June 14, 2005
Present: Dan Hawkins, Jim Walker, Julia Colon, Lisa Peterson, Linda
Absent: Dan McKeon, Bob Bernstrom, Shane Corning, Adam Hughes
Present: Mike Munson, Kari Munson, Erica Haynes
Guests: Vicki Ross-Rhoades,
Meeting Called to order: 6:10 pm
I. Reading: N/A, next reading Dan Hawkins
II. Board Minutes
- May 10, 2005
Motion to approve minutes as presented: Lisa, second Julia.
III. Open Forum
- Vicki Ross-Rhodes
letter to the Board, Discussion
- Laura Straw
Reconsider a full-time director, don’t wait a year to evaluate
this decision. Keeping up on admin issues, oversight of staff,
IV. Consent Agenda
- Due to time constraint of meeting, consent
agenda will be addressed at
June 21, 2005 meeting.
- Need more available signers during summer
Motion to add Julia Conlon as check signer: Linda, second Jim.
- Secretary for the board
Kari will take board minutes, get them to Erica to prepare board
packets out to board members one week before meetings. Erica
will be paid on an hourly, secretarial wage to put packets
together for board.
Motion to pay Erica Haynes to put board packets together hourly
secretarial wage: Linda, second Julia.
V. Old Business
- Construction project- in progress, should be ready
for summer school
VI. New Business
- Learning Year Program School, approved by MDE
Summers school-credit catch-up, credit enhancement, trip included.
secretary/registrar: Kirby Ganske
- Contract with VOA
Board review document and be ready to sign and approve June
21, 2005 meeting
- Justin Testerman Letter
* Designated board contact
* Governance policies
* Admin job descriptions
* Monitoring policies
Needs reply by June 24, 2005
Dan and Jim will draft letter to Justin for approval June 21,
- Carver model training
Dan called for hire of Barb Houg as consultant for board training.
Motion to Hire Barb Houg as Board consultant for training in
2005-06 fiscal year; Jim, second Lisa.
Four In favor: Jim, Dan, Lisa, Julia , One abstained: Linda
- Preliminary budget Review
Hire a custodian for 3-4 hours per day
- Executive director
Mike is stuggling with the decision of being director or teacher
He does not want to be a full time director.
VII. Next Meeting
- Election of board Officers
- Set calendar for training
- Consent agenda
- Contract with VOA
Motion to adjourn: Linda, second Lisa