Educational Master Plan Taskforce

Task Force Purpose Statement

The Purpose of the EMP Taskforce is to serve as a working group for development of the College of the Desert 2017-21 Educational Master Plan (EMP). The EMP Task Force will:

  • Ensure representation of all areas of the College in developing the EMP
  • Work in collaboration with the CBT Consultant Team, providing input and feedback throughout the process of the plan’s development
  • Support alignment of the EMP with the College's Mission, Vision, and Strategic Master Plan
  • Keep students, student success, and service to the COD region at the center of discussion during EMP development
  • Strive for improved College effectiveness by strengthening program review processes and data templates for short and long-term decision making
  • Focus effort toward continuous improvement of COD’s integrated planning processes, and the development of a COD Integrated Planning Model
  • Exemplify quality employee engagement, advocate for additional internal stakeholder engagement, and serve as a communication body to the rest of the internal COD community

EMP Task Force

Pamela Ralston
VP Student Learning
Task Force Chair

Mary Lou Marrujo
Executive Administrative Assistant

Christen Smith
Academic Senate President

Donna Greene
Curriculum Committee Chair

Courtney Doussett
Outcomes & Assessment Chair

Douglas Redman
School of Applied Sciences Chair

Robert Pellenbarg
Adjunct Senate Representative

Kim Dozier
Distance Education Coordinator

Sara Butler
Educational Tech Committee Chair

Nancy Moll
Ed Policies Committee Chair

Amanda Phillips
Interim Dean of Counseling

Kelly Hall
Interim Dean of Social Sciences and Arts

Dean Papas
Dean of Communication & Humanities

Daniel Martinez
Director of Institutional Research

Annebelle Nery
VP of Student Success

Elise King
Counselor, General Counseling

Luis Castellanos
ASCOD President, Student Representative