Board of Trustees

Mission Statement

Fort Scott Community College is an institution of higher learning with a long history of culture and diversity that provides affordable academic, technical, and occupational programs to meet student needs while fostering a mutually supportive relationship between the college and its communities.

Core Values  

  • Personal success and growth: Empower students, community, and employees to attain their goals by providing opportunities in a supportive, safe environment. 
  • Integrity and Respect: A focus on communication, relationships and experiences that value students, community, and employees; fostering a safe environment for all. 
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Operate as one college in purpose, plans, priorities, and processes. 
  • Stewardship: The careful, transparent, and responsible management of all resources under our care, including monetary, physical, and human resources


FSCC’s vision for the future is to support “Students First, Community Always” through a central focus on teaching and learning; advancing strong, innovative programs and departments; maximizing and leveraging opportunities; initiating efficient and effective processes; and developing the region’s workforce. 

Board of Trustees Meeting Livestream

Board of Trustees Meeting Dates

  • June 19, 2023 
  • August 28, 2023 (to facilitate budget process)
  • September 25, 2023 (to facilitate budget process)
  • October 16, 2023
  • November 20, 2023
  • December 11, 2023 (Changed due to winter break)
  • January 22, 2024 (Changed due to MLK, Jr. Day)
  • February 19, 2024
  • March 18, 2024
  • April 15, 2024
  • May 20, 2024
  • June 17, 2024

Board Agenda

Board Minutes

Bryan Holt, Board Chair
Doug Ropp, Vice-Chair
John Bartelsmeyer
Jim Fewins
Ronda Bailey
Chad McKinnis
Juley McDaniel, Board Clerk
Board Clerk