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Team MVCC Workgroup

Purpose Statement: To foster a sense of unity and belonging by promoting community activities that provide visibility and meaningful contribution of participants on behalf of the College.

Charter Sponsor: President’s Cabinet

Charter Contact: Dr. Randall J. VanWagoner, President

Membership (length of term for members if applicable)

Academic Affairs (5/31/20) - Gail Warchol, Co Chair
Student Affairs (5/31/20) - Liz DiRaimo, Co Chair
Student Activities (Standing) - De’Anna Hopkinson
TRIO Programs (Standing) - Rhona Patterson
P.A. Outreach (Standing) - Jed Kimball
Rome Rep. (5/31/19) - Kathy Kotary
PTK Rep. (5/31/19) - Steve Frisbee
At-Large (5/31/21) - Claire Rudka
At-Large (5/31/21) - Mike Henningsen


Identify events to coordinate and/or supportIdentify
Identify an annual calendar of events for Team MVCC to promote faculty and staff participationRecommend to Cabinet
Develop budget to provide incentives for planned eventsRecommend to Cabinet 
Promote Team MVCC events throughout the yearPromote
Coordinate registrations as necessary per eventCoordinate
Coordinate logistics for transportation and communications for the day of each eventCoordinate
Complete an annual summary of activityInform Cabinet


  • Do anything that works against creating a sense of belonging and unity within the College


  • Consider all MVCC constituents (faculty, staff, students and retirees).
  • Get as creative as possible with your promotions.
  • Keep a sense of belonging in the forefront of your work.