OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                    Regular Board of Trustees

                                                          December 18, 2010

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT         OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Warren Cross                           Thomas Shortbull        Steven Sandven

Denise Red Owl                                                                       Gerald Giraud

John Her Many Horses                                                                        Diane Winters

Richard Red Owl

Dennis Brewer

Richard Iron Cloud

Bennett Sierra

Gerald One Feather

Aloysius Wounded Head

Pete Red Willow

Rhonda Two Eagle entered at 8:34 a.m.

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn, Rapid City, S.D.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.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 November 30, 2010 regular Board of

Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 9, 2010 special Board of

Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.  ELECTION OF OFFICERS

 

Mr. Shortbull recommended to table the election of officers until the next board meeting and to have a

temporary appointment for Secretary/Treasurer for Denise Red Owl to the board for approval.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the recommendation to table the election of officers until

the next board meeting and to have a temporary appointment for Secretary/Treasurer for Denise Red Owl.

Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Newton Cummings requested to send a letter to the OST President on behalf of Mr. Richard Iron Cloud

and Mr. Richard Red Owl to have them reappointed.

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the request to send a letter to the OST President on

behalf of Mr. Richard Iron Cloud and Mr. Richard Red Owl to them reappointed. Mr. Pete Red Willow

seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  8 for;                             Against: 0                                Not Voting: 2               Motion Carried

 

5.   FINANCE

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve the finance committee meeting minutes as presented.

Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 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 committee meeting minutes as presented.

Mr. Gerald One Feather seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.  PERSONNEL   

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented.

Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENT

 

None

 

8. OLD BUSINESS  

 

None

 

9.  NEW BUSINESS

        

1.        Donor Inquiry

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a donor inquiry to have the nursing program named after his mother and to give the

President authorization to use his discretion to come up with an agreement on accepting the donation.

 

Mr. Steven Sandven recommended having him put a policy in place for future request like this.

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather made a motion to give the President authorization to use his discretion to come up

with an agreement and talk to the donor on also giving his mother a Lakota name and putting it under her name

on the nursing program. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to have Steven Sandven put a policy together for future reference on naming

a building or OLC program. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle entered the meeting at 8:34 a.m.

 

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

 

Finance Committee–Tuesday, January 25, 2011-3:30 p.m. –Pine Ridge College Center

Program Policy Committee–Tuesday, January 25, 2011-4:30 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, January 26, 2011-5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, January 27, 2011 -5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. John Her Many Horses seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 8:40 a.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings