Special Board of Trustees Meeting
BOARD PRESENT BOARD ABSENT STAFF PRESENT OTHERS
Eileen Janis Zannita Fast Horse (excused) Thomas Shortbull Steven Sandven
Pheobe Tallman Karlene Janis
Emma Sam Shawna Pourier
Emma Clifford Leslie Henry
Gerald One Feather Gerald Giraud
Richard Iron Cloud
PLACE: Rushmore Holiday Inn, Rapid City, S.D.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.
Mr. Gerald One Feather gave the invocation.
3. Approval of Headstart Job Vacancy Announcements
Mr. Shortbull presented the 15 Vacancy Announcements for positions that will be available under the Headstart program if the College is awarded the Head Start Grant. He requested that the first Vacancy Announcement that be approved is for the Head Start Director position. (See Attachment A)
Ms. Eileen Janis made the motion to approve the Head Start Director vacancy announcement. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.
Vote: 12 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried
Mr. Pete Red Willow made the motion to go into executive session. Ms. Emma Clifford seconded the motion.
Vote: 12 for; Against: 0 Not Voting 0 Motion Carried
Ms. Eileen Janis made the motion to not advertise the Head Start Director position and do a temporarily reassignment of Shawna Pourier to commence with the start of the Head Start program. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.
Vote: 10 for Against: 2 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried
A permanent reassignment will be made by the Board of Trustees after a Head Start grant award is made.
Mr. Shortbull next presented the next 14 Head Start vacancy announcements. (See Attachment B-O)
Ms. Pinky Clifford made the motion to approve the other fourteen Headstart job vacancy announcements.
Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.
Vote: 11 for Against: 0 Not Voting: 1 Motion Carried
4. Revision for Application Process Policy
Mr. Shortbull recommended a revision to the background check that will have all applicants have to have a background check before an appointment is by the BOT, and with the Head Start staff, they will need to go through a Central Registry check, which will result in their employment being a temporary appointment until the Central Registry check comes back, and then their employment will become permanent and retroactive back to the start date of their temporary appointment. (See Attachment P, Item 4) Mr. Shortbull also presented the revision to the Substance/Alcohol Policy on pre-employment drug testing. (See Attachment P, Item 5)
Ms. Pinky Clifford made the motion to approve of the presented revisions to OLCs background section and pre-employment drug testing section of the OLC Policy Handbook. Ms. Eileen Janis seconded the motion
Vote: 9 for Against: 0 Not Voting: 2 Motion Carried
Mr. Red Willow left the meeting at 9:45 a.m.
5. Establish of Calvin Jumping Bull Scholarship
Ms. Eileen Janis made the motion to establish a scholarship in memory of Calvin Jumping Bull.
Ms. Pinky Clifford seconded the motion.
Vote: 11 for Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried
6. SCHEDULE OF NEXT MEETING: TIME, DATE, AND PLACE
Finance Committee-Monday, August 22, 2005 3:30 p.m. - Pine Ridge College Center
Program Policy Committee- Monday, August 22, 2005- 4:30 p.m. Pine Ridge College Center
Personnel Committee Tuesday, August 23, - 5:00 Piya Wiconi Board Room
Board of Trustees Thursday, August 25, 2005 4:30 Piya Wiconi Conference Room
Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.
Vote: 10 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 1 Motion Carried
The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 11:30 a.m.
Mr. Newton Cummings