OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE

                                                                 Regular Board of Trustees

                                                                        November 19, 2013

  

BOARD PRESENT                  BOARD ABSENT                   STAFF PRESENT                   OTHERS

 

Newton Cummings                                                                  Thomas Shortbull                    Donna Denker

Anthony Wounded Head                                                         Diane Clifford

Denise Red Owl                                                                       Maria Albers

Katrina Salway                                                                                    Michelle Yankton

Pheobe Tallman                                                                                   Julie Johnson

Willene Kills Enemy                                                               

Gerald One Feather     

Pete Red Willow

Emma Sam

Alice Perkins

Warren Cross

Dennis Brewer

Bennett Sierra

                                                                       

PLACE:  Piya Wiconi, Kyle, S.D.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                               

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

Mr. Newton Cummings, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 4:51 p.m.

 

2.  INVOCATION

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head gave the invocation.

 

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the minutes of the October 26, 2013 regular Board of Trustees

meeting minutes. Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion to approve the minutes of the November 14, 2013 special Board of

Trustees meeting minutes. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion to go into executive session. Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Entered into executive session at 4:56 p.m.

Out of executive session at 5:35 p.m.

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion to turn the situation discussed in Executive Session over to the FBI.

Mr. Bennett Sierra seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion to approve the President’s utilization of the college’s credit card.

Ms. Denise Red Owl seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the RFP for the College Attorney to re-advertise with the deadline of the 13th of December

that was not presented at the November 18, 2013 Finance Committee meeting to the board for approval.

(See Attachment A)

 

Mr. Bennett Sierra made a motion to approve re-advertising the RFP for the College Attorney with the deadline

of the 13th of December that was not presented at the November 18, 2013 Finance Committee meeting  as presented.

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

5.   PROGRAM POLICY  

 

Mr. Shortbull presented the program policy committee meeting minutes with the addition to the revision of the

district board by laws to also add aunts and uncles to the section on board composition Article IV, Section 1A

for approval. (See Appendix II)

 

Mr. Anthony Wounded Head made a motion to approve the program policy committee meeting minutes with the

addition to the revision of the district board by laws to also add aunts and uncles to the section on board composition

Article IV, Section 1A. Mr. Warren Cross 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. Shortbull stated that the academic qualification requirement needed changes that would be made by the

Personnel Director when put out for advertisement.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the personnel committee meeting minutes with the corrections to

be by the Personnel Director on the academic qualification requirements when put on for advertisement.

Mr. Warren Cross seconded the motion.

 

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

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a personnel addendum that was not presented at the Personnel Committee meeting for a

reassignment for Ahmed Al-Asfour – Business Department Faculty to Business Department Chair - $42,339 pro-rated

for 20 pay periods to $52,078 pro-rated for 22 pay periods for contract year 2013-2014 and recommended the effective

date be December, 2013 to the board for approval. (See Attachment B)

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow made a motion to approve the a personnel addendum that was not presented at the Personnel

Committee meeting for a reassignment for Ahmed Al-Asfour – Business Department Faculty to Business Department

Chair - $42,339 pro-rated for 20 pay periods to $52,078 pro-rated for 22 pay periods for contract year 2013-2014 and

recommended the effective date be December, 2013 as presented. Mr. Anthony Wounded Head seconded the motion.

 

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

 

7.  REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   

 

  1. Resignations

 

Mr. Shortbull reported on resignations.

 

  1. Head Start Report

 

Ms. Michelle Yankton presented the Head Start monthly reports from July – October to the board. (See Attachment C)

 

Ms. Michelle Yankton requested a volunteer from the BOT to be placed on the Head Start Policy Council.

 

Mr. Pete Red Willow stated he will volunteer to be on the Head Start Policy Council.

 

8.  OLD BUSINESS

 

No Old Business

 

9. NEW BUSINESS  

 

  1. Additional Day Off During Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Period

 

Mr. Shortbull presented a memo requesting an additional day off during the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday period

to the Board for approval. (See Attachment D)

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to approve an additional day off during Christmas and New Year’s Holiday period as

presented. Ms. Alice Perkins seconded the motion.

 

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

 

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

 

Finance Committee– Friday, December 20, 2013 – 10:00 a.m. – Salon C Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Program Policy Committee-Friday, December 20, 2013 – 11:00 a.m. – Salon C Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Personnel Committee-Friday, December 20, 2013 – 1:00 p.m. – Salon C Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Board of Trustees-Saturday, December 21, 2013 – 8:00 a.m. – Salon C Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

Local Board Training – Saturday, December 21, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. – Salon C Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

 

11.  ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Warren Cross made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Bennett Sierra 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