VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION

BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES MEETING

JANUARY 13, 2003

 

 

 

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 13th day of January 2003, at 7:00 P.M.

 

The following Board Members were present:  Dr. Joseph Minnis, Mr. Kenneth Schuster, Mr. Michael Tom, Mr. Mel Burks, Mr. Gene Shike, Mr. Alferd Hamblen and Mr. Guille Cox.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Mr. Mel Burks led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

Organization of the Board

 

Designation of Temporary Chairperson

 

Dr. Minnis stated that if there were no objections from Board Members he would serve as temporary chairperson.  There were no objections.

 

Election of President

 

Mr. Burks moved that Mr. Tom be elected Board President.  Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion.   Mr. Burks, Mr. Hamblen and Mr. Tom voted “yes.”  Dr. Minnis, Mr. Shike, Mr. Schuster and Mr. Cox voted “no.”

 

Mr. Shike moved that Dr. Minnis be re-elected Board President.  Mr. Schuster seconded the motion.  Dr. Minnis, Mr. Schuster, Mr. Shike and Mr. Cox voted “yes.”  Mr. Tom, Mr. Burks and Mr. Hamblen voted “no.”

 

Dr. Minnis will serve as President.

 

Election of Vice President

 

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

 

Election of Secretary

 

Mr. Schuster moved that Mr. Shike be elected as Secretary.  Mr. Cox seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.

 

Election of Deputy Secretary

 

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

 

Election of Indiana School Boards Association Legislative Liaison Member

 

Mr. Shike moved that Mr. Cox be elected as Indiana School Boards Association Legislative Liaison Member.  Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.



Election of Board of Finance Officers and Summary of Investments for 2003

 

Mr. Shike moved approval of the Board of Finance Officers and the summary of investments for 2003.  Mr. Schuster seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.

 

Appointment of Vigo County School Corporation Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer

 

Mr. Tom moved that Mr. Thornton be elected to serve as the Vigo County School Corporation Treasurer, and Mrs. Donna Wilson be elected to serve as Deputy Treasurer.  Mr. Hamblen 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 for the Vigo County Education Foundation, Inc.

 

Dr. Minnis stated that if there were no objections he would like to continue to serve on the Board of Directors for 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.  Mr. Shike said he would also like to represent the Board at these meeting.  There were no objections.

 

Calendar of Board Meeting Dates for 2003

 

Mr. Shike moved for approval of the Calendar of Board Meeting Dates for 2003.  Mr. Schuster seconded the motion.  Following discussion, the motion passed unanimously.

 

Adjournment:   7:15 P.M.

 

 

Approved:

 

______________________________ President   ______________________________

 

______________________________ Vice Pres. ______________________________

 

______________________________ Secretary  ______________________________

 

______________________________ Dep. Secy.