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
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.

2019 Dates Time Location
August 8, 2019 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus – CANCELLED
September 12, 2019 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
October 10, 2019 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
November 6, 2019 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus – DATE CHANGE
December 12, 2019 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus – CANCELLED
2020 Dates Time Location
January 9, 2020 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
February 5, 2020 (Wed.) 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus – DATE CHANGE
March 12, 2020 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
April 9, 2020 4:30 PM Meeting via Zoom
May 12, 2020 (Tues.) 4:30 PM Meeting via Zoom
June 11, 2020 4:30 PM Meeting via Zoom
July 9, 2020 4:30 PM Meeting via Zoom
August 10, 2020 4:30 PM Special Meeting – Zoom
September 10, 2020 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
October 8, 2020 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
November 12, 2020 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus
December 10, 2019 4:30 PM King Room, HUB, Yakima Campus – CANCELLED
View schedule of regular meetings for Yakima Valley College

Board Minutes

Board Actions

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

Board Bylaws