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May 2016

Meeting Notice

DATE: Friday, May 20, 2016 

LOCATION: Conference Room, Klahr Holocaust Center, Univ of Maine Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
All business meetings are open to the public. The closest parking is the lot in front of the Randall Student Center. This link goes to a map of the campus layout.

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Topic Leader
10:00 Public Comment Period  Holmes
10:10 Call to Order Holmes
10:12 Welcome, Announcements, Agenda Adjustments
1. Introductions 
2. Announcements
3. Quiz Answer 
4. Additions or Deletions to Agenda
Focus on Mission/Responsibilities
 10:15 A. AmeriCorps Grantee Briefing: Multilingual Leadership Corps
1. Mission/purpose, impact on community need, partners, lessons learned, other
10:30 B. Report on meeting/conference for Atlantic region State Commissions and CNCS program grantees  Portela/Ashmore
Business Reports
(Reports submitted are posted.)
 10:40  A. Minutes 
1. April meeting
10:45 B. Executive Committee
1. Meeting notes posted. Respond to any clarifications requested.
10:50 C. Grant Selection and Performance 
1. Revised risk assessment of grantees (changes, when used, how results used)
2. Mid-year Grantee Progress Reports for AmeriCorps (see posted docs)
3. Schedule for AmeriCorps Formula reviews and continuation awards 
4. Other
11:00 D. Board Development
1. Preliminary results of retreat survey
2. Reappointment requests and assistance identifying candidates for vacancies
11:05 E. Excellence and Expertise 
1. Meeting notes are posted. Respond to clarifications requested.
2. Updates from post-meeting events
11:10 F. Public Information and Education/ Public Policy 
1. Meeting updates from May 17
11:15 G. Blaine House Conference Planners
1. Status of planning process, call for additional participation
11:20 H. CNCS Regional Office update Hite
11:25 I. MCCS Staff 
1. CNCS monitoring site visit and board implications
2. Other
Crofton/Ashmore/ Fitzpatrick
Planning and Future Initiatives
11:30 A. Briefing: The Service Year Alliance
1. Maine is one of founding Commissions of Service Year Exchange, a project of the Alliance. Update on merger of three national efforts, new entity's strategic plan, etc.
Rep of Service Year Exchange via video conference
Business Wrap Up
11:50 A. Adjourn to Task Force Work Sessions
1. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms 
2. Next business meeting is June 17, 2016- Klahr Center, Univ. of Maine, Augusta
3. June 17 @ 1pm -- Joint meeting of Maine Service Enterprise Trainer Network and MCCS Excellence and Expertise Task Force