Griffin Technology Academies

Minutes

Board Meeting

Date and Time

Tuesday March 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM

6:00 pm. 
Meeting Called by: Board

 

GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY ACADEMIES

2 Positive Place

Room Z

Vallejo, CA 94589

 

Additional Locations: 

425 Corcoran Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94589

233 Hobbs Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94589

1117 11th st, Sacramento, CA 95814

210 Richards Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811

 

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Directors Present

A. Wynn, L. Rosales (remote), M. Laie, P. McGuire (remote), R. Hartman-Baker, S. Gilroy, S. Wah

Directors Absent

V. Wesley

I. Opening Items

A.

Call the Meeting to Order

S. Gilroy called a meeting of the board of directors of Griffin Technology Academies to order on Tuesday Mar 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM.

B.

Roll Call

C.

Approval of Agenda

A. Wynn made a motion to remove the training portion, section.
R. Hartman-Baker seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Wah
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent

D.

Moment of Reflection

Presented by Moana Laie to discuss the contributions of Sandra Day O'Connor.

II. Consent Items

A.

Consent Items

Motion to Approve Consent Items.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Wesley
Absent
S. Gilroy
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Wah
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
Motion to approve the minutes from Board Meeting on 02-14-23.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Motion to approve the minutes from Griffin Technology Academies Special Board Meeting on 02-15-23.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.

III. Action Items

A.

Review and approval of Financial Audit

R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to approve the financial audit that was presented with the expectation that there may be some minor changes for review.
L. Rosales seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
L. Rosales
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
A. Wynn
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye

Public comment presented by Imelda Enos.

B.

Review and approval of Second Interim Report and budget planning

R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to approve the audit report subject to adding additional management responses such as fiscal audit committee meeting that will allow parents to attend and gain fiscal information.
A. Wynn seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Wesley
Absent
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye

C.

Approval of Change of Date for April Regular Board Meeting

S. Gilroy made a motion to officially change the regular April Board Meeting from April 11 to April 18.
R. Hartman-Baker seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
P. McGuire
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
S. Wah
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye

D.

Approval of Job Descriptions

R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to approve the job descriptions.
P. McGuire seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
A. Wynn
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye

E.

Approval of Bank Authorizations

L. Rosales made a motion to approve the bank authorizations.
P. McGuire seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
M. Laie
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
A. Wynn
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Wah
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye

F.

Approval of Classified Salary Schedule Modification

R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to approve modification for classified salary schedule.
A. Wynn seconded the motion.

2 public comments were presented

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
V. Wesley
Absent
P. McGuire
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye

IV. GA and MIT Student Board Member Reports

A.

GA and MIT Student Board Member Reports

Moana: Black History Month events were fun, currently Spirit Week, and yearbooks are coming along well. There is a volleyball game tomorrow.

 

Sariah: Prom and 11th grade dance/ Spring Formal scheduled.  Weather has postponed some events.

V. Items for Future Agendas - Board

A.

April Regular Meeting - April 18

Approved during action items

VI. Closed Session

A.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

B.

Student Discipline (2 cases)

P. McGuire made a motion to uphold the voluntary stipulation expulsion order.
R. Hartman-Baker seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
A. Wynn
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
L. Rosales
No
S. Gilroy
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to uphold the voluntary disenrollment action.
P. McGuire seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Gilroy
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
A. Wynn
Abstain
L. Rosales
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye

C.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

VII. Closing Items

A.

Adjourn Meeting

R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to adjourn the meeting.
A. Wynn seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Gilroy
Aye
V. Wesley
Absent
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 11:12 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
S. Gilroy