Presidential Search Committee

Search Firm Selection Subcommittee

 

No. 1

Minutes of the Meeting February 17, 2011

The Presidential Search Committee Search Firm Selection Committee appointed by the Rector of the Visitors of James Madison University met on Thursday, February 17, 2011 in the Festival Conference and Student Center Board Room on the campus of James Madison University.  Mr. Joseph Damico, Chair, called the meeting to order at 4:00 pm.

PRESENT:

  • Damico, Joseph
  • Hartman, James, Rector
  • Rivers, Wharton, Vice Rector
  • Strickler, Judith
  • Langridge, Nick, Secretary

ALSO PRESENT:

  • Egle, Don, Director of Public Affairs and University Spokesperson
  • Forehand, Ron, Senior Assistant Attorney General of Virginia, Chief of the Education Section
  • Helmick, Mary, Director of Procurement, James Madison University

Presidential Search Committee Chair, Mr. Joe Damico called for the board to move into Closed Session.  Ms. Strickler made the following motion:

“I move the Committee go into closed session to discuss the following matters: 1) pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 A-7 of the Code of Virginia to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel; and 2) pursuant to Section 2.2-3711-A-29 of the Code of Virginia to discuss awarding of a public contract involving the expenditure of public funds.”

The motion was seconded by Mr. Rivers and the Board moved into closed session.

Following the closed session, Mr. Damico then stated the following:

During the closed session, the board discussed only matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements and only those types of matters identified in the motion for the closed session.

RECORDED VOTE: the following is an affirmative recorded, member by member vote:

  • Damico, Joseph
  • Hartman, James, Rector
  • Rivers, Wharton, Vice Rector
  • Strickler, Judith

The meeting was adjourned at 5:19 pm and called to reconvene at 10:30 am the following morning, Friday, February 18, 2011 in the same room.

 

At 10:30 am on Friday, February 18th, the committee reconvened. 

PRESENT:

  • Damico, Joseph
  • Hartman, James, Rector
  • Rivers, Wharton, Vice Rector
  • Strickler, Judith
  • Langridge, Nick, Secretary

ALSO PRESENT:

  • Egle, Don, Director of Public Affairs and University Spokesperson
  • Forehand, Ron, Senior Assistant Attorney General of Virginia, Chief of the Education Section
  • Helmick, Mary, Director of Procurement, James Madison University

Chairman Damico called for the board to move into Closed Session.  Ms. Strickler made the following motion:

“I move the Committee go into closed session to discuss the following matters: 1) pursuant to Section 2.2-3711 A-7 of the Code of Virginia to consult with legal counsel regarding specific legal matters requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel; and 2) pursuant to Section 2.2-3711-A-29 of the Code of Virginia to discuss awarding of a public contract involving the expenditure of public funds.”

The motion was seconded by Mr. Rivers and the Board moved into closed session.

Following the closed session, Mr. Damico then stated the following:

During the closed session, the board discussed only matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements and only those types of matters identified in the motion for the closed session.

RECORDED VOTE: the following is an affirmative recorded, member by member vote:

  • Damico, Joseph
  • Hartman, James, Rector
  • Rivers, Wharton, Vice Rector
  • Strickler, Judith

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, on motion of Mr. Damico, seconded by Mr. Hartman, the Committee voted to adjourn.  The meeting was adjourned at 2:05 pm.