Board of Trustees
Minutes of the May 15, 2007 Special Board Meeting (Organizational)

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
Chairman Mark Stephens called the special organizational meeting of the Board of Trustees to order in the Boardroom at 6:15 p.m. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken.

Present: Mrs. Del Giudice, Mr. Onwuachi, Ms. Peluso, Mr. Stam, Mr. Stephens, Ms. Viverito.

Absent: Mr. Becker, Mr. Kubiczky.

Mr. Stephens reported that Mr. Becker is traveling in China and extends his regrets.

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
None.

REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD

Declaration of Results of Board of Trustees Election held April 17, 2007
Mr. Stephens reported that the college has received the following Official Certificate of Results from the Cook County Clerk for the office of Member of the Board of Trustees of Triton College, Community College District 504, in the April 17, 2007 Consolidated Election.

Votes Percent of Vote
Thomas Gary 22,722 25.80%
Diane M. Viverito 20,912 23.75%
Irene Moskal Del Giudice 16,226 18.42%
Stephen R. Kubiczky 15,747 17.88%
Alfonza “AL” McKinnor 12,458 14.15%
Lowell M. Seida (write-in) 2 0.00%
Total 88,067 100.00%

Motion Relative to Declaration of Results
Mr. Onwuachi made a motion, seconded by Ms. Peluso to accept the Declaration of Results as stated, declaring Thomas Gary, Diane Viverito, and Irene Moskal Del Giudice as the persons officially elected to office for a full six (6) year term to the Board of Trustees of Triton Community College District #504 in the April 17, 2007 election.

Roll Call Vote:
Affirmative: Mrs. Del Giudice, Mr. Onwuachi, Ms. Peluso, Mr. Stam, Ms. Viverito, Mr. Stephens. 
Absent: Mr. Becker, Mr. Kubiczky.
Motion carried 5-0 with the Student Trustee voting in the affirmative.

Oath of Office for Newly Elected Trustees
Attorney Stanley Kusper issued the oath of office to Thomas Gary, Diane Viverito, and Irene Moskal Del Giudice.

Adjournment Sine Die
Mr. Stam made a motion to adjourn the existing Board, seconded by Ms. Peluso. 

Roll Call Vote:
Affirmative: Mrs. Del Giudice, Mr. Onwuachi, Ms. Peluso, Mr. Stam, Ms. Viverito, Mr. Stephens. 
Absent: Mr. Becker, Mr. Kubiczky.
Motion carried 5-0 with the Student Trustee voting in the affirmative.

Call to Order and Roll Call of New Board
The newly elected Trustee took his seat, and Mr. Stephens called the new Board to order.

Present: Mrs. Del Giudice, Mr. Gary, Mr. Onwuachi, Ms. Peluso, Mr. Stam, Mr. Stephens, Ms. Viverito.

Absent: Mr. Becker.

BOARD OFFICERS
Member to serve as Chairperson to the Board
Ms. Peluso made a motion in nomination of Mark Stephens as Chairperson to the Board, seconded by Mr. Stam. Voice vote carried the motion 5-1 with Mrs. Del Giudice voting no and Mr. Onwuachi abstaining.

Member to serve as Vice-Chairperson to the Board
Ms. Viverito made a motion nominating Donna Peluso as Vice Chairperson to the Board, seconded by Mr. Stephens. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

Member to serve as Secretary to the Board
Mr. Stephens made a motion nominating Mrs. Del Giudice as Secretary to the Board, seconded by Mr. Stam. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

BOARD APPOINTMENTS
Treasurer 
Mr. Stephens made a motion, seconded by Mr. Stam, to appoint Sean Sullivan as Treasurer.
Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

Attorney 
Mr. Stephens made a motion, seconded by Mr. Gary, to appoint Kusper & Raucci Chartered as Attorney. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

Auditors 
Mr. Stephens made a motion, seconded by Ms. Viverito, to appoint Crowe Chizek as Auditors. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

Architects 
Mr. Stephens made a motion, seconded by Ms. Viverito, to appoint Arcon Associates as Architects. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

Board Representatives to Outside Organizations
Thomas Gary was appointed Board representative to the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA); Diane Viverito was appointed Board representative to the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC); and Donna Peluso was appointed Board representative to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). 

Board Committee Appointments
Merrill Becker was appointed chair of the Academic Affairs & Student Services Committee with Diane Viverito as member. Donna Peluso was appointed chair of the Finance/ Maintenance & Operations Committee with Glenn Stam as member. 

NEW BUSINESS
Action Exhibit
13812 FY 2008 Regular Board Meeting Dates
Mr. Gary made a motion, seconded by Ms. Peluso, to approve the FY 2008 Regular Board Meeting Dates. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT
A motion was made by Ms. Peluso to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Stam. Voice vote carried the motion unanimously. Chairman Stephens adjourned the meeting at 6:26 p.m.


Submitted by:
Mark R. Stephens, Board Chairman
Irene Moskal Del Giudice, Board Secretary