Wauseon resident and former Fulton County Recorder Sandra Barber took her oath as a member April 26 during a Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees meeting.
Barber, who had previously served on the board from June 2011 to June 2017, fills the vacancy created when Paul Siebenmorgen resigned from his seat in January.
NSCC President Dr. Michael Thomson welcomed Barber, noting “We are so excited to have Sandra Barber rejoin the NSCC Board. Sandy is an experienced college trustee who has been a long-time advocate for our institution. Barber has tremendous knowledge of the community and state processes necessary for NSCC to fulfill its mission of strengthening our local communities.”
In other business, NSCC Vice President for Academics Lori Robison recognized three All-Ohio Academic Team students honored April 25 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. Caleb Davila of Defiance and Jacob Klopfenstein of Paulding were in attendance, and met the board to share their experiences. Davila and Klopfenstein join Mark Oliphant of Edgerton in earning prestigious recognition from the state for their academic achievements.
The board approved:
• The employment of AmyJo Rouleau, Analyst-Data Systems; Audrey Lehman, coordinator-fundraising; and Rachelle Durham, bookstore clerk/retail and food services
• International travel for three NSCC nursing faculty for their doctoral studies through Indiana Wesleyan University and as part of course requirements in Global Healthcare in May-June, and for a business faculty member to participate in a faculty immersion program in June.
• Processing – banking– authority for Automated Clearing House –business office – transactions for the Accountant-Payroll and Clark-Accounts Payable.
• Authorization to accept bids and award contracts for the Building E chiller replacement project.
• Resolutions to revise equal opportunity and non-discrimination/anti-harassment policies to align with federal regulations.
• A resolution to revise equal opportunity policy regarding unlawful and discriminatory employment practices, to align with state regulations.
• A resolution adjusting veteran-student fees for recipients of Chapter 31 and/or Chapter 33 of the GI Bill in accordance with federal guidelines.
• Miscellaneous employment contracts and three resignations.