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President's Office

Campus stewardship: supporting student success, fostering communication and engagement, and promoting equitable and sustainable practices


events & initiatives

President's Office flyers - events and initiatives This page features information about events and initiatives that have been coordinated and/or established by the President's Office:




At the start of each semester, LMC holds an all-college meeting to kick off the new term with faculty, staff, and managers. The program typically includes updates on important topics of interest, an overview of upcoming institutional activities, employee recognitions, and/or dialogue sessions. Below are presentations shared as part of the most recent Opening Day activities:



President Kratochvil holds a series of informal meetings throughout the semester. These Los Medanos “Campus Conversations” (LMC2) are intended to serve as opportunities for members of the campus community to engage in dialogue, share ideas, ask questions, provide feedback on current College issues and happenings, and bring items to the attention of the President. Below is the full LMC2 schedule for Spring 2015:


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March 2

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Brentwood Center – Staff Kitchen


March 19

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pittsburg Campus – Cafeteria


April 7

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Pittsburg Campus – Library, L-105


April 17

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pittsburg Campus – Cafeteria


April 29

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Brentwood Center – Staff Kitchen


May 6

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Pittsburg Campus – Student Services Center, SS4-409



veterans task force

In December 2012, President Kratochvil established a task force to examine the needs of student veterans at Los Medanos College. This task force was asked to explore and make specific recommendations on developing more comprehensive services aimed at easing the transition of military personnel to college life. The group’s charge included: identifying and mitigating obstacles; assisting LMC's soldiers-turned-students with various forms of support; and engaging student veterans to improve their chances of success in the classroom, on campus, and beyond. The task force focused its efforts through four sub-committees, which addressed the areas of counseling services, employment services, textbook support, and staffed resource center. Below are the reports produced by each of the subcommittees: