OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

       Regular Board of Trustees

            February 17, 2010

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                  Thomas Shortbull                    Steven Sandven

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Gerald Giraud

John Her Many Horses                                                            Marilyn Pourier

Richard Red Owl                                                                     Arlene Quist

Gerald One Feather                                                                  Diane Winters

Bennett Sierra

Anthony Valella

Richard Iron Cloud

Denise Red Owl

Ernie Little

Pete Red Willow

Rhonda Two Eagle

Pheobe Tallman entered at 5:36 p.m.

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:02 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 January 21, 2010 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. John Her Many Horses and Mr. Anthony Valella seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Anthony Valella made a motion to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2010 special Board of Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 for;                             Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Ernie Little seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 5:05 p.m.

Mr. Richard Iron Cloud left the meeting at 5:26 p.m.

Ms. Pheobe Tallman entered the meeting at 5:36 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 5:50 p.m.

 

Mr. Ernie Little made a motion to have the college attorney write a letter to Theresa Two Bulls, President, Oglala Sioux Tribe requesting a clarification from OST whether tribal organizations have the extension for implementation of the Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   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. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.   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 meeting minutes with the correction that Mr. Anthony Valella gave the invocation. Mr. John Her Many Horses 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. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Anthony Valella seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  11 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

 

10.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

11.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

12. NEW BUSINESS  

 

1.      NAHA Letter

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to have the college attorney draft a letter to have NAHA remove the OLC letter of  support from the NAHA website. Mr. John Her Many Horses 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, March 23, 2010–2:30p.m.–Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, March 23, 2010–4:30p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, March 24, 2010-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, March 25, 2010-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

14.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Ernie Little 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 6:13 p.m.

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                                     Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings