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                                       AGENDA 
                        NAPSR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
                                             
                            Doubletree Hotel Boise – Riverside 
                            2900 Chinden Blvd,  Boise ID 83714 
                                             
                               September 15 through 19, 2008 


Monday, September 15, 2008                                      Meeting Room : Cinnabar


8:00 – 10:00 am             NARUC Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety


10:00 – 10:45 am                    Break


10:00 am– 12:00 pm          NAPSR Board*


12:00 – 1:00 pm                     Lunch


1:30 – 2:30 pm              NAPSR Grant Allocation & Strategic Planning Committee*


2:30 – 2:45 pm                      Break


2:45 – 3:30 pm              NAPSR Liaison Committee*


3:30 – 4:30 pm              NAPSR Legislative Committee*


5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Registration and Reception                Room: TBA**



         * Meeting is open to committee members and NAPSR members only

         ** TBA = To be announced
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                                            AGENDA 

                             NAPSR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
                                                  
                                Doubletree Hotel Boise – Riverside 
                                2900 Chinden Blvd,  Boise ID 83714 
                                                  
                                   September 15 through 19, 2008 

Tuesday, September 16, 2008                                         Meeting Room: Tamarack

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.              Buffet Breakfast (Provided)

8:00 – 8:10 a.m.       Call to Order &
                       Introduction of Members & Guests – Ron Law,
                               NAPSR National Chairman

8:10 – 8:30 a.m.       Welcome and Opening Remarks – Commissioner Marsha H. Smith,
                             Idaho PUC & President of NARUC

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.       Address to NAPSR from PHMSA – Carl Johnson / Krista Edwards,
                             PHMSA Administrator / Deputy Administrator

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.      Reflections on PHMSA-NAPSR Partnership – Stacey Gerard
                               Chief Safety Officer & Assistant Administrator

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.            Break

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.     Important Issues for NAPSR – Ron Law

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.     Overview & Discussion of NAPSR views on DIMP – Phil Sher
                              Chair of NAPSR DIMP Implementation Task Group

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.             Lunch (Provided)

1:15 – 2:45 p.m.       State Program Funding, Evaluation & Financial Audits – Zach Barrett,
                              Director, PHMSA Office of State Programs

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.              Break

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.       State Electronic Pipeline Safety Forum, Training Issues – Richard Sanders
                              Director, PHMSA Office of Training and Qualifications

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.       Closed Session (For NAPSR members only):
                          • Federal Legislative Outlook – Chris Mele,
                                            Legislative Director, Energy, NARUC]
                          • Other issues

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                                             AGENDA 

                             NAPSR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
                                                   
                                Doubletree Hotel Boise – Riverside 
                                2900 Chinden Blvd,  Boise ID 83714 
                                                   
                                   September 15 through 19, 2008 



Wednesday, September 17, 2008                                       Meeting Room: Tamarack


7:00 – 8:00 a.m.              Buffet Breakfast (Provided)


8:00 – 9:15 a.m.       Direction on Major Initiatives & NAPSR Open Resolutions – Jeff Wiese,
                               Associate Administrator PHMSA OPS


9:15 – 10:15 a.m.      Issues from Grant Allocation & Strat. Planning Committee – Don Stursma,
                              Committee Chair


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.            Break (Exhibitor Displays)


11:15 – 12:30 a.m.     CGA DIRT Data Collection Capabilities – CGA Rep (TBA**)


12:30 – 1:15 p.m.             Break


1:15 – 8:00 p.m.              Bus to river, box lunch, rafting trip, & barbeque




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                                               AGENDA 

                              NAPSR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
                                                      
                                 Doubletree Hotel Boise – Riverside 
                                 2900 Chinden Blvd,  Boise ID 83714 
                                                      
                                    September 15 through 19, 2008 


Thursday, September 18, 2008                                          Meeting Room: Tamarack


   7:00 – 8:00 a.m.            Buffet Breakfast (Provided)

  8:00 – 12:30 p.m.     Closed Session (For NAPSR members only):

   8:00 – 8:45 a.m.     Public Website Feedback – Carrie Smith / George Mosinskis
                                Program Specialist, Texas RRC / Admin. Manager, NAPSR

   8:45 – 9:30 a.m.     NAPSR By-laws Approval & 2008 Resolutions – Ron Law

   9:30 – 10:00 a.m.    Treasurer’s Report & NAPSR Budget for 2009 – Hans Mertens

   10:00 – 10:15 a.m.          Break

   10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Election of National Officers & Next Annual meeting – Ron Law

   11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Feedback on NAPSR from interviews with PMs – Ron Law

   11:45 – 12:00 p.m. NAPSR Liaison Committee report – Don Stursma

   12:00 – 12:15 p.m. NAPSR Legislative Committee report – Paul Metro

   12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Other items before the Board


   12:30 – 1:30                        Lunch


     1:30 – 5:30               AGA-NAPSR-APGA Joint Meeting on DIMP
                                       (see detailed Agenda, next page)




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                                              AGENDA 

                             NAPSR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
                                                    
                                Doubletree Hotel Boise – Riverside 
                                2900 Chinden Blvd,  Boise ID 83714 
                                                    
                                   September 15 through 19, 2008 


Thursday, September 18, 2008                                          Meeting Room: Tamarack


AGA-NAPSR-APGA Joint Meeting on DIMP

1:30 – 1:45 p.m.       Introduction, Logistics & Organization -- Moderator Ron Law


1:45 – 1:50 p.m.       Opening Remarks – AGA                                   Christina Sames


1:50 – 1:55 p.m.       Opening Remarks – APGA                                  Bert Kalisch


1:55 – 2:00 p.m.       Opening Remarks – NAPSR                                 Ron Law


2:00 – 2:15 p.m.       Instructions to meeting attendees                       Ron Law


2:15 – 5:30 p.m.       Discuss the most critical sections in DIMP rule &       AGA, APGA, NAPSR
                              identify key issues in common*


                              *Break to be determined at the discretion of the Moderator


6:30 – 9:00 p.m.              NAPSR National Conference Banquet & Awards




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                                             AGENDA 

                             NAPSR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
                                                   
                                 Doubletree Hotel Boise – Riverside 
                                 2900 Chinden Blvd,  Boise ID 83714 
                                                   
                                   September 15 through 19, 2008 
                                                  
 
Friday, September 19, 2008                                          Meeting Room: Tamarack


AGA-NAPSR-APGA Joint Meeting on DIMP
 
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Address remaining sections of DIMP Rule &              AGA, NAPSR, APGA
                        identify key issues in common


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.            Break


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.     Address issues in “Parking lot”                   AGA, NAPSR, APGA


11:15 – 11:45 a.m.     Summary                                           AGA, NAPSR, APGA


11:45 – 12:00 p.m.     Next Steps & Closing Remarks                      Ron Law


12:00 p.m.                    Adjourn National Conference




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