TrekNorth School Board Minutes

TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School
Board of Directors Meeting
April 12th, 2011
6:00 pm Committee Meetings/Board Meeting Minutes


Members present: Julia Conlon, Deb LaRue, Kristin Gustafson, Rose Hawkins,
Jodie Olson, Deb Carlson-Doom, Kirby Ganske, Mike Huerbin, Jeff Jones

Members absent: 

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

Guest Present: None

Formal Agenda

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

M/S/C, Motion to approve the agenda.  Deb LaRue/Deb Carlson-Doom

Consent Agenda

Previous Meeting Minutes

Board Financials


M/S/C, Motion to approve the consent agenda.  Deb Carlson-Doom/Kristin Gustafson

Guests -None


Executive Director Monthly Report

                        - no action taken

Committee Report


Finance Committee

      1. MACS Membership

M/S/C, Motion to approve the resolution for Joining Membership in MN Association of Charter School for the 2011-12 School year. $3184.02.  Deb Carlson-Doom/Kristin Gustafson

      1. Update ADM

M/S/C, Motion to approve increasing ADM to 164 in the EDRS system Deb LaRue/Jeff Jones

      1. Newspaper Contract


M/S/C, Motion to approve annual advertising contract the Bemidji Pioneer Newspaper. $5000.  Deb LaRue /Jeff Jones


    1. Program Committee
      1. 2011-12 School Calendar

M/S/C, Motion to approve the presented 2011-2012 school calendar. Kristin Gustafson/Deb Carlson-Doom

      1. 2011-12 Academic Schedule


M/S/C, Motion to approve the presented 2011-2012 Academic Schedule such that all classes will remain as they are, but their time slots might be adjusted as Dan sees fit. Deb Carlson/Kristin Gustafson, Jeff Jones opposed. (8-1 vote)


Facility Committee

      1. Committee work update
      2. No action taken

Executive Committee

      1. Executive Director Evaluation


M/S/C, Motion to extend the meeting past 8:00 p.m.  Kristin/Deb Carlson-Doom

New Business

Extracurricular and Accountability Committees: updates

Enrollment trends

Board Action Calendar

D.  Board Elections
E.   Contract for Robotics coaches


M/S/C, Motion to approve a contract for coaching robotics in the amount of $200 for Andrew Wiggins and $800 for Jeff Jones.    Deb Carlson-Doom/KristinGustafson/Jeff Jones abstained

M/S/C, Motion to change June 14th meeting to June 7th. Kirby Ganske/Kristin Gustafson


  1. Adjournment  8:24 p.m.





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