WEST VIRGINIA BOARD OF EDUCATION
940 Resort Drive
Roanoke, West Virginia
June 21, 2005
President Barbara N. Fish called the meeting of the West Virginia Board of Education to order at 9:38 a.m. on June 21, 2005, in the Potomac Room at Stonewall Resort, 940 Resort Drive, Roanoke, West Virginia.
The following members were present: President Fish, Vice President Lowell E. Johnson, Secretary Priscilla M. Haden, Sandra M. Chapman, Delores W. Cook, Sheila M. Hamilton, Burma Hatfield, Jenny N. Phillips and Ronald B. Spencer. Members absent were: ex officios David L. Stewart, State Superintendent of Schools, J. Michael Mullen, Chancellor, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and James L. Skidmore, Chancellor, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.
Upon motion by Ms. Chapman, seconded by Mrs. Hamilton, the Board unanimously approved the agenda.
Ms. Chapman, in accordance with W.Va. Code §6-9A-4(b)(2)(A), moved that the Board enter into executive session to conduct interviews for the position of State Superintendent of Schools. Ms. Hatfield seconded the motion and it was carried unanimously. The Board entered into executive session at 9:40 a.m.
The Board returned from Executive Session at 4:44 p.m. at which time President Fish announced no action was taken and no decisions were made.
Following brief remarks, Ms. Chapman moved that Steven L. Paine, be named to the position of State Superintendent of Schools at the statutory salary limit effective July 1, 2005. Mrs. Cook seconded the motion and it was carried unanimously.
By consensus of the Board the next noticed meeting of the Board, scheduled for June 27, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in Charleston, West Virginia, was cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Board will be held July 13-14, 2005 in Charleston, West Virginia.
President Fish adjourned the meeting at 4:52 p.m.
Minutes approved by the Board on July 14, 2005.
Barbara N. Fish, President
Priscilla M. Haden, Secretary
Minutes were recorded by
Virginia M. Harris
Executive Secretary to