Draft Excom Minutes

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  • Peter Fox, President
  • Emily Law, Vice President
  • Justin Goldstein, Chair, Data Stewardship
  • Denise Hills, Nomination Committee
  • Ken Keiser, Chair, C&B
  • Tyler Stevens, Chair, Partnership
  • Ted Habermann, Type III
  • Bill Teng, Chair, Ficom
  • Christine White, Chair, Products and Services
  • Erin Robinson, Staff
  • Annie Burgess, Staff

Executive Committee Business

  1. Approval of May Minutes
    Christine motioned to approve Minutes as amended and Denise seconded. The minutes were approved by acclamation.
  2. President's Report
  3. Executive Director Report
  4. Summer Meeting 2015
  5. Strategic Plan Update
  6. Committee Reports
    • Ficom - The group is going through process improvement. A new special projects proposal is in review and being returned for modifications.
    • Partnership - (1) 7 new member applications have been reviewed for 30 days of notice. (2) Group is working on proposed criteria for inactive members.
    • C&B - Ken pulled together all C&B list of changes over the last few years. Ken will call a C&B committee for this month.
    • Data Stewardship - Several presentations: updates on trusted repositories and AMS Data Policies. Data Stewardship SF, Sophie Hou posted a blog post and she is hosting a special telecon on her research. Group is reviewing activity list.
    • Education - Education picked up monthly telecons - 1pm ET, 4th Friday of the Month; Looking for presenters for the ESIP Summer Teacher Workshop. Looking for CA teachers.
    • IT&I - Moved telecon time to the 2nd Thurs. We are having the NDS Labs for June IT&I.
    • Nominations - No report.
    • P&S - Testbed Configuration Board met in person at the end of April. The group is working on two solicitations for incubator projects and prototype assessments. Incubation RFP will come out mid May and responses are due June 15.
  7. Type Rep Reports
    • Type I - Looking into working with the CDF to not reinvent the wheel.
    • Type II - No report
    • Type III - Encouraging the type III to think link a cluster.
  8. Other Business