Basic Skills Committee


Our mission is to improve the retention, persistence, and success of basic-skills students.


Name Constituency Group Terms of Service
Erin Wall Administrative Co-Chair  
Amber Buntin Faculty, Math   
David Holper Faculty, English, Co-Chair  
Matt McCann Counselor, Athletics  
Franz Rulofson Faculty, Agriculture  
Margaret Talcott
Adult Ed  
Stephanie Burres Support  

Typical Tasks

  • To recommend and support educational programs, student support services, and matriculation policies that enhance retention, persistence, and academic success of basic skills students.
  • To promote the use of effective practices in developmental education for administrative, student services, and instructional programs.
  • To provide professional development regarding effective practices in developmental education.
  • To work with Institutional Research in tracking basic skills students from entry to completion.
  • To allocate and oversee expenditures of BSI categorical funds.
  • Eureka Main Campus
  • 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
  • Eureka, CA 95501
  • 707-476-4100