OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                        Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                              October 24, 2012

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                  Bennett Sierra                          Thomas Shortbull

Aloysius Wounded Head         Jackie Siers                              Michelle Yankton

Warren Cross                                                                           Diane Winters

Richard Red Owl                                                                     Marilyn Pourier

Pheobe Tallman

Pete Red Willow

Dennis Brewer

Gerald One Feather entered at 5:21 p.m.

Rhonda Two Eagle entered at 5:33 p.m.

Denise Red Owl 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 5:01 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Warren Cross gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 27, 2012 regular Board of Trustees meeting

minutes. Mr. Aloysius Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

4.   Head Start Report – Michelle Yankton

  

 

First, Mr. Shortbull, presented a letter from the Head Start Office informing OLC that they must go through the designation

renewal system. (See Attachment A) Next, Mr. Shortbull presented a letter from OST President John Yellow Bird Steele

designating OLC President, Thomas Shortbull as the Oglala Sioux Tribe designee for the tribal consultation process.

(See Attachment B) Third, Mr. Shortbull presented a letter sent by him to the Head Start Office expressing concerns about

 the tribal consultation meeting held with the Head Start Office Officials. (See Attachment C)

 

Following the discussion on the three letters Michelle Yankton, Head Start Director presented her head start report.

(See Attachment D)

 

5.   FINANCE

 

Mr. Gerald One Feather entered the meeting at 5:21 p.m.

 

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

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 5:21 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 5:33 p.m.

 

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

 

Ms. Rhonda Two Eagle entered the meeting at 5:21 p.m.

Ms. Denise Red Owl entered the meeting at 5:38 p.m.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow 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 and a requisition that was not presented at the Finance Committee meeting from the President’s

Office to Bair Ford Sales, Inc. in the amount of $27,590 to the board for approval. (See Attachment E)

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to approve the requisition that was not presented at the Finance Committee meeting from

the President’s Office to Bair Ford Sales, Inc. in the amount of $27,590 as presented. Mr. Pete Red Willow 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. Pete Red Willow

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 except OLC Personnel Recommendation

A. Item 2. Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a letter on the process of filling John Her Many Horses BOT position. (See Attachment F)

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

No New Business

 

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

 

Program Policy Committee-Tuesday, November 27, 2012-12:00 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Finance Committee– Tuesday, November 27, 2012-1:00 p.m. – Pine Ridge College Center

Personnel Committee-Wednesday, November 28, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Board Room

Board of Trustees-Thursday, November 29, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. – Piya Wiconi Conference Room

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 5:59 p.m.

 

 

                                                                               Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

                                                                               Diane Winters

                                                                                         Recording Secretary

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings