Agenda
Revised 2/22/04

UCAR Board of Trustees Annual Meeting

25-26 February 2004
Walter Orr Roberts Board Room
Fleischmann Building
Boulder, Colorado

Tuesday, 24 February

8:30-12:00

Audit and Finance Committee Meeting - FB Board Room

1:00-4:15

Personnel Committee Meeting – FB Board Room

6:00

Dinner for Trustees, UCAR Counsel, and President's Council - Damon Room, Mesa Laboratory

Wednesday, 25 February

7:30 am

Continental Breakfast will be available before the meeting.

8:00

The Board will convene in Executive Session
Present will be Trustees, President’s Council and Counsel.


9:00

The Board will convene in Regular Session

 

1.

WELCOME, CHAIRMAN'S REMARKS, AND AGENDA REVIEW

Chairman of the Board Leo Donner will welcome new Trustees, meeting participants and guests, and present resolutions for outgoing Trustees. He will review the agenda and will report on any developments since the October Board Meeting.

9:10

2.

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Secretary Mary Jo Richardson will ask for approval of the draft minutes from the October 2003 Board Meeting. The minutes were sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Adopt the minutes

9:15

3.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer Barbara Feiner will report on the fiscal year ended 9/30/03 and for the first three months of fiscal year 2004. Please refer to the financial reports sent in advance of the meeting.

9:25

4.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORT

Personnel Committee Chairman Soroosh Sorooshian will report on the Committee meeting held the previous day. The Trustees will be asked to act on recommendations from the Committee regarding the 2004 compensation package and other items.

9:45

5.

AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

Barbara Feiner will report on the Audit and Finance Committee Meeting held the previous day. The Trustees will be asked to act on recommendations from the Committee.

10:00

6.

NSF REPORT

Cliff Jacobs, Head of UCAR and Lower Atmospheric Facilities/ATM/NSF, will report on the NSF budget and the NSB BASC study.

10:20

Break

10:30

The Board will convene in Executive Session
Present will be Trustees, Counsel, and President’s Council.

11:45

Luncheon Break (Executive Session)

1:15

Break

1:30

The Trustees will convene in Open Session

7.

NCAR REORGANIZATION

NCAR Director Tim Killeen will lead a discussion on the NCAR reorganization. Information was mailed to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

2:30

The Board will convene in Executive Session
Present will be Trustees, Counsel, and President’s Council.

 

 

3:40 — Board Nominating Committee Report. Nominating Committee Chairman Gabor Vali will present the new slate of officers and committees. The report of the Committee was mailed in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Adopt the slate of nominees

4:00

Recess to Main Seminar Room

4:15

Science talk by Peter Thornton on the NCAR biogeosciences initiative. Tim Killeen will make the introduction.

5:15

Reception in the Damon Room for Trustees, and UCAR and NCAR Directors.

Thursday, 26 February

8:00

Continental Breakfast will be available.

8:15

The Board will convene in Executive Session
Present will be the Trustees, Counsel, and President's Council.

9:30

The Board will convene in Regular Session

 

8.

 

UCAR FY2005 ADVOCACY PRIORITIES

Vice President for Corporate Affairs Jack Fellows, and Office of Government Affairs Director Cindy Schmidt will present the UCAR Advocacy priorities for FY2005. Materials were sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Approve the advocacy priorities

10:00

Break

10:15

9.

UCAR GEO FORUM

Rick Anthes and Cindy Schmidt will update the Trustees on plans for the 30 March 2004 Geosciences Forum in Washington DC.

10:40

10.

MAY BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ MEETING

Discussion will focus on agenda planning for the May Board Meeting in Washington D.C.

11:00

11.

UNSTRUCTURED DISCUSSION

This time is set aside for discussion of items not on the agenda.

11:15

Adjourn

End of Agenda

The next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on 19-20 MAY 2004 at the NSF in Arlington, Va.

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