Hill College Board of Regents October 2020 Meeting Summary

  Jessyca Brown
  Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:41 PM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

The Hill College Board of Regents' regular meeting was held Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. Board Chair David Teel called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m. 

The invocation was given by Regent Bill Galiga.

The minutes from the September 2020 regular and executive session meetings were reviewed. Regent Dwight Lloyd moved to approve the minutes and Regent Jolene Lehmann seconded. The minutes were unanimously approved.

Billy Don Curbo presented the September 2020 financial report. Regent Charles Bryant moved to approve the financial report as given. Regent Karen Brackin seconded. The financial report was approved.


Dr. Pam Boehm gave the President’s Report:

  • Thanked the Regents for attending the SACSCOC reaccreditation virtual visit.
  • Texas Association of Community Colleges is working on the legislative platform for all 50 community colleges for the upcoming legislative session.
  • Phillip H. Lowe Performing Arts Series hosted a virtual event last week.
  • The Pelham family donated a $1,000 scholarship for a technical student to be awarded in spring 2021.
  • Held the annual “Flu Shot Clinic” at the HCC and JCC campuses.
  • Pathways Conference will be virtual in October and November 2020.
  • Hill College Lions Club presentation included faculty Jackie Armstrong sharing information about the Cybersecurity Program.
  • Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheons, Lions Club and Rotary meetings, all opening back up with social distancing requirements.
  • BOF Breakfast of Champions event replaced with “Come & Go” reception at the plaza in Old Town on Oct. 8, 2020, and raised over $230,000 in scholarships.

Dr. Boehm gave the Athletic Report. All competitions, with the exception of Rodeo, have been moved to the spring semester.

Jessyca Brown gave the SACSCOC reaccreditation update. SACSCOC virtual visit went well, and a report from the commission will be sent to the college in the coming weeks.   

Consideration of Approval of CAK (Local) Investment Policy Revision was tabled for further research.

Dr. Kerry Schindler presented Consideration of Approval of Affiliation Agreement with Family Home Health Care, Whitney, TX & Hill College Health and Public Services Program. Regent Lloyd made a motion to accept the agreement and was seconded by Regent Tony Marley. The motion carried.

Ms. Brown presented Consideration of Approval of Mission Statement. Upon review of the college mission statement, Regent Bryant made a motion to accept the mission statement with no changes and was seconded by Regent Marley. The motion carried.

Regent Bryant made a motion to amend the agenda to Personnel and was seconded by Regent Galiga. The motion carried.

Jamie Jaska presented the recent Hill College personnel hires and resignations. Regent Galiga made a motion to accept the recent personnel changes and Regent Brackin seconded. The motion passed.

Regent Lloyd moved to enter into Closed Executive Session at 12:35 p.m. and was seconded by Regent Brackin.

The board reconvened to Regular Session at 1:15 p.m. With a motion from Regent Lloyd and a second by Regent Galiga, the board approved Consideration of Approval of Burleson 380 Economic Development Agreement, BISD Lease agreement tabled.  

With no further business to conduct, Regent Brackin made a motion to adjourn, Regent Bryant seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned at 1:16 p.m.