Outreach and Engagement Council

Minutes:  Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

EPS 128

Kim Obbink, Denise Hoepfner, Michael Fox, Kitty Saylor, Kregg Aytes, Mandy St. Aubyn, Heather Griner, Janelle Rasmussen, Carina Beck, Becky Mahurin, Julie Kipfer, Betsy Webb, Cody Stone, Betsy Webb


Call to order

Approval of Minutes

Old Business

Review RFP process – changes?

Discussion was had about what went well, what didn’t, and what we can do better.

Possible suggestions      

Make sure they know they need measurable outcomes in 1 year

Detailed budget needed – if part of larger project need to make sure it is clear what these funds will be used for and how it will expand the project.

New Business

Identify timeline for new RFP schedule

Discussed timeline – proposed

Feb. 1st announcement

March 11th due date

April 1st let winners know

April 8th announcement

Information Items

Becky M. is working on APLU application – reworking and resubmitting.

Taking input about any business assistance, workforce development, entrepreneurial feats, etc.

Peter McGrath award is coming up

Details have not been posted yet, but Kim will bring to council when they are.

Brainstormed possible projects to nominate.

Next Meeting

February 2nd, 2016 – cancelled