FORT SCOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Minutes of the Board of Trustees Training
January 27, 2020
PRESENT: John Bartelsmeyer, Jim Fewins, Dave Elliott, Kirk Hart, Bill Meyer (by phone), Robert Nelson (by
ALSO PRESENT: Alysia Johnston, President, Juley McDaniel, Board Clerk, faculty, staff, and community members.
Chairman Bartelsmeyer called the meeting to order at 5:35 pm. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
COMMENTS FROM THE CHAIR: None.
MIGRANT GRANT PROGRAMS UPDATE: Jennifer Quick, Jena Russell, and Lynne Wheeler provided an
overview of Migrant Education Program (MEP), High School Equivalency Program (HEP), and College Assistance
Migrant Program (CAMP) respectively.
The programs serve varying populations of migrant students and generate over $200,000 of revenue for FSCC annually. They added that FSCC has a very strong reputation in migrant education.
A. A motion was made by Elliott, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to approve the 2020-
2021 calendar as presented.
B. A motion was made by Hart, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to approve disposal of a
semi-tractor and two semi-trailers as presented.
C. The Board briefly discussed technology training, and all agreed that they would notify Juley McDaniel of
availability for training via email.
D. The Board discussed graduation attendance. All members plan to attend graduation.
E. Nelson reminded the Board that it is time to start considering if they want to award an honorary degree this
year. Alysia will send criteria in an email update, and the Board will discuss at February’s meeting.
A. ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES: The Board reviewed and heard reports from the Gordon Parks Museum, Student Services, Athletics, Instruction, Finance and Operations, and the President.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Trustees, a motion to adjourn was made at
7:15 p.m. by Meyer, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote.