Board of education approves personnel items


Staff Report



POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education met this week for its regular meeting, voting on personnel issues.

The Mason County School Board Members in attendance were Dale Shobe, Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Greg Fowler, and Rhonda Tennant, along with Superintendent Jack Cullen.

The following motions were approved:

Approve out of state travel for Ryan Russell, Phil Serevicz, Lee Herdman, Dometrius Serevicz, approved volunteers, and the Wahama Jr/Sr High Wresting team to travel to Franklin Ohio, Dec. 29 – Dec. 30, to attend a wrestling tournament at Bishop Fenwick High School. Wahama Jr/Sr High Wrestling Boosters will be the funding source.

Approve volunteers from Leon Elementary, New Haven Elementary, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Point Pleasant Primary, Roosevelt, and Wahama Jr/Sr High, for the 2017-18 school year.

Accept the resignation of Lindsay Ingels, Title I Interventionist Teacher, Beale Elementary, effective Nov. 18, 2017.

Approve the transfer of Jonathan Hersman, 7-12 Grade General Science Teacher, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, to TIS Central Office Itinerant (pending permit agreement), Job #001-075-I, effective 2018-19 school year.

Approve the transfer of Jessica Loudin, Fifth Grade Teacher, Point Pleasant Intermediate School, to 7-12 General Science Teacher (pending permit agreement), Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Job #502-876-P, effective 2018-19 school year.

Approve the employment of Jeff Wittman, 7-12 Mathematics Teacher, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Job #502-863-P, effective Nov. 16, 2017.

Approve the employment of Patty Blake and Trish Stephens, Substitute Teachers, effective 2017-18 school year.

Grant Family Medical Leave for Lewis Chattin, custodian, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, for a maximum of 12 weeks unpaid leave.

Grant Family Medical Leave for Lawhana Smithson, Cook, New Haven Elementary, for a maximum of 12 weeks unpaid leave.

Approve the transfer of LaDonna Hart, Aide, Central Office Itinerant, to Aide, Central Office Itinerant, Job #001-054-I, effective January 11, 2018.

Approve the transfer of Lori Thomas, Aide, Central Office Itinerant, to Aide, Central Office Itinerant, Job #001-044-I, effective Jan. 11, 2018.

Approve the transfer of Rebecca Turner, Secretary, Hannan Jr/Sr High, to Secretary lll/Accountant lll, Central Office, 261 days, Job #001-044-C, effective Nov. 16, 2017.

Approve the employment of Sobina McCoy, Aide, Central Office Itinerant, Job #001-046-I, effective Nov. 16, 2017. Ms. McCoy is being employed from the Reduction In Force list.

Approve the employment of Jodie Craft, Aide, Central Office Itinerant, Job #001-071-I, effective Nov. 16, 2017. Ms. Craft is being employed from the Reduction In Force list.

Approve the employment of Anna Stover, Aide (pending driving record approval), Central Office Itinerant, Job #001-042-I, effective Nov. 16, 2017. Ms. Stover is being employed from the Reduction In Force list.

Approve the employment of Cristi Rulen, Substitute Secretary, effective 2017-18 school year.

Approve the reclassification in accordance with WV Code 18-A-4-8, of Jean Gill, from Secretary II to Secretary III, for the 2017/18 school year, retroactive to July 1, 2017.

Accept the resignation of Carrie Burns, Boys Jr High Track Coach, Hannan Jr/Sr High, effective Oct. 18, 2017.

Accept the resignation of Frankie Hudnall, Assistant Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach, Hannan Jr/Sr High, effective Nov. 1, 2017.

Accept the resignation of Frankie Hudnall, Assistant Varsity Boys Baseball Coach, Hannan Jr/Sr High, effective Nov. 1, 2017.

Accept the resignation of Frankie Hudnall, Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Hannan Jr/Sr High, effective Nov. 1, 2017.

Accept the resignation of Ian Smith, Head Jr High Baseball Coach, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, effective Oct. 19, 2017.

Approve the employment of Wayne Richardson, Head Varsity Baseball Coach, Hannan Jr/Sr High, Job #501-216-S, for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Scott Goldsberry, 8th Grade Boys Basketball Coach, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Job #502-115-S, for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Jacob Nolan, Jr High Assistant Boys Track Coach, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Job #502-151-S, for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Stephen Tarbett, 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Job #502-120-S, for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Wesley Bumgarner, Jr Varsity Baseball Coach, Wahama Jr/Sr High, Job #503-218-S, effective 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Aaron Grate, 9th Grade Boys Basketball Coach, Wahama Jr/Sr High, Job #503-209-S, for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of JoAnn Thomas, Bus Aide, on an as needed basis, Job #001-026-C, effective 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Elizabeth Saunders, Early Intervention Tutor, Leon Elementary, on an as needed basis, Job #001-066-E, effective for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Elizabeth Saunders, Elementary Interventionist Tutor, Leon Elementary, on an as needed basis, Job #001-600-E, effective for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Elizabeth Saunders, Elementary Interventionist Tutor, Ashton Elementary, on an as needed basis, Job #001-600-E, effective for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Amanda Evick, GEAR UP Tutor, Point Pleasant Jr/Sr High, on an as needed basis, Job #502-201-E, effective for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve the employment of Carrie Burns, Patrick Leggett, Sharon Nunnery, and Mona Romans, Homebound/Alternative Education, on an as needed basis, Job #001-045-E, effective for the 2017-18 school year.

Approve Change Order #001, to the SBA Roofing Project (Ashton, Roosevelt, and Wahama), by Boggs Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $19,296.27. This will be at no additional cost as the funding source will be from the pre-established contingency fund.

Approve the ratification of orders issued, transfers, and supplements. Check numbers 98355 thru 98591 and Purchase Card check numbers 2181 thru 2190. Total Amount: $1,227,991.05.

The next regular business meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., Nov. 28 at the Mason County Board of Education Office.

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