UCAR Board of Trustees Meeting 13 February 2002 - Boulder, CO

Agenda

UCAR Board of Trustees Annual Meeting
13 February 2002
Walter Orr Roberts Board Room
Fleischmann Building

Boulder, Colorado
Tuesday, 12 February

8:30-12:00 Audit and Finance Committee
1:00-5:00 Personnel Committee Meeting
6:00 Dinner for Trustees and President's Council Members
(Damon Room, Mesa Building)

Wednesday, 13 February

8:00 am Continental Breakfast will be available before the meeting.

8:15 The Board will convene in Executive Session
Present in addition to Trustees and Counsel will be the President's Council.

8:40 Present in Executive Session will be Trustees and Counsel.

9:30 The Board will convene in Regular Session

 

1. WELCOME AND AGENDA REVIEW Chairman of the Board Otis Brown will welcome meeting participants and guests, and ask for adoption of the agenda.

ACTION: Adopt the agenda

9:35 2. CHAIRMAN'S REMARKS

Chairman Brown will report on follow-up items from the October Board Meeting and other relevant topics and present resolutions for outgoing Trustees.

9:40 3. SECRETARYíS REPORT

Secretary Ron Smith will ask for approval of the draft minutes from the October 2001 Board Meeting. The minutes were sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Adopt the minutes

9:45     4. TREASURERíS REPORT

VP for Finance and Administration Katy Schmoll will report on the fiscal year ended 9/30/01 and for the first three months of fiscal year 2002. Please refer tothe financial reports sent in advance to the Trustees. Schmoll will then lead the discussion on the new building and bond financing and present a banking resolution confirming corporate officer authorizations for financial transactions. Trustees received copies of the proposed resolutions in advance of the meeting.

ACTION:Accept the Treasurerís Report

10:30 Break

10:45 5. AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

Katy Schmoll will report on the Audit and Finance Committee Meeting held the previous day.

11:00 6. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORT Personnel Committee Chairman Leo Donner will report on the meeting of Committee held the previous day. Recommendations regarding salary range adjustments and salary budget will be made.

ACTION: Receive the report of the Committee and act on recommendations.

11:20   7. BOARD NOMINATING COMMITTEE REPORT In Nominating Committee Chairwoman Julia Paegle's absence, Gabor Vali will present the report of the committee, including the new slate of officers and committees. The report is included in the packet of meeting information.

ACTION:Approve the slate of nominees

11:30 8. NSF REPORT Cliff Jacobs, Head of UCAR and Lower Atmospheric Facilities/ATM/NSF, will report on the NSF budget, the NSF Review of NCAR, and other relevant topics.

11:50 Lunch in the Mesa Lab Cafeteria

1:00 9. UCAR PRESIDENT'S REPORT

UCAR President Rick Anthes will update the Trustees on UCAR activities.

1:30 10. GRADUATE STUDENT SURVEY Gabor Vali will update the Trustees on the results of the recent graduate student survey. Member universities were asked to update the 2000 survey by supplying information for the 2000-2001 school year.

1:40 11. NCAR DIRECTOR'S REPORT NCAR Director Tim Killeen will update the Trustees on current NCAR program activities.

2:10 12. UOP DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UOP Director Jack Fellows will update the Trustees on current UOP activities.

2:40 Break

2:55   13. UCAR FY2003 ADVOCACY PRIORITIES Vice President for Corporate Affairs Jack Fellows, and Office of Government Affairs Director Cindy Schmidt will present the UCAR Advocacy priorities for FY2003. Materials will be handed out at the meeting.

ACTION:Approve the advocacy priorities

3:15   14. NCAR PROGRAM PLAN OVERVIEW AND DISCUSSION

Tim Killeen will lead the discussion on the NCAR Program Plan. Most of the Trustees received copies of the preliminary plan last November.

4:00 15. WARREN WASHINGTON'S PRESENTATION

NCAR senior scientist Warren Washington will give a presentation on:
"What Should We Believe About Climate Change?"

5:00 Adjourn

A reception will be held for the Trustees, NCAR and UOP Directors and other invitees in Damon Room at the Mesa Lab.


End of Agenda

The next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on 12-13 June 2002 at the NSF in Arlington Va.

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