Hill College Board of Regents April 2019 meeting summary

  Hill College
  Monday, April 22, 2019 11:22 AM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

The Hill College Board of Regents regular meeting was held Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in the Bob Bullock Dining Room of the Hill College Cafeteria in Hillsboro. The meeting was called to order by Regent President David Teel at 7:04 p.m. 

The March 2019 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. Regent Rick Sullins motioned, and Regent Secretary Karen Brackin seconded the motion to approve the minutes. The minutes were unanimously approved. 

Vice President of Administrative Services Billy Don Curbo presented the March 2019 financial report. Regent Dr. William Auvenshine moved to approve the report, and Brackin seconded the motion. The financial report was approved as presented. 

Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm presented the President’s Report. The board retreat will be held June 13 at the Cleburne Technical Center. The College will be recognized April 18 at the Holy Week Services at the Cleburne Conference Center. Dean Nancy McKenzie was named Tarrant County College Distinguished Alumni of the Northeast Campus. She reported that TACC is in support of a bill that requires dual credit students to have a degree plan by the time they complete 15 credit hours. She recently met with a couple of churches who are interested in providing scholarships for selected underserved students. 

Athletic Director and Head Rodeo Coach Paul Brown presented the Athletic Report. The softball team is currently 9-30 overall and 6-20 in conference. The baseball team is 26-13 overall, 16-9 in conference and third in the conference behind McLennan Community College and Grayson College. The regional tournament is May 10-14 in San Angelo. The rodeo team hosted the home rodeo April 5-6 where 400 contestants competed. The men’s team ended up in second place at the rodeo and is currently third in the region by 10 points. The College National Finals Rodeo will be held in Casper, Wyo., the second week of June. The men’s team is currently 11th in the national standings and seven student athletes are in the top 25 in the nation. 

Vice President of Student Services Lizza Trenkle gave an enrollment update that the second eight-week session is underway. Headcount enrollment is up by 13 students and 384 contact hours. 

Under new business, Trenkle presented for consideration an affiliation agreement between the Continuing Education Medical Assistant Program and the Chiropractic & Sports Clinic in Cleburne. Regent Jennifer Nowlin motioned, Regent Dwight Lloyd seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Trenkle presented for consideration of approval of an educational service training agreement between the Continuing Education Department and DynaEnergetics in Blum. Nowlin motioned, Regent Vice President Bill Galiga seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Vice President of Information Technology Jessie White presented for consideration an interlocal membership cooperation agreement for the formation and administration of the Texas Community College Consortium (TC3) and Hill College. The item was tabled until the next meeting. 

Under personnel considerations, Director of Human Resources Jamie Jaska presented for approval one appointment replacement position, one voluntary resignation and one termination. Galiga made a motion to accept, Regent Charles Bryant seconded, and the motion passed. 

Sullins motioned to adjourn to closed session, Lloyd seconded the motion, and the board went into closed session at 7:31 p.m. 

Auvenshine motioned to adjourn closed session, Nowlin seconded the motion, and the board reconvened to regular session at 7:45 p.m. 

With no further business to conduct, Brackin motioned to adjourn, Regent Jolene Lehmann seconded, and the meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.