A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University was held on Friday, June 14, 2013 via conference call.  It was convened by Chair Rick Popp at 3:30 p.m.


Participating via telephone were: 

Mr. Richard M. Popp, Chair             

            Mr. Stephen L. Gulis, Jr.

            Dr. H. Sook Wilkinson

            Dr. L. Garnet Lewis, ex officio

            Dr. David S. Haynes, ex officio


President’s Performance Evaluation

The Executive Committee reviewed a draft of the President’s Performance Evaluation with President Haynes.


President’s Compensation

The Executive Committee reviewed the President’s Compensation.


Draft of Updated Goals/Priorities 2013-14

President Haynes submitted a draft of the Presidential priorities for 2013-14.  The Executive Committee will review and discuss at the next meeting.


Presidential Search

The Committee discussed a recent session with a consultant from the Association of Governing Boards (AGB).  Positive feedback was received from the Board.  The Search is on track at this point. 


Governance Framework

The Committee briefly discussed the importance of laying out the NMU key priorities, forums, committees, etc. with corresponding purpose, processes, etc.  President Haynes will be working with his team to summarize and present in a future meeting.


NMU Organization and Organization Development

The Executive Team discussed potential organizational changes, key personnel openings, and potential professional development for key personnel with President Haynes.  This will be a discussion at future Board meetings.




Richard M. Popp

Chair, Executive Committee