September 3, 2014 Minutes

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

           Wednesday, September 3, 2014

TATC – Board Room

            88 South Tooele Blvd., Tooele, Utah

 

 

 

Board Members Present: Doug Allred, Tom Bingham, Donna Dillingham-Evans, Charles Hansen, Dave Haskell, Joyce Hogan, Paul Ogilvie, Kathy Taylor, Dave Ulery

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

Absent: Marvin Shafer

Excused: Sarah Anderson, Phil Eaton, Roger Peterson

Guests: Ryen Salazar – SBDC Business Analyst, Mark Walker – BRC Director

 

 

Welcome & Introductions

Joyce Hogan welcomed Board Members and guests.  Ms. Hogan excused Sarah Anderson, Phil Eaton and Roger Peterson.  She expressed appreciation to Ellen Lange-Christenson for taking meeting minutes.

 

Campus Report

Scott Snelson reviewed the contents of the FY15 Board Member Binders and suggested the idea of going paperless with tablets or laptops. The Board expressed interest in going paperless.  Mr. Snelson will research options for consideration at the November meeting.  

 

Mr. Snelson introduced Ryen Salazar and Mark Walker.  Mr. Walker presented the vision, role and process of the newly established Business Resource Center (BRC).  Ms. Salazar commented on the clients of the BRC.   

 

Mr. Snelson reported that the television program, At Your Leisure, will be airing a segment on TATC about program offered and spotlighting the ATV Roundup.

 

Committee Reports:

Joyce Hogan reviewed the 2014-2015 Board Committee structure and asked if any member wanted to be reassigned.  No reassignments were made.

 

Finance & Audit

Dave Ulery reviewed the DCFM Preventative Maintenance Audit and noted that the audit had an overall rating of 95.6%.  Recommendations from the audit include cleaning up the roof and to enhance facility information technology management systems.

 

Mr. Ulery reviewed the Nail Technician Program Fee Adjustment and explained that the initial fee was set too low.  The committee recommends increasing the fee to $60 per month and possibly using less high-end products as appropriate.  Kathy Taylor moved to approve the Nail Technician Program Fee Adjustment, seconded by Thomas Bingham. Motion passed unanimously.  The fee adjustment will be effective October 1, 2014.

 

Mr. Ulery reported that the committee reviewed sections 1, 4, 5 and 10 of the 2014-2019 Institutional Strategic Plan.

 

Instruction & Student Services

Charles Hansen reviewed the Nail Technician Instructor Program and noted that the curriculum is very applicable for leadership training in business.  Mr. Hansen suggested making the curriculum available to others outside of TATC Faculty.  Charles Hansen moved to approve the Nail Technician Instructor Program, seconded by Kathy Taylor.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Hansen reviewed Welding Technician Program Modifications and explained that the program has been modified to accommodate three exit points: Welding I teaches the basics, Welding II is more comprehensive and Welding III is very high skilled.  Thomas Bingham moved to approve the Welding Technician Program Modification, seconded by Donna Dillingham-Evans.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Hansen reviewed the 2013-2014 Membership Hour, Enrollment and Certificate Report.  Charles Hansen moved to approve the 2013-2014 Membership Hour, Enrollment and Certificate Report, seconded by Paul Ogilvie.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Hansen provided an update on the progress of Financial Aid for TATC and reported that the committee reviewed sections 1, 6, 7 and 8 of the 2014-2019 Institutional Strategic Plan.

 

Planning & External Relations

Donna Dillingham-Evans reviewed the proposed amendments to the Institutional Bylaws.  Donna Dillingham-Evans moved to approve the Institutional Bylaws – Proposed Amendments, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Ms. Dillingham-Evans reported that the committee reviewed sections 1, 2, 3 and 9 of the 2014-2019 Institutional Strategic Plan.  Donna Dillingham-Evans moved to accept the Institutional Strategic Plan, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Ms. Dillingham-Evans indicated that the board will review the UCAT FY 2016 Budget Request at the November meeting.    

 

Action Items:

 

June 4, 2014 Board Meeting Minutes

Thomas Bingham moved to approve the June 4, 2014 Board meeting minutes as presented, seconded by Charles Hansen.  Motion passed unanimously. 

 

Nail Technician Program Fee Adjustment

Kathy Taylor moved to approve the Nail Technician Program Fee Adjustment, seconded by Thomas Bingham. Motion passed unanimously.

 

Nail Technician Instructor Program Approval

Charles Hansen moved to approve the Nail Technician Instructor Program, seconded by Kathy Taylor.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Welding Technician Program Modification Approval

Thomas Bingham moved to approve the Welding Technician Program Modification (Welding I, II, III), seconded by Donna Dillingham-Evans.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

2013-2014 Membership Hour, Enrollment and Certificate Report

Charles Hansen moved to approve the 2013-2014 Membership Hour, Enrollment and Certificate Report, seconded by Paul Ogilvie.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Institutional Bylaws – Proposed Amendments

Donna Dillingham-Evans moved to approve the Institutional Bylaws – Proposed Amendments, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Institutional Strategic Plan

Donna Dillingham-Evans moved to accept the Institutional Strategic Plan, seconded by Thomas Bingham.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Information Items:

Joyce Hogan reviewed the 2014-2015 Institutional Organization Chart.  Donna Dillingham-Evans noted that Ryen Salazar, SBDC Analyst, should be added to the chart with a dotted line.  Ms. Hogan  than referred members to the 2014-2015 Program Listing and invited members to take extra listings for family, friends and co-workers.

 

Ms. Hogan noted the TATC Opening Institute will be conducted September 19, 2014.  She reminded the board that the ATV Round Up will be held September 20, 2014 and invited board members to participate in event.  Ms. Hogan noted that the Fall Student Recognition Ceremony will be conducted on November 20, 2014 and invited all board members to attend.

 

Other Business:

 

Public Comment

Joyce Hogan indicated that TCSD/TATC Leadership met to discuss secondary student access to TATC programs.  Ms. Hogan stated that the meeting was positive and that students have the right to choose their path.  She noted that clear pathways from high school to TATC to USU are in the process of development.  Ms. Hogan also noted that high school counselors will meet at TATC on November 19th to increase their awareness of TATC and program offered.

 

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

 

Meeting adjourned at 1:24 p.m.