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January 2013 Meeting Minutes

January 7, 2013, meeting minutes for the American Indian Education Oversight Committee.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting
January 7, 2013

Present

Committee Members: Laura Lee George (Chair), Amber Machamer (Vice Chair), Deborah DeForge, Rodney Lindsay, Kathleen Marshall, Rachel McBride, Russell “Butch” Murphy, Helen Doherty

Members Present Via Teleconference: André Cramblit (Parliamentarian), Irma Amaro

California Department of Education (CDE) Staff Present: Judy Delgado, Chavela Delp, Ramona Hoffman

Guests: Coleen Bruno, San Cohen, Frank Molina, Irwin Sharp Fish, Judy Jacobs

Meeting convened at 10:00 a.m.

Item 3―Report on Results from the American Indian Education Center Survey

Presented by Niki Sandoval, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Laura Lee George—Asked for public comment.

Colleen Bruno—Thanked Niki, and commented on how great this survey is. This was presented to the Indian Action Council Board, and could be used for new AIEC directors to provide technical assistance.

Laura Lee George—Asked for a motion to submit the report to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) Tom Torlakson, with a four-week window to allow notification to all 27 AIECs and allow them to respond. Kathleen Marshall seconded. All in favor.

Item 1―CDE Updates, Presented by Judy Delgado, American Indian Education Consultant, CDE

Item 5―Committee Business

Laura Lee George—Asked for a motion to approve November 14, 2012, meeting minutes with a proposed change. André Cramblit moved to approve the minutes with the change. Helen Doherty seconded. All in favor, none opposed, the motion was approved with one abstention.

DeborahDeForge—Made a nomination for Laura Lee George as the AIEOC Chair. Amber Machamer seconded. All in favor.

Helen Doherty—Made a nomination for Amber Machamer as the AIEOC Vice Chair. Rachel McBride seconded. All in favor.

The nominations were accepted by acclamation. All in favor, no opposed, no abstentions.

Laura Lee George—Asked André Cramblit if he would accept another year as parliamentarian. André Cramblit accepted.

Item 4―Region IX Equity Assistance Center, Presented by Rose Owens-West

Laura Lee George—Asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. Helen Doherty moved to adjourn the meeting. Rachel McBride seconded. All in favor.

The meeting adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

Questions: Judy Delgado | judelgado@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0506 
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