OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                    Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                         June 20, 2013

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                  Thomas Shortbull                 Bryan Brewer

Bennett Sierra                                                                          Dawn Frank                          Angie Sam

Dennis Brewer                                                                         Marilyn Pourier                     Sharlene Smallwood

Warren Cross                                                                           Diane Clifford                      Deloris Respects Nothing

Willene Kills Enemy                                                                                                             Nick Smallwood

Pete Red Willow

Gerald One Feather

Pheobe Tallman

Emma Sam

Rebecca Lone Elk

Anthony Wounded Head

Denise Red Owl

Alice Perkins entered at 6:03 p.m.

 

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 5:22 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra gave the invocation.

 

Mr. Bryan Brewer addressed the board on his hope that the college could provide assistance to the Tribe on various initiatives

especially in the area of economic development.

 

Mr. Shortbull stated he will assign Ms. Dawn Frank, V. P. for Instruction, to work with the tribe when requests for research and

technical assistance are requested of the college.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 30, 2013 regular Board of Trustees meeting minutes.

Ms. Denise Red Owl and Ms. Emma Sam 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. Anthony Wounded Head 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)

 

Ms. Deloris Respects Nothing addressed the board in regards to Ms. Sharlene Smallwood non-renewed contract and requested to have

the board refer her back to the local board to have a hearing.

 

Mr. Shortbull stated there are no hearings for non-renewals.

 

Mr. Newton Cummings stated he would deny the request from Ms. Deloris Respects Nothing requesting a hearing before the board for

Ms. Sharlene Smallwood.

 

Ms. Emma Sam made a motion to defer action on the policy revisions items 1a, 1b, and 1c dealing with contract non-renewal under the

President’s Office until the next Board meeting. Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Ms. Alice Perkins entered the meeting at 6:03 p.m.

 

Ms. Emma Sam made a motion to approve the policy revision under the PWO Recommendations as presented. Mr. Anthony Wounded

Head seconded the motion.

 

Vote:  13 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. Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded

the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to go into executive session. Ms. Rebecca Lone Elk seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into Executive Session at 6:15 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 6:32 p.m.

 

8.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

  1. Resignations

 

9.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

10. NEW BUSINESS  

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra asked about good toys from Head Start being thrown away at the dump at Pine Ridge.

 

Mr. Shortbull stated he will check with Michelle Yankton and report on it at the July Retreat.

 

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

 

Check into room at the Hampton Inn Four Aces Casino in Deadwood, SD on July 26th.

Check out on July 28th.

Friday- July 26th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. will have orientation for new board members.

Saturday – July 27th meetings will go from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday – July 28th the board meeting will start at 8:00 a.m.

 

12.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 6:37 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                              Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                               Diane Clifford

                                                                               Recording Secretary

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Mr. Newton Cummings