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Board of Directors Meeting

College Drive Campus - March 2, 2018 - Minutes

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Rick Clark, Kathryn Davis, Brooke Elswick-Robinson, Greg Jackson, Leigh Latherow, Ann Perkins, Ramona Salyer, Chrisha Spears

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Alan Alley, Mikaela McDonald

ALSO PRESENT:

Kay Adkins, Karen Blevins, Steve Flouhouse, Michelle Goodman, Nicole Griffith-Green, John McGlone, Pam Miller, Glen Puit, Steve Towler, Steve Woodburn

CALL TO ORDER

Board Member Ramona Salyer called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. in the John & Pat Stewart Board Room on the College Drive Campus of Ashland Community and Technical College.

APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

Members reviewed the minutes of the December 6, 2017 meeting. Leigh Latherow made a motion to accept the minutes as written. Ann Perkins seconded the motion. All voted to approve the minutes.

BOARD MEMBER SWEARING IN CEREMONY

Boyd County Judge Executive, Steve Towler, conducted a Swearing In Ceremony for four newly appointed members (Rick Clark, Kathryn Davis, Brooke Elswick-Robinson, Greg Jackson) and one reappointed member (Ramona Salyer). Each gave a brief introduction of themselves to those present, followed by the President’s Leadership Team and other ACTC employees present introducing themselves to the new members.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Dr. Kay Adkins, President & CEO, gave a brief overview of the makeup of the KCTCS colleges Boards of Directors and the responsibilities of the Boards of Directors. She noted that the board is comprised of seven community members, appointed by the Governor, one faculty representative and one staff representative (each elected by their peers), and one student representative (Student Government Association President). She told those present that the BOD has four major charges: selection of a President when necessary, annual evaluation of the President, recommending the annual budget to KCTCS, adoption of the strategic plan.

Ramona Salyer asked board member Leigh Latherow for the slate of officers. Leigh announced Ann Perkins as Chair, Rick Clark as Vice-Chair, and Ramona Salyer as Secretary. Ramona Salyer made a motion to accept the slate as stated. Kathryn Davis seconded the motion. By vote, all approved.

YOUR DUTY UNDER THE LAW/MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS

Dr. Adkins reminded members that a copy of the above titled documents is in their packet (copy attached) and while it was not necessary at this time to discuss the documents, it was necessary that each member acknowledge receiving the information by signing the Proof of Receipt form (copy attached) and returning it to the President’s office.

President Adkins announced that the Board will be looking at the bylaws of the Board at the next meeting.

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH AND TIMELINE

Dr. Jay Box, KCTCS President, provided a packet (copy attached) and discussed the process, the duties of the Board, and a timeline for the search for the next President of Ashland Community and Technical College.

PRESIDENT’S UPDATE

Dr. Kay Adkins announced that the Board of Directors will conduct the annual evaluation of the President at the April meeting. Due to her announced retirement and the fact that ACTC has four new Board members, the evaluation will be modified. She intends for it to be very educational for new members. She also reminded members that there will be a May meeting to adopt the 2018-2019 budget. She congratulated Ann Perkins for being elected as the new Chair of the Ashland Community and Technical College’s Board of Directors.

CLOSING REMARKS

Chair Ann Perkins stated she was honored to serve as the Chair of the Board. She commended past Chair, John Stewart, for his work. She told those present she felt it would be exciting for the members to play a part in choosing a new President. She stated she felt that the new members would bring fresh eyes and new problem solving skills to the Board. Chair Perkins thanked Dr. Kay Adkins for her excellent service to Ashland Community and Technical College.

ADJOURN

Board Chair, Ann Perkins, adjourned the meeting at 9:50 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Pam Miller, Recorder