September 22, 2009




September 22, 2009

1. Roll Call:

Present - Mr. Michael Duggan, Governor (by conference call)

Mr. Gordon Elliott, Governor (by conference call)

Mr. Brian Hammons, Chair of the Board (by conference call)

Ms. Phyllis Washington, Vice-Chair of the Board (by conference call)


Present - Michael Nietzel, President

Ken McClure, Vice President for Administrative and Information Services

Paul Kincaid, Chief of Staff

Nila Hayes, Chief Financial Officer

Brad Kielhofner, Superintendent of Design & Construction

Earle Doman, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding — Mr. Brian Hammons, Chair of the Board of Governors, called the Executive Committee conference-call meeting to order at 8:35 a.m. in Room 203 of Carrington Hall on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

3. Purchases/Contracts – Ms. Nila Hayes, Chief Financial Officer, presented a resolution (Item II.A.) approving the Procurement Activity Report for purchase requests received August 29, 2009 through September 18, 2009. The one item included on the report was for the Ethernet Local Area Network (E-LAN) and DS1 Services. It is recommended to renew a contract with Sho Me Technologies LLC at an estimated annual cost of $109,050. Moved by Ms. Washington and seconded by Mr. Duggan.

Motion passed 3-0.

4. Facilities and Equipment – Mr. Ken McClure, Vice President for Administrative and Information Systems, presented a resolution (Item III.A.) for the installation of two new boilers at Hammons House. Gold Mechanical, Inc. was the low bidder at $55,200 with the total project budget established at $127,000. Moved by Mr. Elliott and seconded by Ms. Washington.

Motion passed 3-0.

5. Adjournment — Mr. Hammons adjourned the conference call meeting at 8:45 a.m. on the motion of Mr. Duggan, the second of Ms. Washington, and the unanimous vote of the committee.

John W. McAlear

Secretary of the Board