Hooper Trustees Present: Peggy Pschirrer (Chair); Steven Dalessio; Cheryl Mayberry
CALL TO ORDER: Mrs. Pschirrer called this Hooper Trustees meeting to order at 8:13 PM.
HOOPER TRUSTEES MINUTES:
HOOPER TRUSTEES MEETING – January 17, 2019: Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Hooper Trustees meeting of January 17, 2019, as submitted. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved.
HOOPER TRUSTEES NON-PUBLIC SESSION – January 17, 2019: Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Hooper Trustees Non-Public Session of January 17, 2019, as submitted. Seconded by Ms. Mayberry. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the Minutes were approved. The minutes will remain sealed.
Letter from Hooper Trustees to Mrs. Eloise Clark, Director of Hooper Institute: Mrs. Pschirrer drafted a letter to Mrs. Eloise Clark inviting her to attend the next meeting of the Hooper Trustees to discuss the process of finding a replacement for the Director’s position upon Mrs. Clark’s retirement. Ms. Mayberry moved to approve the letter to Mrs. Eloise Clark. Mr. Dalessio seconded. With Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the motion was approved.
Hubbard Farms Interns: Mr. Dalessio reported that he had spoken with Diane Miller about the possibility of the new Hubbard Farms sponsoring interns. Mrs. Miller said the Hubbard Farms might not be interested but that the Hubbard Foundation would. She requested that the Trustees ask the Hooper Institute to put together information about the intern program that she could take to the Foundation. Ms. Mayberry asked if that was a program run through the NH Charitable Trust that gives $12,000/year to Walpole Middle School which is called The Hubbard Grant. Mrs. Pschirrer and Mr. Dalessio replied that there were various grants associated with the Foundation. Mr. Dalessio suggested that the internship program material that will be prepared for the Hubbard Foundation be used to approach Agway and other businesses for funds.
Ms. Mayberry moved to adjourn this Hooper Trustees meeting. Seconded by Mr. Dalessio and, with Ms. Mayberry, Mrs. Pschirrer, and Mr. Dalessio in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 8:38 PM.
Beth Colley, Recording Secretary Pro Tempore