SAM Board Meeting 4-7-17 
 
Mega Issue:  SAM Advocacy 2017 - Legislature and Congress 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Executive Board Meeting 3-12-17
 
 
        New SAM Website Demo 
 
6. Business
       1.  Consideration of Executive Director Contract Terms and Conditions 
       2.  Consideration of SAM Leaders Professional Learning Program 2017-18
                    SAM LPLP 2016-17 Midyear Executive Summary
                    SAM LPLP FY 13-14 through FY 16-17 Profit-Loss 
                    SAM LPLP 2017-18 Resource Center Video
                    SAM LPLP 2017-18 Resource Center Unit 1 Demo 
       3.  Review of SAM Board Member Conflict of Interest Statements 2016-17 
 
 
 
 
 
Support Materials
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 1-13-17
Mega Issue Discussion 
  Topic:  2017 Legislative Session and Advocacy of the SAM Legislative Network
                    SAM Legislative Update 1 1-13-17                     
 
Old Business
  1. SAM Strategic Plan 2014-16 Update
    
New Business
  1. Consideration of SAM Business Partnership with Montana Army National Guard
          MTARNG 1 Page Flyer 
  2. Consideration of SAM Needs Assessment Survey 2017 Results
  3. Consideration of SAM Appointee to the MUST Board of Directors
 
Reports 
6. President's Report
8. SAM Financial Report - Agenda 
10. Affiliate Reports
11. Legislative Update
12. Federal Relations Report
13. Future Meeting Dates
14. Adjournment 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 10-19-16
 
Mega Issue Discussion 
 
Old Business
  1. Consideration of MCASE Request to partner with MREA
 
  2. Consideration of SAM Bylaws revision to Article VI Delegate Assembly
    
New Business
  1. Consideration of SAM Business Partnership with AVID
          AVID Brochure 
 
Reports 
6. President's Report
8. SAM Financial Report - Agenda 
10. Affiliate Reports
12. Federal Relations Report
 
13. Future Meeting Dates
14. Adjournment 
 
 
 
SAM Investment/Finance Committee Meeting 10-19-16
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 6-16-16
 
 
Mega Issue Discussion
 
Old Business
1.  Consideration of SAM Investment/Finance Policy - 2nd Reading
 
2.  Consideration of SAM Proposed Budget for 2016-17
 
New Business
1.  Consideration of Appointing SAM Representatives on the MUST Board of Directors
 
2.  Consideration of SAM Business Partnership with Schoolhouse IT Inc.
 
3.  Consideration of SAM Business Partnership with NCCE
 
Reports
6.  President's Report
 
7.  Executive Director's Report
 
8.  Membership Report
 
9.  Affiliate Reports - Affiliate Presidents 
 
10.  Federal Relations Report - Affiliate Federal Relations Coordinators 
 
11.  Annual Reorganization of the SAM Board of Directors
 
12.  Future Meeting Dates
 
 
 
 
SAM New Board Member Orientation 6-16-16
 
2.   SAM Constitution, Bylaws, and Policy Manual
          SAM Constitution
        SAM Bylaws
          SAM Policy Manual
 
3.  SAM Strategic Plan 2014-18
          SAM Strategic Plan 2014-18 
 
 4.  SAM Board of Directors and Governance
 
 
 
7.  SAM Budget
 
8.  SAM Board Meetings Order of Business
 
9.  SAM Office Operations
          SAM Employee Handbook 
 
10. Travel Reimbursement Process and Form
 
11. SAM Board Meeting Schedule and Conferences and Meetings Schedule
 
12. Questions 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 4-8-16 
 
 
 
Financial Report
 
 
Old Business
1. Advocacy and Delegate Assembly 2016 Update
2. Federal Relations Update
3. Consideration of SAM Investment/Finance Policy
4. Consideration of SAM Financial Review 2014-15 conducted by Anderson ZurMuehlen
 
New Business
1. Review of SAM President-Elect Candidate eligibility and election process
2. Consideration of SAM Youth Endowment Distribution
3. Consideration of SAM Policy Revisions - Job Descriptions (p. 10-22) and SAM Youth Endowment Distribution (p. 44)
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Executive Board Meeting 3-13-16
 
 
Supporting Documents
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 1-15-16
 
 
 
 
6.  Financial Report
 
 
8.  Affiliate Reports
 
9.  Old Business
     1. Update on SAM Office Staffing - Kim Scofield News Release 1-4-16
     2. Investment Policy Committee Report
     3. Delegate Assembly Steering Committee Report
 
10. New Business
       1. Revisions to SAM Bylaws Article VI Delegate Assembly
       3. Consideration of Delegate Assembly 2016 Date Change
       4. Consideration of SAM DRAFT Capitalization Policy 
       5. Review of 2016 SAM Needs Assessment Survey Results
               2016 SAM Needs Assessment Survey 
 
