OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

Special Board of Trustees Meeting

July 29, 2005

 

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                                   

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Marilyn Pourier

Emma Clifford                                                                          Leslie Henry                            

Gerald One Feather                                                                 Gerald Giraud                                      

Ernie Little                                                                                                       

Richard Iron Cloud

Monna Patton

Bennett Sierra                                                                                                                                                              

Dennis Brewer

Newton Cummings

                                                                                   

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.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

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 OLC’s 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

 

 

7.  ADJOURNMENT

 

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.

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Karlene Janis

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings