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

Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Chairperson

William “Bill” Chunowitz

Past Chairperson

Diane Rubin

Chair-Elect

Jake Wuest

Treasurer

Barbara Fromm

Secretary

DIRECTORS

Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Norma Castaneda

Bill S. Chunowitz

Carol Bell Dean

Marge Dodge

Kim Dozier, Ph.D.

Carol Fragen

Barbara Fromm

Martha Garcia. Ed.D.

James Greene

Amaris Guzman

Paul Hinkes, M.D.

Peggy Jacobs

Dale Landon

Donna MacMillan

Thomas Minder

Joanne Mintz

Barbara Foster Monachino

Robert Moon

Marlene O’Sullivan

Diane Rubin

Jane Saltonstall, Ed.D.

Leslie Usow

James E. Williams

Aurora Wilson

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
01-25-2023Board Meeting 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Palm Desert Campus - MPR Room, Cravens Center Agenda

12-07-2022Board Meeting 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Indio campus Agenda
11-02-2022Board Meeting - Planning Session 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Big Horn Country ClubhouseAgendaMinutes
09-28-2022Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center AgendaMinutes
05-25-2022Annual Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center AgendaMinutes
04-27-2022Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Desert Willow Golf Resort & ZoomAgendaMinutes
03-10-2022Board Meeting3:30 p.m. – Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multipurpose room and ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-02-2022CANCELLED Board Budget Workshop
01-26-2022Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Multipurpose room and ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-01-2021Board Meeting12:00 p.m. – 2 p.m. - COD Indio Campus - Room 101-103 & ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-27-2021Board Planning Session9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Desert Willow Golf ResortAgendaMinutes
09-29-2021Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Zoom TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes

BOARD PACKETS

Committees

CHAIRS

Academic Angels Committee – Marge Dodge

Audit Committee – Barbara Foster Monachino

Development/Stewardship Committee – Peggy Jacobs

Executive Committee – Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Finance and Investment Committee – Jake Wuest

Legacy Committee – Carol Bell Dean

Nominating Committee – Jane Saltonstall

President’s Circle – Events – Carol Bell Dean

Stepping Out for COD Committee – Co-Chairs Bill Chunowitz, Tom Minder, Rob Moon

2021/22 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
2-8-2023Executive Committee1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room and ZoomAgenda
1-11-2023Executive Committee 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room and ZoomAgenda
11-15-2022Executive Committee 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room and ZoomAgenda
10-25-2022Executive Committee / Special Leadership Meeting 1PM - 3:00 PM, COD Foundation Conference Room and Zoom AgendaMinutes
10-12-2022Executive Committee 1 PM - 2:30 PM, COD Cravens Multi-Purpose Room and ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-14-2022Executive Committee1PM - COD Cravens Center and ZOOMAgendaMinutes
06-08-2022Executive CommitteeCANCELED
05-11-2022Executive CommitteeCANCELED
04-06-2022Executive Committee1 p.m. – COD Campus - Foundation Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert & ZoomAgendaMinutes

03-2-2022Executive Committee3 p.m. – COD Foundation Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert & ZoomAgendaMinutes
02-9-2022Executive Committee1 p.m. – COD Campus - Foundation Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert & ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-12-2022Executive Committee1 p.m. COD Campus - Cravens Center - Multipurpose Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue , Palm Desert and ZoomAgendaMinutes
11-10-2021
Executive Committee1 p.m. COD Campus - Cravens Center - Multipurpose Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue , Palm Desert and ZoomAgendaMinutes
10-13-2021
Executive Committee1 p.m. – TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
09-14-2021Executive Committee3 p.m. – TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
08-12-2021Special Executive Committee2 p.m. – TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
07-26-2021Special Executive Committee1 p.m. – TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes

ACADEMIC ANGELS COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDASMINUTES
1-10-2023Academic Angels Committee 10:00 AM - Zoom Agenda
11-08-2022Academic Angels Committee 10:00 AM - Zoom AgendaMinutes
10-18-2022Academic Angels Committee 2 p.m. – on ZOOMAgendaMinutes
09-13-2022Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – on ZOOMAgendaMinutes
05-10-2022Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – Hybrid - Zoom and In-Person at COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes

04-12-2022Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – Zoom AgendaMinutes

03-08-2021Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – Zoom AgendaMinutes
02-22-2022Academic Angels Committee3 p.m. – Zoom AgendaMinutes
02-08-2022Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – Zoom AgendaMinutes
01-20-2022SPECIAL Academic Angels Committee Meeting11 a.m. - ZoomAgendaMinutes
01-11-2022CANCELLED
12-07-2021Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – COD Foundation - Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue & Zoom AgendaMinutes
11-09-2021Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – COD Foundation - Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue and Zoom AgendaMinutes
10-12-2021Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-14-2021Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – ZoomAgendaMinutes

AUDIT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
10-18-2022Audit Committee 3:30 PM - HybridAgenda
09-27-2021Audit Committee3 p.m. – Zoom teleconferenceAgendaMinutes

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
01-26-2023Development Committee2PM - ZOOM ONLYAgenda