11. Future Meeting Dates
 
 
 
Supporting Documents
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Invesment Policy Ad Hoc Committee Meeting 12-11-15
DADavison Investment Portfolio
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 10-14-15
 
 
6. Financial Reports
      c. Review of SAM and MASS 2014 IRS 990 Tax Information
 
 
9. Old Business
     3. Review of SAM Audit Request for Proposals
               Audit RFQ Letter for 2015 
 
10. New Business
        1. Consideration of RISE4MT educator recruitment and retention initiative
        2. Consideration of SAM Governance Policies
                    SAM Code of Ethics DRAFT 10-14-15 
                    SAM Whistleblower Policy DRAFT 10-14-15 
        3. Consideration of ICLE Business Partnership
               ICLE Description 
 
 
Supporting Documents 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 6-11-15
 
 
 
 
6. Financial Report
 
7. Membership Report
 
9. Old Business
 
10. New Business
 
 
 
Supporting Documents
 
 
 
 
SAM New Board Member Orientation 6-11-15
 
2.   SAM Constitution, Bylaws, and Policy Manual
          SAM Bylaws Revised 1-16-14 
 
3.  SAM Strategic Plan 2014-18
          SAM Strategic Plan 2014-18 
 
 4.  SAM Board of Directors and Governance
 
 
 
7.  SAM Budget
 
8.  SAM Board Meetings Order of Business
 
9.  SAM Office Operations
          SAM Employee Handbook 
          SAM Team Booklet 
 
10. Travel Reimbursement Process and Form
 
11. SAM Board Meeting Schedule and Conferences and Meetings Schedule
 
12. Questions 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 4-17-15
 
 
 
 
8.  Old Business 
               Legal Memorandum Juras 4-16-15 
               MTASCD Sample Services Contract
 
9.  New Business
          2.  SAM Youth Endowment Distribution Action
               GCA Flier1
               GCA Flier2
 
 
 
Supporting Documents  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Executive Board Meeting 3-15-15
 
Support Materials 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 1-16-15
          Financial Report
               SAM 2nd Quarter 2014-15 Financial Statement               
               SAM 2015-16 Proposed Budget
               MCEL 2014 Profit-Loss Statement 
          Tax Form 990 SAM 2012 
          Tax Form 990EZ MASS 2012 
          Legislature 2015 Update 
 
 
8.  Old Business 
 
 
9.  New Business 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Board Meeting 10-15-14
 
6.  Financial Report
 
7.  Membership Report
 
9. Old Business 
           1.  SAM Business Meeting Agenda 10-16-14 
           2. Delegate Assembly Recommendations from 6-13-14
                  Delegate Assembly DRAFT Minutes 6-13-14
 
10.  New Business 
          1. Consideration of entering into a Contract for Services with MTASCD
                  MTASCD Contract Services June 2013 
          2. Consideration of Business Partnership with Lightspeed
                  Lightspeed Consortium Update 4-24-14 
          3. Consideration of Business Partnership with CrisisGo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAM Special Board Meeting 7-2-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
6-12-14 SAM Board Meeting Information
 
 
1.    Introductions

2.     SAM Strategic Planning Session – 9:15 to 11:30 am facilitated by Kirk Miller

               Big Audacious Goal revised 6-12-14 

3.     Deletions/Additions to Agenda    

4.     Approval of Minutes

5.     President's Report – Kathy Pfister

6.     Executive Director’s Report – Kirk Miller

               SAM Board Exec Dir Update 6-12-14 

7.     Financial Report –Kirk Miller 

               1.      Review of 4th Quarter 2013-14 Financial Statement
                              SAM and Affiliates Statements of Financial Position 5-31-14 
 
               2.     Proposed Budget for 2014-15
                              SAM Proposed Budget Detail 2014-15 06-06-14 
                              SAM Proposed Budget Summary 2014-15 06-06-14 

8.     Membership ReportKirk Miller

                SAM Membership Information 2013-14 4th Quarter as of 6-3-14

 
9.     Affiliate Reports – Affiliate Presidents
 

10.  Old Business

            1.      Review of Request for formation of a SAM Native American School Leader Caucus 

                              SAM NASLC Recommendation for SAM Board Meeting 6-12-14 
                              SAM NASLC Schools w NA Enrollment 25 Percent or More 2013-14 
                              SAM NASLC Districts w 150 or more NA Students 2013-14 
                              SAM NASLC Tribal Ed Directors 2013-14 

            2.      Status of Potential Business Partnerships (Legal Shield) (Lightspeed)

            3.      Ideas for Finance Policy and Investment Policy

            4.      SAM Youth Endowment Distribution Consideration

                              SAM Youth Endowment 2nd Distribution Information
                              Youth Endowment Applicants for Consideration June 2014 
                              SAM Youth Endowment Ranking Sheet June 2014 
 
