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  • Reviews and recommends policies and procedures related to

    » rights and responsibilities

    » affirmative action

    » due process

    » professional development

    » college-wide social events

    » internal communication

    » awards and recognition

  • Reports through the Executive Vice President




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The Executive Vice President requests that the committee undertake the following actions in its work in 2013-2014 in addition to any that may come to the committee through the President’s Advisory and Planning Council.

1.   Assist and advise the Director of Human Resources in completing development of policy and procedures for a formal Employee Recognition Program that is consistent with state and VCCS policy. [2012-13 Note: This effort should be coordinated with the Faculty Senate which will be working to implement a new VCCS professional development and evaluation plan for faculty that will include a recognition and reward component.]


2.   Assist and advise the Director of Human Resources in completing development of an online employee orientation program that will provide new employees with an understanding of TCC's history, mission, organization, academic offerings and Workforce Solutions services, and location and composition of the campuses and stand-alone centers. [2012-13 Note: This effort should leverage work that has been done to develop an online student orientation program under the cognizance of the Vice President for Student Success & Enrollment Management.]

3.   Assist and advise the Director of Human Resources in completing development of a New Employee Sponsor Program that will provide new employees transitional assistance.



Third Thursday of each month

Place: As announced

Time: 2 p.m.

MINUTES (archive)



Membership comprises:


» One administrator appointed by each Provost
» One classified employee elected from each campus
» One classified employee elected from the district office
» One faculty member elected from the Norfolk Campus
» One faculty member elected from the Chesapeake Campus
» Two faculty members elected from the Portsmouth Campu
» Three faculty members elected from the Virginia Beach Campus
» One wage employee elected college-wide
» One adjunct faculty member elected college-wide
» Human Resources Director or designee (ex officio)

This committee is allowed up to three people appointed as directed by the PAPC and, if necessary, the PAPC is directed to use the appointments to ensure that each campus has at least one representative on the committee.


2013-14 Members
Steve Litherland, Chair Associate vice president for libraries
Vickie Rodgers, Secretary Acting educational accessibilities counselor / adjunct faculty
Kevin McCarthy, Chesapeake Administrator
Roosevelt Gray, Chesapeake Classified
Anna Parrella, Chesapeake Faculty
Gretna Smith, District

Director of Human Resources

Ex officio

Thomas Hutchins, District Classified
Blair Rhodes-Ellis, Norfolk Administrator
Nora Marlow Classified
Jimmy Peterson, Norfolk Faculty
Jenefer Snyder, Portsmouth Administrator
Johnna Harrell, Portsmouth Classified
Lisa Kern-Lipscombe, Portsmouth Faculty
Tiffanye Sledge, Portsmouth Faculty
Teresa Dees, Virginia Beach Administrator
Vera Holmes, Virginia Beach Classified
Diana Homsi, Virginia Beach Faculty
Carrie Gordon, Virginia Beach Faculty
Vacant, Virginia Beach Faculty
Melissa "Missi" Moore, Virginia Beach College-wide wage
Vacant College-wide adjunct faculty




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IRC Charge 2013-2014