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Southeast Area Cooperative
Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, September 17, 2019


A meeting of the Advisory Board of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the office of Southeast Area Cooperative, Beresford, South Dakota. Members present were: Tim Rhead, Alcester‐Hudson School District; Brian Field, Beresford School District; Derek
Barrios, Elk Point‐Jefferson School District; Jason Selchert, Gayville‐Volin School District; Dave Hutchison, Irene‐Wakonda School District; and Brett Mellem Viborg‐Hurley School District. Also present were Tricia West, Director and Ann Boden, Business Manager Southeast Area Cooperative.

Derek Barrios called the meeting to order at 11:00 a.m.

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Brian Field to adopt the agenda. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Brett Mellem to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2019 meeting. Motion carried.

The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager for August 2019 was presented:
General Fund Opening Balance: $389,702; Receipts: $320,507; Disbursements: $217,664; for a closing balance of $492,545. A motion was made by Brian Field and seconded by Brett Mellem to approve the
financial report as presented. Motion carried.

A listing of bills was presented. A motion was made by Brett Mellem and seconded by Tim Rhead to approve the payment of bills. Motion carried.

The Leadership Team report included:
 Review of fall Cooperative and district staff training and in‐services.
 Speech and hearing screenings were completed at all school districts.
 CPI training is available for district staff.
 Review of current school year testing, referrals, and caseloads.

A motion was made by Jason Selchert and seconded by Dave Hutchison to adjourn the meeting.

Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 11:51 a.m.


Derek Barrios, President Ann Boden, Business Manager