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Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Recognize Retirement of Two Employees and Success of Archery Team at May Meeting

05/24/2023 | Media Contact: David Zuba, Public Relations Manager and Copywriter | (609) 343-4933
Atlantic Cape Community College's Cape May Court House campus

MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at the Cape May campus. The following motions were approved by the Board of Trustees:




  • The application and, if awarded, acceptance of up to $3,000,000 over the term of the grant from the United States Department of Education for the Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant Program;
  • The application and, if awarded, acceptance of $40,000 over one year from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities for the Fueling Community Journalism Through NJ Community Colleges Grant Program;
  • The acceptance of $15,575 in subgrant funding from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute over the term of July 1, 2023, through October 31, 2023.


Contracts and Purchases


  • Bid Exempt 1035 Chair Academy Leadership Training Program, The Chair Academy, Meza, Arizona, $24,000.00;
  • Bid Exempt 1036 Security Camera Equipment, Partially Chapter 12 Funded, Ocean Computer Group, Matawan, NJ, $64,232.00, (not to exceed);
  • A contract for legal services with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin;
  • A contract for legal services for 12 months with Mr. William S. Donio, Esq. of Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law;
  • Bid 1873, Quote 2235, and Quote 2236 Culinary Equipment- revised, Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century - Perkins (Grant Funded), Edward Don & Company, Mt. Holly, NJ - $5,999.99, Culinary Depot, Spring Valley, NY - $70,868.09, changing the vendor and increasing the award by $16,004.09 to $76,868.08.


Personnel Matters


  • The retirement of John Feldbauer, Director, Server, Cloud, and Broadcast Systems, effective June 30, 2023;
  • The retirement of Dr. Barbara Heard, Professor, of Science, effective June 30, 2023;
  • The appointment of Susan Smith to the position of Director, Center for Transition Success effective July 5, 2023 (Grant Funded);
  • The promotion of Judith Otterburn-Martinez from Associate Professor to Professor, ESL effective September 5, 2023;
  • A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Organization of Supervisory and Administrative Personnel (ACCCOSAP) for the option to participate in a condensed (40-hour) work week pilot program;
  • A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Support Staff Association of Atlantic Cape Community College (SSAACCC) for the option to participate in a condensed (35/40 hour) work week pilot program;
  • A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Teachers, Librarians, and Counselors (TLC) for the option to participate in a condensed (40-hour) work week pilot program.


Financial Matters


  • The FY23 Financial Statement for ten months ended April 30, 2023.


Policy Changes and Revisions


  • Revisions to Policy No. 811 Absence Reporting.


Other Matters


  • An honorary commendation to the Buccaneers’ Archery Team for their perseverance, success, and leadership; congratulate them for a successful season; and offer each athlete best wishes in their future endeavors.


The next meeting of the Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. on the Mays Landing campus.






About Atlantic Cape Community College:

Atlantic Cape is a comprehensive two-year community college serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties. The college offers over 40 career, transfer, and workforce development programs to more than 6,000 students annually at three campuses in New Jersey: Atlantic City, Cape May Court House, and Mays Landing. The college boasts several courses of study, including nursing, aviation and drone technology, criminal justice, liberal arts, and the Academy of Culinary Arts, rated the no. 1 culinary school in New Jersey. Graduates can continue their education with many four-year institutions, including Rutgers University, located on the Mays Landing Campus.