OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

      Regular Board of Trustees

         February 25, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Bennett Sierra                          Thomas Shortbull                   Steven Sandven

Dennis Brewer                         Gerald One Feather                  Gerald Giraud                         Luwanda Her Many Horses

Francine Poor Bear                                                                  Marilyn Pourier

John Her Many Horses                                                                        Chris Noordsy

Pete Red Willow                                                                      Diane Winters

Denise King-Red Owl

Kyle White

Ernie Little

Rhonda Two Eagle entered at 5:39pm

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 29, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Ms. Denise King-Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Seating of OST Tribal President Representative as BOT member

 

Mr. Newton Cummings presented a letter from OST President Theresa Two Bulls appointing Mr. Richard Red Owl as her designee to the OLC Board of Trustees. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to seat Mr. Richard Red Owl as the OST Tribal President Representative as a BOT member. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.  Election of BOT Vice President

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to nominate Mr. Bennett Sierra for the BOT Vice President. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to cease nominations. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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 as presented. Ms. Francine Poor Bear seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  8 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)

 

Ms. Francine Poor Bear made a motion to approve the program policy meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

9.  PERSONNEL

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle entered the meeting at 5:39pm

 

10.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

11.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

12. NEW BUSINESS  

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Thursday, March 19, 2009–3:30p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Thursday, March 19, 2009–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Monday, March 23, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Tuesday, March 24, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

14.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Francine Poor Bear made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms. Denise King-Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:11 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                                     Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings