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Policy Council

Policy Council Leaders

Debbie Strain and Jeff Akers will lead the Policy Council for the upcoming year. 

Chair Debbie Strain, a college vdeb jeffeteran of 20 years, has been a systems specialist in Purchasing for the last 14. "Being a part of the Shared Governance process has been an eye-opening experience of how staff and faculty can have a voice in the process of shaping the Policy and Procedures for the College," says Strain.

Minute recorder Jeff Akers, coordinator at the Westerville Regional Learning Center, has been on the Columbus State staff since 2010. Jeff will also be serving as the Chair of Fiscal Resources and Facilities. 

Committee officers:

  • Fiscal Resources & Facilities
    Chair Dan Zeiler (F), Vice-Chair Jeff Akers (S), Minute Recorder Laurie Johns (A), Ex-Officio Aletha Shipley.
  • Human Resources Support
    Chair K. Sandy Drakatos (F), Vice-chair Chris Bunner (S), Minute Recorder Deborah Bertsch (F), Ex-Officio Deborah Heater.
  • Student Support
    Chair (open), Minute Recorder Rachel Brooks-Pannel (F), Ex-Officios Renee Hampton, Marty Maliwesky and Desiree Polk-Bland.
  • Technology
    Chair Mary Reiter (F), Vice-chair Matt Heywood (S), Minute Recorder Tom Lyons (S), Ex-Officio Jim Beidler, Rob Clifford.

2014 Meetings

Meetings are set for CT 107 at 1pm.

Friday, June 20
Friday, July 18 
Friday, August 1


May 2
June 20

June 3, 2013
April 4, 2013
March 1, 2013
December 7, 2012                                   


May 2

November 1
June 7
April 26
March 3

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