May 29th, 2018 Board Minutes

May 30, 2018

Date: Tuesday, May 29 th , 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: THINC. Board Conference Room

One College Circle, LaGrange, Georgia 30240

Present: Charis Acree, Bill Stump, Corinne Hodges, Frank McRae, John Asbell, John Radcliffe, Regina Ingram, Keven Donovan, Robby Burch, Tiffany Wood, Gerald Wyatt, Joseph Miller, Scott Rule

Attorney: Mitch Key

Absent: Shannon Shelton

Others: Kathy Carlisle, Chris Williams, Helen Rice, Susan Hinson, Shaundre Brown, Joe Sumner, Molly Sumner, Tal Thompson, Eil Thrailkill, Amanda Anderson

12:00pm Invocation by Asbell

12:05 Welcome and Introductions: Corinne Hodges, THINC Board Chair

  • Gerald Wyatt, Senior Human Resources Manager – Mando –nomination, Acree 2nd
  • Dr Shaundre Brown, WellStar
  • Dr. Scott Rule – executive committee recognizes board fill WGTC – Asbell motions and Hodges 2nd
  • Approval of April Minutes – Burch


  • Joe Sumner, Molly Sumner, John Sadler, Josh Wittington – Williams acknowledged accomplishments and future career upcomings.
  • Students – ExOfficio members: Tal Thompson, Eli Thrailkill, Veto Evans Graduates – Carlisle acknowledges recent graduates and presented rewards.
  • Susan Hinson, National Certification for STEM Teaching recognized by Williams.
  • Introduction of Amanda Anderson, Executive Administrative Assistant by Carlisle.

Agenda Items- Corinne Hodges

  • Celebrate Advanced Ed
  • MOU Signed
  • Hodges requested board members to join the TCSS Collaborative meetings to discuss comprehensive CTAE plan
  • No JUNE Meeting

P&L- Frank McRae

  • 2018-2019 budget approval. McRae does overview of financials. Asbell adds, enrollment
    increase expected this year and reflects in new budget. Carlisle explains once enrollment
    numbers have been obtained (August) then will discuss FTE funds. Radcliffe was hoping
    for these numbers sooner.

CEO Update – Kathy Carlisle

  • International Business
  • Enrollment and Staff update – enrollment around 800, John Radcliffe quoted $90,000 for furniture, which will be paid by the school system. Possible use of rooms at WGTC will be discussed.
  • KIA employee donors – Hodges and Carlisle recognize.

Williams – Board member donations (if possible) for a student attending SkillsUSA this summer.

Adjourned 1:15pm

Next meeting date: July 24th, 2018 at 12pm in the THINC. Board Room, One College Circle, LaGrange,
GA 30240
____________________________________________________________________ Approval