June 10, 2014 Exec. Board Meeting

June 10, 2014 – 10am

R7P2 RT executive committee call meeting: Jeff Fiagle, Rick Yoder, and Nancy Larson

Purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the June bi-monthly GTM

  • Promotion of bi-monthly meeting is done by Rick via “hootsuite” and listserv (now via google groups)
  • Participants don’t need to pre-register; they just need to connect via the link that Rick sends out.
  • P2ric and GLPPR plan a joint regional roundtable meeting in January – Rick will mention this to the R7 group during the next call.
  • Next Bi-monthly meeting: June 13, 2014 at 10 -11:30 am Central – Food waste management – Dan Nickey and Ryan Hamel are confirmed; plus admin meeting to begin RT planning
  • Potential meeting agenda
    • Introduction
    • Featured presentation – Dan and Ryan present on food waste projects – 30 minutes
    • Fall Roundtable planning
      • Date: November 19-20
      • Location: EPA R7, Johnson County facility, Hotel location like Wyandotte Co Hilton Minnesota and 5th?
      • Topics:
        • QAPP training – EPA’s four-tier valuation system (two hour)
        • Jeff is sifting out topics from fall evaluations – he will present these topics as a starting point
      • As part of the meeting Jeff will review the remaining P2 bi-monthly calls and proposed topics
        • August 8, 2014 at 10 am Central – (tentatively scheduled) – Green or Safer Chemistry – Jean shared that OSHA is targeting certain chemical users in NE, KS, and MO. Jean shared a press release; Jim Callier will pull together TRI data, Marcus, Jean and Nancy will work on topic. A far amount of research is needed for this topic, so this topic may be covered as a separate venue.
        • October 10, 2014 at 10 am Central – administrative meeting to finalize P2RT meeting
        • November 19 and 20, 2014 – R7P2RT meeting in KC
        • December 12, 2014 at 10 am Central – Roundtable debrief/TBD
  • Next executive board meeting will be July 31st at 10am