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|After ruling, North Carolina board careful on vote changes|
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina elections officials have fashioned early voting schedules they hope comply with a federal court ruling this summer and ease long lines this fall in the presidential battleground state. The state's Republican-controlled Board of Elections deliberated for 11 hours through disputed plans for early in-person ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Board of directors North Carolina Elections Democracy Voting Chairman Voter turnout Supreme Court of the United States
|Toronto: Arri Group Launches Filmmaker Support Program|
Germany’s Arri Group is launching a support program for international filmmakers at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. The Munich-based company, whose operations range from motion picture camera and lighting system to film production and post-production activities, said Sept. 8 that its International Support Program initiative would assist filmmakers who are working on “distinctive projects with an... Read more »
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|Jacques: Is this the dream team for DPS board?|
One cohort running for Detroit’s school board shows a lot of promise
-1 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Public Schools School Board of directors
|California's schools won't be judged only by their test scores, school board votes|
California is officially done with telling parents that schools are only as good as their test scores. The state Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to rate schools using an evaluation that includes many more factors — among them academics, graduation rates, college preparedness and the...
303 points by Los Angeles Times | High school College School Education Grammar school Board of directors Evaluation Vocational school
|Nevada Board of Regents gets out of coach-hiring business|
The state’s higher education board has given Nevada’s college presidents more authority over hiring of high-profile coaches.
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|Ursinus board chair steps down over controversial tweets|
Under fire for controversial online posts, the chair of Ursinus College's board of trustees has stepped down, college President Brock Blomberg announced in an email to faculty and students Thursday evening.
560 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Fiduciary University Trustee Corporate governance Chairman Management Liberal arts college
|Douglas County School Board launches formal process to find a seventh member|
The Douglas County School Board voted to accept the resignation of member Doug Benevento on Thursday, putting into motion a nearly six-week process to appoint his successor.
18 points by The Denver Post | Management Board of directors Chairman Candidate Corporate governance Accept
|Stephen Jordan plans to retire as Metro State president, will stay on until June|
Metropolitan State University of Denver President Stephen Jordan gave his one-year retirement notice Thursday, saying he reached the goals he set for the college and it's time to move on. He will stay until June 2017 as search committee looks for replacement.
5 points by The Denver Post | Colorado Metropolitan State University Board of directors University North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Carl Eller Samuel Sam-Sumana
|Cleveland Beer Week director accused of stealing $40,000 in scholarship money|
Christine Montague, 48, is accused of stealing more than $40,000 from Cleveland Beer Week's scholarship funds. Christine MontagueBedford City Jail CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The program director of Cleveland Beer Week is accused of stealing $40,000 in charitable donations that the organization uses to fund scholarships. Christine Montague, 48, is charged with grand theft and forgery. She is scheduled for arraignment Sept. 21 in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Montague stole $44,849 from Cleveland Beer Week during a two-year span from January 2014 to the end of 2015, according to court records. Montague, who served as the program's director since 2009, siphoned funds donated to the organization for the Malone Foundation scholarship program, according to court records. She earned a $10,000 yearly salary to serve as the program's director and the public face of the event giving interviews to media outlets promoting the event. But instead of sending the payments to the scholarship fund, she paid herself, according to a Bedford Heights police investigation. Montague was arrested Aug. 8 and is free on a $25,000 surety bond. She did not immediately return a call seeking comment. John Lane, of the Winking Lizard, who is one of four operating board members for Cleveland Beer Week, said he couldn't elaborate on the charges or how the organization found out about the missing money. Bedford Heights police did not provide a copy of the police report on Thursday. "We absolutely can't do as much for the charity," Lane said. "We're trying to keep our momentum going forward and just move on." Another board member, Ed Thompkins of Heinen's, said the theft has not impacted this year's Beer Week, set for Oct. 14 through Oct. 22. "Basically, we're still going full steam ahead," Thompkins said. To comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section.
394 points by The Plain Dealer | Cuyahoga County Ohio Scholarship Corporate governance Crime Fiduciary Board of directors Scholarships Bedford Ohio
|IFC injects $175 million into Bangladesh power major Summit Group’s generation projects|
A member of the World Bank Group, the IFC says it has invested $175.5 million to finance Summit Group's future power-generation projects in Bangladesh.
