OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                          Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                                     August 30, 2012

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                  Thomas Shortbull                    Steven Sandven

Denise Red Owl                                                                       Marilyn Pourier           

Warren Cross                                                                           Diane Winters

Richard Red Owl

Gerald One Feather

Pete Red Willow

John Her Many Horses

Jackie Siers

Dennis Brewer

Bennett Sierra

Rhonda Two Eagle entered at 5:27 p.m.

Aloysius Wounded Head entered at 5:38 p.m.

Pheobe Tallman entered at 5:58 p.m.

                                                                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 29, 2012 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes.

Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  10 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. Gerald One Feather made a motion to approve the finance committee meeting minutes as presented. Ms. Denise Red Owl

seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo from Ms. Arlene Quist that was not presented at the August 28th Finance Committee meeting requesting

authorization to spend between $35,000 and $40,000 on the furniture for the Lakota Woglaka Wounspe to the board for

approval. (See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the memo from Ms. Arlene Quist that was not presented at the August 28th Finance

Committee meeting requesting authorization to spend between $35,000 and $40,000 on furniture for the Lakota Woglaka Wounspe as

presented. Ms. Denise Red Owl 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)

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle entered the meeting at 5:27 p.m.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the program policy committee meeting minutes as presented. Ms. Jackie Siers

seconded the motion.

 

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

 

6.  PERSONNEL

 

Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head entered the meeting at 5:38 p.m.

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle made a motion to go into executive session. Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 5:38 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 5:52 p.m.

 

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

 

Ms. Pheobe Tallman entered the meeting at 5:58 p.m.

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes as presented.

Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle requested a report from the Graduate Studies Program at the next BOT meeting.

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

1.      Board Elections, Appointment of Election Committee, & Election Schedule

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the Board Elections, Appointment of Election Committee, & Election Schedule to the board for

approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the Board Elections, Appointment of Election Committee, & Election Schedule

as presented. Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

Vote:    13 for;                         Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

2.      Expenditure Authorization for Governor’s House and Foundation

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo requesting expenditure authorization of up to $50,000 for a Governor’s House and Foundation

to the board for approval. (See Attachment C)

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to approve the memo requesting expenditure authorization of up to $50,000 for a

Governor’s House and Foundation as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  12 for;                           Against: 0                                Not Voting: 1                           Motion Carried

 

3.      NIEA Conference

 

Mr. Shortbull asked the board members who would like to attend the NIEA Conference.

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra, Ms. Denise Red Owl, Mr. John Her Many Horses and Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head will be the BOT

members attending the NIEA Conference.

 

4.        Board Stipends

 

Mr. Shortbull presented his memo on the increase of $25 in BOT Committee Stipend to the board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

Vote 13 for;                             Against: 0                                Not Voting: 0                           Motion Carried

 

Entered into Executive Session at 6:30 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 7:07 p.m.

 

Mr. John Her Many Horses made a motion to raise the BOT stipend to $150 and the committee stipend to $75.

 

The motion died due to a lack seconded for the motion.

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to approve the memo to increase $25 in BOT Committee Stipend. Mr. Pete Red Willow

seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  7 for;                             Against: 0                                Not Voting: 6                           Motion Carried

 

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

 

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, September 25, 2012-12:00 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Finance Committee– Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 3:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Board Room

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, September 26, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, September 27, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Dennis Brewer made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

Vote: 13 for;                            Against:  0                               Not Voting:  0                          Motion Carried

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                                          Recording Secretary

ATTEST:

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings