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Subcommittees

    Monday, December 17th (ESS Conf. Room)
    Monday, January 28th (MCS Room 232)
    Monday, February 25th (PCS Library)

    Monday, March 25th (PRHS Library)
    Monday, April 22nd (ESS Conf. Room)
    Monday, May 20th (MCS Room 232)
    Monday, June 24th (PCS Library)

    Operations (Meets at 5pm)
    Personnel and Finance (Meets at 6pm)
    Educational Policy (Meets at 7pm)

The Facilities and Transportation subcommittee is responsible for capital improvement planning, short and long range building projects, safety, bids and contracts associated with facilities and transportation.

Norm Davis (Poland)
Lou Goulet (Mechanic Falls)
Ken Healey (RSU #16 Superintendent)
Laura Hemond(Minot)
Steve Holbrook (Minot)
Aaron Ouellette (Mechanic Falls)
Craig Worth (RSU16 Operations Director)

The Personnel & Finance Committee is responsible for monthly budget review, negotiations, stipends, human resources (i.e. insurance, hiring, and salaries).

Norm Beauparlant (Poland)
Lisa Dulac (Minot)
Stacy Field (RSU16 Business Manager
Melanie Harvey (Poland)
Ken Healey (RSU16 Superintendent)
Scott Lessard (Mechanic Falls)
Julie Rioux (Minot)

 

The Educational Policy Committee is responsible for curriculum, public relations (oversight of Strategic Plan) and educational policy.

Mike Downing (Minot)
Ken Healy (RSU16 Superintendent)
Mary Martin (Mechanic Falls)
Joe Parent (Poland)
Ed Rabasco (Poland)
Travis Ritchie (Mechanic Falls)

 

Operating Procedures
•    All sub-committees shall be comprised of less than a majority of the Board.
•    At the first committee meeting of the school year, each committee will select a chair, review the responsibilities of the committee, and identify related goals and objectives in the Strategic Plan.
•    Committees will make recommendations to the RSU 16 School Board, but may not act for the Board. A weighted vote will be used vote on these recommendations.  Votes at the committee level will not be weighted because the actions are recommendations to the RSU 16 Board.
•    The Board Chair and Superintendent shall be ex-officio (non-voting) members of all committees.
•    Each RSU 16 School Board member will be assigned to a committee by the Board Chair.
•    Separate committees, such as Negotiations and Budget, will report back to the appropriate sub-committee.
Committee Roles
•    Committee Chair: The Committee Chair will collaborate with the Superintendent to create the agenda, facilitate the committee meeting, review written minutes, and report to the RSU 16 School Board at the monthly meeting.
•    Committee Members: Committee members should be present and participate in meetings, provide agenda suggestions, and vote on recommendations.
•    RSU 16 School Committee Members: All members of the Board are encouraged to attend any committee meeting, to participate in the discussion, and suggest action or agenda items. Non-committee members will not vote on recommendations at committee meetings.  
•    The Superintendent: The Superintendent will work collaboratively with the Committee Chair to establish agendas. The Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent will participate in all committee meetings and be non-voting members of each committee.
•     Other:  RSU 16 employees, such as curriculum coordinator, facility and transportation personnel, and administrators, may attend committee meeting regularly to provide information and participate in discussions.
Committee Agendas /Minutes
•    Each agenda item will be assigned to a specific person who will present the item and provide informational materials. The person addressing an agenda item may be a committee member or a person invited to address a specific topic.
•    The Superintendent will take notes and provide written minutes to the Chair of each committee