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UCAR Board of Trustees Meetings
17-19 May 2005
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA

When arriving at NSF, please check in and get your ID badge. If you have a laptop, you will then need to go to Room 357 to have it scanned before you go to your meeting room.

Tuesday, 17 May

Audit and Finance Committee Meeting  -   8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Room 770.
Members Nominating Committee  -  12:00 to 2:00 pm. Room 705.
Personnel Committee   -   2:00 to 5:00 pm.  Room 770.


6:00 pm  - Dinner with Frank Cushing at Teatro Goldoni, 1909 K Street NW.
In attendance will be Trustees, President’s Council, Board Counsel, and Cindy Schmidt.

 

UCAR Board of Trustees Meeting
18-19 May
Room 1235
4201 Wilson Boulevard

Agenda

Wednesday, 18 May    

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast will be available

8:30

The Board will convene in Regular Session

 

1.

WELCOME AND AGENDA REVIEW

   

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

ACTION: Adopt the agenda

8:35

2.

SECRETARY'S REPORT

   

Secretary Steven Rutledge will ask for approval of the draft minutes from theFebruary 2005 meeting of the Board.

ACTION: Adopt the minutes

8:40

3.

TREASURER'S REPORT

   

Treasurer Barbara Feiner will report on the FY2005 funding and expenditures to date. The financial reports were sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

8:50

4.

AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

   

Trustee Feiner will report on the meeting of the Board Audit and Finance Committee held the previous day. Materials regarding two proposed actions will be sent to the Trustees in advance of the meeting.

   

ACTION: Act on recommendations to the full Board from the Committee regarding the LIBOR-based swaption and an updated banking authorization.

9:00

5.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REPORT

   

Personnel Committee Acting Chairwoman, Mary Jo Richardson, will report to the Board on the Committee meeting held the previous day. Action will be taken on Senior Scientist nominations in Executive Session later on in the afternoon.

9:20

6.

NSF REPORT

   

Cliff Jacobs, Head, UCAR & Lower Atmospheric Facilities Oversight Section, will update the Board on NSF and related items of interest.

9:45

7.

UCAR PRESIDENT'S REPORT

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

President Anthes will also update the Board on the UCAR Foundation status and ask for Board approval to appoint two new directors to the Foundation board. Materials were sent in advance of the meeting.

ACTION: Approve the nominations to the UCAR Foundation Board of Directors.

10:15

 

Break

10:30

8.

UOP DIRECTOR’S REPORT

UOP Director, Jack Fellows, will bring the Trustees up to date on UOP activities.

10:50

9.

NCAR STATUS REPORT

NCAR Director Tim Killeen will update the Trustees on NCAR research and facility activities and the computing issue.

11:30

The Trustees will convene in Executive Session

Present in addition to Trustees will be President’s Council, Lise Carney, April Burke, Joel Widder, and Cindy Schmidt.

Lunch will be brought in.

12:30 pm

 

Break

12:45

Executive Session will continue

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

 

Topics include:

  • Consideration of NCAR Senior Scientist nominations
  • Classified Research at NCAR
  • The Board Self Assessment responses
  • Discussion of the Board role in the revised NCAR Strategic Plan
  • Discussion of the process for, and contents of, an updated UCAR Strategic Plan, and Trustee role in the shaping the updated plan.
  • Other NCAR review/BASC/competition matters

3:30

 

Break

3:45

Executive Session continues

Present in addition to Trustees will be Board Counsel.

4:45

 

Recess

6:00

 

Reception for Trustees and guests at the Sequoia Restaurant, 3000 K Street NW, Washington Harbor, Washington, DC.
Thursday, 19 May    

8:00

 

Convene in Regular Session in the Potomac Room at the Fairmont Hotel, 2401 M Street, Washington, D.C.

Please see the memorandum in your folder from Jack Fellows with background information on the following two guests.

 

10.

COUNCIL ON COMPETITIVENESS PRESIDENT

Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness, will join the Trustees for breakfast and discussions on items of common interest.

9:30

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11.

OSTP ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR SCIENCE

Dr. Kathie L. Olsen, Associate Director for Science for the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President, will join the Trustees for discussion.

10:30

 

Adjourn

~End of Agenda~

2005 Next meeting dates:

3-4 October

UCAR Board of Trustees

4-5 October

UCAR Members Meeting

4 October

UCAR Academic Affiliates

5 October

University Relations Committee Meeting