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May 2017


Meeting Notice

DATE:  Friday, May 19, 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
Planning and Future Initiatives
 10:20 A. America's Service Commissions - briefing by national staff.
Priority issues for commissions; opportunities for change; how states connect;  view from Washington; Q&A from Maine Commissioners
Kaira Esgate, ASC Exec. Director
  Focus on Mission/Responsibilities
10:40 A.AmeriCorps brand check: Begin PIE exercise  Crofton
Business Reports
(Reports submitted are posted.)
 10:50  A. Minutes 
1. April
Portela
10:55 B. Grant Selection and Performance 
1. Policy updates and recommendations
2. AmeriCorps Formula continuation recommendations
3. Other
Barrett
11:15 B. Executive Committee
1.  May 2017 meeting notes posted. Respond to any requests for clarifications.
2. Other
Portela
11:20 C. ASC Update
1. Public policy committee
2. Other
Holmes
11:25 E. Excellence and Expertise 
1. May 2017 meeting notes posted. Respond to any requests for clarifications.
Wentworth
11:30 F. Public Information and Education/ Public Policy 
1. May 2017 meeting notes posted. Respond to any requests for clarifications.
TBD
11:35 H. CNCS Regional Office update Hite
11:40 I. MCCS Staff 
1. Beyond the Rural AmeriCorps competition - outreach schedule for summer (Ashmore) 
2. Blaine House Conference planning status (Crofton)
3. Other
Crofton/Ashmore
Business Wrap Up
11:50 A. Adjourn to New Commissioner Orientation
1. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms 
2. Next business meeting is June 16, 2017- Major business is grant decisions
Portela