Friday, March 26, 2010

Board of Trustees Agenda

March 30, 2010 Regular Meeting No. 10-06

3:00 I. Call to Order – Determination of a Quorum – Pledge of Allegiance

Chair, Stan Rumbaugh
Vice Chair, Theresa Pan Hosley
Trustee Mike Grunwald
Trustee Calvin Pearson
Trustee Karen Seinfeld

3:05 II. General Matters
A. Adjustments/Approval of Agenda

Action B. Approval of Board Minutes (Tab 1)
1. Feb. 23, 2010 [p. 2]

C. Awards/Presentations
1. Fantasy Lights, Kathy Kravit-Smith, Metro Parks
2. Census DVD, Lyle Quasim
3. Student Testimonials DVD, Edie Jeffers

D. Citizen Remarks

3:35 E. Introductions/Presentations (Tab 2)
1. New Staff Introductions, Vickie Lackman
2. Personnel Action Report [p. 2], Vickie Lackman

3:40 F. Information Reports/Remarks (Tab 3)
1. Associated Student Government, MarQuis Bradford
2. Communications & Marketing [p. 2], Edie Jeffers
3. Development/Foundation [p. 4], Kym Pleger
4. KBTC Update [p. 5], David Hinman
5. Diversity News/IDEAL Report [p. 7], Kat Flores
6. Local Bargaining Units:
  • AFT-Washington Federation of Teachers, Karen Patjens
  • Tacoma Education Association Michelle McElvain
  • Int’l Union of Operating Engineers JC Smith
  • Public Safety Officers, Jeri Jacobsen
4:00 G. President’s Report (Tab 4)
1. President’s Remarks/Announcements, Lyle Quasim
2. Enrollment/FTE Update [p. 2], Ivan Gorne
3. Monthly Finance Report [p. 5], Vallie Jo Fry

4:15 III. Unfinished Business (Tab 5)
A. Clock to Credit Conversion Update, S. Kenesson
B. 2009-2014 Strategic Plan Update [p. 2], S. Kenesson
C. Accreditation Update, S. Kenesson
D. Budget Discussion; Consideration of Decl. of Emergency, L. Quasim

4:35 IV. Executive Session
The Board may go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing items provided for in RCW 42.30.110(1):
(a) (not applicable to education)
(b) To consider the selection of a site or the acquisition of real estate by lease or purchase when public knowledge regarding such consideration would cause a likelihood of increased price;
(c) To consider the minimum price at which real estate will be offered for sale or lease when public knowledge regarding such consideration would cause a likelihood of decreased price;
(d) To review negotiations on the performance of publicly bid contracts when public know-ledge regarding such consideration would cause a likelihood of increased costs;
(e) (not applicable to education)
(f) To receive and evaluate complaints or charges brought against a public officer or em-ployee;
(g) To evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment or to review the performance of a public employee;
(h) To evaluate the qualifications of a candidate for appointment to elective office;
(i) To discuss with legal counsel representing the agency matters relating to agency enforce-ment actions, ... or litigation or potential litigation;
No action will be taken during Executive Session. The Executive Session will last approx-imately 45 minutes.

5:20 V. Reconvene in Open Session

5:21 VI. Board Member Discussion/Remarks

A. Development/Advancement, Theresa Pan Hosley/Mike Grunwald
B. TACTC/ACCT, Theresa Pan Hosley/Karen Seinfeld
C. KBTC, Stan Rumbaugh/Calvin Pearson
D. Legislative, Stan Rumbaugh/Mike Grunwald
E. PCCC, Stan Rumbaugh/Karen Seinfeld
F. ASG, Theresa Pan Hosley/Karen Seinfeld
G. GAC, Mike Grunwald/Theresa Pan Hosley
H. IDEAL/Diversity, Theresa Pan Hosley/Calvin Pearson

5:30 VII. Adjournment

Next meeting: April 27, 2010 at 3 p.m., Bates Technical College, Clyde Hupp Board Room

KBTC invites you to comedian Steve Smith's "The Wit and Wisdom" tour

Reserve your tickets for Steve Smith's The Wit and Wisdom Tour. He's back. And this time, it's professional.

On Sunday, May 23, 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S. 152nd St., in Burien, enjoy a unique stand-up comedy show featuring Steve Smith's Canadian television character, Red Green.

Tickets are $49.99. Call Inna Shkarina at x7708, or email to reserve your seat. The show is a fundraising event for KBTC Public Television. All proceeds support the station. KBTC thanks Steve Smith and his management team for donating their time and talents in support of public television. For more information, visit

About The Red Green Show
The Red Green Show is a unique half-hour comedy series for family audiences that airs on KBTC Public Television, Monday-Friday at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Set way up north at the infamous Possum Lodge, The Red Green Show is a hilarious insight into men and their dreams and obsessions.

Seen on more than 80 PBS stations, The Red Green Show is the longest running Canadian television series in the U.S. of all time, and is the second longest running television comedy series ever. The Red Green Show was taken to the Mir Space Station and was a question on Jeopardy. In the U.S, we have the Emmy Awards. In Canada they're called the Gemini Awards. Steve has won three of them, including the Earle Grey Lifetime Achievement Award and has received an amazing 27 Gemini nominations.

The Red Green Show ran for 15 seasons, generating 300 episodes, several specials, a weekly syndicated newspaper column, three books and a feature film.

You can find KBTC on the following Broadcast, Digital and Cable Channels:

  • Comcast 12
  • Click! 3
  • Charter 12
  • DirectTV 28
  • Dish 8620, Digital 27 (28.1, 28.2 Tacoma)
  • Digital 19 (15.1, 15.2 Centralia)
  • Digital K41KT (Grays River/Lebam)

What's happening at Bates the week of March 29

Monday, March 29
Infant Class, 5 p.m., SC Auditorium

Tuesday, March 30
Government Management Accountability, 8 a.m., DT Auditorium
Board of Trustee's meeting, 3 p.m., DT Clyde Hupp
CDT Class, 4 p.m., DT Auditorium
Auto Mechanics, 5:30 p.m., SC Auditorium

Wednesday, March 31
Student Services Meeting, 7 a.m., DT Clyde Hupp
Truck Driving Conference, 7:30 a.m., SC Auditorium
High School Orientation, THS, 9:30 a.m., SC Library
High School Orientation, THS, 2 p.m., DT Auditorium
CCCA Class, 4 p.m., DT Auditorium

Thursday, April 1
HVAC Advisory Committee Meeting, 8 a.m., DT Oly/Cascade
High School Orientation, 10:30 a.m., SC A100
IBEST Orientation, 2 p.m., SC A100
High School Orientation, 3 p.m., DT Auditorium
Truck Driving Orientation, 3 p.m., SC A100

Health Fair 2010 photos