April 17, 2019

APRIL 17, 2019

1.    Roll Call:
Present - Mr. Gabriel Gore, Chair (by conference call)
Ms. Amelia Counts, Governor (by conference call)        
Mr. Craig Frazier, Governor (by conference call)
Ms. Beverly Miller Keltner, Governor (by conference call)
Mr. William Miller, Student Governor
Mr. Kendall Seal, Governor (by conference call)
Ms. Carol Silvey, Governor (by conference call)
Mr. Gregory Spears, Governor (by conference call)
Ms. Carrie Tergin, Governor (by conference call)
Also Present - Mr. Clifton M. Smart III, President
Ms. Rachael Dockery, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Kyle Moats, Director of Athletics
Ms. Suzanne Shaw, Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Ms. Kristan Gochenauer, Secretary of the Board
2.    Presiding – Mr. Gabriel Gore, Chair of the Board of Governors, called the Special Board of Governors conference-call meeting to order at 7:32 a.m. in Room 203 of Carrington Hall 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. Gore 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 during a recess of this April 17, 2019, meeting of the Board of Governors to consider items of business pursuant to: 

A.    R.S.Mo. 610.021(3).  “Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body…”; and

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

Ms. Carol Silvey moved the approval of the resolution and Ms. Carrie Tergin seconded the motion.

A roll call vote on the motion was as follows: those voting in favor – Governors Counts, Frazier, Gore, Miller Keltner, Seal, Silvey, Spears, and Tergin; those voting against – none.

Mr. Gore declared the resolution passed unanimously. The open meeting was recessed at 7:33 a.m. to go into closed session.

The open meeting was reconvened at 8:03 a.m.

4.    Adjournment – Mr. Gore adjourned the conference-call meeting at 8:05 a.m. 

Kristan E. Gochenauer
Secretary of the Board