Shared Governance and You

Everyone is responsible for shared governance!

Every person at the college makes a decision that affects other employees at some point during their employment. And every person is, at some point, affected by a decision someone else makes. Sometimes it’s as simple as the decision several years ago to pick up garbage twice a week from office spaces, and other times it’s as complex as drafting a new strategic plan. Whether you’re making a decision or being affected by a decision, you have a role in shared governance at Clark College!

So what does shared governance mean for you? That depends on the decision.

Before You Make a Decision

You should note that involving people in the decision-making process is essential to shared governance. For decisions related to the College, final decision-making falls with Executive Cabinet and the Board of Trustees.

If you’re making a decision, you should do the following:

When a Decision May Affect You

When you may be affected by a decision, you should do the following: