October 27th, 2016 Board Minutes

October 27, 2016

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: THINC. Board Conference Room

One College Circle, LaGrange, GA 30240

Present: Corinne Hodges, Renae Willis, Mardi Schaufler, Robby Burch, Linda McMullen, John Radcliffe, Perrin Alford, John Asbell, Toni Striblin, Lucinda Person, Mike Young

Absent: Shawn Newingham, Greg Hicks, Darryl Harrison, Diane Cousins

Others Present: CEO – Dr. Kathy Carlisle
Legal – Mitch Key
Student Ex-Officio members- Shay Griffin, Vito Evans, Kayelon Stafford, Mark Hopson
Alumni- Sara Ann Bryant

Renae Willis called the meeting to order. The CEO presented the Siemens video and discussed the in-kind contribution which includes equipment and training for the Mechatronics Instructors.

The September board meeting minutes were approved.

Finance (Corinne)-

  • The P& L and FTE reports were reviewed by Corinne Hodges and approved by the board. The Investment Policy was presented for final approval, however John Radcliffe questioned the need for the Bryon Jones, TCSS CFO, to be a part of the approval process. Corrine advised that the Executive Committee would meet with Mitch Key for advice.

2017-2018 New board members and officers (Renae Willis)-

  • The board voted unanimously to approve the new board members: Tiffany Woods, Karen Freeman, Dr. Obasanjo, Andy Fritchley and Bill Stump.
  • Robby Burch, Chair, Corinne Hodges, Vice Chair, Bill Stump, Treasurer.

Mount Hill Career Academy(Karen Cagle)-

  • Karen Cagle was unable to attend the meeting.

CEO Report (Dr. Kathy Carlisle):

  • The CEO reported the number of October visits and preliminary data for September.

THINC/WGTC Welding student, Kamron Williams, gave a presentation to the board.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, January 24, 2016 at 12pm at THINC. College and Career
Academy. One College Circle, LaGrange, GA 30240

______________________________________________ Approval