UCAR Office of Government Affairs

1.Do you receive communications such as Washington Updates and Action Alerts from the UCAR Office of Government Affairs?
Option Count Percent
1. Yes 33 28.95%
2. No 71 62.28%
3. Don't know or not sure 10 8.77%
Total 114 100%
Median:   2.0 Minimum value:   1
Total responses:   114 Maximum value:   3
If yes, (check all that apply):
Option Count Percent
1. These provide relevant, useful information on Congressional activities of import to the community 33 53.23%
2. These engage the community in useful advocacy that serves the broad community 27 43.55%
3. These are of no interest to me 2 3.23%
Total 62 100%
Median:   1.0 Minimum value:   1
Total responses:   38 Maximum value:   3
2.What UCAR advocacy activities do you consider most important (please rate on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being most important).
1
2
3
4
5
6
1   1 2 3 4 5
2 Action Alerts (Requests for UCAR community action on relevant federal budgets) 2
8.0%
4
30.77%
8
16.67%
17
15.89%
27
19.01%
3 Washington Updates (Information on relevant Capitol Hill and agency activities) 6
24.0%
2
15.38%
12
25.0%
21
19.63%
14
9.86%
4 Lobbying on behalf of certain community activities (as approved by the UCAR Board of Trustees) and agency budgets of importance to the community (e.g. NASA, NOAA, NSF, DOE) 4
16.0%
4
30.77%
8
16.67%
15
14.02%
24
16.9%
5 Providing testimony at Congressional hearings 5
20.0%
  0   6
12.5%
19
17.76%
26
18.31%
6 Providing written input on pending legislation affecting our community (e.g. data legislation) 5
20.0%
1
7.69%
7
14.58%
19
17.76%
22
15.49%
7 Providing scientific briefings for Congressional staff drawing panelists from the university community as well as from UCAR. 3
12.0%
2
15.38%
7
14.58%
16
14.95%
29
20.42%
Total responses:  60

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3.If UCAR were to organize a workshop on effective ways to become involved in advocacy activities, would you be interested in attending?
Option Count Percent
1. Yes 13 16.88%
2. No 28 36.36%
3. Maybe, depending on the time and other factors. 36 46.75%
Total 77 100%
Median:   2.0 Minimum value:   1
Total responses:   77 Maximum value:   3
4.Does the Office of Government Affairs website provide information on appropriations, the budget cycle, etc. that you find useful?
Option Count Percent
1. Yes 23 31.94%
2. No 3 4.17%
3. Don't know or not sure 46 63.89%
Total 72 100%
Median:   3.0 Minimum value:   1
Total responses:   72 Maximum value:   3