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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for December 18, 2013

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in the Business Industry Center, James T. Walsh Regional Economic Center on the Auburn Campus.

 

Present:

  • Mr. Max Appleby
  • Ms. Jane J. Bowen
  • Mr. John M. Camardo
  • Ms. Melina Carnicelli
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Edwards
  • Hon. George C. Fearon
  • Mr. John A. Karpinski
  • Mr. John J. Klink
  • Dr. Linda P. Van Buskirk

 

 

Also:

  • Dr. Gregory T. DeCinque, Interim President
  • Diane L. Hutchinson, Vice President of Administration & Treasurer
  • Jeffrey E. Rosenthal, Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Maggie Killoran, Associate Vice President of Fulton Campus
  • Jeffrey Hoffman, Executive Director of College Foundation
  • Carla DeShaw, Dean of Community Education & Workforce Development
  • John Taylor, Dean of Information Technology
  • Robert Frame, Director of Theatre Operations/President A/P Group
  • David Harbaugh, Manager of Network Operations and Server Administration
  • JoAnn Harris, Office Manager of Fulton Campus/ESP Co-President
  • Robert Humphrey, Assistant Professor
  • Dale Lamphere, Custodian/President, Local 66 AFL-CIO
  • Carol MacKenzie, Principal Stenographer/Foundation Office
  • Marie Nellenback, Comptroller
  • Deborah Purcell, Senior Typist/ESP Vice President
  • Theresa Rogalski, Account Clerk Typist/ESP Co-President
  • Adam Williams, Webmaster
  • Richard Ward, Cuddy & Ward, LLP
  • Kelsey Durham, Reporter/The Citizen

Mr. Edwards called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

1.0 COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

None.

 

2.0 CONSENT AGENDA

Mr. Edwards presented the Consent Agenda which consisted of the November 13 & November 25 , 2013 Board Meeting Minutes, the November 2012 Budget Statement, November 2013 Budget Statement, the November 2013 Monthly Bills totaling $921,145.23, the 2013-2014 Stipend List #6 & #7 totaling $63,593.66.

Motion to accept and approve the Consent Agenda made by Mr. Klink and seconded by Mr. Karpinski.

Motion carried following unanimous voice vote. (Appended 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4)

 

3.0 COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BOARD APPROVAL

3.1 Buildings and Grounds

No report.

3.2 Finance

3.2.1 External Audit

Richard Ward, from Cuddy & Ward LLP was present to review the audit for the year 2012-2013 and to answer any questions from the Board.

Motion to approve the audit made by Mr. Klink and seconded by Dr. Van Buskirk.

Motion carried following unanimous roll-call vote.

3.3 Personnel

Dr. Van Buskirk presented the following personnel items and moved their approval.

3.3.1 Administrative/Professional Retirement:

RESOLVED, that the retirement of Leslie Robinson, as Instructional Assistant/Physical Education, be accepted effective December 31, 2013. The Board of Trustees expresses its recognition of 33 years of service to the institution by Mr. Robinson and wishes him a happy, prosperous and fulfilling retirement.

Motion seconded by Mr. Karpinski and carried following unanimous voice vote.

3.3.2 Civil Service Retirement:

RESOLVED, that the retirement of Carol MacKenzie, as Principal Stenographer, be accepted, effective December 31, 2013. The Board of Trustees expresses its recognition of 17 years of service to the institution by Mrs. MacKenzie and wishes her a happy, prosperous, and fulfilling retirement.

Mr. Karpinski seconded the motion and was approved by unanimous voice vote.

3.3.3 Administrative/Professional Retirement:

RESOLVED, that the retirement of Charles Schafer, as Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds, be accepted effective December 31, 2013. The Board of Trustees expresses its recognition of 14 years of service to the institution by Mr. Schafer and wishes him a happy, prosperous, and fulfilling retirement.

Motion seconded by Mr. Fearon and approved by unanimous vote.

3.4 Planning

 

4.0 REPORTS

4.1 Presidents Report

4.1.1 President:

Dr. DeCinque stated the Trustees received a copy of his activities for November/December.

4.1.2 Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs:

Board members received a copy of Dr. Herron's report in her absence.

4.1.3 Vice-President for Administration:

Vice-President Hutchinson shared her report with the board.

  • 2012-2013 budgeting highlights
  • 2013-2014 budget highlights
  • Fulton campus exterior signage

4.1.4 Vice-President for Student Affairs:

VP Rosenthal gave the following report.

  • Reviewed accomplishments of the Student Affairs office since September 1, 2013.

4.1.5 Foundation Executive Director:

Executive Director Hoffman gave the following report.

  • Passed $60,000 mark toward our $250,000 goal to develop the Fulton storefronts.
  • Recent Foundation activities were noted.
  • CCC Foundation assets were noted.

4.1.6 Fulton Associate Vice-President:

4.1.7 Deans:

4.1.7.1 Dean of Community Education and Workforce Development:

4.1.7.2 Dean of Enrollment and Retention:

No Report.

4.1.7.3 Dean of Technology:

Dean Taylor, prior to the Board meeting, had given a Board portal demonstration.

4.1.8 Student Trustee:

 

5.0 OLD BUSINESS

None.

 

6.0 NEW BUSINESS

 

7.0 COMMUNICATIONS

Noted.

 

8.0 INFORMATION

Noted.

 

9.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mr. Edwards announced that the Board needed to adjourn into Executive Session to discuss the employment of a particular person(s).

Motion to adjourn into Executive Session made by Ms. Carnicelli, seconded by Dr. Van Buskirk carried by unanimous voice vote.

The Board adjourned into Executive Session at 6:23 p.m.

At 6:43 p.m. a motion was made by Dr. Van Buskirk to return to regular session, seconded by Ms. Bowen and carried unanimously.

 

10.0 ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Camardo moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Ms. Carnicelli and carried by unanimous voice vote. The meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

 

Recorded and transcribed by:
Carolyn L. Guariglia,
Secretary to the Board

Respectfully submitted:
John J. Klink,
Secretary, Board of Trustees