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Executive Board

Windham Southwest Supervisory Union

Wilmington, Vermont

Regular Meeting

May 15, 2012



A Regular Meeting of the WSSU Eboard was held at the WSSU office at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.


Members Present: Seth Boyd, Larry Hopkins, Chum Sumner, Joanne Scott, Dennis Richter, Cindy Lamore, Nancy Talbott, Sandy Pentak-Cohen, Ronda Lackey.


Chairman Seth Boyd called the meeting to order at 6:58pm.


Cindy Lamore moved the April 25th minutes, seconded by Chum Sumner. No discussion or correction. All in favor.


Appointment of WSSU Secretary/Clerk Position: Ronda stated that she did not have a candidate to bring forward at this time. Ronda is looking for grant funds to use toward the position to make it 35 hours per week. She should hear on the grant by the end of May and would like to go forward as is until then.


Superintendent Position: Sandy Pentak-Cohen asked what information the eboard could give for a timeline to hire a superintendent because of the IDA grant for summer services to go forward. Nancy Talbott stated that the grants need to be signed by the superintendent and board chairman. Ronda Lackey added that the superboard had voted in April for the superintendent as fiscal agent. Seth Boyd said that is what we are here tonight to discuss. He would like to discuss further in executive session. Nancy Talbott, Ronda Lackey and Sandy Pentak-Cohen left at 7:15pm.

Chum Sumner made a motion to enter executive session at 7:15pm; seconded by Cindy Lamore. All in favor.

The eboard exited executive session at 8:05pm.

Chum Sumner made a motion giving Seth Boyd direction to investigate state funds available through H.753, a state grant for exploring the sharing of district services with neighboring supervisory unions; seconded by Larry Hopkins. All in favor.


Seth Boyd signed the contracts, warrants will not be ready to sign until May 23.

Motion to adjourn was made by Chum Sumner at 8:25pm; seconded by Joanne Scott.

All in favor.


Respectfully Submitted,

Cynthia Lamore