Board Meeting Minutes Friday, June 18, 2021
Salish Kootenai College Board of Directors
Board Meeting Minutes
Friday, June 18, 2021
Robert Depoe Classrooms 142-143
Members present: Jim Durglo, Ronda Howlett, Jamie Courville, Jennifer Finley. Nich’e Caye, Felicia Paul, and President Sandra Boham.
Members absent: Anita Dupuis
Others present: Audrey Plouffe, Tony Berthelote, Nick Roberts, SKC Foundation; Elaine Frank, and Anita Big Spring.
Meeting Call to Order
Jim Durglo, SKC Board Chair called the SKC Board of Directors meeting to order at 12:25 pm with the opening prayer by Anita Big Spring.
Open for Groups and Individuals
Reports (included in packet) Questions/Comments
May 21, 2021 Meeting Minutes
Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Report
Vice President for Academic Affairs
SKC Foundation Report
Motion by Jamie Courville to approve the consent agenda, which includes the May 21, 2021 board minutes. Second by Nich’e Caye. Voting 6 For, 0 Against 1 Absent (Anita Dupuis). Motion carried.
Elaine Frank, Dean of Graduate Studies presented the Graduate Policies to the SKC Board. The submission of policies was approved the Graduate Curriculum Committee (GCC).
The following policies:
- 460.05 Readmission
- 460.91 Eligibility to participate in Graduation Exercises
- 461.50 Policy Appeals
- 462.00 Graduate Curriculum
- 465.00 Master’s Degree Credit Requirements
- 465.50 Transfer Credits for Graduate Studies
- 465.65 Course Challenges
- 468.00 Academic and Professional Integrity
- 480.00 Thesis/Professional Project
- 480.30 Qualifications of Graduate Faculty
- 460.90 Advancement to Candidacy
- 460.92 Requirements for Graduation
Motion by Jamie Courville to approve the Graduate Policy as presented by Elaine Frank, Dean of Graduate Studies. Second by Ronda Howlett. Voting 6 for, 0 Against, 1 Absent (Anita Dupuis). Motion carried.
SKC Foundation Board Member
Nick Roberts, SKC Foundation Executive Director presented Andrew West’s SKCF application to join the Foundation Board.
Motion by Jamie Courville to approve Andrew West’s SKCF board member application. Second by Ronda Howlett. Voting 6 For, 0 Against, 1 Absent (Anita Dupuis). Motion carried.
Audrey Plouffe, VP of Business Affair, presented the Budget for 2021-2022 to the Board.
Motion by Jamie Courville to approve the 2021-2022 Budget as presented by Audrey Plouffe, FP of Business Affairs. Second by Nich’e Caye. Voting 6 For, 0 Against, 1 Absent (Anita Dupuis). Motion carried.
President Boham briefed the Board on:
171 SKC Employees are vaccinated
242 Students are vaccinated
- NIEA in Omaha, Nebraska Oct 12-14 for Board Training?
- New member orientation material
By laws, Mission Statement, Articles of Incorporation
- The Board to plan which dates for the working sessions.
The Salish Kootenai College Board meeting adjourned at 1:45 pm.
Executive session called at 1:45 pm.
Respectfully submitted by,
Anita Big Spring
SKC Board Recording Secretary