February 26th, 2019 Board Minutes
Date: Tuesday, February
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: THINC Board Room
One College Circle, LaGrange, GA 30240
Present: Regina Ingram, Bill Stump, Austin
Barber, Eric Mosely, Charis Acree, Mitchell Key, Kevionte Gaskin, Brandon
Brooks, Dr. Shaundre Brown, Zyshonn Morris, Kash Lakhlani, Frank McRae, Robby
Burch, Gerald Wyatt, Lauren Edgar, Leonard Phillips, Jennifer Pike, Dr. Kathy
Carlisle, Dr. Chris Williams
Other: Regan Mock
The meeting began at 12:10 PM.
Prayer by Kevionte Gaskin.
Pike discussed various updates regarding THINC and enrollment.
is an increase in requests to join marketing, 140 requests for Game Design, 112
requests for Engineering, 68 requests for Mechatronics, 182 requests for Intro
to Health, 54 requests for Drafting & Design and 83 requests for
International Business. THINC has a capacity to hold 650 students.
deadline to make changes to dual enrollment is May 3rd.
deadline for all schedule changes is June 6th.
Track event hosted by WGTC for dual enrollment will be February 27th.
Kathy Carlisle discussed her meeting with Dr. Scott Rule.
are classrooms at WGTC that are not being fully utilized. Dr. Scott Rule is
currently working on a new master plan for the layout of WGTC.
is guaranteed to be able to keep the 2 WGTC rooms currently being used and an
additional room was requested.
Stump called a motion to approve January Minutes.
Burch 1st and Regina Ingram 2nd
Brooks announced the new Superintendent, Dr. Brain Shumate, will start on July
1st. The TCSS Board plans to coordinate “get to know you session”.
Kathy Carlisle presented THINC Back 30.
Ingram discussed Personnel Committee updates.
Staffing has been chosen as the search committee for the new THINC CEO and plan
to meet with the interview panel and Personnel Committee to finalize exactly
what qualifies the ideal candidate along with Dr. Brian Shumate.
position is expected to be posted by the end of March and will remain for 30
days and the top 3 candidates will then be selected.
to approve up to $25,000 in recruiting fees from Education Special Fund
Burch 1st, John Asbell 2nd.
Wyatt discussed P&L update.
January a donation of $25,000.00 from West Point Development Authority was made
and a $5,000.00 donation from J Smith Lanier.
called for approval of cash flow statement.
Burch 1st, John Asbell 2nd
Mabe has interest in placing a $1,300.00 scholarship per year with THINC.
Carlisle discussed required Joint Board Training for THINC Board and TCSS Board
on March 19th.
communication plan will be developed.
of the Charter will be discussed.
final portion of SOAR, aspiration and resources, will be completed.
will be 3 speakers at the training; Lynn Plunket, Frank Pinson and Linda
was adjourned at 1:04 PM.
Next meeting date: Tuesday, March
19 at 10:00 AM at Great Wolf Lodge 150 Tom Hall Parkway, LaGrange, Georgia,