18 November 2014 DGB Agenda

Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

Our Mission: Northland Pioneer College creates,
supports and promotes lifelong learning.


Notice of Public Meeting

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board (Board) and to the general public that the Board will hold a regular District Governing Board Meeting, open to the public, on November 18, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (M.S.T.). The meeting will be held at the Northland Pioneer College Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center meeting room, located at 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona.

One or more Board members and/or staff members may participate in the meeting by telephone if necessary.

The public is invited to check on addenda that may be posted up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. Copies of the meeting agenda may be obtained through the Office of the President, Northland Pioneer College, Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, AZ, telephone (928) 524-7418 or (800) 266-7845 Ext. 7418, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. If any disabled person needs any type of accommodation, please notify Lisa Jayne at the above address or telephone number at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled time.

The Board may vote to hold an executive session for the purpose of obtaining legal advice from the District’s attorney on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A)(3). Should the District’s attorney not be present in person, notice is further given that the attorney may appear by speakerphone.

I, Lisa Jayne, certify that this notice of public meeting, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 17th day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Lisa Jayne, Recording Secretary to the Board


District Governing Board
Regular Meeting Agenda

Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center
2251 East Navajo Boulevard, Holbrook, Arizona

Date: November 18, 2014

Time: 10:00 a.m. (MST)


Item Description   Resource
1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance   Chair Handorf
2. Adoption of the Agenda Action Chair Handorf
3. Call for Public Comment
Individuals may address the Board on any relevant issue for up to 5 minutes. At the close of the call to the public, Board members may not respond to any comments but may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter or ask that a matter be placed on a future agenda.
  Chair Handorf
4. Reports:    
  A.  Financial Position   Vice President Hatch
  B.  Human Resources   Director Hokanson
  C.  Enrollment Report
  Vice President Vest
  D.  CASO   Margaret White
  E.  NPC Faculty Association   FA Representative
  F.  NPC Student Government Association
  Joshua Rogers
  G.  NPC Friends and Family Report   Betsyann Wilson
5. Consent Agenda

A.  October 21, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes;

B.  Dual Enrollment Intergovernmental Agreement between Navajo County Community College District and Blue Ridge USD and Hopi Jr./Sr. High

Action Chair Handorf
6. Old Business: None    
7. New Business:    
  A.  Request to Approve Emeritus Status - Susan Olsen Action Director Hokanson
  B.  Request to Approve Emeritus Status – Loyelin Aceves
Action Director Hokanson
  C.  Request to Approve Award of Meritorius Status – Emma Hillend
Action Director Hokanson
  D.  Request to Approve Revision of Policy 1075 – Board Self-Evaluation
Action President Swarthout
  E.  Request to Approve Revision or Review: Policy 1007, Policy 1010 Policy 1015, Policy 1020 Action President Swarthout
  F.  Request to Approve 2015-16 Budget Calendar
Action Vice President Hatch
  G.  Review of Nursing Accreditation Visit
  Vice President Vest
  H.  Review of GEAR UP Grant Application Grant
  Vice President Vest
  I. Request to Approve ADE Grant Action Vice President Vest
8. Standing Business:    
  A.  Strategic Planning and Accreditation Steering Committee Report   Vice President Vest
  B.  President's Report
  President Swarthout
  C.  DGB Agenda Items and Informational Needs for Next Meeting   Chair Handorf
9. Board Report/Summary of Current Events   Board Members
10. Announcement of Next Regular Meeting – December 16, 2014   Chair Handorf
11. Adjournment Action Chair Handorf

The District Governing Board may consider any item on this agenda in any order and at any time during the meeting. The District Governing Board may take action to approve, or may take other action, regarding all items of New Business, Old Business, Standing Business, or the President’s Report. The Board may vote to hold an executive session for the purpose of obtaining legal advice from the District’s attorney on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3). Should the District’s attorney not be present in person, notice is further given that the attorney may appear by speakerphone. One or more Board members and/or staff members may participate in the meeting by telephone if necessary.

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