Draft Excom Minutes

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  • Peter Fox, President
  • Justin Goldstein, Chair, Data Stewardship
  • Denise Hills, Nomination Committee
  • Ken Keiser, Chair, C&B
  • Danie Kinkade, Type I Rep
  • Bill Teng, Chair, Ficom
  • Christine White, Chair, Products and Services
  • Erin Robinson, Staff

Executive Committee Business

  1. Approval of March Minutes
    Denise motioned to approve Minutes as amended and Emily seconded. The minutes were approved by acclamation.
  2. President's Report
    • The DC trip is rescheduled for the week of April 20. Erin & Peter will meet with current sponsors - NASA and NOAA as well as USGS, CEQ and USGCRP.
    • Peter thanked Emily for her leadership of the ESIP Strategic Plan process
    • Peter reported on the two tasks he is leading (1) ESIP Budget & (2) ESIP/FES Fiscal Sponsor Agreement. In the next month, Peter & Erin will work with Bill Teng on the budget and hop to have more to report in May.
  3. Executive Director Report
    • Erin reported that she had extended offers to two candidates - (1) Annie Burgess as the ESIP Community Director and (2) Rebecca Fowler as the Marketing and Outreach Director. Both will start by mid-May.
    • Erin followed up on Peter's comments about the ESIP budget. The draft budget for ESIP looks very positive. In the next several weeks Erin will also be working on the NASA renewal proposal.
  4. Summer Meeting 2015
    • Call for Sessions & Details - There was a great response to the call for sessions. Erin will be following up with travel details for ExCom.
    • Wiki planning space
    • ESIP Code of Conduct - Erin reported that with Partnership she is working on a code of conduct for the meeting.
    • Theme Finalized - Peter thanked the group for all of their input and suggested a final theme iteration: "The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners & Community Resilience: Coming Together". Denise motioned to approve the theme and Bill seconded the motion. The meeting theme was approved by acclamation. Action - List all themes;
  5. Strategic Plan Update
    • Workspace & Roadmap - Emily echoed Peter's thanks for the rest of the groups that have supported the development of ESIP's strategic plan. With Chris Lenhardt and Denise Hills, & staff, the next steps will be to create a doc with all of the supporting material and an executive summary that will be used as the baseline to review accomplishments against.
  6. Committee Reports
    • Data Stewardship - Justin repro
  7. Type Rep Reports
  8. Other Business
    • Please add other business

The meeting adjourned at 4:00 ET.