and tour of the construction and renovations they funded last year in advance of the arrival of President Wohlpart. Board members and President Gaudino attended a dinner at Basalt Restaurant in downtown Ellensburg at 6:30 p.m. No business was conducted.
May 14, 2021
BUSINESS MEETING Vice Chair Nellams convened the board business meeting at 9:03 a.m. He began by thanking President Gaudino for all he has done for CWU and wishing him well in retirement. Trustees Present: Ron Erickson, Chair (via Zoom) Robert Nellams, Vice Chair Erin Black
Ray Conner Gladys Gillis Jeff Hensler
Zabrina Jenkins Nate McMillion Staff to the Board: James Gaudino, President Linda Schactler, Board Secretary & Chief of Staff Joel Klucking, Board Treasurer & Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs Kim Dawson, Executive Assistant to the President/Board of Trustees Alan Smith, Assistant Attorney General (via Zoom) Executive Faculty & Staff: Michelle DenBeste, Provost/Vice President for Academic & Student Life Andreas Bohman, Vice President for Operations Josh Hibbard, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Kremiere Jackson, Vice President for Public Affairs Elvin Delgado, Faculty Senate Chair (via Zoom) PUBLIC COMMENT • Jeff Snedeker, Professor of Music, 2020 Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award recipient, to share appreciation for the award and discuss how he has used award funds over the past year. • Katharine Whitcomb, chair, Academic Department Chairs Organization , to request use of federal funds appropriated through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) for faculty and department needs. • Jim Daly, community member, would like to address the closure of the CWU tennis courts. • Sonja Huebner , who wished to voice opposition to the proposed COVID vaccination requirement for fall 2021.
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