May 18, 2015 Advisory Committee Meeting

NETC Advisory Committee Face-to-Face Meeting 

Date & Time:  Monday, May 18, 2015,  8:45 AM – 1:30 PM

Location:  NH DOT – Room 205 of Materials & Research Building at 5 Hazen Drive, Concord

Attendees (confirmed as of 5/6/15):

Bill Ahearn (VT), Jim Fallon (CT), Colin Franco (RI), Dale Peabody (ME), Stephen Pepin (MA), Ann Scholz (NH)

Lisa Aultman-Hall (UVM), George Colgrove (VT), John Collura (UMASS), Michael Connors (CT), Patrick McMahon (MA), Bradley Overturf (CT), Deborah Rosen (URI), Erik Shortell (FHWA), Michael Sock (RI), Laurie Eddy (NETC), Jacob Leopold (NETC)

Draft Agenda and Documents
Below are links to documents that will be discussed during the meeting. (starred* documents require Advisory Committee approval)

8:45 AM – Arrival & Continental Breakfast Provided

9:00 AM – Call to Order/Roll Call – W. Ahearn

9:05 AM – Ranking Process 2015 Research Problem Statements – W. Ahearn

12:00 PM – Lunch Provided

12:30 PM – Approval of Minutes NETC Advisory Committee Meetings – W. Ahearn

12:35 PM – Open Project Summary Table 5-8-15 – L. Eddy

  • NETC 13-3, Kick-off Meeting
  • NETC 14-1 Contract Execution in process
  • NETC 14-2 Contract Executed & Kick-off meeting planned
  • NETC 14-4 proposal recommendation*

12:50 PM – Peer Review of Dr. Azari’s research – W. Ahearn

1:00 PM – New NETC Coordinator RFP – W. Ahearn

1:05 PM – Fund Balance and Transfers – W. Ahearn

  • Update on SPR-3(089) – ME and RI funds to be transferred
  • Update on TPF-5(201)
  • 2015 Contributions

1:10 PM – Other Business

  1. New England Materials and Engineers Meeting – June 3rd
  2. PI Performance Evaluation Form Draft
  3. NETC Policies and Procedures Revisions – Open Ballot: Policies & Procedures*
  4. Tech Transfer Toolbox – samples for review

1:25 PM – General Updates and Reminders (if time permits)

  1. Update on Action Items
  2. Reminder to send any implementation of NETC research to NETC@uvm.edu
  3. Did everyone meet with Policy Committee members using Memo and Ballot? Still waiting on MA and VT ballots.
  4. NETC 05-2 Reimbursement

1:30 PM – Adjourn

  1. Next Meeting – May 26th?  June 23rd?

 

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