Board of Trustees

Yakima Valley College is governed by a five-member board of trustees consisting of citizens who reside throughout Community College District 16. Board members are appointed by the Governor.

Dr. Sara Cate, Chair
Dr. Sara Cate, ChairPhysician
Appointed 2015
Ms. Rosalinda Mendoza
Ms. Rosalinda MendozaIndependent Consultant
Appointed 2013
Mr. Patrick Baldoz
Mr. Patrick BaldozED/CEO South Central Workforce Council (retired)
Appointed 2016
Mr. Neil McClure
Mr. Neil McClureCEO, Firman Pollen Company
Appointed 2017
Mr. Castulo “Cus” Arteaga
Mr. Castulo “Cus” ArteagaGrandview City Administrator
Appointed 2020

Board Meeting Schedule

Schedule of Study Sessions and Regular Meetings of the college’s governing board.

2022 Dates Time Location
Thursday, January 13, 2022 4:30 PM Zoom
Thursday, February 10, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, March 10, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, April 14, 2022 4:30 PM Library Meeting Room, Grandview Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, May 12, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, June 9, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, July 14, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus – CANCELLED
Thursday, August 11, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus – CANCELLED
Thursday, September 8, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, October 13, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, November 10, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus and/or via Zoom
Thursday, December 8, 2022 4:30 PM Conference Room 038-0122, West Campus – CANCELLED

The Yakima Valley College West Campus Conference Center is located at 1704 W. Nob Hill Boulevard in the city of Yakima, Washington. The Grandview Campus is at 500 West Main Street in Grandview, Washington.

Board Minutes

Board Actions

Copies of the presentations and additional meeting exhibits are availalbe for viewing in the president’s office.

Board Bylaws