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|Judge: Elliott can participate in pension board meetings|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A judge has ruled ousted Kentucky Retirement Systems board member Thomas Elliott can still participate in meetings, but he won't have a vote. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is trying to remove Elliott from the board. Elliott sued Bevin, one of several pending lawsuits testing the limits ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Kentucky Management Board of directors Lawsuit The Washington Times Question Lawsuits Corporate governance
|Ursinus College controversy erupts over board chairman's tweets|
Tweets by the chairman of Ursinus College's board of trustees have drawn ire from some students and at least one fellow board member, who called them "elitist, racist, sexist, body-shaming," and "generally intolerant," and resigned over them Sunday.
1091 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Board of directors Fiduciary Trustee Corporate governance Chairman Management Stock Twitter
|Transgender student locker room access debate erupts in Elgin|
Another controversy over locker room access for a transgender student is brewing after a local school board member took to Facebook about the matter Monday. Elgin-based School District U-46 board member Jeanette Ward wrote that Tuesday marks the first day that transgender students will be able...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | High school Gender Board of directors United States Education Transgender Gender role School district
|Alaska regulators delay decision to allow pot use in stores|
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board regulating Alaska's fledgling legal marijuana industry started a two-day meeting Wednesday during which it was expected to approve licenses for the state's first retail marijuana outlets.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Management Retailing Regulation Alaska Corporate governance Board of directors
|Byko: ACCT bans rescue group on flimsy grounds|
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|Morningstar founder Mansueto to step down as CEO|
Morningstar Inc., the investment research and mutual fund data firm, has promoted Kunal Kapoor to chief executive officer effective Jan. 1.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Corporate governance Board of directors Management occupations Corporate title Chairman Managing director Executive director Management
|Appeals board rejects plan for Hindu temple in Howard County|
Howard County's appeals board Thursday rejected a proposal for a 2,000-square-foot Hindu temple in Woodbine, providing relief to a vocal group of area residents who argued the temple would disturb the rural calm of Millers Mill Road. The county's hearing examiner had denied the proposal last year...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Proposal Management Corporate governance Proposals Rural
|A+ Schools encourages voters to pay attention to Pittsburgh school board races|
On average, roughly a third of all registered Democrats in Pittsburgh turned out for the 2015 primary. But according to A+ Schools, only 20 percent of all registered Democrats voted for school board in the same election.
3 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Democracy Voting Elections Voting system Board of directors Democratic Party George W. Bush Alaska
|Wilmot passes $1.4 million budget, holds onto garage site|
The town of Wilmot will hold on to the old town garage for another year.An article that would have given the select board the authority to sell the land located at 7 Pedrick Road in Wilmot was unanimously defeated at town meeting Thursday night. The article was not recommended by the select board.Se...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Voting Democracy Voting system Tax New England Board of directors Massachusetts Resident
|Tronc buys back stock from Oaktree Capital|
A little greenmail goes a long way. Tronc appears to have paid a handsome ransom to rid itself of Oaktree Capital, a dissident shareholder that had lobbied furiously for a $1 billion sale to Gannett. The deal ultimately unraveled over financing, and Oaktree threatened to take Tronc and Chairman Michael Ferro to court. Thursday, the...
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|Time Inc. delays board nominations as selloff nears|
The Time Inc. board is talking with “multiple parties” as a potential selloff moves to its final stages, according to a source close to the situation. Even as it does, there are indications that Jana Partners, the sometimes activist hedge fund that owns at least 5 percent of Time, is getting restless. Time is still...
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|Residents push back against Concord school budget|
Concord school board members got an earful from the public at the second hearing on their $79.5 million budget proposal Wednesday night.Residents said they came to push back against the board’s tentative decision to not include an expansion to full-day kindergarten in next year’s budget. But many al...
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|Baltimore County school board votes to remove heat closure policy|
The Baltimore County Board of Education voted Tuesday to abolish a controversial policy that forced the superintendent to close schools without air conditioning on excessively hot days. The policy — which was put in place last summer — directed Superintendent Dallas Dance to close non-air conditioned...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Board of directors Corporate governance Management High school
|Baltimore County school board members: Inequality persists but progress has been made|
Members of the Baltimore County school board acknowledged that racial inequality persists in their schools and reaffirmed their ongoing work to make their schools diverse. "This county is still segregated, but we have done a very good, diligent job of addressing race and saying words like 'inequality,'"...
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|In heightened climate of intolerance, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust names new leadership|
The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust announced a new executive team with interim director Beth Kean promoted to executive director, and board member Paul Nussbaum bumped up to board president and CEO. Both are descendants of Holocaust survivors. Nussbaum says the team’s first order of business...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | World War II Antisemitism Simon Wiesenthal Simon Wiesenthal Center Jews The Holocaust Management Board of directors
|Macomb bribery suspects had money woes|
Unpaid taxes, bankruptcies dot fiscal history of former Macomb officials
-1 points by The Detroit News | Federal Bureau of Investigation Macomb County Michigan Political corruption Official Macomb Township Michigan Trustee Board of directors Bribery
|Kenney administration aims to reform troubled Mayor's Fund|
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|Metro board latches on to wheelchair securing issues|
Concerns over properly securing wheelchairs and passengers leads Metro to prepare upcoming discussion of how to better train bus operators and eliminate growing concerns voiced by disabled riders
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|HISD administrator resigns after special education troubles uncovered|
Houston ISD Trustees voted 5-0 to allow embattled Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Services Sowmya Kumar to resign Thursday following a Chronicle investigation that found she and her staff set an arbitrary cap on the number of students who could receive special education services in the district.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Special education Houston Independent School District Special school Houston Personal computer Gifted education Resource room Board of directors
|Alibaba Pictures Warns of $140 Million Losses|
Alibaba Pictures has warned of massive losses for the calendar 2016 that could reach $137 -140 million (RMB950 million – RMB1 billion.) It blamed the losses on continuing start up and promotional costs at its online ticketing business Tao Piao Piao. The company, which is controlled by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, but has two separate... Read more »
22 points by Variety | Board of directors Marketing Steven Spielberg Harry Potter Hong Kong David Heyman Positioning Warner Bros.
|“Pray,” Habitat Detroit urges as it restructures|
Non-profit tight-lipped on its future plans, but notes it isn’t going anywhere
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Kenneth Cockrel Jr. Wayne County Michigan Interstate 96 Board of directors Metro Detroit Detroit City Council Michigan
|Baltimore lawmakers endorse bill to give mayor sole power over school board|
Baltimore lawmakers in the House of Delegates endorsed a bill Friday that would give the mayor sole control over appointments to the city's school board — a measure Mayor Catherine Pugh has called her top priority for the legislative session. Under the current system, the Baltimore mayor and the...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Legislatures Legislature Corporate governance Executive director Independent city Legislation Board of directors Management occupations
|Pittsburgh controller: PWSA audit finds problems 'at every turn'|
A performance audit of the troubled Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has turned up problems “at every turn,” city Controller Michael Lamb said today.
73 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Board of directors Management Corporate governance Executive director Corporate title Chairman Non-executive director Auditing
|Live: Trump taps Acosta for Labor secretary|
Former Assistant Attorney General and National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta is the pick
-2 points by The Detroit News | United States Senate President of the United States Republican Party Samuel Alito United States Department of Labor Donald Trump Herbert Hoover Board of directors
|Russia’s fmr nuclear chief donates bonus to fighting children's cancer|
The deputy head of Russia's Presidential Administration and former Rosatom chief Sergey Kirienko has transferred his retirement package to a foundation fighting kids’ cancer. Read Full Article at RT.com
30 points by Russia Today | Board of directors Russia Cancer Yelena Isinbayeva Oncology Medicine Corporate governance Leukemia
|Seen: Kaleidoscope fundraiser for the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation|
The 2017 Kaleidoscope fundraiser saw Mayor Hancock and former Denver Post editor-in-chief among others stop by to support the Rocky Mountain Children's Health Foundation.
27 points by The Denver Post | Chairman Board of directors President Executive director Breast milk Chair Kaleidoscope The Denver Post
|Board okays Remi’s Block balconies, which differ from approved plan|
Concord’s planning board adapted its previous approval for the balconies on the Remi’s Block apartments Wednesday to accept the design and color as built, which don’t look how they were supposed to.The six balconies installed on North Main Street and six on Loudon Road use a vertical balustrade syst...
