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Activities of the Executive Committee

Next Scheduled Meeting: 

Activities will be posted approximately 1 week after each meeting.

Last met on: 

14 January 2020

Present: Bruce Buffet,  Katie Cooper, Lorraine Hwang, Louis Moresi,  and Carl Tape

Absent: Claire Currie

Informational:

  • Welcomed Bruce Buffett and Claire Currie (returning) to the EC.

Discussed:

  • Process for identifying leadership for CIG IV proposal.
  • Reviewed and confirmed current process for appointing Working Groups. Acknowledged need for mechanism to rotate members off of committees.

Previous Meetings:

31 October 2019 

Present: Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Lorraine Hwang, Louis Moresi,  and Carl Tape

Absent: Frederik Simons

Informational:

  • Thank you to Magaii Billen for leading CIG through this transition period and thank you to the EC for their hard and thoughtful work in ensuring a smooth transition period.
  • Update on 2020 events.
  • SSC Activities

Discussed:

  • Joint in person meeting with SSC In-person meeting May (tentative).
  • Schedule for CIG IV and forming Writing Committee
  • Community Workshop Fall 2020 and Workshop Committee.

16 September 2019

17-18 June 2019

In person meeting at UC Davis.

Present: Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Louis Moresi, Frederik Simons,  and Carl Tape

16 May 2019

Present: Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Lorraine Hwang, Louis Moresi, Frederik Simons,  and Carl Tape

Discussed: Upcoming EC meeting at UC Davis

6 February 2019

Present: Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  and Louis Moresi,

Absent:  Frederik Simons, and Carl Tape

Actions:

  • Louise Moresi to continue as Chair
  • Defer electing a vice Chair

Discussed:

  • Strategic Planning and CIG self assessment
  • International engagement: AuScope speaker exchange, 2020 CGU

13 November 2018

Present:  Magali Billen,  Katie Cooper, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, Frederik Simons, and Carl Tape

Absent: Claire Currie

Informational:

  • Discussion forum has launched
  • AGU Business meeting - new time and date

Discussed:

  • Donation of CitcomSVE
  • Collaborations with AuScope
  • Creating Speaker Series Committee
  • Renaming the Geodynamo Working Group
  • Structure of Education Working Group 

26 September 2018

Present:  Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Informational:

  • CIG's participation in Frontera at TACC
  • Rayleigh Hackathon highlights
  • 2015 CTSP Workshop white paper available

Discussed:

  • Nominations for election
  • New Education Working Group. Security and access.
  • Reforming Working Groups, term limits, and leadership structure. Working group renaming.
  • Moving from a mailing list to a forum. A new platform is in testing.

2 August 2018

Present:  Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Absent: Magali Billen

Announcements:

  • 2018 Bylaw revisions have been approved by the electorate
  • CIG Year 3 budget has been approved by NSF

Discussions:

  • 2018 Nominating Committee to be appointed by end of month
  • Plans to update Grand Challenges in Geodynamics Report, NAS
  • Software: Proposed code donation in particle dynamics. Support of proprietary software.

19 April 2018

Present: Magali Billen, Claire Currie, Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Actions:

  • Approved moving Annual Business Meeting to noontime at AGU.
  • Discussed plans for meeting of the Electorate to present proposed changes to Bylaws followed by electronic balloting.
  • Discussed realignment of Working Groups including annual call for new Working Groups.

09 February 2018

Present: Katie Cooper, Omar Ghattas, Lorraine Hwang, Louise Kellogg,  Louis Moresi, and Frederik Simons

Absent: Magali Billen and Claire Currie

Actions:

  • Elected new Chair and Vice Chair
  • Approved CIG Principles of Community and Code of Conduct
  • Approved New Members (by e-vote)
    • University of Melbourne
    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette 

Discussed: 

  • Moving forward with Speaker Series
  • Updates from visit to NSF
  • Revision of bylaws
  • Input to upcoming NAS study

 

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