North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Steering Committee Meeting Agenda
January 24, 2011
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Call Number: 866-762-5634
Passcode: 5866227#
Web page for handouts: http://www.fws.gov/northeast/science/meetings_012411.html

Web pages for previous meetings:
http://www.fws.gov/northeast/science/meetings_111710.html
http://www.fws.gov/northeast/science/meetings_101410.html

Purpose of call: Update Steering Committee on action items and seek input on important issues to be addressed before and during the April 20 steering committee meeting.

*To access the documents for this meeting, click on each handout to download the Word document, Excel file, or PDF.*

Agenda Items

Discussion Leader and Handouts

Time

1. Introductions, Roll Call
Review agenda
Approve minutes from November 17, 2010 meeting.

Ken Elowe & Andrew Milliken
Handout 1 – Agenda
Handout 2 - November 17, 2010 Meeting Minutes

2:00 p.m.
2. Review progress on action items from November meeting.

Andrew Milliken
Handout 3 – Action items

2:10 p.m.
3. Steering Committee representation and leadership
Expected Call Outcome: Review membership and discuss nomination process for vice-chair
Andrew Milliken & Ken Elowe
Handout 4 - Steering Committee Membership List
2:15 p.m.
4. Draft vision and mission statement
Expected Call Outcome: Agreement on any final edits needed
Ken Elowe
Handout 5 – Edited vision and mission statement
Handout 6 – Comments incorporated
2:20 p.m.
5. Review of Technical Committee nominations
Expected Call Outcome: Agree on initial technical committee membership and tasks

Andrew Milliken
Handout 7 – Technical Committee Nominations
Handout 8 – Science and Technical Team proposal

2:30 p.m.
6. Discussion of Science Needs Request and process for selecting projects
Expected Call Outcome: Committee members to follow up with their staff and partnerships to submit science needs and projects

Andrew Milliken
Handout 9 – Science Needs Request

2:45 p.m.
7. Update on Boundary
Expected Call Outcome: Update on proposed boundary

Andrew Milliken
Handout 10 – Revised map of North Atlantic LCC boundaries


3:00 p.m.
8. Review and discussion of communications tools, team and SharePoint
Expected Call Outcome: Discussion of pilot websites and communications tools

Megan Nagel
Handout 11 - Communications Contacts for North Atlantic LCC

3:05 p.m.
9. Discuss agenda for next Steering Committee meeting
Expected Call Outcome: Agreement on agenda items for April 20 meeting

Ken Elowe
Handout 12 –Proposed agenda items for April 20 meeting

3:20 p.m.

10. Other business

  3:25 p.m.
11. Adjourn
  3:30 p.m.