Draft Survey Instrument

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Contents

Tell Us About Your Organization

1. Is your organization and ESIP member?

Yes
No
Don't know

2. If yes, What ESIP Type is your organization?

Type 1----
Type 2----
Type 3----
Type 4
Don't know

2. If yes, when did your organization become a partner? (check one)

Year
Don't know

3. Does your organization regularly participate in ESIP Federation activities?

a. Semi-annual meetings? Yes/No
b. Committee Activities? Yes/No
c. Collaborative Projects? Yes/No

4. How many active people from within your organization are currently participating in ESIP Federation activities?

5. Are you the Voting Representative to the Assembly for your organization? Yes/No

Mission and Vision

6. Read each statement below and select the response that most closely reflects your opinion:

a. The ESIP Federation’s mission is clear
b. The organization/structure of the Federation supports the mission.
Strongly Agree----Agree----Neutral----Disagree----Strongly Disagree
c. The ESIP Federation is on the right path toward achieving its mission.
Strongly Agree----Agree----Neutral----Disagree----Strongly Disagree
d. The ESIP Federation mission is appropriate for this type of organization
Strongly Agree----Agree----Neutral----Disagree----Strongly Disagree


What value do you or your organization derive from participating in the Federation?

What do you or your organization view as the strengths of the Federation?

What do you or your organization view as the particular niche of the Federation?

Who do you or your organization view as the competing groups to the Federation?

The current mission is:

What should we keep?

What should we add/change?

Communication and Administration

8. Read each statement below and select the response that most closely reflects your opinion:

Strongly Agree----Agree----Neutral----Disagree----Strongly Disagree----DK
a. I am satisfied with the amount of communication I receive about activities related to the ESIP Federation.
b. I would read a periodic newsletter (e.g. quarterly or monthly) from the ESIP Federation.
c. I find important information on the ESIP Federation website.
d. I find important information on the ESIP Federation wiki.
e. I am able to communicate with ESIP partners using ESIP-provided communications tools.
f. I can approach Federation leadership about issues or concerns.
g. If I chose to, I would be given an opportunity to offer my thoughts and suggestions to the ESIP Federation administration.
h. The ESIP Federation clearly advertises and promotes volunteer and leadership opportunities for partners and friends of the Federation.

9. Read each statement below and select the response that most closely reflects your use of the ESIP Federation’s resources:

Often----Sometimes----Never----Not Familiar
a. I read the posts to esip-all that share general information.
b. I check the ESIP Federation website for information.
c. I find the information I am looking for on the website.
d. I read the posts to esip committee lists to which I am subscribed.
e. I check the ESIP Federation wiki for information.
f. I find the information I am looking for on the wiki.

10. Do you have suggestions or comments regarding Communication and Administration? [comment box]

CBM on 9/6 - the communication/administration section is more about the Foundation; probably should be removed

Program and Activities

11. Evaluate the following interest areas with regards to whether you agree or disagree that the ESIP Federation provides enough activity in the following:

Strongly Agree----Agree----Neutral----Disagree----Strongly Disagree----DK
a. Technology Workshops
b. Technical Problem Solving
c. Science Programs
d. Education Programs
e. Professional Development Opportunities
f. Formal Collaboration
g. Networking
h. Organizational Review

12. Have you ever served

a. As an officer of the ESIP Federation? Yes/No
b. As a committee chair of the ESIP Federation? Yes/No
c. As a member of an ESIP Federation committee? Yes/No
d. As a Director for the Foundation for Earth Science? Yes/No

13. Would you be willing to serve

a. As an officer of the ESIP Federation? Yes/No
b. As a committee chair of the ESIP Federation? Yes/No
c. As a member of an ESIP Federation committee? Yes/No
d. As a Director for the Foundation for Earth Science? Yes/No


Financial and Development

14. Do you know how the ESIP Federation is funded? Yes/No

15. Would your organization pay dues to remain a Partner in the ESIP Federation? Yes/No

If Yes, what factors do you believe need to be considered when setting dues levels?

16. Would you be willing to serve on a fundraising committee to investigate and cultivate alternative funding sources for the ESIP Federation? Yes/No

17. Please provide any additional comments you may have regarding Financial or Development matters: [comment box]


General Questions

18. What is the greatest strength of the ESIP Federation? [comment box]

19. What is the greatest weakness of the ESIP Federation? [comment box]

20. What do you see as a major priority for the ESIP Federation over the next three years? 10 years? [comment box]

21. What value does participation in ESIP have for you, personally? [comment box]

22. What value does participation in ESIP have for your organization? [comment box]

23. What do you see as the primary successes? [comment box]

24. What are the challenges that remain? [comment box]

25. What should the Federation look like in the future? [comment box]

26. What should the mission of the ESIP Federation be to meet this future? [comment box]

27. Your name: (optional) [comment box]

CBM on 9/6 - Chuck added questions 21-26 after today's telecon
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