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Approved Minutes - August 16, 2022
Norwich Free Academy
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Norwich Free Academy
Latham Building, Board Room (#1101)
305 Broadway, Norwich, CT  06360
TRUSTEES PRESENT:   Diana Boisclair; Allyn Brown, III; Betsy Conway; Keith Fontaine; Chris Jewell; DeVol Joyner; David Kalla; Denise Lindell; Maria Miranda; Todd Postler; Mark Tramontozzi; and William Warzecha
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT:    Head of School Brian M. Kelly, Ed.D.; Director of Finance/Human Resources, Rich Freeman; Director of Communications, Mike O’Farrell; Director of Slater Memorial Museum, Dayne Rugh; and Recorder Mary Vega
1.  Call to Order—Chairman DeVol Joyner called the meeting to order at 5:35 p.m. 
2.  Secretary’s Report
            a. Approval of Minutes:   June 21, 2022, Regular Meeting
Motion by D. Kalla, seconded by M, Tramontozzi to approve the minutes. 
Vote:  10 in favor, 1 Abstention   Motion Passed
3.  Consent Agenda
            a. Slater Memorial Museum Mission Statement
            D. Rugh provided a brief summary on the mission statement update.
b. Policy Update
                        1.  Attendance Policy – Policy #5113
Motion by T. Postler, seconded by C. Jewell, to approve both consent agenda items.  All in favor   Motion Passed
4.   Information & Planning    
            a.  Spotlight – None
b.  Reports and Updates
                        1.  Superintendent’s Report
B. Kelly provided a tour of the campus to showcase all the work taking place over the summer.                   
c.  Reports and Updates
                        1.  Finance
                                    a.  Monthly Finance Report – None
5.  General Agenda Items – None 
6.  Communications/Discussion – None
7.  Other Business
            T. Poster provided an update to the Board on the proposed Community Liaison Officer. 
8.  Executive Session
Motion by D. Kalla, seconded by M. Tramontozzi, to go into Executive session at 6:04 p.m. for discussion regarding Attorney-Client Privileged Communications and a Personnel Matter. 
All in favor   Motion passed
            B. Kelly and R. Freeman were invited to attend.
Motion by T. Postler, seconded by C. Jewell to come out of Executive session at 6:48 p.m. 
All in favor   Motion passed
9.  Adjournment         
            Motion by T. Postler, seconded by M. Tramontozzi, to adjourn the meeting at 6:48 p.m.
             All in favor    Motion passed
Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Vega
Recording Secretary                                                                            
Approved:  September 20, 2022