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UCAR Board of Trustees Meeting
12-13 June 2001
National Science Foundation– Room 375
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA

AGENDA

Monday 11 June

8:30-11:30 am

The Board of Trustees' Audit and Finance Committee Meeting will be held in Room 340.

10:30-2:00 pm

The Board of Trustees' Nominating Committee Meeting will be held in Room 375.

2:00-5:00 pm

The Board of Trustees Personnel Committee Meeting will be held in Room 340.

6:00pm

Informal Dinner at the Arlington Hilton Hotel in the DaVinci Room.



Tuesday, 12 June

7:30 am

Continental Breakfast will be available outside Room 375.

8:00

The Board will convene in Executive Session.
Present in addition to Trustees will be UCAR Counsel and Tim Killeen.

8:20

Present in addition to the Trustees will be the President's Council.

8:45

The Board will convene in Regular Session.

 

1. WELCOME AND AGENDA REVIEW

Chairman of the Board Otis Brown will welcome meeting participants and guests, ask for adoption of the agenda with changes, if necessary.

ACTION: Adopt the agenda

8:50

 

2. CHAIRMAN'S REMARKS

Chairman Brown will follow-up on items from the February Board Meeting.

9:00

 

3. SECRETARY’S REPORT

Secretary Ron Smith will ask for approval of the draft minutes from the February Meeting of the Board.

ACTION: Adopt the minutes

9:05

 

4.TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer Patricia Woodworth will report on the FY2001 funding and expenditures to date. Please refer to the financial reports on the website, or to the hardcopy sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Accept the Treasurer’s Report

9:15

 

5. AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

Woodworth, Chairwoman of the Audit and Finance Committee, will report on the meeting of that committee held the previous day.

ACTION: Receive the Audit and Finance Committee Report

9:25

 

6. PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORT

Personnel Committee Chairman Leo Donner will report on the meeting of the Committee held the previous day. Discussion will include consideration of the Personnel Committee's recommendation on the new Employee Recognition Awards policy sent to all of the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

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

10:00

Break

10:20

 

7. NSF REPORT ATM DIRECTOR REMARKS

Jarvis Moyers, Director of ATM/NSF, will report on the status of the NSF budget and any other items of interest.

10:40

 

8. NSF REVIEW OF NCAR

Cliff Jacobs, Head-UCAR and Lower Atmospheric Facilities, will update the Trustees on the NSF Review of NCAR scientific and facilities divisions and programs, and on the UCAR and NCAR management review.

11:15

 

9. UCAR PRESIDENT"S REPORT

UCAR President Richard Anthes will update the Trustees on UCAR activities, and he will present the UCAR Members' Meeting Forum proposal found on the website and sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

11:40

10. NCAR DIRECTOR'S REPORT

NCAR Director Tim Killeen will update the Trustees on current NCAR activities, and lead the discussion on the NCAR Strategic Plan sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

12:30 pm

Working Lunch. Jack Fellows, VP Corporate Affairs, and Cindy Schmidt, Director, Office of Government Affairs, will present the updated advocacy priorities and related activities. April Burke, Lewis-Burke Associates, will report on the current federal budget situation.

1:30

 

11. NSF DEPUTY DIRECTOR REMARKS

Joseph Bordogna, NSF Deputy Director, will join the Trustees for discussion of NSF activities and projects relevant to the atmospheric and related sciences.

2:00

 

12. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UPDATE

Jack Hayes, Director, Office of Science and Technology at the National Weather Service, will join the Trustees for discussion.

2:30

Break

2:40

 

13. UCAR EDUCATION AND OUTREACH STRATEGIC PLAN

Anthes will review the UCAR Education and Outreach Strategic Plan. The near-final version was sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Approve the plan.

3:00

 

14. US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES' APPROPRIATIONS
COMMITTEE STAFF VISIT

Frank Cushing, staff member to the House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee, will join the Trustees for discussion of the FY2002 budget outlook.

3:30

 

15. NASA EARTH SCIENCES DIRECTOR REMARKS

Jack Kaye, Director, Earth Science Research Division, NASA, will join the Trustees for discussion.

4:00

The Trustees will re-convene in Executive Session.
Present will be Trustees and Counsel.

5:00

Recess

6:00 – 8:00

Reception for Trustees and guests at the Sequoia Restaurant, Washington Harbor,
3000 K Street NW in Washington.



Wednesday, 13 June

8:30 am

A continental breakfast will be available.

9:00

 

The Trustees will reconvene in Regular Session.

16. UCAR OFFICE OF PROGRAMS (UOP) STATUS REPORT

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

9:20

 

17. UCAR FOUNDATION REPORT

Jeff Reaves, Vice-President of the UCAR Foundation, will update the Board on recent activities, and ask the Board to approve a resolution re-electing Gene Keluche to the UCAR Foundation Board of Directors. (As per the Foundation bylaws the UCAR Board of Trustees must approve the election of Foundation directors.) The Resolution was sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Approve the re-election of Gene Keluche.

10:00

 

Break

10:20

18. UNSTRUCTURED DISCUSSION

This time is allotted for discussion of items not covered on the agenda or for further discussion of items of interest.



11:00

 

19. NOAA OAR DIRECTOR REMARKS

David Evans, Director, OAR, NOAA, will join the Trustees.

11:30

Adjourn

 

End of Agenda


2001 Meetings

Board of Trustees: Monday-Tuesday, 8-9 October
UCAR Annual Members Meeting: Tuesday-Wednesday 9-10 October

***** Proposed dates for the 2002 UCAR Board of Trustees and Members Meetings*****

Board of Trustees: Wednesday and Thursday, 13-14 February
Personnel and Audit and Finance: Tuesday, 12 Feb.

Board of Trustees: Wednesday and Thursday, 12- 13 June
Personnel and Audit and Finance: Tuesday, 11June

Board of Trustees: Monday and Tuesday, 7-8 October
Members: Tuesday and Wednesday, 8-9 October
Academic Affiliates: Tuesday, 8 Oct.
University Relations Committee: Wednesday, 9 October
AMS/UCAR Heads & Chairs: Thursday and Friday, 10-11 October