Recognition Policy

Policy Type: 

I. Policy Title: Recognition

II. Who Does This Policy Affect

HFC staff, former Board members, and nonemployee persons.

III. Purpose:

The purpose of this policy is to permit the Board of Trustees to honor its staff, former Board Members, and other nonemployee persons with plaques, pins, token retirement gifts and awards, and other amenities.

IV. Policy Statement

The Board of Trustees wishes to also honor staff, students, citizens, and advisory groups for their contributions with appropriate recognitions and authorizes administrators to purchase meals, refreshments, and/or other amenities to further the interests of the College.

The Board of Trustees does, hereby, affirm that the expenses incurred as listed above do serve a public purpose. The Board of Trustees believes that “public purpose” furthers the promotion of education, rapport with the business community, community relations, and the encouragement of nonemployees to serve as volunteers as well as furthering other interest.

The funds shall be made available from the General Fund.

V. Definitions


VI. Responsible Party for Policy Interpretation/Review

President of the College

VII. Related Documents


VIII. Policy History

a. Adopted by Board: Monday, February 20, 1995
b. Previous Policy Section: Finances; Previous Policy No. 2750


November 21, 2022 – Approved by Board
October 2022 – Placed in new policy format and underwent minor language changes.

This policy supersedes and replaces any and all policies related to this subject

Adopted Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2022
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Board Approved