OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                        March 1, 2011

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  John Her Many Horses            Thomas Shortbull                  Steven Sandven

Dennis Brewer                         Gerald One Feather                  Arlene Quist                          Lula Howard               

Bennett Sierra                                                                          Gerald Giraud                        Dixie Hansen

Warren Cross                                                                           Marilyn Pourier                     Stephanie Smith

Rhonda Two Eagle                                                                  Diane Winters

Denise Red Owl

Aloysius Wounded Head

Pete Red Willow

Richard Red Owl

Richard Iron Cloud entered at 5:38 p.m.

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:06 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 27, 2011 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes.

Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Head Start Visit

 

The following Head Start Officials met with the Board of Trustees as a required follow up visit to the Head Start Monitoring visit that

occurred in May 2010

 

1.      Lula Howard – Program Specialist/Review Team leader

2.      Dixie Hansen – Integrated Service Reviewer

3.      Stephanie Smith – Fiscal Management/Program Design & Management

 

After a twenty-five minute meeting with the Head Start officials in which Board answered questions from the Head Start team, the Board

of Trustees continued with their meeting agenda.

 

5.   Election of Officers

 

Chairmen

Mr. Dennis Brewer nominated Mr. Newton Cummings. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the nomination.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to cease nominations. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Vice President

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer nominated Mr. Bennett Sierra. Mr. Richard Red Owl seconded the nomination.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to cease nominations. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Secretary

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer nominated Mr. Richard Red Owl. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the nomination.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to cease nominations. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Treasurer

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer nominated Ms. Denise Red Owl. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the nomination.

 

Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head made a motion to cease nominations. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the elections. Mr. Richard Iron Cloud seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 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. Richard Iron Cloud entered the meeting at 5:38 p.m.

 

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

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow exited the meeting at 6:11 p.m.

 

5.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

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

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to approve the program policy meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  9 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)

 

Ms. Denise Red Owl made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented. Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented an addendum to the OLC Personnel Recommendations for Arthur Balcom – Electrical Instructor (Part Time) for the Applied

Science Department - $20,000 pro-rated for 22 pay periods for contract year 2010 -2011 not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting to the

board for approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to approve the addendum to the OLC Personnel Recommendations for Arthur Balcom – Electrical Instructor (Part Time)

for Applied Science Department - $20,000 pro-rated for 22 pay periods for contract year 2010-2011 not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting as

presented. Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

10.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

11.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

12. NEW BUSINESS  

 

1.      Rosetta Stone

 

Mr. Shortbull presented an email from Rosetta Stone informing OLC on how to apply to be considered a project to produce the Lakota

language. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Shortbull requested approval to apply to be a new project.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to refer action on the Rosetta Stone to the next board meeting to give Mr. Shortbull a chance to talk

with the Lakota Studies department. Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

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

 

2.       Pass Creek BOT Position

 

Mr. Shortbull informed the board that he had Mr. Steven Sandven research our charter to see what we need to do with the vacancy for the Pass

Creek BOT position.

 

Mr. Steven Sandven presented a letter he put together to send to the Pass Creek District to fill the vacancy. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to declare a vacancy for the Pass Creek BOT position. Mr. Dennis Brewer seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented his letter to the Pass Creek District informing them of the vacancy and the process on filling the Pass Creek District

BOT position. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head made a motion to approve the letter. Mr. Richard Iron Cloud seconded the motion.

 

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

 

3.       Summer Retreat

 

Mr. Newton Cummings requested to move the summer retreat to July 16th and 17th, 2011 to the board due to having his wife’s memorial dinner on July 30th.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve moving the summer retreat to July 16th and 17th, 2011. Mr. Richard Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

 

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

 

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, March 29, 2011–4:00p.m.-Pine Ridge College Center

Finance Committee– Wednesday, March 30, 2011 – 3:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Board Room

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, March 30, 2011-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, March 31, 2011-5:00p.m.-Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

14.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:47 p.m.

 

 

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings