THE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF THE VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION, VIGO COUNTY, INDIANA, WAS HELD AT THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 686 WABASH AVENUE, TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA, ON THE 14TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2005, AT 7:00 P.M.

THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: MR. MICHAEL TOM, MR. MEL BURKS, MR. GENE SHIKE, MR. ALFERD HAMBLEN, MR. MARK MAY, DR. JOSEPH MINNIS AND MR. KENNETH SCHUSTER.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

President Mel Burks led the Pledge of Allegiance.

ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD

Designation of Temporary Chairperson

Mr. Burks stated that if there were no objections from Board Members, he would serve as temporary chairperson. There were no objections.

Election of President

Mr. Shike moved that Dr. Minnis be elected Board President. Mr. Schuster seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Election of Vice President

Mr. Schuster moved that Mr. Shike be elected Vice President. Mr. Tom seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Election of Secretary

Mr. Burks moved that Mr. Tom be elected Secretary. Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Election of Deputy Secretary

Mr. Shike moved that Mr. Schuster be elected Deputy Secretary. Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Election of Indiana School Boards Association Legislative Liaison Member

Mr. Tom moved that Mr. Shike serve as the Indiana School Boards Association Legislative Liaison Member. Mr. May seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Election of Board of Finance Officers and Summary of Investments for 2005

Mr. May moved approval of the Board of Finance Officers and the summary of investments for 2005. Mr. Tom seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Appointment of Vigo County School Corporation Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer

Mr. May moved that Mr. Thomas Thornton be elected to serve as the Vigo County School Corporation Treasurer, and Mrs. Donna Wilson be elected to serve as Deputy Treasurer. Mr. Shike seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Appointment of Board Member to Attend Meetings of the Parent Advisory Council

Dr. Minnis stated that if there were no objections, Mr. Hamblen has agreed to continue serving as the Board representative to the Parent Advisory Council. There were no objections.

Appointment of Board Member to serve on the Board of Directors Vigo County Education Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Minnis noted that if there were no objections, he would like to continue as the Board representative to the Vigo County Education Foundation. There were no objections.

Appointment of Board Member to attend meetings of the Vocational Advisory Council

Dr. Minnis stated that if there were no objections, Mr. Tom has agreed to continue serving as the Board representative to attend meetings of the Vocational Advisory Council. There were no objections.

Calendar of Board Meeting Dates for 2005

Mr. Burks moved for approval of the Calendar of Board Meeting Dates for 2005. Mr. Tom seconded the motion. The motion was passed unanimously.

Adjournment: 7:10 P.M.

 

 

Approved:

______________________________President _____________________________

______________________________Vice Pres. _____________________________

______________________________Secretary _____________________________

______________________________Dep. Secy.