CAEP Desert Regional Consortium Meeting Agenda

April 9, 2024

Location:  RCOE – Room A-33

47-336 Oasis Street, Indio, CA 92201

Time: 8:30 A.M.

Desert Regional Consortium Members:

Dean Papas, COD – Chair

Jereme Weischedel, CVUSD

Larry Bellanich, DSUSD

Deanna Keuilian, PSUSD

Lucie M. Gonzalez, RCOE – Vice-Chair

Guillermo E. Mendoza – Consortium Director


Open Session

Call to Order: Roll Call – Time and Date:

Establishment of a Quorum:


Board Meeting Agenda: Pursuant to the Desert Regional Consortium Governance Plan, the consortium member’s relative voting power will be one vote for each member. A quorum is three members present. A majority of the quorum is necessary for approval of decisions. Votes will be voiced by stating yes or no. Abstentions will be noted. Votes will be recorded in the minutes, including the names of the members making and seconding the motion.

Approval/Addition to Agenda:

Motion:                                                       Second:

Vote:  Yes:                                                  No:

There will be an allotment of time (up to 3 minutes per person) given to members of the public for comment. Additional time will be given to the voting members to consider public comments. After discussion, the executive voting committee will vote or agree to pull the item for a second reading if members feel more time is necessary.

Public Comments



Agenda Items


  1. Approve Agenda Minutes from March 5, 2024.

 Motion:                                                     Second:

Vote:  Yes:                                                 No:

  1. Approve DRC CFAD – Guillermo Mendoza

Motion:                                                     Second:

Vote:  Yes:                                                 No:


  1. Review of Third Quarter DIR Report – Guillermo Mendoza



  1. Evaluation of International Transcripts – Guillermo Mendoza



  1. Unemployment Rate – Guillermo Mendoza



  1. Informational Only:


  • Student Data due in TOPSPro Quarter 3 – April 30
  • Employment and Earnings Follow-up Survey Due – April 30
  • CFAD for 2024-25 due in NOVA – May 2
  • Quarter 3 2021/2023 and 2023/2024 Member Expense Report due – June 1
  1. Informational only – Member Roundtable Updates.



Next Meeting: May 7, 2024, RCOE– Room A-33, 47-336 Oasis Street, Indio, CA