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|Closer monitoring on tap for City Council's ethics trainings|
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|State Board of Ed says ‘99.9 percent’ of public commentary on Edelblut negative|
Just hours before his pick was officially confirmed by the Executive Council, the State Board of Education told Gov. Chris Sununu they had reservations about Frank Edelblut, his choice to lead New Hampshire’s schools.In a letter sent to the Republican governor Tuesday afternoon, the board attached...
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|State school board president resigns over chimpanzee tweet|
In an interview Wednesday morning, Mark Miller said his tweet had been 'misinterpreted and mischaracterized.'
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|Wheat Ridge High School’s Gifted and Talented Center will receive district funding for one more year|
Students of the program alongside their parents made up about 170 of the attendees at the Feb. 9 board meeting where they pleaded for district dollars to keep the program funded.
423 points by The Denver Post | Board of directors High school Corporate governance
|NYC jail brass claims inmates feel safer when chained to desks|
City jail officials defended their practice of shackling inmates to desks, saying it makes prisoners feel more willing to attend classes.
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|Head Start board insists it legally fired agency CEO -- who remains on the job|
The board's actions toward the agency CEO Tuesday follow cleveland.com's inquiry into the lawsuit and into the board's oversight. Board members have not responded to direct questions from cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The board governing the Council for Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland - which operates Ohio's largest Head Start preschool program -- said in a statement Tuesday that it fired its CEO Jacklyn Chisholm in October 2016, citing among other things, low-enrollment figures in the agency's programs. The board said in its statement that enrollment in Head Start programs is 60 percent, the "lowest point in our history." But Chisholm said Tuesday that the enrollment figure cited in the board's statement is wrong. She released a spread sheet showing enrollment in the agency's preschool programs (ages 3 to 5) is 78 percent and enrollment in programs for children (newborns to age 3) is 90 percent. Brian Wright, a spokesman for the board, later amended the board's enrollment figure to 66 percent, which he said is based on a third-party assessment. Wright said the board can't verify the figures released to cleveland.com by Chisholm. Chisholm has remained on the job of the anti-poverty agency since the board's October effort to fire her and a move Tuesday to remove her from the office. She disputes the legality of the board's actions and has sued the board's leadership. The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that the board's leadership violated its fiduciary responsibility, improperly fired her, defamed her and retaliated against her. At around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Cecelia Williams, who was recently elected to be the board's new chairwoman, entered the agency's downtown headquarters with a uniformed Cleveland police officer by her side. Williams delivered a letter to Chisholm that says the board's October vote to terminate her stands and that she needs to vacate the premises immediately. "The new [board] officers would like to follow up on this matter and bring it to close so the agency can move forward," the letter reads. Chisholm, who was with her personal attorney at the time, refused to leave and challenged the the letter and the police officer's authority in the matter. Williams and the officers left and Chisholm remained in her office. The board's actions to remove Chisholm Tuesday, and its statement about her performance, follow cleveland.com's inquiry into the lawsuit and into the board's oversight. Board members have not responded to direct questions from cleveland.com. Read the backstory on the battle between Head Start's board and its CEO Here is the board's full statement: The following statement was made today by CEOGC Chairperson Dr. Cecelia Williams on the termination and removal of CEOGC Executive Director Jackie Chisholm. "The children and families in our community come first and as a leading organization charged with shaping young lives we will provide the highest quality services possible. Our Board is dedicated to strong community relationships, tightly managing finances and boosting our organization's enrollment of children in quality programs. We feel the organization has failed to live up to the Board's expectations as enrollment is currently at 66%, the lowest point in our history. Former President Chisholm was unable to meet the goals set forth at the time of her hiring and because of that we have no choice but to change the leadership of our organization to better serve our community. As we secure new leadership there will be no lapses or changes in services for the people who depend on us." - Dr. Cecelia Williams, Chairperson
6 points by The Plain Dealer | Board of directors Chairman Management Fiduciary Executive director Stock Managing director Non-executive director
|Board of Cleveland's Head Start agency adding to messy legacy: Mark Naymik |
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The board governing the anti-poverty agency that runs Ohio's largest Head Start preschool program is a mess and deserves immediate scrutiny from community leaders, public officials and government funders who value the agency's programs. The agency is the Council for Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland, and the agency's CEO of less than two years has filed... CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The board governing the anti-poverty agency that runs Ohio's largest Head Start preschool program is a mess and deserves immediate scrutiny from community leaders, public officials and government funders who value the agency's programs. The agency is the Council for Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland, and the agency's CEO of less than two years has filed a lawsuit against some board members that includes allegations of attempted patronage hiring, misuse of an agency van, improper voting by board members and retaliation. What makes these allegations particularly troubling is that this same agency was embroiled in a scandal that culminated in 2014 with its longtime executive director, Jacqueline Middleton, pleading guilty to bribery, fraud and conspiracy charges. Now rid of Middleton, the current board should not be squandering the opportunity to break from the very past it claimed in May 2015 that it wanted to leave behind by hiring Jacklyn Chisholm as its new CEO to right the agency and improve its reputation. Chisolm's challenge was formidable. The agency, which has a $40 million taxpayer-funded budget and provides numerous services to the poor, had been mired in a decade of controversy related to the abuse of salaries and expenses, patronage, an inattentive board of directors and the ineffectiveness of some of its programs. And at times in the past, politicians and community leaders, including former Cleveland city council members Fannie Lewis and George Forbes, have tried to influence the agency's operations. Chisholm, who has three degrees from Case Western Reserve University and is a former vice president of planning and external affairs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, took the mission of reform to heart and began to review all aspects of the agency, according to agency documents. She examined agency contracts. She met one-on-one with employees. She hired new people in key positions and brought in several consultants, including one to review the agency's finances. And Chisholm started scrutinizing the board, which includes several members who served during the agency's troubled past. She reviewed meeting minutes and the board's past actions and practices. In November 2015, she flagged several issues she felt violated the board's own bylaws, which I'll detail in a moment. That's when the board's leadership - notably The Rev. Charles Lucas, the board chairman - began trying to limit Chisholm's authority, including her ability to hire top staff and consultants, according to the lawsuit and agency documents. Then, in October 2016, the board's executive committee, which includes Lucas and board treasurer, Amos Z. Mahsua, voted to fire her. Chisholm refused to leave the agency and began fighting back, backed by an opinion from the board's own attorney that the meeting was not properly called and that only the full board, not the executive committee, could fire her. A week after her firing, Chisholm filed a whistleblower complaint with the agency's human resource department and later sued Lucas and several of his allies on the board. The lawsuit, filed December 8, 2016, in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court charges, among other things, accuses the board's leadership of violating its fiduciary responsibility, improperly firing her and defaming her. (The case was moved to federal court after attorneys for the board argued the allegations raised involve matters of federal law.) Brian Wright, a hired spokesman for the board called me at 10:30 a.m. today to say that the board would be making a major announcement shortly, but he would not detail the nature of announcement. I will update this post when we get the actual announcement. But Wright offered a response to some questions raised in the lawsuit and his responses are detailed below. Turning the mirror on board Here are some of the allegations that Chisholm makes in the lawsuit. *The board term of Mahsua has expired, yet he continues to sit on the executive committee and casts votes. (Terms run eight years.) * Lucas, who uses a wheelchair, had been using the agency's handicapped-accessible van for agency meetings and personal business. Chisholm documented 60 hours of time the van's driver -- who is paid with federal Head Start funds -- spent chauffeuring Lucas, the lawsuit states. The agency then repaid the federal government $2,000 for the driver's time. *Lucas pressed Chisholm to hire a member of Lucas' church board as the agency's chief of staff. *After voting to fire Chisholm, Lucas began telling people inside and outside the agency that Chisholm was no longer in charge and should be ignored. Yet Chisholm continues to serve as executive director and work in an agency office at 1801 Superior Ave. I reached out to Lucas. He did not respond to questions. The board's attorney, Inajo Davis Chappell of the law firm Ulmer & Berne, said she cannot comment because of Chisholm's lawsuit. Chappell referred me to Gregory Guice of the law firm Reminger Co., which is defending the board against