Proceedings: SFIS 10-17-17



October 17, 2017

Special Meeting

Board Chairwoman Lynne Colombe called the special meeting of the Board to order at 5:39 p.m., Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in the Crazy Horse Administration Building at St. Francis Indian School, St. Francis, SD. Executive Assistant called the roll. Henry Quick Bear, Sr., gave the invocation. A quorum was present.

Members present: Lynne Colombe, Wizipan Garriott-Little Elk, Georgia Kills In Water, Donald Leader Charge, Sr. (after Oath), Henry Quick Bear, Sr., A. Starr Walking Eagle-Espinosa, Richard Bad Milk/Superintendent (ex-officio), Marlene Short Bull (ex-officio). Excused: Ben Black Bear III, Bryton Whipple.

Others present (for all or part of meeting): LuAnn Werdel, Donna Hollow Horn Bear, Donald Bear Robe, Dr. Edward Valandra, Joseph Marino, Summer Shield Him, Velda Crow Eagle.

The Special Meeting was called for the following: 1) Oath of Office, 2) Meet with the Superintendent on his Evaluation in Executive Session; Review of SOH, Inc., By-Laws, and Policies and Procedures Handbooks, Establish Regular Meeting Norms; Miscellaneous/Follow-Up.

It was moved by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., and seconded by Wizipan Garriott-Little Elk to approve the agenda. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”. 6-0-0-2-0

It was moved by Wizipan Garriott-Little Elk and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., to approve going into Executive Session at 5:47 p.m., to meet with the Superintendent on his Evaluation. The motion carried by show of hands. 6-0-0-2-0

Chairwoman Colombe declared the meeting out of Executive Session at 6:25 p.m., and reconvened the meeting.

It was the consensus of the Board to meet with Superintendent Bad Milk at the next Regular Board meeting on October 25, 2017; the process shall include evaluations from selected individuals and additional documentation.

The SOH, Inc., By-Laws, and Policies and Procedures Handbook were handed out to the Board Members

The RST Education Department has provided a revised version of the SOH, Inc., By-Laws to the Board Members that were in attendance at the October 13, 2017, School Board Training.

*Voting privilege limited according to the By-Laws, Article IV, Section 8.

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Wizipan Garriott-Little Elk to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously. 6-0-0-2-0

The meeting ended at 6:47 p.m. Donald Leader Charge, Sr., gave the closing prayer.

Marlene R. Short Bull

Executive Assistant

Approved, November 15, 2017

Lynne Colombe


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Published: November 29, 2017

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