Collinsville Chamber of Commerce
August 2, 2018
Superintendent's School Report
Chamber Luncheon Meet
At Veterans Building
Lance West Spoke

Collinsville School Superintendent Lance West spoke on these (& more) topics:
* ~2800 students in Collinsville Public Schools ... up just a bit ... senior class will be ~200 in size
* Jennipher Keim moving from Wilson to HS as assistant principal
* Chris Bilyeu will be Wilson (6th grade/Alt) principal
* Brad Cantrell will be athletic director (with assistants for other activities)
* Inflatable sound shells for HS gym concerts
* Mark Hamilton is back (teaching science again) + several other hires & re-assigns
* Moving counselors more in direction of mental health professionals
* In good shape financially (less stress than some years before)
* More Chromebooks in more classrooms (1 to stay, not 1 to 1)
* Security summit gave ideas for simple improvements (more fences and buzz-in entry at HS for example)
* May hire 2nd retired police office for additional security
* New intercom at HS
* More fences at Sallee Field
* Construction road at CUE will eventually help dropoff - pickup at elementaries (next year)
* Year of construction has begun: more classrooms, band building, vo-ag building
* virtual lab - can check out "lessons"
* More work-study opportunities for commercial trades -- need local businesses to help
* Thankful for community support

Superintendent Lance West
Other Chamber Topics:
* Can pre-pay for luncheons online now for discount
* Printed Chamber of Commerce membership directory is in the works for current members
* Teacher appreciation breakfast is Aug. 14th (Megan could use a few volunteers)
* Next board meeting August 16th at Silver Dollar
* Need prizes for Turkey Bingo
* Support Collinsville Tri-County Fair Aug. 23-24-25
* Taste of Collinsville Sept. 20th (3rd Thurs. 5:30-8:30pm)
* Congressman Bridenstine's office is still open & operating (although he has moved on to NASA) according to Brian O'Hara, Deputy District Director in that office.
Sample Previous Coverage:
December 7, 2017 Meeting
Speaker: School Bond Issue (Lance West) + Kids Academy entertainment
December 3, 2015 Meeting (Speaker: Lance West -- School Superintendent)
Oct. 2, 2014 Meeting (Speaker: School Superintendent Lance West)
Sept. 5, 2013 Meeting (Speaker: Superintendent Terry Due on School Bond Issue)
Oct. 2, 2008 Code Red Football (Speaker: Coach Lance West)

Thursday, September 6th: Business Over Breakfast

Thursday, October 4th: Membership Luncheon (Earl Sears final report)

Thursday, November 1: Business Over Breakfast

Thursday, December 6: Membership Luncheon

2018 Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Officers:
2018 President -- Ron Evans (after Miller Move)
President-Elect -- David Smith (ProServ Business Products)
Secretery/Treasurer -- Shelley Nachtigall (Arubah Clinic)

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Collinsville Chamber Directors

Jackie Stephens, JB Stephens Properties
Josh Kelley, Redbud Physical Therapy
Shaun Thaxton, Brookdale Owasso

Christine Wilson, Hometown Insurance
Don Hutchinson, VVEC
Jim Dolton, Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home

2016 - 2018
Jeffrey Fousel, Edward Jones
Cynthia Reed, Cyn-Pro Graphics

President-Appointed One-Year Directors
Beth Ann Langston, Home Town Real Estate
Bi;; Johnston, Collinsville Times Star
Breann Audet, Nutrition Nook
Darlene Dunn
Traci Conley, Tulsa County Assessor's Office

Honorary Board Members
Bud York, Mayor, City of Collinsville
Buel Anglen, Coucilman, Cherokee Nation
Earl Sears, Representative, State of Oklahoma
John Smaligo, Jr, Commisioner, Tulsa County
Lance West, Superintendent, Collinsville Public Schools
Pam Polk, City Manager, City of Collinsville