Sauk Valley Community College Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for August 27, 2012
The Board of Trustees of Sauk Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:00 pm on August 27, 2012 in the Third floor board room at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 Illinois Route #2, Dixon, Illinois.
Call to Order
Chair Andersen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and the following members answered roll call:
- Edward Andersen
- Lisa Wiersema
- Robert J. Thompson
- William Simpson
- Scott Stoller
- Margaret Tyne
- Andrew Bollman
- Student Trustee Karrow
- President George J. Mihel
- Attorney Miller
- Dean of Business Services Paula Meyer
- Coordinator of Public Relations Rachel Marco
- Dean of Instructional Services Jon Mandrell
- Administrative Assistant Debra Dillow
It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller to approve the Consent Agenda. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.
Dr. Mihel distributed a report on SVCC enrollment figures compared to our peer colleges. Dean of Instructional Services, Jon Mandrell provided a presentation on the new adjunct faculty website. Dean of Business Services, Paula Meyer provided a financial update. Dr. Mihel asked the Board to tour the new science labs after the meeting.
Member Bollman provided an update on the recent ICCTA Executive Committee meeting he attended and indicated pension reform will be a topic of our legislators. He plans to attend the ACCT meeting in Boston in October.
- Student Trustee
Student Trustee Karrow provided the Board with a report on her attendance at the ICCB SAC Leadership Institute in May 2012. She also shared her experience as a participant in the Community College Summer Enrichment Program. She distributed information on upcoming events scheduled for the students sponsored by SGA and Student Activities.
Board Policy Review
Dr. Mihel reviewed Board Policies 108.01 Duties and Responsibilities of Board Officers and will not recommend any changes; Board Policy 109.01 Duties and Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees and 110.01 Committees of the Board and will recommend changes.
Board Policy 105.01 Instruction in Writing (First Reading)
It was moved Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the deletion of Board Poicy 105.01 Instruction in Writing for first reading. In a roll call vote, all vote aye. Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.
Board Policy 105.01 Principles for Board Authority (First Reading)
Protection, Health, and Safety Completions
Administrative Resignation - Facilties
It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board accept with regret the resignation of John Ditto, Director of Building and Grounds effective August 17, 2012. In a roll call vote, aye. Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.
Administrative Resignation - Business Services
It was moved Member Simpson and seconded by Member Tyne that the Board accept with regret the resignation of Paula Meyer, Dean of Business Services effective August 31, 2012. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Karrrow advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.
Closed Session Minutes of July 30, 2012
Since the scheduled business was completed, it was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board adjourn. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.
The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.
The next regular meeting of the Board will be at 7:00 p.m. on September 24, 2012 in the Board Room.
Lisa Wiersema, Secretary