TrekNorth School Board Minutes

TrekNorth High School
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
January 16, 2007     

Present: Munson, Peterson, Carlson-Doom, Neal, Gustafson, Conlon, Hanko, Walker
Absent: Adams
Staff: K. Munson, K. Ganske, D. McKeon

Call to Order
Chair Conlon called meeting to order at  6:55p.m.

M/S/C Motion to approve agenda with an addition of change to the March board meeting date. Munson/Peterson/all in favor.

I.  Consent Agenda

M/S/C Motion to approve consent agenda. Hanko/Munson/ all in favor.

II. Executive Report

A. Director report

  • Enrollment at 160: plus growing waiting list
  • “8.5” gade level opened up to 6 8th graders
  • parent group: World café meeting Feb. 15, Thurs. at 5:30-7:30
  • Website will be now done in house by McKeon, Laitala, Jones

III. Committee Reports
A. Finance Committee

M/S/C Motion to to approve new title of “Operations Manager” and new contract of Kirby Ganske.  Peterson/Carlson-Doom/all in favor.

M/S/C Motion to approve school pyschologist, Dr. Cutler, as a contracted service.Peterson/Munson/all in favor.

  • Feb. 9th, workshop on “budget and accounting tools that work” reccomended to board members and executive directors.

B. Governance Committee

  • Discussed calendar: adding action words
  • Policy review discussion
  • Brainstormed list of recruitments to the board

C. Program Committee

M/S/C. Motion to approve the executive director evaluation committtee which will be comprised of the program committee, one teacher (non-board member), a parent (non-board member), and the board chair. Munson/Peterson/(Motion and second withdrawn)

  • Internal report from Dan by March 1st
  • Will meet to develop staff evaluation survey
  • Will begin evaluation of Executive Director

IV. New Business
HCIS visit summary: Neal and Conlon

  • 9-12 enrollment: 215
  • discussed marketing video
  • 7 member board

M/S/C Motion to change the March 13, 2007 meeting to March 20, 2007. Neal/Munson/all in favor

  • MSBA officer workshop (Bemidji, Feb. 8th)
  • Register by Jan. 31st


Adjourned at 8:04p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Kirby Ganske


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