Draft ExCom Minutes 2

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Participants: Carol Meyer, Erin Robinson, John Scialdone, Emily Law, Brian Wee, Karl Benedict, Annette Schloss, Roberta Johnson, Steve Berrick, Stefan Falke Meeting called to order at 2:03 by Karl Benedict

  1. Welcome
  2. Approval of Approval of April minutes
Roberta Johnson made a motion to adopt the minutes as drafted. The motion was seconded by Emily Law. Without discussion, the minutes were approved by acclamation.
  1. Summer Meeting
    • Carol gave the update. Erin has taken a first pass at the agenda. If there are conflicts contact her. The plenary is coming together. There will be a decadal survey plenary panel and the group is taking a collaborative approach to identifying speakers. Registration is picking up - we are over the 30 person mark. Our hosts at UNC, RENCI, is supporting a breakfast and ESRI is sponsoring the reception at the museum.
    • Question from Brian - Is there a chance to thank sponsors publicly? It will be part of the program, signage and opening remarks
  2. Revisiting Award Review Criteria
    • Annette led discussion on award criteria in terms of someone whose passed away. She looked to ExCom for feedback on how to handle a nomination for someone whose passed away? Some viewed that the criteria isn't strictly for living recipients. We should learn from how other organizations. Group agreed we should maintain the award criteria, as is.
  3. Committee Reports
    • C&B - Karl reported for Tamara that C&B is moving forward with consideration of Commons Guidance Governance Document
    • Education - Roberta reported that Edu met on Tuesday and discussed Summer Meeting as well as potential participation in GLOBE solicitation.
  4. Other Business
    • No other business

Annette motioned and Steve seconded to adjourn at 1:41.