FORT SCOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Minutes of the Board of Trustees Training
December 16, 2019
PRESENT: Jim Fewins, Bernita Hill (by phone), Dana McKenney, Robert Nelson,Alysia Johnston, President, Juley McDaniel, Board Clerk, faculty, staff, and community members.
Acting Chairman Robert Nelson called the meeting to order at 5:32 pm. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
COMMENTS FROM THE CHAIR: None.
AUDIT REPORT: Terry Sercer of Diehl, Banwart, Bolton CPAs, PA reviewed the results of the audit of FSCC
and FSCC Endowment. He provided an unqualified and unmodified opinion of both sets of financials, which is the
highest level of audit opinion. He added that FSCC has had the same unqualified and unmodified opinion for many
years’ audits. He stated the audit revealed no areas of non-compliance with state statute or federal requirements.
CONSENT AGENDA: A motion was made by Hill, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to
approve the consent agenda and addendum provided.
A. A motion was made by Fewins, seconded by McKenney, and carried by unanimous vote to approve the
purchase of the customized Tri-State HEP database from Apricot – Social Solutions.
B. A motion was made by McKenney, seconded by Fewins, and carried by unanimous vote to approve the
Emeritus Staff Policy as presented.
C. A motion was made by Fewins, seconded by McKenney, and carried by unanimous vote to appoint Bill
Meyer to fulfill his late wife Liz Meyer’s term on the FSCC Board.
A. ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES: The Board reviewed and heard reports from Miami County Campus,
Student Services, Finance and Operations, and the President.
President Johnston recognized outgoing Board members Bernita Hill and Dana McKenney by presenting them with
a plaque. She added that she has appreciated their dedication, vision, and guidance over their term(s).
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Trustees, a motion to adjourn was made at
6:45 p.m. by Fewins, seconded by McKenney, and carried by unanimous vote.