A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Friday, June 13, 2014, in the 1899 Room of the University Center.  It was convened by Acting Chair Richard M. Popp at 7:35 a.m.


Participating were:       

            Dr. H. Sook Wilkinson

            Dr. Thomas H. Zurbuchen (via telephone)

            Mr. Richard M. Popp, ex officio

            Dr. David S. Haynes, ex officio


Absent was:

Dr. L. Garnet Lewis, Chair


Presidential Contract
The contract for President elect Erickson is ready for support.


Trustee Emeritus Consideration for Past Board Members
The Committee reviewed Trustee Emeritus Status eligibility for two past Board members.


The Committee recommends to the Board that Mr. Jon G. LaSalle and Mr. Brian Cloyd be granted the status of Trustee Emeritus.  This recommendation is not part of the formal recommendations and requires a motion and a vote.


Organizational Structure and Key Personnel Issues, Openings, and Transitions
The Committee reviewed several items in this area:


Overall Governance Approach

Draft strategy work has been shared with President elect Erickson.  This work will pick up in July.  Work on the development of enhanced scorecards across all departments continues.


The Committee adjourned at 8:35 a.m.


Richard M. Popp, Acting Chair