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2010 Annual General Meeting Executive Board Meeting Minutes Monday, February 1, 2010 Commucations Building room 202 University of Washington Seattle, Washington Attendees: Nadine Fabbi, University of Washington Ross Burkhart, Boise State University Kevin Cook, Consulate General of Canada Keith James, Portland State University Rob McCoy, Washington State University Michael Treleaven, Gonzaga University/PNWCSC Dan Turbeville, Eastern Washington University Victoria Choe, PNWCSC Janice High, University of Alaska Anchorage Douglass Nord, Western Washington University Sion Matt Morrison Agenda: 08:30 – Welcome and Introduction Minutes of 2009 Board Meeting Agenda Approval Membership Report Budget Report Board Membership and transitions; Executive, Associate Director Relationship with the Consulate General Funding possibilities: foundation, dues, other 2011 Annual General and Board meetings and the Secretariat ICSI and its future, options for the PNWCSC Supporting Campus Programs; Collaboration within the PNWCSC Adjournment Minutes: Minutes (Nadine, Janice, Dan, Fr. Mike, Dog, Ross, Keith, Shawn, Rob, Kevin, Victoria) Matt Morrison email@example.com Began: 8:30 Fr. Mike – Introduction last evening dinner was wonderful thanking Nadine for dinner recommendation introduction of Janie High Dog Nord Keith James – science fellowship Thanking Anne for all of her work Meeting Did we approve the minutes from last year? motioned passed Agenda: does anybody need to add anything? Find out for Kevin, who we are singing the invoices for the colleges that haven’t paid Dan suggested updated copy of the members Put and list members on the website Kevin: Out of all of the members who haven’t paid (Portland community college) didn’t have any contact and UA southeast Keith suggested if it’s appropriate to increase the membership >> Nadine said it might be difficult >>Fr. Mike reduce their spending by 5%, I would be anxious, let’s consider this later Budget Report o Board Meeting $2000 o Kevin explaining ICSI account o Fr. Mike – where do we expect financial future, down the road 2010 Dog Nord – what do we face? Program enhancement grant? (from the govnt of Canada), used to be a BC rep on board, head of the Midwest association, head of the National Association o Ongoing feature, trying to figure out of Calendar of activities talked to in San Diego, National and regional organizations, improving communications o Very unclear relationship between regional and national association o In San Diego all three representation were present, currently in the meeting would like to find out what regional perspective is. o Has been experiencing decrease in membership rather than growth o Financial problems: Canada cannot support all of the organization o Solutions: co-sponsoring, funding may disappear (work together from national to local level to sustain funding). o Kevin: what are the regional groups o Pat James wanted regional presence of executive board meeting in access o How can we be effective promoting Canadian Study, national and regional level? How come regional associations not part of National level o Going to Ottawa and discussing view of Canadian study o Fr. Mike: currently there are financial problems is there an intension of interest, there is a long term and the short term strategy o Let’s not put eggs in all basket and not rely on government of Canada and start looking for other sources o As an academic association, need to start developing other sources and how can we bring those on board from national to regional level of associations o Dan – trying save his department other than saving the Canada Study o Fr. Mike – any money received has to meet the federal standards o Keith James – University foundation, some accountability but wave, foundations are set up to operate under different regulation\ o Dog Nord – each region has its own issues, but putting up the issues into the national setting… Mid November another meeting, take some action at the national level cross regions, joint conference October 28th reception and 29th (Friday) event at UW conference on the issue “What’s in it for United States?” Enders Thursday and Friday Board meeting Saturday Board Meeting 2011 when: October 30th 2010 (sat) board meeting (academic year) economical be able to attend the conference as well as the meeting and network with other members where: Kane Hall – Walker Ames hold about 100 ppl national association with regional association 5 experts in different areas speaking and a response Every member in the consortium could ask in grant Kevin: PNWER need research groups- all 45 university presidents were invited for presidents round table, discuss the idea of how Pan ware can support universities and vice versa, 15 presidents and they want to do it again Would presidents would co-chair, 20-25 presidents If presidents are interested then it will trickle down effect Nadine: suggests bringing graduate or undergrad students or and librarians Dog invite non-governmental sources for funding Rob McCoy cancer in 2006 for his wife, family and medical plans, Rob is not going to be a board member anymore Fr. Mike has been a director for ten years if anybody wants to take over the executive director position with assistant director – Dan 15 min break Resume: 10:20 am Fr. Mike and Kevin: relationship with the council general, relationship with ACSUS AGM – October 30th morning to early afternoon and board meeting afternoon sat Nadine: how much time and effort to put into this events AGM – show and tell us on courses and researches Booking hotel space Fr. Mike - ACSUS – hire somebody for summer to be obliged to be in different regions of Canada, discusses the position for ICSI Alberta in charge of ICSI 2011 Need funds committed in April for 2011 ICSI costs 40,000 plus 25,000 that was free bees We are going to try to keep ICSI alive and Dog: making ICSI as a best practice model, ******************* Campus programs- and ideas to use our funds Nadine – Quebec FM – 1995 meeting, dinner outdoors, but Kevin created a fancy dinner, do more with our website, and more with classes electronically (meeting conferences) Nadine- copy Jacksons website created by MY, provide a profile of the members and their contact, weblink to their department and university, There is opportunity link, electronic submission Nadine – how is the communication, Create a list serve for everybody- under a university… List of the campus reps Matt Morrison a lot of things have happen over the last year, so much potential with interface with the consortium we are now in our 20th year and we are attracting money from both countries, we just finished Canadian government a study on cross boarder labor issues Center of Regional Disaster Resilience (CRDR)- cross boarder of health alliance is having 3 day conference funded by DHA(Department of health affairs) in May Kevin: please define resilience – MM: how to combat quickly in a disaster Certificate program for legislators- 12 full days and monthly webinars, partnership with Oregon, working with UW, Patti Norri- transportation, low carbon fuels. Innovation- working with Washington State commerce – look at regional innovation strategy, rather than each state building, how do we connect the nodes in the region with the private sectors and with each other Link between Canada and US is very big Have a lot of great project in the Poli Sci Fr. Mike: have a group of people attending with MM: Northern Boarder strategy for US, really wants input from PNWCSC, cross boarder livestock, water policy (Columbia rivers symposium), annual reports Keith: I am really interested in pushing, Science, math, and technology. There is so much potential, sustainability, Keith would like to be a lea son (2011 meeting in Summer) for Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) MM: invited AGM to Calgary, and FR mike explained the situation Kevin: if there is discounted registration fee then PNWCSC members could be invited Other: Conclusion: Keith: Canadian, Mexican, and US partnership – march deadline FM: how thin can you spread your self FM: add Dog Nord into the email and send him James Loucky, wait Keith NA link, Victoria will send out the minute draft Photos taken FM meeting adjourned 12:05
"Minutes for Executive Board Meeting"