Board members present: Dawn Adams, Heather Kintzley
The meeting was called to order at 5:30 PM by President Dawn Adams who led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The first order of business was administering the Oath of Office to the three newly elected directors, Ben Messinger, Ron Mabry, and Brian Brooks. The oaths were administered individually by Superintendent Dave Bond.
The Agenda was changed to accommodate the large number of students and coaches who attended for the Fall Sports Recognition. All three high schools had teams that participated in State level competitions. For Southridge, Dive, girls’ Cross Country, Football and girls’ Soccer reached that level. Kennewick placed in girls’ Swim, Football, and girls’ Volleyball. Kamiakin’s boy and girl Cross Country teams had the most honors. The Dive, girls’ Soccer and Football teams also placed at state. After the recognitions, they returned to the printed agenda.
Election of Officers Brian Brooks nominated Dawn Adams for President. No other nominations were made. The election was held by ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote. All directors voted ‘yes’ with a lot of giggling and amusement. Brian Brooks nominated Heather Kinzley for Vice-President. No other nominations were made. The same voting method was used with less laughing. No one made a nomination for Legislative Representative. Brian Brooks stepped up and nominated himself. Again, a unanimous ‘yes’ vote. Continue reading