Roll Call/Establish Quorum

Chair Kate Wollensak called the meeting to order at 7:32 a.m.

Members Present

Jane Clark
Joseph Cassidy
Tiffany Rotondo
Ian Hardie
Mary Keating
Kate Wollensak
Tamryn Hennessy

Others Present

Jamie Brown

Members Absent

There were no absent memebers.

Public Comment

  • There was no public comment.

Approval of the September 23, 2020 Minutes

Approval of the September 23, 2020 Minutes:

  • Motion to approve by Mary Keating
  • Second by Joe Cassidy
  • All ayes via roll call vote
  • All ayes, motion APPROVED

Follow- Up Policy

Jamie Brown informed the group that DCEO released a new Follow-Up policy.  The Title I staff has worked to revise the existing policy to reflect the changes set forth.  Jamie reviewed the changes with the group. 

  • Motion to approve by Tiffany Rotondo
  • Second by Mary Keating
  • All ayes, via roll call vote, motion APPROVED

Training Provider Approval

Jamie informed the group that there are no applications for approval at this time.  An entity was hoping to complete their submission in time, but was unable to do so.

OSO Procurement Review Team

Jamie reminded the group that the One Stop Operator contract will expire on 6/30/21.  The RFP was posted on 1/28/21 and is due to DuPage County Procurement office by 3/3/21.  There needs to be an evaluation team established.  Since the Required Partners in the Center contribute to the cost of the Center , they should be included in the evaluation process.  Jamie proposed that the Required Partners with a 1.0 or more FTE in the center will be on the evaluation team alond with the WIB Chair and Vice-Chair.  The team would be comprised of Lisa Schvach (Title I), Calvin Giles (IDES), Jonita Ellis (COD), Dan Deasy (COD), Marilyn Liwanag (DRS), Kate Wollensak (WIB Chair), and Jane Clark (Vice-Chair).  There is a Partner meeting scheduled for Friday, and this will be presented to the Partners for discussion.

Update on Youth RFP

Jamie provided and update on the results of the Youth RFP that was released.  The proposal has been evaluated and the team will be making a recommendation to extend a contract to Resilient, a NFP in DuPage County to serve 10 youth for $78,000.  The programming will focus on preparing youth to take the entrance exam for the trades and gain employment in the trades.


  • Motion to adjourn by Mary Keating
  • Second by Jane Clark
  • All ayes, via roll call vote, meeting adjourned at 8:51 am.