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Adopted Minutes
July 10, 2000
Organizational Meeting

Call to Order

Meeting was called to order at 12:08 p.m.

Roll Call

Present: Canady, Holden, Jeffries, Patterson, Rasmusson
Absent: None.

Public Comment Regarding Agenda Items/Addendum to Agenda Items

No public comment.

IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Jeffries and supported by Trustee Canady to add two resolutions to the agenda. The resolutions are in recognition for years of service for Melvin Villarreal and Jim Byrum.

Ayes: Canady, Holden, Jeffries, Patterson, Rasmusson
Nays: None.
Absent: None.

Motion carried.

Oath of Office

Chairperson Holden introduced Judge Beverly Nettles-Nickerson. She has done a number of LCC's oath of office swearing in and the Board presented her with a gift of appreciation.

Kathy Pelleran and Charles Creamer took the oath of office and was sworn in by the Honorable Beverly Nettles-Nickerson from the Lansing 54-A District Court.

Chairperson Holden stated that there would be a welcome reception immediately following the Board meeting.

Resolutions/Special Announcements

Chairperson Holden read the resolution prepared in recognition of Dr. Villarreal?s years of service to the College.

Chairperson Holden read the resolution prepared in recognition of Jim Byrum?s years of service to the College.

IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Jeffries and supported by Trustee Patterson to accept the resolutions.

Ayes: Canady, Creamer, Holden, Jeffries, Pelleran, Patterson, Rasmusson
Nays: None.
Absent: None.

Motion carried.

The resolutions will be delivered to Dr. Villarreal and Mr. Byrum.

Board Member Reports

Election of Officers - Nominating Committee

Chairperson Holden and Trustee Canady served as the nominating committee for the 2000-2001 slate of officers. They solicited recommendations from the Board members. The nominating committees recommendations are as follows:

Chair - Jeffries
Vice Chair - Patterson
Secretary/Treasurer - Canady

IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Canady and supported by Trustee Pelleran to accept the slate of officers.

Ayes: Canady, Creamer, Holden, Jeffries, Pelleran, Patterson, Rasmusson
Nays: None.
Absent: None.

Motion carried.

Chairperson Holden thanked all Board members for their support of the events that occurred over the past year. She stated that she feels very good about the new team that will move forward into the new year. She passed the gavel to Trustee Jeffries.

Chairperson Jeffries presented gifts to Trustee Holden on behalf of the Board in appreciation for her role as chair. He thanked her personally for her leadership during the past year and said that he knew the difficulties had taken a personal toll on her. Trustee Holden has given over 25 years of service to LCC. She has served as a faculty member, administrator, and Board member. He stated that under her tenure the College started and now has a strategic plan that will lead the College where it needs to go in the next ten years. There is a master planning facilities task force, and the process for a capital outlay project has been started all under her tenure.

Trustee Holden stated that LCC is a great institution. She never lost focus of that during the past year. LCC is bigger than the Board and bigger than the President. The institution is good because of the people in it.

Committee Board Appointments

Regional Economic Development Team - Canady

LCC Foundation Board of Directors - Thomas Rasmusson will continue to serve on this board until a discussion takes place for increasing membership, appointment(s) will be made at the September meeting.

Ingham County School Officers Association - Pelleran

Michigan Community College Association Board of Directors - Patterson, alternate - Canady

Mason Local Development Finance Authority - Pelleran

Leslie Local Development Finance Authority - open, appointment will be made at the September meeting.

Facilities Master Plan Committee- Pelleran, Jeffries, Patterson

Strategic Plan Steering Committee- Jeffries, Holden, Patterson

Chairperson Jeffries asked the new trustees if they would like to introduce their family members that were present at the meeting.

Trustee Pelleran introduced her mother, Ruth Pelleran, her Aunt Alice, and Aunt Leona. She thanked them for being there as well as many of her friends.

President's Report

Approval of Minutes

The minutes from the June 13, 2000, and June 16, 2000 meetings were presented.

Calendar of Meetings for 2000-2001 and 2001-2002

The calendar includes the changes for the month of December.

In addition to the dates listed on the calendar of Board meetings, President Cunningham wanted to remind the Board of a couple of important dates coming up that are on the Board Planning Calendar:

July 11 Board of Trustees hosts LCC Foundation Executive Committee

July 20 GM Appreciation Day

August 1 Battle Creek MTEC visit

August 22 Kickoff Activities

IT WAS MOVED by Trustee Patterson and supported by Trustee Canady to accept the President's report.

Ayes: Canady, Creamer, Holden, Jeffries, Patterson, Pelleran, Rasmusson
Nays:
Absent:

Motion carried.

Public Comment

There was no public comment.

Closed Session

None.

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 12:35 p.m.

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