ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES

VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION

686 WABASH AVENUE

MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2009

7:00 P.M

 

M I N U T E S

 

 

The Organizational meeting of the Board of School Trustees of the Vigo County School Corporation was held at the Administration Building, 686 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana on the 12th day of January 2009 at 7:00 P.M.

 

The following Board Members were in attendance:Mr. Mel Burks, Mr. Gene Shike,

Mrs. Jackie lower, Dr. Joseph Minnis, Mr. Paul Lockhart, and Ms. Alpa Patel.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Attorney Frederick Bauer led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Organization of the Board

 

Designation of Temporary Chairperson

 

Mrs. Lower stated that she would serve as Temporary Chairperson until the President is elected.

 

Election of President

 

Mrs. Lower nominated Dr. Joseph Minnis for President.Mr. Shike seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.

 

Election of Vice President

 

Mr. Burks nominated Mr. Paul Lockhart for Vice President.Ms. Patel seconded the motion.The emotion passed unanimously

 

Election of Secretary

 

Mr. Burks nominated Ms. Alpa Patel for Secretary.Mrs. Lower seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.

 


Election of Deputy Secretary

 

Mrs. Lower nominated Mr. Guille Cox for Deputy Secretary.Mr. Shike seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.

 

Appointment of the I.S.B.A. legislative Liaison Member

 

Ms. Patel stated that she would represent the Board as the Indiana School Boards Association legislative liaison member.

 

Election of Board of Finance Officers for 2009, and Revenue from Investments

 

Mr. Burks moved for approval of the Board of Finance officers for 2009.The Board reviewed the corporation investment policy and 2008 interest earnings.Mrs. Lower seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.

 

Appointment of Vigo County School Corporation Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer

 

Mr. Tanoos stated, with Board approval, that he would like to recommend Mrs. Donna Wilson as Treasurer and Mr. Robert Karr as Deputy Treasurer of the Vigo County School Corporation.Board Members unanimously agreed with the recommendation.

 

Appointment of Board Member to Attend Meetings of the

Parent Advisory Council

 

Ms. Patel volunteered to serve as the Board representative to attend meetings of the Parent Advisory Council.

 

Appointment of Board Members to Attend Meetings of the

Superintendentís Advisory Council

 

Mr. Burks and Mrs. Lower volunteered to serve as Board representatives to attend meetings of the Superintendentís Advisory Council.

 

Appointment of Board Member to Attend Meetings of the

Superintendentís Unity Team

 

Mr. Lockhart volunteered to serve as the Board representative to attend meetings of the Superintendentís Unity Team.

 

Appointment of Board Member to Attend Meetings of the Board of Directors

for the Vigo County Education Foundation, Inc.

 

Dr. Minnis volunteered to serve as the Board representative to attend meetings of the Board of Directors for the Vigo County Education Foundation, Inc.

 

Appointment of Board Members to Attend Meetings of the

Vocational Advisory Council

 

Mr. Lockhart, Mrs. Lower, and Mr. Shike volunteered to serve as Board representatives to attend meetings of the Vocational Advisory Council.

 

Calendar of Board Meeting Dates for 2009

 

Mrs. Wilson presented the propose Calendar of Board meeting Dates for 2009. (See proceedings)

 

Mr. Burks moved for approval.Mr. Lockhart seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.

 

Adjournment:††††††††††† 7:15 P.M.

 

 

Approved:

 

______________________________President†† ______________________________

 

______________________________Vice Pres. ______________________________

 

______________________________Secretary______________________________

 

______________________________Dep. Secy.