September 2016 Special Meeting Minutes

The Northark Board of Trustees met in special session Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in the Bennie Ellis Board Room on the South Campus. Chair Scott Miller called the meeting to order at 7:30 a.m. Trustees Jane Adair, David Evans, Bill Lovell, Matt Miller, Jim Milum, and Dr. Marcus Jones and were present.  Trustees Kirk Campbell and Sara Jo Fendley were absent.

Northark personnel attending included Dr. Randy Esters, Don Sugg, and Trish Villines.

Approval of Agenda: Chair Scott Miller requested approval of the agenda, which passed unanimously.

Executive Session: Chair Miller requested a motion to meet in Executive Session to discuss personnel. A motion was made by Trustee Lovell, seconded by Trustee Miller and passed unanimously. The Trustees met in Executive Session. A motion was made by Trustee Lovell to reconvene in regular session, seconded by Trustee Adair and pass unanimously.

Chair Miller discussed that the search committee to fill the Vice President of Academic Affairs position had been in the application and selection process. He thanked Trustee Adair for serving on the selection committee. Chair Miller stated that at the recommendation of the Vice President of Academic Affairs Search Committee, President Randy Esters proposed the approval of Dr. Donna Wood for the position effective November 1. Trustee Lovell made a motion to approve the recommendation as presented, which was seconded by Trustee Miller and passed unanimously.

Board Comments

There being no further business, Chair Scott Miller requested a motion to adjourn, which was made by Trustee Evans, seconded by Trustee Lovell, and carried. The meeting adjourned at 8 a.m.

Chair Miller                                                                     Submitted by Trish Villines