JCCC board elects officers, KC Star 2008

JCCC board elects officers
Kansas City Star, The (MO)-July 16, 2008

JCCC board elects officers

At their meeting on Thursday, the JCCC board of trustees elected officers for 2008-2009.

Shirley Brown-VanArsdale, Gardner, is the new chairman of the board. Lynn Mitchelson, Mission Woods, is vice chair and Don Weiss, Olathe, treasurer. Terry A. Calaway, JCCC president, will serve as secretary.

Weiss will also chair the board learning quality committee (a new committee focused on learning) with Ben Hodge, Overland Park, as member. Jon Stewart, Overland Park, will chair the management committee (a combination of the former finance and facilities committees) with Brown-Van Arsdale as member. Mitchelson will chair the human resources committee with Virginia Krebs, Overland Park, as member. Brown-VanArsdale will chair the audit committee with Stewart as member.

The liaisons to the JCCC Foundation are Weiss and Brown-Van Arsdale. Mitchelson is the liaison to the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees, and he and Brown-VanArsdale are the liaisons to the collegial steering committee.

The trustees also took these actions:

The notice of a public hearing for the college’s legal budget will be published today. The date for the public hearing is Aug. 19.

The Sun and The Olathe News were again designated the official newspapers of the college for legal notices.

Mark Ferguson, Lathrop & Gage, was retained as college counsel.

The firm of Piper Jaffray was retained as the college’s financial adviser.

The firm of Gilmore & Bell was retained as the college’s bond counsel.

First National Bank of Olathe was again designated the official depository bank for the college.

The Carter Group, Inc., Topeka, was retained as the college lobbyist for the 2008-2009 academic year with a 3 percent increase in compensation, bringing the total compensation to $43,260, plus expenses, in an amount not to exceed $2,500.

The next meeting of the JCCC board of trustees is 5 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Hugh Speer board room, 137 GEB. Board of trustee meetings are open to the public.

JCCC names spaces to honor donors

Two more spaces in Johnson County Community College’s Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will be named for donors.

The board of trustees approved the naming recommendations, presented by the JCCC Foundation, at their monthly meeting July 10. The spaces are:

The Dean E. Thompson Gallery — the northeast temporary exhibition gallery on the first floor of the museum

The James Biffar Foyer — the space between the exterior and interior doors at the front entrance to the museum

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Index Terms: JCCC Foundation; Kansas Association of Community College Trustees; Piper Jaffray; First National Bank of Olathe; The Carter Group, Inc.; Johnson County Community College’s; Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
Location(s): Topeka
Personal Name(s): Shirley Brown-VanArsdale; Don Weiss; Terry A. Calaway; Ben Hodge; Jon Stewart; Virginia Krebs; Mark Ferguson Record Number: 200807160001KNRIDDERMOKCITYS_JCCC_trustees_jcomm_071608
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