OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

      Regular Board of Trustees

              June 4, 2009

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Pete Red Willow                      John Her Many Horses            Thomas Shortbull                    Donna Denker

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Gerald Giraud                          Steven Sandven

Newton Cummings                                                                  Chris Noordsy

Denise King-Red Owl                                                              Diane Winters

Richard Red Owl

Kyle White

Gerald One Feather

Bennett Sierra

Pheobe Tallman entered at 5:23 p.m.

Ernie Little entered at 5:34 p.m.

Richard Iron Cloud entered at 5:44 p.m.

Rhonda Two Eagle entered at 5:47 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:17 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 30, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes.

Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Seating of Pheobe Tallman – Pass Creek BOT Representative

 

Mr. Newton Cummings presented a resolution from the Oglala Sioux Tribe appointing Ms. Pheobe Tallman as the Pass Creek BOT

Representative to the OLC Board of Trustees. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to seat Ms. Pheobe Tallman as the Pass Creek BOT Representative. Mr. Bennett Sierra

seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.  FINANCE

 

Ms. Donna Denker presented the draft FY-08 Audit to the Board of Trustees. (On File in the Business Office)

 

Ms. Pheobe Tallman entered the meeting at 5:23 p.m

Mr. Ernie Little entered the meeting at 5:34 p.m.

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud entered the meeting at 5:44 p.m.

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle entered the meeting at 5:47 p.m.

 

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. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion. 

 

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

 

8.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Program Policy Committee meeting minutes to the board for approval. (See Appendix II)

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the Program Policy Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded

the motion.

 

Vote:  12 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 III)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Personnel Committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the referred OLC Personnel recommendation Michelle Salvatore – AEL Coordinator for the SEMMA Program –

pro-rated for 24 pay periods for a one year contract for 2009-2010 to the board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the referred OLC Personnel Recommendation Michelle Salvatore – AEL Coordinator for the

SEMMA Program - pro-rated for 24 pay periods for a one year contract for 2009-2010 as presented. Ms. Denise King-Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

10.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the resignations.

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on the High Learning Commission Focus Visit Report.

 

11.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

12. NEW BUSINESS  

 

  1. President’s Evaluation and President’s Request for Three Year Contract Extension

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to go into executive session. Ms. Denise King-Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 7:18 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 7:40 p.m.  

 

During the Executive session the Board of Trustees evaluated President Thomas Shortbull (The President’s evaluations are on file in his personnel

file in the personnel office).  The Board of Trustees also considered the President’s request for a three year contract extension.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the three year contract extension. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Tuesday, June 23, 2009–3:00 p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, June 23, 2009–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, June 24, 2009-4:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, June 25, 2009-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

14.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings