BOR June 2021 Meeting Summary

  Jessyca Brown
  Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:45 AM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

The Hill College Board of Regents met Tuesday, June 15, 2021, for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Board President David Teel called the meeting to order at 12:08 p.m. 

The invocation was given by Regent Bill Galiga.

Minutes from the May 2021 regular and executive sessions were reviewed. Regent Galiga moved to approve the minutes and Regent Jennifer Nowlin seconded. The minutes were unanimously approved.

Judge Bob McGregor administered the Oath of Office to newly appointed board member, Kevin Ray, who will serve out the term of Charles Bryant, Covington representative. Regent Ray signed the Statement of Elected Officer paperwork followed by the Oath of Office paperwork. 

Billy Don Curbo gave the Consideration of Approval of Financial Report for May 2021. Regent Dwight Lloyd moved to approve the financial report as given and was seconded by Regent Tony Marley. The report was approved.  

Dr. Pam Boehm gave the President’s Report:

  • Fire Academy state inspection conducted with no violations.
  • Congratulations to students Thess Mitchell and Abigail Sympson whom were recently honored and recognized for Phi Theta Kappa academic achievement.
  • Legislative update was presented.
  • TC3 board meeting update indicated funding remained with a 5% cut.
  • Congressman Williams and North Texas HVAC dealers met at the HVAC facility for a tour and discussion with Congressman Williams.
  • College presently opened for touring groups. Thirty Keene ISD students recently toured Cleburne facilities.
  • Held tour and MOU signing at the Snap-on building with North Texas Auto Dealers to begin an apprenticeship program.
  • Burleson Breakfast of Champions upcoming fund raiser golf tournament will be held June 27. Hill College will have a team with administrators and regents participating.
  • Burleson ISD school board recently took action on external renderings of the new Higher Education Center as part of the renovation of the former Kerr Middle School site.
  • Athletic Director and Rodeo coach Paul Brown is currently at the National Rodeo finals in Casper, Wyoming.

Soccer Coach Paul Davenport presented the Student Success Initiative, which was a showcase of Hill College Women’s Soccer player Risa Yamada, achievements include: international student from Japan, 4.0 GPA, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce Student of the Year, Member of Phi Theta Kappa, Dean’s and President’s List, Academic Awards from Hill College faculty, 2021 Region V Player of the Year, Academic All-American 2019 & 2020, 1st team All-American 2019, National Tournament All Team 2019, Intramural Ping Pong Champion, Transfer to the University of California at Davis on a full soccer scholarship.

Dean Lori Moseley presented Consideration of Approval of Affiliation Agreement with Methodist Health System and Hill College Health & Public Services Programs. Regent William Auvenshine made a motion to accept the agreement and was seconded by Regent Karen Brackin. The motion passed.

Lizza Trenkle presented Consideration of Approval of MOU with McLennan Community College Adult Education Program & Hill College Continuing Education Department. Regent Allan Lane motioned to accept the MOU and was seconded by Regent Auvenshine. The motion passed. 

Dr. Boehm presented Consideration of Approval of Title IX Annual Report. The report reflected no complaints, no violations, and no investigations. Regent Nowlin made a motion to accept the report and was seconded by Regent Kent Eubank. The motion passed.

Jamie Jaska presented Consideration of Approval of Policy Update #41. Regent Marley made a motion to accept the policy update. Regent Lloyd seconded the motion. The motion passed.

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

Jamie Jaska presented the Faculty Contracts for Renewal. Regent Auvenshine made a motion to accept the contract renewals and was seconded by Regent Lane. The motion passed.

With no further business to conduct, Regent Brackin made a motion to adjourn, Regent Eubank seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned at 1:03 p.m.