Notice of Welding Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 15, 2014

6:00 to 7:00pm

Eureka Main Campus Room AT142

Applied Technology Building Welding Lab

Food or snacks will be provided.

Call 707-834-3482 cell anytime, or email

Cordially, Danny Walker and April Sanders

Dean Career and Technical Education (CTE): Jeff Cummings

“ Welding is not just an art or vocation…it’s a science”


6:00pm (1) Sign-in sheet, introduction of members, previous minutes (handout)

6:05pm (2) Discussion:

(2a) Student enrollment, still maxed and turning students away

(2b) PT faculty position/ lost newly hired Mindy Bacon, took position with

Coast Guard as an inspector, hired April Sanders at 20 hr/wk

(2c) CTE loses Dean Jeff Cummings, and gains Marla Gleave

(2d) Overview WT Program Review, including learning outcomes

(2e) Facility updates/ roof over backyard/ maybe WT moves to DT area?

(2f) For professional development Danny Walker attended Weld-Ed seminar-Welding Certification at Hawaii Community College in Hilo, and will attend TSTC at Waco, Texas for Metallurgy this summer.

6:25pm (3) Tour the facility, examine welding equipment and area.

(3a) Backyard facility roof/wall and approved $150k, and DT area

6:30pm (4) Install committee members as advisory leaders

6:55pm (5) Overview discussion and recommendations

7:00pm (6) Schedule next meeting and adjournment

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd.

Eureka, CA 95501-9300


FAX: 707.476.4400