The Tenure and Professional Development Council provides a faculty voice in decisions concerning rank, tenure and professional development in the interest of strengthening the faculty and the College. In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, the TPD Council shall review and/or prepare recommendations for the College President or designee through its standing committees and subcommittees.
TPD Members for the 2012-2013 Academic Year
(year that term expires is listed)
Debbie Anderson Palm Bay Representative, Spring 2014
James Bottesch Secretary, Cocoa Representative, Spring 2013
Carol Bourke Vice Chair, At-large Member, Spring 2014
Sasan Kermani Palm Bay Representative, Spring 2015
Mark Marovich Titusville Representative, Spring 2015
Teresa Moore Melbourne Representative, Spring 2014
Chris Petrie Chair, Titusville Representative, Spring 2013
Norma Rudmik Melbourne Representative, Spring 2014
Karen Simpson Cocoa Representative, Spring 2014
Procedures regarding Change in Rank and Tenure are outlined in our Handbook.
Appendices from the Tenure and Professional Development Handbook:
Appendix A Change in Rank Application
Appendix B Change in Rank Scoring Guide
Appendix C Tenure Application
Appendix D Tenure Application Campus-based Scoring Guide
Appendix E Tenure Portfolio Guidelines
Each committee under the TPD will have between five (5) and thirteen (13) members and will endeavor to represent all campuses/divisions and as many disciplines as possible. With the exception of the Campus Tenure Committees, each committee will also include one to two members of the TPD. All faculty members will be given the opportunity to volunteer on a given committee. A minimum of five (5) working days will be provided as a window of opportunity to volunteer. Click on the committee title below for a description and members list:
Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact one of the members of the committee. Please forward any suggestions regarding this website to the Committee Chairperson.