MINUTES

 

POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

SPECIAL MEETING
 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009

 

The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board met in a special session on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at the School Board Office, 337 Napoleon Street New Roads, Louisiana.  President James M. Cline called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.

 

Board members present were Messrs. Chad Aguillard, Frank Aguillard, Brandon Bergeron, James M. Cline, Debbie Collins, Kevin Hotard, Anita LeJeune, and Thomas Nelson

 

Mr. Thomas Nelson led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

 

Debbie Collins offered the invocation.

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Candidate Interviews for Superintendent of Schools.  Candidate interviews had been scheduled from 8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., and open to the public. Mr. Michael Lucia, Interim Superintendent served as the moderator; each candidate was asked questions by the moderator. Board members were also given an opportunity to ask questions. 

 

The following candidates interviewed for the position of Superintendent of Schools on day two of round one: 

 

Larry Oliver 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.; Hamilton Brock 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.; Dr. Deborah Moran 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.; Dr. Mark Marshall 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Dr. Elizabeth Swindford 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Linda D'Amico 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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It was stated that an item is on the July 23, 2009 regular School Board meeting agenda regarding casting votes for Superintendent of Schools based upon the interviews that were held on Monday, July 20, 2009, and Wednesday, July 22, 2009.  Attorney Robert L. Hammonds, with Hammonds & Sills, reviewed the procedures that the Board had previously approved at the June 25, 2009 School Board meeting.  The field of applicants will be reduced to five (5) finalists using a balloting process.

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Adjournment.  On a motion by Frank Aguillard, seconded by Kevin Hotard, the meeting adjourned at 4:35 p.m.

 

POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
 

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James M. Cline, President
         

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Michael J. Lucia, Interim Superintendent