                              SAM Youth Endowment Distribution Recommendation 6-12-14                               
 
                              SAM Youth Endowment Policy Change Recommendation
                              2014-15 Youth Endowment Brochure 

            5.      Delegate Assembly Steering Committee Update - Rick Duncan (Chair)

                              SAM Delegate Assembly 2014 Website 
 
 

11.  New Business

            1.      Consideration of SAM Appointments to the MUST Board of Directors

                              MUST Board SAM Appointment Recommendation 6-12-14 

           2.      Review of requests for membership in SAM from unaffiliated organizations, e.g. curriculum/instruction directors and individuals representing professional organizations like Education Northwest

 

12.  Annual Reorganization of the SAM Board of Directors

            1.      Recognition of outgoing Board members

            2.      Seating new Board members

            3.      Seating of the new President

 

13.   Future Meeting Dates

14.   Adjournment

 

 

SAM New Board Member Orientation 6-12-14
 
 
2.   SAM Constitution, Bylaws, and Policy Manual
          SAM Bylaws Revised 1-16-14 
 
3.  SAM Strategic Plan 2011-14
 
 4.  SAM Board of Directors and Governance
 
5.  SAM Membership
 
6.  SAM Delegate Assembly
 
7.  SAM Budget
 
8.  SAM Board Meetings Order of Business
 
9.  SAM Office Operations
          SAM Employee Handbook 
          SAM Team Booklet 2014 
 
10. Travel Reimbursement Process and Form
          Travel Reimbursement Form 
 
11. SAM Board Meetings
 
12. Questions 
           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Documents to support the 6-12-14 SAM Board Meeting
 
 
 
4-11-14 SAM Board Meeting Information 
 
3. Approval of Minutes
 
5. Executive Director's Report - Kirk Miller
 
6. Membership Report
 
8. Other Business
       1. Review of Request for formation of a SAM Native American School Leader Caucus
 
       2. SAM Leaders Professional Learning Program
                SAM LPLP A New Vision April 2014 
                    SAM LPLP Overview April 2014 
                    SAM 21 CLI Brochure Final 4-5-14 
 
       3. Legal Review of SAM Independent Contractor Agreements 
                    Legal Opinion IC Questions 2-19-14 
 
       4. Review of Potential Business Partnership with Legal Shield
 
 
       5. Ideas for Finance Policy and Investment Policy
 
         
       6. SAM Youth Endowment Distribution Consideration 
 
       7. Delegate Assembly Steering Committee Update - Rick Duncan (Chair)
                    2014 DRAFT Letter to Delegates 
                    2014 DRAFT SAM DA Agenda 
                    2014 DRAFT SAM DA Order of Business and Rules 
 
       8. Strategic Planning
                    SAM Strategic Planning Presentation 4-11-14 
 
 
Support Documents
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-16-14 Executive Board Meeting Documents
 
 
Other Business
2.  Request for Formation of a SAM Native American School Leader Caucus
 
3.  SAM Leaders Professional Learning Program -- OPI Sole Source Contract
 
4.  Legal Review of SAM Independent Contractor Agreements
 
 
 
 
1-16-14 SAM Board Meeting Documents
 
Item 3 Approval of Minutes
     Financial and Budget information sent via email
 
Item 5 Executive Director's Report 
 
Item 6 Membership Report
 
Item 8 Other Business
     3. Legal Review of Independent Contractor Exemption will be UPLOADED HERE
     4. Approval of Editorial Clean up of SAM Documents [Action]
                 SAM Constitution DRAFT Edit 1-16-14 
                 SAM Bylaws DRAFT Edit 1-16-14
                 SAM Policy Manual DRAFT Edit 1-16-14 
     5. 2014 SAM Needs Assessment Executive Summary and Results
                SAM Needs Assessment 2014 with comments 
     6. Strategic Planning information
             SAM Strategic Planning 1-16-14 
                Strategic Planning Terminology Overview 
                SAM Overview Booklet 2013 
 
Item 9 Future Meeting Dates
 
 
 
Support Documents for the Strategic Plan Update 2nd Quarter 2013-14 and Executive Director Report 1-16-13
 
 
 
 
 
 
12-19-13 SAM Executive Board Special Meeting Documents
 
 
 

Previous Board Meeting Documents: 

10-16-13 SAM Board Meeting Documents 
2013 New Leaders Workshop Evaluation Summary
 
 

6-13-13 SAM Board Meeting Documents

SAM Board Meeting Agenda 6-13-13


 
3-17-2013 SAM Executive Board Meeting Documents
 
 
 
 
1-18-2013 SAM Board Meeting Documents
 
 
 
 
10-17-2012 SAM Board Meeting Documents
 
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