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Governing Board » Executive Session Meeting Minutes May 14, 2015

Executive Session Meeting Minutes May 14, 2015

EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

Peach Springs Unified School District #8 - Governing Board of Education

Transcribed by: Jennifer Hurst

 



  1. Call to Order – Ms. Leila Parker President, Peach Springs Unified School District #8 5:50 p.m.
  2. Roll Call –Pledge of Allegiance Roger Mueller, present, Emma Tapija, absent, Leila Parker, present, Michelle Zephier, present and 1 seat vacant
  3. Adoption of Agenda, Michelle Zephier made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant
  4. Recognition of Guests, Steve Highlen from ASBA

  1. Open Session Agenda Item:  The Governing Board will be provided with information and may discuss the screening process of applicants for the position of District Superintendent

    Discussion:  The Governing Board is in the process of seeking a new District Superintendent.  To assist with this process the Board employed the services of the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA).  This agenda item provides the Board an opportunity to receive information regarding the process from a representative of ASBA and to discuss aspects of the process

 

  1. Executive Session for Personnel Matters Pursuant To A.R.S. §38-431.03.A.1. The Governing Board may vote to enter Executive Session for discussion and application screenings for the District Superintendent.  No final action will be taken in Executive Session. Michelle Zephier made motion to go into Executive Session, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant 6:05 p.m.

 

  1. Reconvene into regular Board Meeting. Michelle Zephier made motion to come out of Executive Session, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant. 6:50 p.m.

 

  1. Action Items:

    1. The Governing Board will discuss applicants for the position of District Superintendent and may consider and approve naming candidates to be interviewed for the position of District Superintendent. Present Board Members named the following candidates for interviews, Jamie Cole, Eric Harmon and Debra Warren.  Michelle Zephier made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant.

    2. The Governing Board will discuss the interview process and schedule and may consider directing ASBA to schedule interviews with specific candidates named by the Board for the position of District Superintendent. ASBA directed to call candidates for interviews on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  Michelle Zephier made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant.


EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

Peach Springs Unified School District #8 - Governing Board of Education

Transcribed by: Jennifer Hurst

 


    1. The Governing Board will discuss and may consider approval of specific questions to be asked to candidates during the interview process for District Superintendent. Mr. Highlen from ASBA was directed to compile the interview questions after the Board had a chance to look over questions, recommending 12-13 questions be asked of each candidates.  Jennifer Hurst is to email Mr. Highlen the Board's question choices by Friday.  Roger Mueller made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and1 seat vacant.

       

 

Announcement of Upcoming Board Meeting to be held at the Governing Board Meeting Room      

(in the Peach Springs Elementary School) located at 403 Diamond Creek Road, Peach Springs, AZ:

    1. Executive Session Governing Board Meeting – Monday, May 18, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

      Date changed as all present Board Members must be there, new meeting date is Thursday May 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  Roger Mueller voted to approve change, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant.

       

  1. Adjournment. Michelle Zephier made motion, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 3 present Board Members voted to approve, 1 member absent and 1 seat vacant.

     

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                         Transcribed By: Jennifer Hurst

 Peach Springs Unified #8

Governing Board Secretary

                                                                               May 15, 2015