OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board Retreat

July 26, 2009

BOARD PRESENT BOARD ABSENT STAFF PRESENT OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings Richard Iron Cloud Thomas Shortbull

Bennett Sierra Gerald Giraud

Pete Red Willow Marilyn Pourier

Gerald One Feather

Dennis Brewer

Kyle White

Pheobe Tallman

Denise King-Red Owl

Ernie Little

Richard Red Owl

John Her Many Horses

Rhonda Two Eagle

 

PLACE: Four Aces Hampton Inn, Deadwood, S.D.

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 8:08 a.m.

 

2. INVOCATION

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle gave the invocation.

 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 25, 2009 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Ernie Little

seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

4. FINANCE

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a requisition from the Applied Science Department to Chadron Lumber Co. for materials for house #3 not to exceed

$55,000.00 to the board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the requisition from the Applied Science Department to Chadron Lumber Co. for materials for

house #3 not to exceed $55,000.00 as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

5. PROGRAM POLICY

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

Entered into Executive Session at

Out of Executive Session at 8:55 a.m.

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the nepotism policy to the board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to refer the nepotism policy to the college attorney. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

6. PERSONNEL

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the following personnel recommendations to the board for approval. (See Attachment C Item A)

 

1. Scott Palumbo Social Science Instructor

2. Pam Houston Business Instructor CRCC -

3. Loris Lindskov Mathematics Instructor CRCC

4. Dana Jones Business Instructor

5. Iris Gay Kindergarten Teacher Assistant for Lakota Immersion

6. Waylon Duran Janitor Pejuta Haka College Center

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the personnel recommendations as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 10 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 1 Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the following Head Start personnel recommendations to the board for approval. (See Attachment C Item B)

 

1. Heather Red Willow Teacher for Wanblee Head Start

2. Irene Duke Teacher for Wanblee Head Start

3. Tamara Starr Teacher for Oglala Head Start

4. Lisa Hernandez Teacher for Porcupine Head Start

5. Vanessa Shangreaux Teacher for Kyle Early Head Start

6. Mandi Blue Legs Family Helper Red Shirt Head Start

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the Head Start personnel recommendations as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 9 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 2 Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the following educational increments to the board for approval. (See Attachment C Item C)

 

1.      Nicole Pourier Teacher for the Kyle Early Head Start education increment of $500 for attainment of 15 additional credits towards an

Associates of Art Degree in Early Childhood from Oglala Lakota College.

2.      Iris Dillon Cook for the Wanblee Head Start education increment of $500 for attainment of 15 additional credits towards an Associates

of Art Degree in Early Childhood from Oglala Lakota College.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the educational increments as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the following reassignment to the board for approval. (See Attachment C Item D)

 

1. Becky Red Bow Registrar Assistant to Counselor for He Sapa College Center

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to approve the reassignment as presented. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 10 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 1 Motion Carried

 

7. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

No reports or announcements

 

8. OLD BUSINESS

 

No old business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS

 

  1. Mission Statement for Lakota Immersion School

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the mission statement for the Lakota Immersion School to the board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the mission statement for the Lakota Immersion School as presented. Mr. John Her Many Horses

seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

  1. South Dakota Certification Application for Lakota Immersion School

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the South Dakota Certification Application for Lakota Immersion School to the board for approval. (See Attachment E)

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve letter for the South Dakota Certification Application for Lakota Immersion School as presented. Mr. Gerald

One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

6. ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 11 for; Against: 0 Not Voting: 0 Motion Carried

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 9:05 a.m.

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

Thomas Shortbull

Recording Secretary

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings