02-2022Board Budget WorkshopCANCELLED
01-26-2022Board Meeting3:00 PM - Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multi-purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-01-2021Board Meeting12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - COD Indio Campus - Room 101-103 & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-27-2021Board Planning Session9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Desert Willow Golf ResortAgendaMinutes
09-29-2021Board Meeting3:00 PM - Zoom TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes

BOARD PACKETS

Committees

CHAIRS

Academic Angels Committee: Marge Dodge

Audit Committee: Barbara Foster Monachino

Development/Stewardship Committee: Rob Moon

Executive Committee: Diane Rubin

Finance & Investment Committee: Jake Wuest

Legacy Committee: Chris Anderson

Nominating Committee: Jane Saltonstall

President’s Circle Committee: Rob Moon

Stepping Out for COD Committee: Norma Castaneda & Jenell VanDenBos

2021-23 Committee Meetings

To verify time and location, please call 760-773-2561 or email codfoundation@collegeofthedesert.edu

Click on a link to view agendas and minutes

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
05-22-2024Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room
04-24-2024Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room
03-27-2024Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose RoomAgenda
02-21-2024Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose RoomAgenda
01-24-2024Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose RoomAgenda
Minutes



11-01-2023Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose RoomAgenda

Minutes
09-27-2023Executive Committee1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose RoomAgendaMinutes
04-12-2023Executive Committee1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-08-2023Executive Committee1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-11-2023Executive Committee 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-15-2022Executive Committee 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-25-2022Executive Committee /
Special Leadership Meeting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - COD Foundation Conference Room & Zoom AgendaMinutes
10-12-2022Executive Committee 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-14-2022Executive Committee1:00 PM - COD Cravens Center & ZoomAgendaMinutes
06-08-2022Executive CommitteeCANCELED
05-11-2022Executive CommitteeCANCELED
04-06-2022Executive Committee1:00 PM - COD Campus - Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-02-2022Executive Committee3:00 PM - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-09-2022Executive Committee1:00 PM - COD Campus - Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-12-2022Executive Committee1:00 PM - COD Campus - Cravens Center - Multipurpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-10-2021
Executive Committee1:00 PM - COD Campus - Cravens Center - Multipurpose Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-13-2021
Executive Committee1:00 PM - TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
09-14-2021Executive Committee3:00 PM - TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
08-12-2021Special Executive Committee2:00 PM - TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
07-26-2021Special Executive Committee1:00 PM - TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes

ACADEMIC ANGELS COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDASMINUTES
Academic Angels Committee 2:30 PM - In Person - COD Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus
04-09-2024Academic Angels Committee 2:30 PM - In Person - COD Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus
01-09-2024Academic Angels Committee 2:30 PM - In Person - COD Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus AgendaMinutes


10-10-2023Academic Angels Committee 2:30 PM - In Person - COD Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus AgendaMinutes
04-11-2023Academic Angels Committee 2:30 PM - In Person - COD Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus AgendaMinutes
03-14-2023Academic Angels Committee 2:30 PM - In Person - COD Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus AgendaMinutes
02-14-2023Academic Angels Committee 10:00 AM - Zoom AgendaMinutes
01-10-2023Academic Angels Committee 10:00 AM - Zoom AgendaMinutes
11-08-2022Academic Angels Committee 10:00 AM - Zoom AgendaMinutes
10-18-2022Academic Angels Committee 2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-13-2022Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
05-10-2022Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - Zoom & In-Person at COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes
04-12-2022Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-08-2021Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-22-2022Academic Angels Committee3:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-08-2022Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-20-2022SPECIAL Academic Angels Committee Meeting11:00 AM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-11-2022Academic Angels CommitteeCANCELLED
12-07-2021Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-09-2021Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-12-2021Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-14-2021Academic Angels Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes

AUDIT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
09-26-2023Audit Committee 3PM - Foundation Conf. Room, College of the Desert Palm Desert, ADMIN BLDG.Agenda
10-18-2022Audit Committee 3:30 PM - HybridAgenda
09-27-2021Audit Committee3:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
05-16-2024
Advancement and Stewardship Committee2:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room - COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.
04-18-2024
Advancement and Stewardship CommitteeCANCELED
03-21-2024
Advancement and Stewardship Committee2:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room - COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda


01-18-2024
Advancement and Stewardship Committee2:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room - COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda


Minutes


12-08-2023Advancement and Stewardship Committee2:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room - COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda





Minutes
11-16-2023Advancement and Stewardship CommitteeCANCELEDAgenda





09-21-2023Advancement and Stewardship CommitteeCANCELED 2:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room - COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.
02-16-2023Development Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-26-2023Development CommitteeCANCELEDCANCELED
12-15-2022Development Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-24-2022Development Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
06-16-2022Development CommitteeCANCELED
05-19-2022Development CommitteeCANCELED
04-21-2022Development Committee3:45 PM - COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes
03-17-2022Development CommitteeCANCELED
02-17-2022Development Committee3:45 PM - COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes
01-20-2022Development Committee3:45 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-16-2021Development Committee2:00 PM - CANCELED
11-11-2021Development Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid Meeting - Zoom & In-Person at Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes
10-14-2021Development Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-23-2021Development Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes

FINANCE AND INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
04-17-2024Finance & Investment Committee3:00PM - New Foundation Board Room - ADMIN Bldg., COD Campus, Pam Desert, CA
03-13-2024Finance & Investment Committee3:00PM - New Foundation Board Room - ADMIN Bldg., COD Campus, Pam Desert, CA AgendaMinutes


01-17-2024Finance & Investment Committee3:00PM - New Foundation Board Room - ADMIN Bldg., COD Campus, Pam Desert, CA Agenda

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11-15-2023Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELED
10-27-2023Finance & Investment Committee3:00PM - New Foundation Board Room - ADMIN Bldg., COD Campus, Pam Desert, CA AgendaMinutes
05-19-2023Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELEDAgenda
05-10-2023Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - New Foundation Board Room & ZoomAgenda


Minutes
04-19-2023Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - New Foundation Board Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes

02-15-2023Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - New Foundation Board Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-16-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - New Foundation Board Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-19-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-21-2022Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELED
08-31-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
06-22-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - Location TBDAgendaMinutes
05-18-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - Location TBDAgendaMinutes
04-20-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - COD Foundation Office & ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-23-2022Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - COD Foundation Office & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-16-2022
Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - COD Foundation Office & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-19-2022
Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELLED
12-15-2021Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELLED
11-17-2021Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-19-2021Finance & Investment Committee3:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
03-11-2024Nominating Committee CANCELLED
02-12-2024Nominating Committee 2:00 PM - Foundation Board Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda
01-12-2024Nominating Committee 2:30 PM - Foundation Board Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.AgendaMinutes
12-11-2023Nominating Committee CANCELLED
11-13-2023Nominating Committee 2:00 PM - Foundation Board Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.AgendaMinutes



10-16-2023Nominating Committee 2:00 PM - Foundation Board Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda

04-10-2023Nominating Committee 2:00 PM - New COD Foundation Board Room AgendaMinutes
02-13-2023Nominating Committee 2:00 PM - New COD Foundation Board Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-13-2023Nominating Committee 1:00 PM - Administration Building Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-12-2022Nominating Committee2:00 PM - Administration Building Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-21-2022Nominating Committee1:00 PM - President's Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-14-2022Nominating Committee2:00 PM - Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-10-2022Nominating Committee CANCELLED
04-22-2022Nominating Committee4:00 PM - Location TBDAgendaMinutes
03-14-2022Nominating Committee3:00 PM - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-14-2022Nominating CommitteeCANCELLED
01-10-2022Nominating Committee4:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-13-2021Nominating CommitteeCANCELLED

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE EVENTS COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPEDateAgendaMINUTES
03-21-2024President's Circle Committee1:00pm -Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.
01-18-2024President's Circle Committee1:00pm -Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.
11-16-2023President's Circle Committee1:00pm -Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.
10-18-2023Special President's Circle Committee11:00am -Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda
11-07-2022President's Circle Events Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-06-2022President's Circle Events Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-01-2022President's Circle Events Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
04-07-2022President's Circle Events Committee3:30 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-06-2022President's Circle Events Committee3:30 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-07-2021President's Circle Events Committee3:30 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
06-15-2021President's Circle Events Committee2:00 PM - Location TBD

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
04-12-2022PC Membership Committee1:00 PM - Location TBD
01-11-2022PC Membership Committee1:00 PM - ZoomAgenda
10-12-2022PC Membership CommitteeCANCELLED
10-12-2022PC Membership Committee1:00 PM - COD Foundation Office Board RoomAgendaMinutes

STEPPING OUT FOR COD

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
04-16-2024Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 pm - Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda



03-26-2024Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 pm - Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda



Minutes
03-05-2024Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 pm - Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda








Minutes



01-17-2024Stepping Out for COD CommitteeCANCELEDAgenda





01-11-2024Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 pm - Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.Agenda


Minutes
11-07-2023CANCELED -Stepping Out for COD CommitteeCANCELED

10-03-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 pm - Foundation Conference Room, COD Palm Desert Campus, Admin Bldg.AgendaMinutes


08-03-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Foundation Board Room at COD PD CampusAgendaMinutes
07-11-2023Stepping Out for COD CommitteeCANCELED
04-04-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Foundation Board Room at COD PD CampusAgenda

Minutes
03-28-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Foundation Board Room at COD PD CampusAgendaMinutes
03-14-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee1:00 PM - Foundation Board Room at COD PD CampusAgendaMinutes
02-22-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee1:30 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-07-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-01-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee4:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-10-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgenda
Minutes
12-06-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-01-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-06-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-08-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgenda
Minutes
07-26-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
07-05-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - Cravens Center at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
04-05-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-22-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-01-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-01-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - Cravens Center at COD PD Campus & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-14-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgenda

Minutes
11-30-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - Hybrid - COD Foundation Conference Room & ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-02-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - FirstBank - 73000 CA-111, Palm Desert, CA 92260AgendaMinutes
10-05-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-07-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2:00 PM - ZoomAgendaMinutes