BOARD OF CONTROL MINUTES
                             OCTOBER 1, 2007

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The regular meeting of the Jo Daviess Carroll Area Vocational Center was held in the
Learning Center on Monday, October 1, 2007.

Chairperson Leslie Hawley called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Secretary Meusel
called roll with the following members answering:
Don Hill Warren present; John Lang Regional Office present; Dale Griemann Galena
present; Lynn Pease River Ridge present; Lonny Lemon West Carroll present; Rich
Crandall Scales Mound present; Leslie Hawley Stockton present.

Others Present: Joyce McCready – Director; Sue Meusel – Recording Secretary; Cathy
Moon, Art Moshure, Kathy Stines, Ellen Bussan, Shane Grissinger, Cliff Klenke,
Elizabeth Carroll, Bob Nolan, Karen Koester, Sharon Zigmont, Ken Francis

Lonny Lemon moved, Lynn Pease seconded to accept additions to the consent agenda –
Closed Session Minutes; Item #15 Custodial Update. Roll call vote, all present voted
aye. Motion carried

Lynn Pease moved Rich Crandall seconded to approve the Consent Agenda which
includes the Minutes of the September Board Meeting both open and closed, the
Treasurer’s Report of September, and the payment of the October Board Bills in the
amount of $19,270.07, and other financial statements as was presented. Roll call vote:
John Lang aye, Dale Greimann abstain, Lynn Pease aye, Lonny Lemon aye, Rich
Crandall abstain, Leslie Hawley aye, Don Hill aye. Motion carried

Ms. McCready introduced the staff to the Board.

Student Leadership – Sharon Zigmont presented information on the newly organized
Student Leadership Forum to the Board. Members of the Leadership forum are:
Lyndsey Schreiner, West Carroll; Mike Craig, West Carroll; Trenton Plaskey, Warren;
Erica Schetgen, Warren; Hannah Palmer, Stockton; Aaron White, Stockton; Haley
Vandervate, River Ridge; Alex Eilers, River Ridge; Amber LaShelle, West Carroll; Ariel
Sanchez, West Carroll; Lisa Foley, Scales Mound; Casey Hurlburt, Scales Mound; Matt
DuBord, Galena; Courtney Schultz, Galena.

Curriculum Revitalization Initiative Workshop – Joyce is coordinating this region-wide
workshop in an effort to inform all Vocational educators in our region about this new
statewide initiative. Forty-two vocational instructors from the region have been invited
to the workshop on October 25, 2007. Dr. Rebecca Woodhull, Director of the Illinois
Office of Educational Services will be presenting the workshop information at the
Woodbine Bend Golf Course.
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Student Survey – The Board reviewed the results of the survey that was given to the
students the first week of school. The staff will review the results and work ahead on the
marketing plans for the AVC.

Insurance Package – The Board received information on the AVC’s current insurance and
a proposal from McCoy Insurance – Rudy Pasco and Joyce will check the sexual
misconduct and umbrella limits and report back to the Board. John Lang moved, Rich
Crandall seconded to accept the Hanover Insurance Policy that was recommended by the
Director. Roll call vote, all present voted aye. Motion carried.

Security System – David Parker from Lectronics sent a preliminary quote for a security
system for the AVC, approximately $11,000 to $13,000. The Board questioned having
Shane do the cameras on the inside of the building. Joyce will report back to the Board at
the next meeting with additional information.

Custodial Update – Custodial costs are down. An informal poll of the staff was taken,
and they are happy with the Jo Daviess County Workshop’s performance at this time.


Sophomore Tours               Week of December 4 – 7, 2007
Superintendent’s Meeting      October 5, 2007 at the AVC
Counselor’s Meeting           October 18 at the AVC – at this meeting the ISIS report
                              will be covered.
SIP                           October 25 – Curriculum Revitalization Workshop in the
Parent/Teacher Conference     October 26, 2007 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Leslie Hawley declared the meeting adjourned at 7:44 p.m.

These Minutes are subject to approval at the next regular Board Meeting.

                                    Recording Secretary

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