12-15-2022Development Committee2PM - ZOOM ONLYAgenda

10-24-2022Development Committee2PM - ZOOM ONLYAgenda


Minutes
06-16-2022Development CommitteeCANCELED
05-19-2022Development CommitteeCANCELED
04-21-2022Development Committee3:45 pm –COD Foundation Office - 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CA 92260AgendaMinutes

03-17-2022Development CommitteeCANCELED
02-17-2022Development Committee3:45 pm –COD Foundation Office - 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CA 92260AgendaMinutes


1-20-2022Development Committee3:45 pm. –ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-16-2021Development Committee2 p.m. –CANCELED
11-11-2021Development Committee2 p.m. – Hybrid Meeting - Zoom and In-Person at Foundation Office - 43500 Monterey Street, Palm Desert, CA 92260AgendaMinutes
10-14-2021Development Committee2 p.m. – ZoomAgendaMinutes
09-23-2021Development Committee2 p.m. – ZoomAgendaMinutes

FINANCE AND INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
11-16-2022Finance & Investment Committee3PM - Foundation Conference Room and ZOOM
Agenda

10-19-2022Finance & Investment Committee3PM - Foundation Conference Room and ZOOM
Agenda

Minutes

09-21-2022Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELED
08-31-2022Finance & Investment Committee3PM - Foundation Conference Room and ZOOM
Agenda

Minutes
06-22-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – Location TBDAgenda

Minutes
05-18-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – Location TBDAgendaMinutes
04-20-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. –ZOOM and COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes

03-23-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. –ZOOM and COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes
02-16-2022
Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. –ZOOM and COD Foundation OfficeAgendaMinutes
01-19-2022
Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELLED
12-15-2021Finance & Investment CommitteeCANCELLED
11-17-2021Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – - ZOOM TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
10-19-2021Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – ZOOM TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes
09-22-2021Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – Zoom TeleconferenceAgendaMinutes

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
1-13-2023Nominating Committee 1 p.m. & Zoom - Administration Building Conference Room Agenda
12-12-2022Nominating Committee2 p.m. & Zoom - Administration Building Conference Room AgendaMinutes
11-21-2022Nominating Committee1 p.m. & Zoom - President's Conference Room AgendaMinutes
11-14-2022Nominating Committee2 p.m. & Zoom - Foundation Conference Room AgendaMinutes
10-10-2022Nominating Committee CANCELLED
04-22-2022Nominating Committee4 p.m. – Location TBDAgendaMinutes

03-14-2022Nominating Committee3:00p.m. – Zoom and COD Foundation Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue - Palm Desert, CA 92260AgendaMinutes
02-14-2022Nominating CommitteeCANCELLED
01-10-2022Nominating Committee4 p.m. – ZoomAgendaMinutes
12-13-2021Nominating CommitteeCANCELLED

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE EVENTS COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPEDateAgendaMINUTES
10-07-2022President's Circle Committee2:00 p.m. – ZOOMAgenda
09-01-2022President's Circle Committee2:00 p.m. – ZOOMAgenda

Minutes
04-07-2022President's Circle Events Committee3:30 p.m. – ZOOMAgendaMinutes
01-06-2022President's Circle Events Committee3:30 p.m. – ZOOMAgendaMinutes
10-07-2021President's Circle Events Committee3:30 p.m. – ZOOMAgendaMinutes
06-15-2021President's Circle Events Committee2 p.m. – Location TBDAgendaMinutes

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
04-12-2022PC Membership Committee1 p.m. – Location TBD
01-11-2022PC Membership Committee1 p.m. – ZoomAgenda
10-12-2022PC Membership Committee3 p.m. – CANCELLED
10-12-2022PC Membership Committee1 p.m. – Location
College of the Desert Foundation Office
43500 Monterey Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260 - Boardroom
AgendaMinutes

STEPPING OUT FOR COD

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
02-07-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD CampusAgenda
02-01-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee4:00 p.m. - ZOOM MeetingAgenda

Minutes
01-10-2023Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD CampusAgenda
Minutes
12-06-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus-Agenda


Minutes
11-01-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus-Agenda


Minutes
10-06-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2:30 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus-Agenda
Minutes
09-08-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus-Agenda
Minutes
07-26-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location HYBRID - ZOOM and Foundation Board Room at COD PD Campus-Agenda

Minutes
07-05-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location HYBRID -Cravens Center at COD PD Campus-Agenda

Minutes

04-05-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – HYBRID - COD Foundation Conference Room, 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CAAgendaMinutes
03-22-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – HYBRID - COD Foundation Conference Room, 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CAAgendaMinutes
03-01-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – HYBRID - COD Foundation Conference Room, 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CAAgendaMinutes
02-01-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location HYBRID- Cravens Center, COD Palm Desert Campus. & ZOOMAgendaMinutes
01-14-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location ZOOMAgendaMinutes
11-30-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – HYBRID - COD Foundation Conference Room, 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CAAgendaMinutes
11-02-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m.
FirstBank
73000 CA-111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
AgendaMinutes
10-05-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location ZOOMAgendaMinutes
09-07-2021Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location ZOOMAgendaMinutes