Montana Board of Regents
of Higher Education
June 17, 2003
Montana Higher Education Complex
Helena, MT 59620
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2003
The Full Board Convened at 1:00 p.m. - Roll Call indicated a Quorum Present
Regents Present: Lynn Morrison-Hamilton, Christian Hur Vice Chairman, Ed Jasmin Chairman, John Mercer, Richard Roehm joined the Executive Session by telephone, Mark Semmens, Lila Taylor, and Interim Commissioner Carrol Krause
Regents Absent: Governor Judy Martz ex officio, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Linda McCulloch ex officio
The Board discussed the issue of Regent Roehm's vote since he would be joining the Executive Session only by phone.
Regent Hur MOVED for APPROVAL to suspend the rules for this meeting, and allow Regent Roehm to voice his vote in Executive Session which would then be carried over in case of a tied vote.
Motion Approved Unanimously on 6-0 vote
The Board recessed at 1:02 for Executive Session
Selection of Permanent Commissioner
Regent Hur MOVED to hire Sheila Stearns as the Permanent Commissioner at a salary of $144,500 on a two year contract to begin on August 1, 2003.
Regent Hur Amended his motion to begin on September 1, 2003.
Amended Motion APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY on 6-0 vote
With no further business to come before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.
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