May 11, 2010



MAY 11, 2010

1. Roll Call

Present- Ms. Elizabeth Bradbury, Governor

Mr. Gordon Elliott, Governor

Mr. Brian Hammons, Chair of the Board

Ms. Ashley Hoyer, Student Governor

Mr. Orvin Kimbrough, Governor

Ms. Cathy Smith, Governor

Ms. Mary Sheid, Governor

Ms. Phyllis Washington, Vice-Chair of the Board

Mr. John Winston, Governor

Absent- Mr. Michael Duggan, Governor


Present- John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding --- The presiding officer for the meeting was Mr. Brian Hammons, Chair of the Board of Governors. He called the meeting to order at 5:15 p.m. in Carrington Hall Room 203 on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

3. Closed Meeting --- It was determined that the Board of Governors needed to meet in a closed session to consider items of business provided in the Revised Statutes of Missouri. Mr. Hammons asked if a resolution authorizing a closed meeting of the Board was prepared. Thereupon, the following resolution was presented for consideration:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Governors for Missouri State University that a closed meeting, with closed records and closed vote, be held immediately following this May 11, 2010, meeting of the Board of Governors to consider items of business pursuant to:

a. R.S.Mo. 610.021 (13). “Individually identifiable personnel records, performance ratings or records pertaining to employees or applicants for employment…”

Ms. Washington moved the approval of the resolution and Mr. Winston seconded the motion.

A roll call vote on the motion was as follows: those voting in favor – Governors Bradbury, Elliott, Hammons, Kimbrough, Sheid, Smith, Washington, and Winston; those voting against the motion – none; those absent – Governor Duggan.

Mr. Hammons declared the resolution passed unanimously.

4. Date of Next Meeting --- The date of the next regularly scheduled meeting is Thursday, May 13, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. in the Traywick Parliamentary Room in the Plaster Student Union on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

5. Adjournment--- Mr. Hammons adjourned the meeting at 5:20 p.m.

John W. McAlear