University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Workshop
March 20, 2012
Student Union Ballroom at 9:20 a.m.

Members Present 

Bruce Taylor, Hugh Greene, Matt Brockelman, Joy Korman, Rad Lovett, Joannie Newton, Lynn Pappas, Myron Pincomb, Patrick Plumlee, Lanny Russell, Sharon Wamble-King 

Members Absent

Fred Franklin, Oscar Munoz

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Taylor called the workshop to order.

Item 2 Minutes (October 18, 2011, January 17, 2012

Chair Taylor asked for a MOTION to approve the minutes from the October 18, 2011 and January 17, 2012 workshops. A MOTION was offered and seconded. Both sets of minutes were approved as presented.

Items 3 and 4 MOCA Jacksonville

Marcelle Polednik, director of MOCA, and Debra Murphy, chair of the Department of Art and Design, provided an update on MOCA, from their different perspectives. Following this update, trustees discussed the museum’s finances, as well as the report from the State Auditor General.


In this discussion, Marcelle noted that 5 new trustees were added, which brought the Board toward a full 40-member Board. Additional notes were discussed on the museum’s project-based budgeting and MOCA’s fiscal responsibility to UNF.


Debra discussed the history of MOCA and UNF’s presence downtown. She talked about the cost of attending class downtown, including parking.


The discussion concluded, noting that the future of MOCA was positive, with multi-year commitments looking bright.

Item 5 Adjournment

Chair Taylor adjourned the workshop.