The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Board president Mack with members Ehlmann, Pundmann, Cilek, and Robertson present. Also present were College president Ron Chesbrough; Cabinet members Chris Breitmeyer, Donna Davis, Todd Galbierz, Heather McDorman, Kasey McKee, and Bill Strecker; and staff member Julie Parcel.
Audience members who introduced themselves were staff members Ryan Buenemann, Chris Romer, and Bob Ronkoski.
On a motion by Ehlmann and a second by Cilek, minutes of the June 16, 2014, regular Board meeting were accepted as presented.
On a motion by Pundmann and a second by Robertson, the agenda was approved.
Treasurer Ehlmann presented the Treasurer’s Report. Cash in bank $4,866,707; total investments $17,000,000; tuition and fees received to date $7,481,704. On a motion by Pundmann and a second by Robertson, the Treasurer’s Report was accepted.
On a motion by Cilek and a second by Pundmann, the Board approved payment of bills from the Operating Fund in the amount of $1,492,920.
Dr. Chesbrough presented highlights of the President’s Report, which can be found on the SCC website at http://www.stchas.edu/about-scc/presidents_message/.
The Board reviewed proposed revisions to the Board Policies and Procedures Manual, and action on these items will be requested at the next regular meeting. Details about the proposed revisions are as follows:
On a motion by Robertson and a second by Pundmann, the Board of Trustees approved revision to the Board Policies and Procedures Manual, as follows:
On a motion by Pundmann and a second by Ehlmann, the Board of Trustees approved the extended term of Todd Galbierz as secretary/treasurer to 2017, and the continued service of Dr. Ron Chesbrough as president and Ryan Robertson as vice president/assistant secretary of the St. Charles Community College Educational Facilities Authority (SCCEFA). The SCCEFA is a nonprofit corporation duly authorized and existing under Missouri law for the purpose of constructing, furnishing, and equipping facilities for the college. The SCCEFA was formed in 2004 to provide the financing mechanism for the college to build the Café/Bookstore.
On a motion by Pundmann and a second by Robertson, the Board voted to adjourn into Closed Session as allowed by RSMo 610.021.2 and 610.021.3 to discuss the following:
(2) Leasing, purchase or sale of real estate by a public governmental body where public knowledge of the transaction might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor.
(3) Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body when personal information about the employee is discussed or recorded.
A roll call vote was taken and the following “AYE” votes were cast: Ehlmann, Pundmann, Mack, Cilek, and Robertson. The Board adjourned into Closed Session.
After discussions in these areas, on a motion by Robertson and a second by Ehlmann, the Board voted to reconvene into Open Session. A roll call vote was taken and the following “aye” votes were cast: Ehlmann, Pundmann, Mack, Cilek, and Robertson. The Board reconvened into Open Session.
On a motion by Ehlmann and a second by Robertson, the Board approved the following personnel list:
Simon, Zaneta (FAC) Housekeeper
Steed, Darrell (FAC) Housekeeper (orientation on Monday)
George, Karen (LRA) Learning Specialist to Learning Specialist-Tutor Program Coordinator
Davidson, Laura (ENS) Associate Dean of Enrollment Services
Sweeney, Jeff (FAC) Maintenance Assistant
Wills, Yvonne (CCD) Dean Corporate & Community Development (retiring)
Burrows, Gina (DPS) Office Assistant / DPS Dispatcher
Claybon, Tina (MSB) Adjunct Faculty
Cody, Patrick (WFD) PB Contract Trainer II
Derenski, Stephanie (MSB) Adjunct Faculty
Drake, Julia (CCD) PB Con Ed Instructor II
Gordon, Matthew (CCD) PB Con Ed Instructor II
McIntosh, Chelsea (MSB) Adjunct Faculty
Monroe, Steven (AHS) PB Theater Production Assistant
Schreiber, David (DPS) Police Officer
Sharketti, Morgan (CCD) PB Con Ed Instructor III
Viviano, Christine (NAH) Adjunct Faculty
Warren, William “Trey” (WFD) PB Contract Trainer II
Bennett, Kristen (TOL) Student Assistant to Educational Aide
Lawrence, Amber (LRA) Work Study to Educational Aide
Bennett, Kristen (TOL) Educational Aide
Daleo, Ronald (FAC) PB Housekeeper
Greer, Tamra (TOL) Student Assistant
Henderson, Claire (CDC) Childcare Worker
Henriquez, Giovanna (FAC) PB Housekeeper
Horn, Jill (MSB) Adjunct Faculty
Mack, Amanda (CCD) PB AEL Substitute Teacher
Nance, Jill (CCD) PB AEL Substitute Teacher
Puskas, Amy (CCD) PB AEL Instructor
Redden, Deshae (CCD) PB AEL Substitute Teacher
Schlesselman, Denise (CCD) PB AEL Substitute Teacher
Southmayd, Melissa (CCD) PB Con Ed Assistant
Urton, Rachel (FAC) PB Housekeeper
Van Giesen, Robert (CCD) PB AEL Instructor
After considerable discussion, the Board of Trustees decided not to incorporate prayer into the regular meeting agenda at this time.
Dr. Chesbrough announced that a ribbon cutting for the new disc golf course on campus property will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. The course is being built by St. Charles County Parks and Recreation.
Board member Cilek reminded other Board members that the SCC musical, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” is playing next week in the Fine Arts Building. In addition, she commented that the productions are always well done and entertaining.
The next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room (Social Sciences Building Room 2102).
On a motion by Robertson and a second by Cilek, the meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.