• 12MayTuesday

May 12, 2020

5:30 pm

via Zoom Conference

Below are the archived recorded minutes for the LIFE Academy Alabama Advisory Board. For more information about this meeting, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


I. Roll Call - Introductions

Present

  • Norma Chism – Chair
  • Kia Debnam – School Leader
  • Betty Chapman – Finance Officer
  • Grace Ward – Executive Secretary
  • Emmett Johnson – Board Member
  • Jimmy Hyde – Board Advisor
  • David Ang – Board Member
  • Dr. Willie Bradley – Board Advisor
  • Todd Wright – Board Advisor
  • Gwendolyn Bradley – Board Advisor
  • Pastor Kevin McDaniel – Board Member
 

II. Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting April 14, 2020

  • The minutes were approved.
  • In lieu of the regularly scheduled May 12, 2020 Board Meeting, the Board members met at the:

via Zoom Conference

III. Old Business

  • Building Purchase Agreement

    The board members unanimously agreed to accept the terms and conditions of the Purchase Agreement.

  • Official Hire of School Leader May 1, 2020

The board members unanimously agreed to hire Kia Debnam as the School Leader.

IV. Reports and Recommendations of Committees

N/A

V. Reports and Recommendations of the School Leader

N/A

VI. New business and Action Items (* Committee Lead Needed)

  • Board Member Update

Both Beverly Hill and Todd Wright on separate occasions have tendered their resignation from the board to pursue other opportunities.    

  • Building Repairs - Architect
  • Resolution Voting

The proposed resolution for the Teachers Retirement Fund was previously forwarded for review by all Board members and was presented for a vote by the board. Prior to the vote an opportunity was presented for questions and discussion of the proposed Teachers Retirement Fund. A motion was made and seconded to adopt the resolutions. The resolution was unanimously approved by the board.

The proposed resolution for the purchase of the school, cafeteria and gym was presented by the Board Chair. Prior to the vote an opportunity was presented for questions and discussion of the proposed purchases. A motion was made and seconded to adopt the resolutions. The resolution to purchase the property was unanimously approved by the board.

  • Financial Report/Grant Update

School Leader is currently pursuing several grants.

  • National Charter School Conference June 21-24, 2020 Orlando FL (TBD)

 

VII. Remarks from Trustees

N/A

VIII. Adjournment: Next meeting - June 9, 2020 (Board Training w 4th Sector Solutions)

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