ExCom June 2011

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ESIP Federation Executive Committee, June 9, 2011

Attendees: Chris Lenhardt; Karl Benedict; Bruce Caron; Chris Lynnes (guest); Carol Meyer; Erin Robinson; Rahul Ramachandran; Rob Raskin; Nette Labelle-Hamer; Brian Wilson; Annette Schloss; Stefan Falke; Ken Keiser;

The meeting was called to order by President Chris Lenhardt at 2:02 pm EDT.

  1. Adoption of Minutes (Draft Excom Minutes)**
    • A motion to adopt the minutes was offered by Bruce Caron and seconded by Chris Lenhardt. Without further discussion, the minutes were approved by acclamation.
  2. Summer Meeting Update
    • Program
      • Program is full
      • Board meeting will be Thursday night
      • Poster abstracts are due June 15.
    • FUNding Friday
      • Need to promote student aspect of FUNding Friday. There may be an option for virtual participation. Brian Wilson will send announcement to Type II Reps (ACTION)
    • ESIP Networks
      • On the registration form registrants were asked which ESIP members they worked with. Before the meeting Carol and Erin will attempt to start diagramming out the ESIP network map. At the meeting members will continue to fill in the diagram.
  3. Around ESIP
    • Partnership - Annette Schloss
      • Planning to have a lunch with Student Fellows welcome to ESIP and present ideas for other student activities
      • Three applications for membership - AZGS, TEAM Network and NASA/Goddard application from Curt Tilmes.
      • Next round of applications could include more NSF-funded projects data
    • Discovery Cluster - Chris Lynnes
      • Cluster formed this past year, but has evolved from efforts over the past few years around casting and open search.
      • Cluster provides lightweight governance to standardize work
      • Cluster is federating with other groups outside of ESIP - OGC, Earth System Grid and Mercury
    • Other
      • EDMC Meeting June 20-22 - Erin and Carol supporting logistically
      • EEN Meeting June 23-24 - Carol presenting talk on ESIP "Paradox of Evaluating Intangibles"
  4. Other Business
    • Committee/Cluster/Work Group report template finished - will email today. Due end of June.

Meeting adjourned at 2:49 EDT.

Proposal to Repeal Bylaw II.2.7
Draft June 2011 Retreat Report Out