Board Meeting Minutes – May 8, 2018

Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes

May 8, 2018

12:00 PM

1899 Restaurant

  

Present: Renee Fauset, Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Mark Neumayr, Ellen Majure, Bryan Cooperider, Jason Aulwes

 

1. Call to Order/Welcome: The meeting was called to order at 12:13 PM.

 

Renee Fauset, President/CEO

 

2. Call to the Public: There was no public present. Renee Fauset, President/CEO
   
3. Disclosure of Conflicts: No conflicts were disclosed.

 

Vanessa Fitz-Kesler,

Secretary

     
4. Action Item: Approval of April 11, 2018 Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes. Mark Neumayr made a motion to approve the April 11, 2018 Mountain School board meeting minutes as amended.  Ellen Majure seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

 

Renee Fauset,

President/CEO

5. Action Item: Approve April 25, 2018 Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes.  Ellen Majure made a motion to approve the April 25, 2018 Mountain School board meeting minutes.  Mark Neumayr seconded the motion.

 

Renee Fauset,

President/CEO

 

6. Agenda Item: Review John Faccone’s letter of engagement.  The board reviewed John Faccone’s letter of engagement as the financial advisor to the school.  A few changes were suggested and Renee will follow up with him.  His contract will be July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

 

Renee Fauset,

President/CEO

 

7.

 

 

Action Item:  Review and approve Conflict of Interest documents.  The board reviewed a first read of the draft document.  Upon approval of the forms, every board member will have a conflict of interest form filled out and on file, with updates as needed.  The board chair would maintain the forms and the secretary would record them.  Adoption of the forms and further action was postponed to a future meeting.

 

Mark Neumayr
8. Agenda Item: Review Renee Fauset’s transition plan.  Renee’s intention is to be available as a source of information and support for both the board and Vanessa for as long as needed in the next 1-2 years.  The plan is to begin the year with a regular, weekly meeting and then as needed during the rest of the school year.  Her compensation will be hourly based on her most recent salary.  She will remain the Board President during this transition period.  Renee Fauset, President/CEO
     
9. Sign Voucher(s): Vouchers for April were signed. Renee Fauset, President/CEO

 

10. Set next meeting date(s):  The next meetings will be Thursday, July 12, 2018 at noon.  There will be two meetings due to adoption of the FY19 budget. Renee Fauset, President/CEO

 

 

11. Future Agenda Items:

      Bank report, approve Jason as treasurer, discuss/approve a Vice-President, Budget, Strategic Plan, Duties and Responsibilities for Board Members, Conflict of Interest policy 2nd read.  A regular item, “2. Adoption of Agenda” will be added to future agendas.

 

Renee Fauset,

President/CEO

 

12. Adjourn:  The meeting was adjourned at 1:45 PM.

 

Renee Fauset, President/CEO

 

A person with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter by contacting Renee Fauset, Executive Director, Mountain School, 311 W. Cattle Drive Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, telephone 928-779-2392.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 

 

Dated: ______ of May 2018

 

MOUNTAIN SCHOOL BOARD

 

 

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Renee Fauset, President & CEO

 

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Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Secretary