(1) Bates Technical College is a state agency established and organized under the authority of chapter 28B.50
RCW for the purpose of implementing the educational goals established by the legislature in RCW 28B.50.020
. The administrative office of the district is located on the downtown campus within the city of Tacoma, Washington. The downtown campus likewise comprises the central headquarters for all operations of the district. Field activities for the south campus, home and family life center, and business and management center branches of the district are administered by personnel located at those branches in Tacoma, Washington; all other field activities of the district are directed and administered by personnel located on the campus at 1101 South Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98405.
(2) The district is operated under the supervision and control of a board of trustees. The board of trustees consists of five members appointed by the governor. The board of trustees normally meets at least once each month, as provided in WAC 495A-104-010
. The board of trustees employs a president, an administrative staff, members of the faculty and other employees. The board of trustees takes such actions and promulgates such rules, and policies in harmony with the rules established by the state board for community and technical colleges, as are necessary to the administration and operation of the district.
(3) The president of the district is responsible to the board of trustees for the operation and administration of the district. A detailed description of the administrative organization of the district is contained within the Policies and Procedures Manual for Bates Technical College, a current copy of which is available for inspection at the administrative office of the district.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.140
, 42.30.075, chapter 34.05
RCW and 1991 c 238. WSR 92-12-017, § 495A-276-030, filed 5/26/92, effective 6/26/92.]