Mid-Atlantic Regional Partnership Committee

October 15, 2005

9:00 a.m. Coffee

9:30 a.m. Welcome and introductions

Summary of inaugural Stewardship Council Meeting (Karen Lutz, Kerry Snow)

9:45 a.m. Introduction to "regional" concept (Kerry Snow)

A discussion of the purpose of the RPC, i.e. get away from concentration on local club issues and develop a broader view.

10:00 a.m. A case study: AT shelters, ATC perspective (Karen Lutz)

A discussion of management policies, primitive ethics, coordination with ATPO and Agency partners, etc.

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Budget, planning, project prioritization (Karen Lutz, Bob Proudman)

A discussion of budget cycle, role of RPC in prioritization of funding, FMSS, information management

2:30 p.m. Assessment data, corridor management, natural and cultural resource management, etc. (Michele Miller, David Reus, Sally Naser, Todd Remaley)

A discussion of the role of clubs and RPC in establishing levels of activity and metrics for performance

3:30 p.m. New business

Queen City airport relocation

4:00 p.m. RPC structure

Formation of sub-committees: Budget Committee, Corridor Management Committee, Land Use Committee, Natural & Cultural Resources Committee, Meetings Committee, RPC Handbook Committee, Volunteer Development Committee

A discussion of coordination of sub-committees with specific ATC personnel, Grants to Clubs, Grants for Outreach

5:30 p.m. Dinner (Bob Sickley)

Reference materials are available online at www.nynjtc.org/ATC/MidAtlantic -- Club President’s Handbook, AT Project Management Cycle, MARO Master Responsibility, BOM Handbook.