TrekNorth School Board Minutes

TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
February 9th, 2010
5:30 Executive Committee Meeting/6:00 pm Committee Meetings/Board Meeting

Mission Statement: TrekNorth prepares young people to make a positive difference in their local and global communities.

Formal Agenda

Welcome and Call to Order: 7:00p.m.

Members present:  Andy Wiggins, Deb LaRue, Jeff Jones, Deborah Carlson-Doom, Jennifer Roy, Kristin Gustafson, Mike Huerbin, Rochelle Johnson, Julia Conlon

Ex-Officio members present:  Dan McKeon, Executive Director, Kari Munson, Business Manager

Guests present: none

MSC Motion to add new business, leadership team and board working session, add to finance committee, paraprofessional contract, OAP intern contract, 2010 budget revision, Jennifer Roy, Deb Carlson Doom

Consent Agenda

Previous Meeting Minutes

Board Financials


MSC Motion to approve the consent agenda. Deborah Carlson-Doom, Kristin Gustafson



Executive Director Monthly Report

                        -Report given, no action taken

Committee Reports
    1. Executive Committee
      1. Executive Director Professional Development Plan
      2. Executive Director Performance Review


MSC Motion to modify the Executive Directors report to the board to better match the Executive Directors position description. New Categories would include:  Curriculum and Instruction, School and Staff Management, Finance and Reporting, Community Relations and Networking.  Deborah Carlson-Doom, Jennifer Roy

    1. Governance Committee
      1. School Policy Discussion

-No Report given

    1. Finance Committee
      1. Part Time Employee Compensation Guideline

MSC Motion to approve the Part-time Pay Guideline recommendation by the finance committee.  Jeff Jones, Deborah Carlson-Doom

                                    -OAP Intern
MSC Motion to approve the contract with Sarah Denison for transporting students to and from Grand Marais OAP trip. Jeff Jones, Deborah Carlson-Doom

                                    -Para-Professional contract
MSC Motion to approve the contract with Larz Voltz, paraprofessional, for the remainder of the 2010 school year, $9424. Kristin Gustafson, Mike Huerbin

                                    -2009-2010 budget revision
MSC Motion to approve the 2009-2010 budget revisions. Jeff Jones, Deborah Carlson-Doom

    1. Program Committee

                        -No report given


New Business

Board Member Recruitment

                        -discussion only

Board Training

                        -Executive Director will contact consultant to fulfill this requirement                                     by MDE for Charter School board training.
                  C.  Leadership Team
                          -discussion only
                  D.  Board Working Session  
                        -discussion only, date will be set when the governance committee is ready                                     to bring recommended changes.

MSC to extend the meeting past 8:00 p.m. Deb LaRue, Kristin Gustafson

     VI.  Adjournment                                                                                                                                  



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