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September 2017


Friday, September 15, 2017 
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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10:00 Public Comment Period Portela
10:10 Call to Order Portela
10:12 Welcome, Announcements, Agenda Adjustments
1. Introductions
2. Quiz Answer
3. Announcements and Appreciations
4. Additions or Deletions to Agenda
Business Reports
(Reports submitted are posted.)
10:20 A. Minutes
1. June meeting
10:25 B. Executive Committee
1. August minutes. Respond to request for clarifications. Accept report.
2. Sept 11 meeting report:
     a. Strategic plan process and appointments to planning team
     b. Submitting reappointments and new recommendations
     c. Changes in task force assignments
     d. Other
10:35 C. Excellence and Expertise
1. Volunteer Generation application results (see summary posted under Background Documents)
2. Completed Service Enterprise outreach tools
3. Respond to clarification requests related to Sept. report
  D. ASC update
1. Public policy update
2. Annual Assembly results
Crofton for Holmes
10:45 E. Public Information and Education/ Public Policy
1. Meeting notes for August and September are posted. Clarifications as requested.
  F. Grant Selection and Performance Task Force
1. September meeting notes posted. Clarifications as requested.
2. Recruitment of external peer reviewers. Request for outreach by Commissioners.
  G. CNCS Regional Office update Hite
10:50 G. MCCS Staff
1. Report from annual policy meeting with CNCS (9/12-9/14)
2. Blaine House Conference on Service and Volunteerism (Oct 10) 
3. Staff changes and plans
4. Regional conference, Service Enterprise and CMV course dates

Planning and Future Initiatives
11:00 A. AmeriCorps Opening Day/Swearing In
B. 2017-2018 meeting schedule and event dates
C. Renew authorizaton for Exec Committee to act on behalf of board if needed between meetings
D. Maine Volunteer Foundation
Portela, et al
Focus on Mission/Responsibilities
11:10 A. Proposed schedule for Task Force briefings Jan-April 2016 Portela
Business Wrap Up
11:15 A. Adjourn to Task Force Work Sessions
1. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms
2. Next business meeting is October 20, 2017- Conference Room 2, MaineGeneral Medical Center, I-95 exit 113, Augusta