OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

        Regular Board of Trustees

            November 20, 2008

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                    OTHERS

 

Richard Red Owl                                                                     Thomas Shortbull                    Steven Sandven

Richard Iron Cloud                                                                  Diane Winters

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Marilyn Pourier

Kyle White                                                                              Michelle Yankton

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Gerald Giraud

John Her Many Horses                                                            Chris Noordsy

Francine Poor Bear

Bennett Sierra

Newton Cummings

Ernie Little

Monna Patton entered at 6:06 pm

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:23 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the October 10, 2008 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Richard Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.  Seating of Student Senate President – Kyle White

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo from Lenora Hudson who attended a Student Senate meeting in there was a selection of officers and Kyle White was elected the new Student Senate President. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve seating Kyle White as the new Student Senate representative. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.   Head Start Report – Michelle Yankton  

 

Ms. Michelle Yankton reported on the Head Start program. 

 

Ms. Monna Patton entered the meeting at 6:06 pm

 

6.   FINANCE

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the finance committee meeting minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix I)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the finance committee meeting minutes without the FY-09 Budget Amendments. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the FY-09 Budget Amendments to the board for approval. (on file in the Business Office)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the FY-09 Budget Amendments as presented. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

7.  PROGRAM POLICY

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the program policy committee meeting minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix II)

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the program policy committee meeting minutes as presented. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

8.  PERSONNEL   

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the personnel committee meeting minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix III)

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow and Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried   

 

9.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

10. OLD BUSINESS  

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on the Pell Program Participation Agreement and requested authorization from the board to enter into an agreement with the OST that OLC would put forward the endowment funds as the first assets that will be utilized if the college was to go bankrupt, and this would not provide any liability for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to authorize OLC administration the authority to enter into an agreement with OST on the Pell program participation agreement. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

Vote:   12 for;                          Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

11.  NEW BUSINESS

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a letter from Doyla Lundstrum in which she requested that the Board of Trustees establish a Corporal Brett Lundstrum Scholarship. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud made a motion to establish the Corporal Brett Lundstrom scholarship and approve taking $10,000 from the general scholarship and move it to the Corporal Brett Lundstrum Scholarship. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

Vote:   12 for;                          Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the OLC election report to the board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the OLC election report as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 12 for;                            Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo requesting an additional day off for Christmas and New Years Season to the board for approval. (See Attachment E)

 

Ms. Francine Poor Bear made a motion to approve the additional day off for Christmas and New Years Season as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow and Ms. Monna Patton seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

    

 

10.  SCHEDULE OF NEXT MEETING:  TIME, DATE, AND PLACE

 

Investment Report-Thursday, December 18, 2008-3:00 p.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Finance Committee–Friday, December 19, 2008-10:30a.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Program Policy Committee–Friday, December 19, 2008-1:00 p.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Personnel Committee-Friday, December 19, 2008-2:30 p.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Board of Trustees-Saturday, December 20, 2008-8:00 a.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Board/Local Board Training-Saturday, December 22, 2008-9:00 a.m.-Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn  

 

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 12 for;                            Against:  0                               Not Voting:  0                          Motion Carried

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:07 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings