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March 2017


Meeting Notice

DATE:  Friday, March 17, 2017
TIME:   10 am - 12 pm


Conference Room, Klahr Holocaust and Human Rights 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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Agenda

Time

Topic Leader
10:00 Public Comment Period  Portela
10:10 Call to Order Portela
10:12 Welcome, Announcements, Agenda Adjustments
1. Introductions 
2. Announcements
3. Quiz Answer 
4. Additions or Deletions to Agenda
Portela
Focus on Mission/Responsibilities
 10:15 A. State Service Commissions' views of federal budgets Crofton
Planning and Future Initiatives
10:25 A. Phase One: Commissioner discussion of re-branding issue raised at summer 2016 retreat Cook/Mojonnier
10:40 B. Commission Hosting of National Service Program Staff in April Portela/Crofton
10:45 C. New Report: profile of 5 years of AmeriCorps members "from away" who stayed after service term ended Cook/Crofton
Business Reports
(Reports submitted are posted.)
 10:55  A. Minutes 
1. January
Portela
11:00 B. Grant Selection and Performance 
1. Report on AmeriCorps National Direct ratings
2. Recommendations on immediate Maine Rural AmeriCrops grant competition
3. Other
Wihry
11:10 B. Executive Committee
1.  February 2017 and March 2017 meeting notes posted. Respond to any requests for clarifications.
2. Status of appointment recommendations
3. Other
Portela
11:15 C. ASC Update
1. Public policy coalition and Maine membership
2. Other
Portela/Holmes
11:20 E. Excellence and Expertise 
1. Meeting report from March 15
Wentworth
11:30 F. Public Information and Education/ Public Policy 
1. Report from March 13 meeting
TBD
11:35 H. CNCS Regional Office update Hite
11:45 I. MCCS Staff 
1. AmeriCorps opiod and prescription drug abuse coalition update 
2. Governor's Service Awards and Roll of Honor event updates
3. Other
Crofton/Ashmore
Business Wrap Up
11:55 A. Adjourn to Task Force Work Sessions
1. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms 
2. Next business meeting is April 21, 2017- Note location change!
 - Cross Office Building, Room 103, Augusta
Portela