Proceedings: SFIS 6-5-18

Proceedings

Minutes June 5, 2018

Special Meeting

Chairwoman Colombe called the Special meeting of the Board to order at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Crazy Horse Administration Building in St. Francis, S.D. Chairwoman Colombe called the roll. Henry Quick Bear gave the invocation. A quorum was present. (Note: A Special Meeting had been called to complete business from May 23, 2018 Meeting.)

Members Present: Lynne Colombe, Ben Black Bear, III, Georgia Kills In Water, Donald Leader Charge, Sr., and Henry Quick Bear; LuAnn Werdel, Acting CEO; Marlene Short Bull (ex-officio). Excused: Rita Means (Arrived 6:22 p.m.), Bryton Whipple (Student Representative - Graduated). Absent: Astaro Walking Eagle-Espinosa (Employee Representative).

Others Present for all or part of the meeting: Edward Valandra, Joseph Marino, Donna Hollow Horn Bear, and Monica Whiting.

Clarification of the agenda was provided by Chairwoman Colombe: Personnel Recommendations (open session) with Action on Personnel Matters; Employment Matters (executive session); Action on Personnel Matter(s) 

Additions to Agenda: Positions to Advertise for SFIS, Update on Superintendent Search

Deletions to Agenda: None

It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Henry Quick Bear to approve the agenda. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe who did not vote. 4-0-1-2-1

Public Address: None

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Ben Black Bear III to approve the following Personnel Recommendations from K-12 Principals and Program Directors as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: 1) SPED ESY Summer School: Timara Little Shield add to ESY due to number of students; 2) K-6 Summer School: Teryl Running Horse, K-6 Teacher; and 3) Technology Department a) Approve 2 additional work agreements for June through August 2018 at $14.00 each; and b) Create and hire two (2) Assistent Technology Coordinators. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Henry Quick Bear to approve the following Personnel Recommendation from 9-12 Principal as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: 4) Accept the resignation of Jackie McPherson for the position SY18-19 Academic Counselor (9-12). The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Ben Black Bear III to: 5) Rescind the prior motion of 5-23-18 regarding said employees and approve the following Personnel Recommendations as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: and a) Accept resignation of Bian Sieh, Dean of Students; b) Accept In-House Transfer of Steve Her Many Horses to 7-12 Paraeducator. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Rita Means and seconded by Georgia Kills In Water to approve the following Personnel Recommendation from 7-8 Principal as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: 6) Retroactive 8th Grade Moderators compensation at $500.00 each; a) Teryl Running Horse and b) Sandi Olson; and 7) to approve the following Personnel Recommendation as presented by Mrs. LuAnn Werdel: In-House Transfer of Elena Holquin from K-6 Teacher to SIG 9-12 Academic Advisor; and to advertise for the vacant K-6 teaching position. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Rita Means to approve the following Personnel Recommendation from Transportation Director as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: 8) Non-Renewal of employee (Name on File). The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Donald Leader Charge, Sr to approve the following Personnel Recommendation from 9-12 Principal as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: 9) Approve Summer School (9-12) Contracts for: a) Laura Brushbreaker, Read 180; and b) Troy Lunderman, assist as needed 9-12; and 10) Approve the recommendation to hire Kameryn Point (TFA) for 9-12 Social Studies Teacher for SY18-19. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Rita Means to approve the following Personnel Recommendation as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: 11) Termination of one employee (Name on File) effective January 26, 2018. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Donald Leader Charge, Sr to go into Executive Session to discuss Personnel Matters at 6:38 p.m. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

Chairwoman Colombe called the Special Meeting out of Executive Session at 8:46 p.m.

It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Rita Means to approve the addendum for Mrs. LuAnn Werdel to assume duties of CEO for dates from June 11, 2018 through August 20, 2018; and to approve the hiring of Consultants to the CEO as needed and as within the guidelines of the SFIS handbook. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe and Kills In Water, who did not vote. 4-0-2-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Donald Leader Charge, Sr to approve the following Personnel Recommendations, with stipulations, (SIG recommendation and required summer school presence in SY 18-19) as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: a) Deb Boyd, High School Principal (48 Weeks) Kim HIcks, Middle School Principal (50 Weeks); and c) Dani Walking Eagle, Elementary School Principal (48 Weeks). The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Ben Black Bear III to approve the following Personnel Recommendation as presented, with stipulation, (SY 18-19 summer school presence and Cultural Responsiveness Training) by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: Carney Crocker, Director of Special Education (48 Weeks). The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe and Quick Bear, who did not vote. 4-0-2-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Ben Black Bear III to approve the following Personnel Recommendation as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: Barb Paquin (50 Week Contract). *Change in job title to K-12 Assessment Coordinator. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Rita Means to approve the following Personnel Recommendations, as presented by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: a) Clayton Wright, Director of Transportation (52 Weeks); b) Fred Leader Charge, Director of Operation and Maintenance (52 Weeks); and c) Brenda Bordeaux-Farmer, Business Manager (52 Weeks). The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Ben Black Bear III to approve the following Personnel Recommendation as presented, by Ms. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: Joseph Marino (52 Weeks). The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Rita Means to approve the following Personnel Recommendations: Reduction in Force (RIF) of two (2) employees (names on file). All present voted “yes” except Colombe and Quick Bear, who did not vote. 4-0-2-1-1

It was moved by Henry Quick Bear and seconded by Ben Black Bear III to approve the following Personnel Recommendation as presented, with stipulation, by Mrs. LuAnn Werdel, CEO: Donna Hollow Horn Bear, Assistant Human Resources Coordinator; and to advertise for a Human Resources Director. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

It was moved by Henry Quick Bear and seconded by Georgia Kills In Water to approve School board Travel to the BIA Achieve3000 Conference in Bloomington, MN June 12-15. The Regular Meeting of June 12 will be rescheduled to June 19. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

Announcements: OLNEC Meeting on June 9, 2018; Henry Quick Bear will attend International Treaty Council Meeting at Little Bighorn June 19, 2018.

Unfinished Business: Positions to advertise for SFIS

It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Henry Quick Bear to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m. The motion carried by a show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe, who did not vote. 5-0-1-1-1

Henry Quick Bear, Secretary

Approved with amendments July 25, 2018

Lynne Colombe, President

Published once at the total approximate cost of $102.69

Published: August 1, 2018

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