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Administrative Staff Reports

October 28, 2019

Report submitted by: Jamie McFaul, Grants Officer

Major projects completed:

  • Completed and sent out contracts for Healthy Acadia, Colby College, Learning Works, Midcoast Conservancy, USM-MPES and Trekkers for 2019-2020
  • Updated and sent out the Maine Rural State AmeriCorps RFP # 201909166
  • Ongoing process of reviewing and approving member position descriptions, providing technical assistance regarding the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS’) enrollment requirements, and communicating updates to and from CNCS
  • Attended the AmeriCorps State and National Symposium in Arlington, VA from 9/18 – 9/20, while there I attended multiple workshops, including fiscal grants administration, compliance and monitoring and Disaster Services Resources and Technical Assistance.

 Issues to be aware of:

  • MSAD 70 Program Staff has said they will not be continuing with their AmeriCorps program; no formal withdraw has been sent by the Program Director. They have been contacted about closing the program, but no one has responded to requests for a meeting to do so.

Major focus of effort for the next month:

  • Reviewing and approving Quarterly reporting, to include Grantee Progress Reports, financial reports, and reimbursement requests
  • Completing site monitoring visit for Maine Conservation Corps.
  • Begin training with SOM in Advantage (for Procurement) system to administer contracts