Chisholm's suit. Guice did not respond to a request for comment. His legal brief in the suit denies all the allegations in Chisholm's lawsuit and asserts that a "quorum amount of board members" voted to terminate the CEO. Chisholm referred questions to her attorney, Thomas Colaluca, who directed me to the lawsuit and related documents. Battling over bylaws One of the lawsuit's most striking allegations is that the board fails to follow its own bylaws. Here are a few examples, according the lawsuit and to agency records. *Lucas has stated that in 2010 the board reset the tenure of board members, though no documents exist to support such a move by the full board. *After Lucas and the executive committee moved to fire Chisholm, she requested that the matter be resolved at its upcoming annual meeting. Lucas, according to the lawsuit, delayed the meeting five times while he tried to line up enough votes to fire Chisholm. *After Chisholm told Lucas she did not intend to hire the member of his church (who ultimately withdrew his name from consideration), the executive moved to temporarily prohibit Chisholm from hiring additional staff and consultants, the lawsuit states. *Lucas directed Chisholm to prepare a resolution giving him a special title of "Chair Emeritus." Chisholm said she couldn't comply because before such a designation would require a change to the board's bylaws, according to agency records. *Lucas directed Chisholm to write resolutions honoring him, the lawsuit states. One would name the reception area of the agency's offices in his honor. Another one would require that the agency hold a public event dedicating a reception area to Lucas. (These resolutions were never formally approved by the board, but the agency still named the reception in Lucas' honor. A plaque hangs in the reception area.) Wright, a spokesman for the board, said that the board's October firing of Chisholm is valid and stands and that all board members' terms were active. He said that Lucas never used the van for anything other than agency meetings. Wright also said that the agency's former treasurer reported to the board that Chisholm "overspent" $278,000 of agency money. Finally, he said that the board resisted Chisholm's efforts to hire outside consultants to review books because people were already in place to handle the matter internally. Remember the children Late last month, Lucas finally convened an annual board meeting during which several new people were added to the board and new officers were elected. But the board did not take a vote on Chisholm. It's unclear why. Lucas and Mahsua are still on the board, along with Robert Black, Cecelia Williams, Arlene Anderson and Monique Olowu, all of whom are named in Chisholm's suit. If Lucas and Mahsua and the others really care about the neediest people of our region, they need to step aside or start following their bylaws and clean up their acts.
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|Harford school board seeks funding to fix North Harford Middle pool leak|
Nearly $700,000 in repairs needed to one of school system's three aging pools
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | High school Middle school Board of directors Cost Harford County Public Schools Harford County Maryland Pool Swimming pool
|Greater Meredith Program 2016 Volunteer of the Year|
The Greater Meredith Program held its annual meeting at Church Landing in Meredith on Feb. 2 to celebrate its accomplishments in 2016, to thank all who volunteered in support of the program’s mission, and to honor those who had made special contributions. Fred Huntress (right) was presented with the...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Chairman Management Board of directors Member of Parliament Bob Marley Corporate governance
|Toshiba chairman resigns after company suffers $6.3 billion loss in its nuclear business|
Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba Corp. says its chairman is resigning to take responsibility for problems that will result in a $6.3 billion loss in its nuclear business. Toshiba warned that all the estimates it announced Tuesday may change "by a wide margin," because of uncertainties....
14 points by Los Angeles Times | Board of directors Corporation English-language films
|Centennial and Citywide banks merging, will create $2.3B bank|
Denver-based Centennial Bank and Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, will merge with Aurora-based Citywide Banks in a $203 million stock and cash deal.
7 points by The Denver Post | Bank President Banks Finance Management occupations Chairman Board of directors Bond
|Growing pains in Pigtown: Ousted community president leads new group, just down the block|
The Pigtown Community Association scheduled its first formal meeting for the same time on the same night on the same street as a routine meeting of the Citizens of Pigtown. Some confusion ensued. "So, which way is the actual meeting?" former mayoral candidate Joshua Harris wondered aloud. Neighbor...
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|Alabama Senate approves 3 Auburn University trustees|
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved three members of the Auburn University board of trustees. New at-large member Quentin Riggins is a former Auburn football player who is now a senior vice president at Alabama Power. He also worked as a sideline reporter for Auburn football radio ...
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