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.

President

William “Bill” Chunowitz

Past President

Diane Rubin

Vice President

Tom Minder

Treasurer

Marge Dodge

Secretary

DIRECTORS

Catherine Abbott

Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Bill Chunowitz

Norma Castaneda

Peggy Cravens

Carol Bell Dean

Marge Dodge

Kim Dozier, Ph.D.

Barbara Foster Monachino

Carol Fragen

Barbara Fromm

Martha Garcia, Ed.D.

James Greene

Amaris Guzman

Paul Hinkes, M.D.

Peggy Jacobs

Dale Landon

Donna MacMillan

Tom Minder

Joanne Mintz

Rob Moon

Marlene O’Sullivan

John Ramont, Ed.D.

Diane Rubin

Jane Saltonstall, Ed.D.

Leslie Usow

James Williams

Aurora Wilson

Jake Wuest

2021/22 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
06-29-2022Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Location TBD
05-25-2022Annual Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Palm Desert Campus - Cravens Center Agenda
04-27-2022Board Meeting3:00 p.m. – Desert Willow Golf Resort & ZoomAgenda
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 – Diane Rubin

Development Committee – Joanne Mintz

Executive Committee – Christine Anderson, Ed.D.

Finance and Investment Committee – Tom Minder

Legacy Committee – Peggy Cravens

Nominating Committee – Barbara Fromm

President’s Circle – Events – Carol Bell Dean

President’s Circle – Membership – Marlene O’Sullivan

Stepping Out for COD Committee – Co-chairs Barbara Foster Monachino & Jane Saltonstall, Ed.D.

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
06-08-2022Executive Committee1 p.m. – Location TBD
05-11-2022Executive Committee1 p.m. – COD Campus - Foundation Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert & Zoom
04-06-2022Executive Committee1 p.m. – COD Campus - Foundation Conference Room - 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert & ZoomAgenda
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
05-10-2022Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – Hybrid - Zoom and In-Person at COD Foundation OfficeAgenda
04-12-2022Academic Angels Committee2 p.m. – Zoom Agenda
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
09-27-2021Audit Committee3 p.m. – Zoom teleconferenceAgendaMinutes

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPETIME & LOCATIONAGENDAS MINUTES
06-16-2022Development Committee3:45 pm –COD Foundation Office - 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CA 92260
05-19-2022Development Committee3:45 pm –COD Foundation Office - 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CA 92260
04-21-2022Development Committee3:45 pm –COD Foundation Office - 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CA 92260Agenda
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
06-22-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – Location TBD
05-18-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. – Location TBDAgenda
04-20-2022Finance & Investment Committee3 p.m. –ZOOM and COD Foundation OfficeAgenda
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
04-22-2022Nominating Committee4 p.m. – Location TBDAgenda
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
11-15-2021Nominating Committee2 p.m. – ZoomAgendaMinutes

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE EVENTS COMMITTEE

DATEMEETING TYPEDateAgendaMINUTES
04-07-2022President's Circle Events Committee3:30 p.m. – ZOOMAgenda
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
05-31-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location TBD
05-03-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – Location TBD
04-05-2022Stepping Out for COD Committee2 p.m. – HYBRID - COD Foundation Conference Room, 43500 Monterey St., Palm Desert, CAAgenda
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

2020 – 2021 COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Click on the date under the committee heading to view and download the minutes for that meeting.