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Annual UCAR Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday and Thursday, 23-24 February 2005
Walter Orr Roberts Board Room
Fleischmann Building
Boulder, Colorado

Agenda

Tuesday 22 February

8:00 am– 12:00

 

Audit & Finance Committee – FB Board Room

1:00 pm -  5:00

 

Personnel Committee Meeting – FB Board Room

5:30 pm

 

Dinner for Trustees and Pres. Council, and Board Counsel

   

Damon Room

     
Wednesday, 23 February

 

 

 

8:00 am

 

Continental Breakfast will be available.

     

8:15

 

The Board will convene in Executive Session

   

Present will be the Board and Board Counsel.

     

9:00

 

Executive Session, continued.

   

Present will be the Board, President’s Council, Board Counsel and UCAR Counsel

     

9:45

 

Break

     

10:00

 

The Board will convene in Regular Session

     
 

1.

Welcome and Introductions

     
   

UCAR Board Chairman Kelvin Droegemeier will welcome newly elected Trustees Shirley Malcom and Rana Fine. The Board will bid farewell to David Skaggs and Paola Rizzoli. Resolutions for the outgoing Trustees will be read. 

     

10:15

2.

Agenda review and Chairman’s remarks

     
   

Chairman Droegemeier will review the agenda, and report on any items of interest since the last Board Meeting.

     

10:25

3.

Secretary’s Report

     
   

Secretary Steve Rutledge will present the minutes of the October 2004 Board Meeting.  The minutes were sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

     
   

Action:  Approve the minutes

10:30

4.

Treasurer’s Report

     
   

Treasurer Barbara Feiner will report on the fiscal year ended 9/30/04 and for the first three months of FY05.  Please refer to the financial reports sent in advance of the meeting.

     

10:40

5.

Audit and Finance Committee Report

     
   

Barbara Feiner will report on the Audit and Finance Committee Meeting held the previous day.

     

10:55

6.

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 2005 compensation package and other items.

     
   

Action:  Approve the compensation package and possible affiliate scientist.

     

11:15

7.

NSF Report

     
   

Cliff Jacobs, Head of UCAR and the Lower Atmospheric Facilities/ATM, will report on the NSF budget and other matters of interest.

     

11:40

8.

UCAR President’s Report

     
   

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

     

12:00

9.

UOP Director’s Report

     
   

UCAR Vice President and UOP Director Jack Fellows will update the Trustees on UOP activities.  The UOP digital library initiatives, DLESE and NSDL will be highlighted.

     

12:20

 

Lunch in the NCAR Cafeteria

     

1:30

10.

NCAR Director’s  Report

     
   

NCAR Director Tim Killeen will report on current NCAR activities, including on the NCAR Preliminary Program Plan and new development and review process.  Copies of the plan and a memo from Rick Anthes and Tim Killeen are included in the Trustees’ folders.

     

2:00

11.

Update on NCAR Computing Issues

     
   

Al Kellie, Director of the NCAR Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, and Deputy Director Richard Loft will update the Trustees on the status of computing at NCAR.

     
2:40

12.

Board Nominating Report

     
   

Board Nominating Committee Chairwoman, Mary Jo Richardson, will ask for approval of the slate of new Board officers and committees.  The report of the committee was sent in advance of the meeting.

     
   

Action:  Approve the slate and elect officers and committees.

     

2:45

 

Break

     
   

A group photo of current and outgoing Board members will be taken outside the Board Room.

     

3:00

 

The Board will convene in Executive Session

   

Present, in addition to the Trustees, will be President’s Council, Board Counsel, and Kathy Strand.

     
   

Kelvin Droegemeier and Rick Anthes will lead a strategy and issues discussion on activities related to the NSF reviews, BASC study, and competition for the management of NCAR, 2005-2008.

     

5:30

 

Recess to a reception for the Trustees in the Damon Room

     
Thursday, 24 February
     

8:15 am

 

Continental Breakfast will be available

     

8:45

 

Reconvene in Executive Session

   

Present will be the Trustees, President’s Council, and Board Counsel.

     

10:00

 

The Board will reconvene in Regular Session.

     

10:05

13.

FY06 Advocacy priorities

     
   

Cindy Schmidt, Director of the UCAR Office of Government Affairs, and Jack Fellows will lead the discussion.  Materials were sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

     

10:30

14.

Planning for the May 2005 UCAR Board Meeting

     
   

Chairman Droegemeier will lead a planning discussion for the 18-19 May 2005 Board meeting in Washington D.C.

     

11:15

15.

 
     

12:00 noon

 

Adjourn


Next Board Meeting will be held on 18-19 May at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, VA.

The Nominating, Personnel, and Audit and Finance Committees of the Board will meet on 17 May.