June 4, 2014 Minutes

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

            Wednesday, June 4, 2014

TATC – Board Room

            88 South Tooele Blvd., Tooele, Utah

 

 

 

Board Members Present: Joyce Hogan-Chair, Thomas Bingham, Donna Dillingham-Evans, Phillip Eaton, Charles Hansen, Karen Nelson, Kathy Taylor, Dave Ulery

Staff Present: Robert Allen, Sarah Anderson, Ellen Lange-Christenson, Scott Snelson, Jonathan Tibbets

Absent: Julia Holt, Marvin Shafer, Paul Ogalvi

Excused: Scott Wilkinson

Guests: Doug Allred, Dave Haskell, Roger Peterson,  

 

 

Welcome & Introductions

Joyce Hogan welcomed Board Members and guests. Ms. Hogan announced the one year anniversary for the groundbreaking of the new TATC building.   

 

Joyce Hogan introduced Doug Perkins, TATC’s first Student of the Month. Mr. Perkins was recognized for his hard work, dedication, being an example to fellow students and speaking at TATC’s most recent Student Recognition Ceremony.

 

Ms. Hogan reviewed the reorganization of the TATC Board of Directors and recognized Karen Nelson and Julia Holt for their leadership and dedication on the Board and presented Ms. Nelson with a plaque. 

 

Joyce Hogan introduced Doug Allred, Dave Haskell, Paul Ogalvi and Roger Peterson to the Board as the nominees for the TATC Board of Directors.

 

Campus Report

President Snelson discussed the TATC ATV Roundup Event and its cancellation.  The Board suggested moving the event to a later date in September.

 

President Snelson commented on the most recent Student Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 22nd where 104 Certificates of Completion were earned by students from November 2013 to May 2014 and recognized Dr. Edward Dalton, Doug Perkins and Heather Baldwin for speaking at the event. 

 

President Snelson reported on the Education and Training Corridor Day event that took place May 22nd, 23rd and 28th where junior high school students from around the county came to tour TATC and participate in hands-on learning activities. 

 

President Snelson noted that TATC will be hosting the 7th Annual UCAT Professional Development Conference on Friday, June 13th.   The conference will welcome 400 plus UCAT employees. 

 

Nominating Committee Report

Joyce Hogan reviewed the nominating committee report and explained the nominating process with the Board of Directors.  Ms. Hogan noted Scott Wilkinson’s resignation due to a new job and recognized him

for his service on the TATC Board.  Ms. Hogan reviewed a biography of each Board Member Candidate and then excused all nominees from the room for a vote.  Dave Ulery motioned to accept the nominating report and elect the nominees as TATC Board Members, seconded by Kathy Taylor.  Motion passed unanimously.  The new Board Members were welcomed back into the meeting. 

 

 

Committee Reports:

 

Finance & Audit

Dave Ulery reviewed the Benefits Eligibility Policy Revision that states all TATC Classified employees hired or promoted after January 1, 2013 will participate in the Utah Retirement System and Faculty and Professional employees hired or promoted after Janyary 1, 2013 will participate in the Teacher Insurance and Annuity Association/College Retirement Equities Fund program.  Dean Dillingham-Evans questioned why employees aren’t allowed a choice. Robert Allen explained the history of the policy and that TATC is aligning their policy to the UCAT standards.  Mr. Ulery moved to accept the Benefits Eligibility Policy Revision, seconded by Kathy Taylor.  Dean Dillingham-Evens opposed. Motion passed.   

 

Mr. Ulery reviewed the Flexible Work Schedule Policy.  Dean Dillingham-Evens noted it would be beneficial to change the verbiage from “standard” to “typical” to better describe all schedules including those with night and Saturday hours.  Thomas Bingham motioned to amend the section 2.1.3. verbiage (“the typical standard work schedule”) description only, seconded by Kathy Taylor.  Motioned passed unanimously.  Dave Ulery moved to approve the amended Flexible Work Schedule Policy, seconded by Dean Dillingham-Evans.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

Dave Ulery reviewed the 2014-2015 Institutional Budget.  Dave Ulery motioned to approve the budget, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

Instruction & Student Services

Charles Hansen explained the Instructional Program Planning process with the Board and noted the time and effort taken by administration to develop the budget and work with the individual programs. 

 

Mr. Hansen reviewed the Central Sterile Processing Technician Program (CPT) and Ellen Lange-Christenson noted that the program will prepare students for the CPT Certification Exam.  Charles Hansen motioned to approve the Central Sterile Processing Technician Program, seconded by Dean Dillingham-Evans.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

Mr. Hansen explained the TATC Recognition Program to the board and explained that it covers multiple areas including: a recognition fund, student recognition, student of the year, veterans, faculty, staff, EAC members and Board members.    

 

Planning & External Relations

Dean Dillingham-Evans reviewed the Tooele County School District (TCSD) Lease Renewal.  Dean Dillingham-Evans motioned to accept the TCSD Lease Renewal, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

Planning & External Relations Continued

Dean Dillingham-Evans reviewed the USU/TATC joint collaboration for the Business Resource Center (BRC).  Dean Dillingham-Evens motioned to approve the Tooele Business Resource Center, seconded by Dave Ulery.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

Dean Dillingham-Evans reviewed the 2014-2015 Campus and Board Calendar and noted the dates for future board meetings.  Dean Dillingham-Evans motioned to accept the 2014-2015 Campus and Board Calendar, seconded by Charles Hansen.  Motion passes unanimously. 

 

Action Items:

 

January 8, 2014 Board Meeting Minutes

Kathy Taylor moved to approve the April 2, 2014 Board meeting minutes as presented, seconded by Charles Hansen.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

TATC Board Membership

Dave Ulery moved to approve the 2012-2013 Annual Financial Audit Report, seconded by Kathy Taylor. Motion passed unanimously.

 

Benefits Eligibility Policy Revision

Dave Ulery moved to approve the Benefits Eligibility Policy Revision, seconded by Kathy Taylor.  Opposed by Dean Dillinham-Evans.  Motion passed.

 

Flexible Work Schedule Policy

Dave Ulery moved to approve the Flexible Work Schedule, seconded by Dean Dillingham-Evans.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

2014-2015 Institutional Budget

Dave Ulery moved to approve the Institutional Budget, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Central Sterile Processing Technician Program Approval

Charles Hansen moved to approve the Central Sterile Processing Technician Program Approval, seconded by Dean Dillingham-Evans.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

2014-2015 TCSD Lease Renewal

Dean Dillingham-Evans moved to approve the 2014-2015 TCSD Lease Renewal, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Tooele Business Resource Center Partnership

Dean Dillingham-Evans moved to approve the Tooele Business Resource Center Partnership, seconded by Dave Ulery.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

2014-2015 Campus and Board Calendar


Dean Dillingham-Evans moved to approve the 2014-2015 Campus and Board Calendar, seconded by Charles Hansen.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Information Items:

 

Joyce Hogan reviewed the TATC Board of Director Bylaws Proposed Amendments.  The Board will take action at the September Board Meeting.

 

Ms. Hogan reviewed the TCSD Annual Memorandum of Understanding. 

 

Ms. Hogan reviewed the USU Campus Store Agreement and noted it has not been finalized for the upcoming year. 

 

Ms. Hogan reviewed the USU Articulation Agreement and noted it is in the process of being finalized. 

 

Ms. Hogan reviewed the Connection Café Agreement with the Board.

 

Ms. Hogan reviewed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Memorandum of Understanding with Ellen Lange-Christenson commenting on this program’s success.

 

Other Business:

 

Public Comment

 

Thomas Bingham moved to adjourn, seconded by Dean Dillingham-Evans.

 

Meeting adjourned at 2:04 p.m.