July 17, 2019

Policy Committee Meeting Minutes 9-15-2015

DATE: 09-18-2015


Policy Meeting - 9/15/15

Meeting called to order at 4:30 pm

In attendance: Thomas Debalsi, Peter Merrill, Joe Collea, Sheila Powers, Charlie Reibel, and Audra Bucklin

Member of the public, Scott Johnson, also in attendance.

Discussed policies most in need of revision or development including:

  • Required 2009 developed policy

    • Conduct and discipline

  • Alcohol and drug free workplace

  • Drug and alcohol for transportation employees

  • Class size

  • Anti-discrimination (specific to LGBTQ populations)

  • Athletic code of conduct

    • Joe James facilitating community listening sessions and recruiting members of steering committee

    • The steering committee will work with Tom Debalsi to make recommendations regarding any necessary policies to the policy committee

    • The policy committee will then draft aa athletic code of conduct

The group prioritized Hazing & Harassment followed by Athletic Conduct as the first two policies we will draft.

Sheila Powers will review and summarize the Hazing and Harassment policy and share summary and recommendations for policy inclusions at our next meeting.

Discussed timing of meetings. The group made a decision to keep the meeting on every other Tuesday, 4:45 to 6 pm (beginning today.)

Discussed the idea of developing a policy, perhaps under the umbrella of student conduct and discipline, that provides a framework for having each school develop an Honor Code or code of conduct in collaboration with students.

Tom will provide the Admin Council with the list of policies and solicit their feedback re priorities.

Adjourned at 5:33 pm

Next meeting is Tuesday, September 29 at 4:45 pm