Board of Directors Meeting
Technology Drive Campus - April 30, 2020 - Minutes
Alan Alley, Rick Clark, Ben Collier, Amanda Collins, Kathryn Davis, Brooke Elswick-Robinson, Bob Maher, Ramona Salyer, Chrisha Spears
Karen Blevins, Larry Ferguson, Steve Flouhouse, Jim Fox, Allison Goble, Pam Miller, Brooke Seasor, Steve Woodburn
CALL TO ORDER
Board Chair, Rick Clark, called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. Rollcall was taken, there was a quorum present.
APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
Members reviewed the minutes of the February 12, 2020 meeting. Kathryn Davis made a motion to accept the minutes as written. Bob Maher seconded the motion. All voted to approve the minutes.
REVIEW OF 2019-2020 ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Dr. Larry Ferguson presented the Board of Directors a recap of his accomplishments, July 2019 through April 2020. He used, as a visual, a PowerPoint presentation (copy attached). The format of the presentation was in line with the KCTCS guide for evaluation of the college president. He spoke regarding ACTC’s vision for the future and the institution’s ROI (relevance, outcomes, impact). He walked the Board through the four areas of evaluation (Institutional Leadership/Management, Educational Leadership/Internal Relations, External Relations and College Board Relations) explaining his strategies and accomplishments in each area. In addition, he discussed five ACTC strategic goals and how ACTC is performing under each one.
EVALUATION OF PRESIDENT FERGUSON
Rick Clark, Chair of the ACTC Board of Directors, led members in the annual evaluation of the president. Using the KCTCS College Board of Directors Annual Evaluation of the College President’s Performance and Effectiveness form as their guide (copy attached), Board members unanimously rated Dr. Ferguson’s performance as EE (exceeds expectations) in every category. They expressed great confidence in his leadership and complimented his management of college resources. They noted his ability to turn negatives into positives, consistently setting goals and never sitting idle. Members felt his execution of 4DX has and will continue to move ACTC forward. His leadership by example/service was praised.
2020-2021 PROPOSED BUDGET
President Ferguson led Board members through the details of the proposed 2020-2021 budget using a PowerPoint presentation (copy attached). He discussed each line item of the revenues and expenditures of the 2020-2021 proposed budget.
APPROVAL OF 2020-2021 BUDGET
Board Chair Rick Clark asked for a motion regarding the 2020-2021 budget. Kathryn Davis made the motion to adopt the proposed budget, as written, and Brooke Elswick-Robinson seconded. It was unanimously approved (copy attached).
APPROVAL OF 2020-2021 MEETING DATES
Chair Clark asked members to review the proposed 2020-2021 Board of Directors meetings dates. Presently no one objected to any of the dates so it was agreed that the Board would plan to meet as proposed.
BOARD CHAIR COMMENTS
In closing, it was announced that Chrisha Spears’ term, as staff representative to the Board will expire June 30, 2020. She was thanked for her service. In addition, it was announced that Dr. Alan Alley’s has decided to step down from service to the Board due to teaching conflicts and Board meeting times. He also was thanked for his service to the Board.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 a.m. by Chair Rick Clark.
Pam Miller, Recorder