OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

Regular Board of Trustees
April 22, 2002

 

BOARD PRESENT               BOARD ABSENT                 STAFF PRESENT                 OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                 Dennis Brewer                        Tom Shortbull             Lisa F. Cook                          

Pheobe Tallman                      Elaine Gibbons                        Karlene Janis               Steve Shangreau

Mavis Bad Cob                       Delores Dreamer                     Arlene Quist                                      

Lamoine Pulliam                     Lawrence Janis                                                                       

Bennett Sierra

Dennis King

Tom Conroy

Eileen Janis

Lyle Jack

                                                                       

                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:20 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Ms. Mavis Bad Cob gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Regular March 24, 2002 Meeting

 

Mr. Tom Conroy made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 24, 2002 Regular Board of Trustees meeting.  Eileen Janis seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                             Against:  0                   Not Voting;  0             Motion Carried

 

4.     FINANCE

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Finance Committee Minutes for the Board’s approval. (See Appendix I)

 

Mr. Lamoine Pulliam made a motion to table item c – 4% Increase to OLC’s Salary Scale  - of the Finance Committee Minutes.  Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  2 for;                 Against;  6                   Not Voting;  1                         Motion Denied

 

Mr. Tom Conroy made a motion to approve the Finance Committee Minutes as presented.  Mr. Dennis King seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 7 for;                  Against;  2                   Not Voting;  0                         Motion Carried

 

5.     PROGRAM/POLICY

 

No Meeting

 

6.     PERSONNEL

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Personnel Committee Minutes for the Board’s approval.  (See Appendix II)  Mr. Shortbull recommended approving the committee minutes and then dealing with referred item.

 

Ms. Eileen Janis made a motion to approve items 1, 2, and 3 of the Personnel Committee Minutes.  Mr. Dennis King seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                 Against;  0                   Not Voting;  0                         Motion Carried

 

Mr. Dennis King made a motion to go into Executive Session.  Ms. Eileen Janis seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  8 for;                 Against;  0                   Not Voting;  1                         Motion Carried

 

The Board of Trusteee’s went into Executive Session at 5:55 p.m.

 

Out of Executive Session at 6:25 p.m.

 

Mr. Tom Conroy made a motion to approve Ms. Angela Sam as Director of the Pejuta Haka College Center.  Mr. Dennis King seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  6 for;                 Against;  2                   Not Voting;  1                         Motion Carried

 

Mr. Lamoine Pulliam and Mr. Bennett Sierra stated that they did not want to go against the Local Board, and that is why they voted against the motion.

 

7.     REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1.     Resignation

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the resignation of Feather LeBeaux

 

8.     OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

 

 

9.     NEW BUSINESS

 

1.  NCA Higher Learning Commission Continued Accreditation.

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the March 2003 NCA visit and asked that “The Board of Trustees of Oglala Lakota College formally authorize the continued affiliation of Oglala Lakota College with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Associaton and agree to honor this relationship.”

 

Mr. Lyle Jack made a motion to authorize the continued affiliation of Oglala Lakota College with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and agree to honor this relationship.  Ms. Eileen Janis seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  8 for;                             Against;  0                   Not Voting;  1             Motion Carried.

 

2.     Student Senate

 

Mr. Shortbull introduced Mr. Steven Shangreau from the Pine Ridge Student Organization and informed the Board that Mr. Shangreau was presenting concerns from the Pine Ridge Student Senator about the manner in which the Student Senate has been operating for the Academic Year.

 

Mr. Tom Conroy made a motion to set up a special meeting with all the parties present and the Special meeting will be held on May 16th at 5:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at Piya Wiconi.  Mr. Dennis King seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                             Against;  0                   Not Voting;  0             Motion Carried.

 

Mr. Shortbull stated that notices of the meeting will be sent to all of the Student Senators and to the Student Organization Presidents.

 

10.  SELECTION OF NEXT MEETING:  TIME:  DATE AND PLACE

 

Finance Committee Meeting – Monday, May 20, 2002 – 3:30 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Program/Policy Meeting – Monday, May 20, 2002 – 5:00 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee Meeting – Tuesday, May 21, 2002 – 5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi

Board of Trustees – Thursday, May 23, 2002 – 5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Tom Conroy made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Dennis King seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                             Against;  0                   Not Voting;  0             Motion Carried.

 

The Board of Trustees Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

     

       Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Karlene Janis

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings