20 January 2015 DGB Agenda

Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

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


Notice of Board Activity

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 Board members may gather, in numbers that constitute a quorum, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. for a Board study session. This event will be held prior to a swearing-in ceremony at 10:00 a.m. and the regular District Governing Board meeting at 10:15 a.m. at the Northland Pioneer College Painted Desert Campus, Tiponi Community Center meeting room, located at 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona.

The Board will take no action at the study session or the swearing-in event, but will take action at the regular District Governing Board meeting at 10:15 a.m. Any questions can be directed to the Office of the President at (928) 524-7418 or (800) 266-7845, Ext. 7418.

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 meetings. 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 Board activity, prepared pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, was posted on or before the 19th day of January, 2015 at 10:15 a.m.
Lisa Jayne, Recording Secretary to the Board


District Governing Board
study session Agenda

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

Date: January 20, 2015

Time: 9:30 a.m. (MST)

Item Description   Resource
1.

Office of the Auditor General

Introduction of Audit Staff
Overview of Auditor General's Responsibilities
Overview of Audit Process
NPC Audit Process and Results
Review Governance Letter
Review ELR

Informational Vice President Hatch

District Governing Board
Regular Meeting Agenda

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

Date: January 20, 2015

Time: 10:15 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. Election of Board Officers Action Chair Handorf
4. 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
5. Reports:    
  A.  Financial Position   Vice President Hatch
  B.  Human Resources   Director Hokanson
  C.  CASO   Margaret White
  D.  NPC Faculty Association   FA Representative
  E.  NPC Student Government Association
  Joshua Rogers
  F.  NPC Friends and Family Report   Betsyann Wilson
6. Consent Agenda
A.  December 16, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes
B.  Curriculum Modifications:
  1.  Program Deletion – EDU Educational Assistant CAS & CP
  2.  Program Deletion – EDU Special Needs Educational Assistant AAS, CAS, CP
  3.  Program Modification – Welding AAS, CAS
  4.  Program Modification – Cosmetology AAS, CAS
  5.  Program Modification – Construction AAS, CAS
  6.  Program Modification – Business Medical Office Technologies AAS
  7.  Program Modification – Automotive Technology
AAS, CAS

  8.  Program Deletion – AGS Specializations:
      a.  ECD in Early Childhood Management,
Infant/Toddler and Preschool

      b.  EDU in Special Needs Educational Assistant
  9.  Program Deletion – Early Childhood Development Special Needs AAS, CAS, CP
Action Chair
7. Old Business: None    
8. New Business:    
  A.  Request to Accept the Financial Audit
and Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014
Action Vice President Hatch
  B.  Request to Approve Voluntary Employee Separation Agreement
Action President Swarthout
  C.  Request to Approve Hearing Officer Action Vice President Hatch
  D.  Request to Approve MOAs with Navajo Dept.
of Workforce Development and Navajo/Hopi Land Commission Office
Action Vice President Hatch
  E.  Review of Whiteriver Construction Mediation
  Vice President Hatch
  F. Review of Silver Creek Campus Reinvention Concept
  President Swarthout
  G. Executive Session: Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03.A.1 – Personnel Contract Action Chair
9. 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
10. Board Report/Summary of Current Events   Board Members
11. Announcement of Next Regular Meeting – February 17, 2015   Chair
12. Adjournment Action Chair

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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