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Board of Directors Annual Meeting (May 3-5 2011)

Week Outline

Monday 4pm – Steering Committee Meeting
Tuesday 9am-5pm – Board Engagement and Agency Prep
Wednesday 8:30am-5pm Meetings
(Agency Information and Listening Session from 9:30-2; Board time before and after)

Thursday 9am-3pm – Board Engagement Workshop
Thursday 6-8pm - Steering Committee/Staff Debrief



Board, agency liaisons, and executive staff of USA-NPN will make strategic decisions about the organization’s purpose, strategic direction, and business model to guide its development and management in order to achieve its next level of effectiveness.


USA-NPN will have a strategic plan agreed to by board and staff, an identified organizational structure that most effectively supports its goals, and an action plan to guide board and staff in implementing their strategic decisions.



USA-NPN Strategic Plan  (full document; 2 page summary)

Deliverables Document (1 year implementation plan)

NCO Staff Slide

Structure and Governance Doc and notes from Mesta call

Memo from Matt Parsons

Agency Leader Bios

Potential Agency Fit for USA-NPN

Jake's Draft Talk for the Agency Meeting

Organizing Document for the week (v2.3, April 29th)


Flights are arranged through Fox Premier Travel and Mark Schwartz

Instructions for per deim reimbursement will be posted during the meeting

Lodging will be provided at the Donovan House, 3 blocks east of the NGS HQ, and NE of the Farragut North Metro Station.

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