Advisory Council Meetings

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The Advisory Council comprises individuals representing a cross section of business and industry who are dedicated to keeping technical education informed of industry’s requirements. The Advisory Council, composed of each program’s advisory committee, makes recommendations to the college regarding industry standards and expectations, curriculum, technical requirements, and assessment benchmarks. See Article Advisory Council.

Future Advisory Council Meeting Dates

October 8, 2015
February 26, 2016
October 6, 2016
March 10, 2017
October 5, 2017
March 9, 2018

The typical Advisory Council Agenda is below. Each academic department should have a representative at the Advisory Council Meeting between 9:00 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. to greet your advisors. The Advisory Committee Meetings start at 10:00 a.m. and will either break for lunch at 12:30 p.m. or adjourn at 12:30 p.m. Reservations for lunch are still required prior to the meeting.

8:00 a.m. Orientation for New Advisors - Nilges Technology Center (NTC) Board Room

9:30 a.m. Advisory Council Meeting - Vehicle and Power Center (VPC) Conference Hall

  • Welcome/Introduction
  • Approval of Previous Minutes
  • Institutional Topic

10:00 a.m. Departmental Advisory Committee Meetings

12:30 p.m. Optional Lunch

1:30 p.m. Dismiss to continue department conversations or travel home

To access the previous meeting minutes and overview forms, click on the following link, To access the meeting minutes, click on Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes on the right side of the page. The User Name is lstcuser and the Password is member.

Some departments will have an assigned staff person to take the general committee minutes. Please work with this person to ensure that the information is accurately placed on the overview form. Those committees that do not have an assigned staff person will need to type their own general minutes and overview form. Minutes are to be completed for each program and submitted two weeks after the advisory committee meeting.

Remember to get Advisory Committee input on TSA results and equipment purchases they recommend to improve them.

Blank name badges for advisors will be placed in the department mailbox before the advisory committee meeting.

A Purchase Order shall be requested in advance for any of the following advisory council related expenses:

  • Snacks, beverages, coffee/pastries from the cafeteria delivered to your meeting location
  • Lunches for advisory council meetings scheduled on days other than the main advisory council days (see attached schedule)
  • Any other food or supplies purchased from outside vendors (Thriftway, BJ's, Wal-Mart, etc.)

If you are planning to order refreshments from the cafeteria, please email your order no later than a week prior to the meeting.

Advisory Council Handbook.docx
Advisory Council Handbook.pdf

Advisory Council Information Form.docx
Advisory Council Information Form.pdf

Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Template.docx
Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Template.pdf

Action Items Template.xlsx
Action Items Template.pdf

Advisory Committee Program Rosters SP2015.pdf
AMT Advisory Committee Program Roster SP2015.pdf

Cabinet-Staff-Faculty Member-Assignment Chart SP2015.docx
Cabinet-Staff-Faculty Member-Assignment Chart SP2015.pdf

Handout - Stop Abusing Your Advisory Board Members.pdf

Advisory Committee Guidelines.docx
Advisory Committee Guidelines.pdf