get away with
unilaterally altering his
Omero Suarez, Grossmont-
, 61, has issued a
statement announcing his
retirement and listing his
accomplishments but providing
no reason for his
, who made $191,803
was hired in 1999 and in
can't leave soon enough.
was released from his
State law now allows
up to 18 months of severance,
fueling speculation that Suarez
wanted to ensure an additional
six months of pay in case a new
board was elected and decided
to let him go.
ordered the clause re-inserted
over the handling of
contract but noted during
an interview this week that
relations between the board
Still, Garrett praised Suarez
The board voted 4-1 to accept Suarez's
resignation and the terms of his
Garrett said Suarez
Omero Suarez at
UNITED FACULTY OF
UNANIMOUSLY VOTING TO FIRE Omero Suarez?
What will it take?
1. We have the top highly paid GCCCD
, WHO alters HIS
without board approval (violating the law) , YET
of dollars into Cuymaca's budget despite Omero's
public denial of any such investigation ---and the
GCCCD board responding with their heads in the
6.. Under Omero's
now has a track
record over the years of such poor FISCAL
MANAGEMENT, that GCCCD
is claiming they cannot
afford to pay their emloyees COLA,
7. We have a vote of no confidence against Omero
by the Academic Senate due to the years of
miscommmunications and conflicts under his
with the faculty,
8 We have hundreds of thousands of dollars also
reign as chancellor, that GCCCD
paying to mounting legal fees and settlements
leadership with Omero
at the top, that has
and the board of Trustees.
, when I ran out of things to
defend him for, and finally saw that the faculty
was right for passing all the votes of no
finally showed his
was, that the only difference was that I
was innoncent and he
remained Guilty ever since, if there is a scandal in
you can bet your bottom dollar that
Omero Suarez, Rick Alexander, Bill Garrett and the
has decided to retire effective late next
Others Present:Chancellor Suarez,
President Perri and Interim President
in Chancellor Omero Suarez and Vice
Chancellor Human Resources & Labor
More on Omero Suarez and the one
after learning that district Chancellor Omero Suarez
had the buyout clause deleted from his
had the buyout clause deleted
re-inserted the buyout
However, it appears that Suarez
did not want him to do the job
was hired to do...
made no attempt
Academic Senate voted no confidence in Suarez
in March 2005...
The board response to the vote of no confidence in Suarez
but the vitriol was not.
With comments like "Bring it on" and a patronizing "You'
re not happy?
litany, the board supported Suarez
, mocked the faculty
sought to gain power.