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Chapter Committee
Regular Monthly Meeting
TxDot Facilities, Austin, Texas
2012 January 10,
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Participants

Name

Organization

Title

Present

Andrew Bluiett
IEEE Chairman
Yes
Kevin Ewing
IEEE Vice-Chairman, Chairman Elect
Yes
Steve Pearson
IEEE
Secretary
Yes
Joel Sandahl
IEEE
Secretary
Yes
Jacob Forbes, P.E. IEEE Webmaster No
James Mercier, P.E. IEEE Awards Committee Chairman, Past Chairman
Yes
Walter May, P.E. IEEE Nominations Committee Chairman, Past Chairman
No
Steve Glen, P.E.
IEEE
Member-at-Large
No
Paul Brown
IEEE
Member-at-Large
No
Sam Nasson
IEEE
Member-at-Large
No
Don Drumtra
IEEE
Past Chairman, Active
Yes
Bobby Speer
IEEE
Past Chairman, Active
No
Roy Matthews, P.E. IEEE Past Chairman, Active
No
Stacy Shook, P.E. IEEE Past Chairwoman, Active
Yes
Mike Noth, P.E. IEEE Past Chairman, Active
No
Steve Kanetzky, P.E.
IEEE
Past Chariman, Emeritus
No



If this differs from your understanding, please notify Joel Sandahl (jsandahl@zxtech.net).

Agenda Item and Completed Action

Action Before Next Meeting

1.    Joint chapters. All is submitted with no known issues. Awaiting formal approval.

Don to follow up
2.    Financial reports. Kevin presented draft closing financial reports for 2011. 

Kevin and Steve P to factor Don’s updates into 2011 financial reports and submit

3.    Technical presentations.

Andrew to confirm joint I&M meeting in February with Kristi.
Kevin to confirm presentation for March.
Stacy to confirm Webberville tour for April.
Steve P to contact Generac re: presentation for May. 
Andrew and James to firm up presentation for June.
James to pursue presentation suggestion for July.
James to confirm Ethics presentation for August.
Andrew to confirm Baldick presentation for September. 


4.    Grounding Class. Kevin reported the finalized financials for Grounding Class.
Completed

5.    Google Docs. Steve P established a Google Docs account for IEEE PES Austin. Will use e-mail for mass distribution and RSVP. On trial basis, will parallel web calendar. Centralized storage use deferred for now.
Steve P, Jacob and Joel to set up mass e-mail distribution list, RSVP and parallel calendar
6.    PES banner. Kevin reported banner is complete.

Completed
7.    El Gallo Plaque. Since we did not complete in 2011, need to put in budget for 2012.
Steve P to put in budget for 2012.
8.    Elections. Nominees for 2012 are Joel Sandahl for Secretary and Paul Brown and Sam Nasson for Members at Large.
Walter to conduct 2012 officer elections at January 24 technical meeting
9.    Power Engineering Education.
Joel to lead discussions and collect improvement ideas on the differences between engineering education and the reality of the job market
10.    Discounts Software for IEEE members. Contacted HQ. They are interested in this effort. ,
Joel to pursue with IEEE HQ and industry contacts
11.    Establish relationships with GOLD and WIE.
Continuing




The next regular ChapComm meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 14 in TxDOT room 1A2.
Future meetings will be the second Tuesday at TxDot unless the chapter membership is notified otherwise.

Recorded by Joel Sandahl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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