First mtg of FY 99-000
Meeting Minutes Technology Fee Advisory Committee
MeetingThursday, October 12, 1999 from 11:00 am - 12 noon
Doug Boe, Richard Chenoweth (Chair), Adam Dahl, Jeff Gerst, Cathy Hanson, Linda Manikowske, Sudhir Mehta, Dustin Rehkamp, Craig Schnell, Jeff Schoenack, Deanne Sperling
John Grosen, Jonathon Guay, James Landrum, Jaime Sebelius
Vice President Schnell opened to the first meeting of the FY 99-00 with several comments to the group. He welcomed new members, talked about the important role the committee has in reviewing proposals and making funding recommendations, and shared some general thoughts about campus technology needs. Schnell discussed the importance of the printing, the modem pool, and the conversion of classrooms equipped with modern technology tools for teaching and learning experiences. He encourages TFAC to continue to investigate ways to improve the funding process.
Richard Chenoweth provided members with a member listing and a financial update.
- The FY 00 estimated budget shows approximately $150,000 in carry-over from FY99, with an estimated income of $840,000.
- Last spring 1999 the total committed for spending was $644,407. The Bond payment totals $114,237.
- The funds available for September call is $231,356. TFAC members also received a copy of the funded proposals from Spring ?99.
discussion took place regarding the Bond payment, who can submit proposals, what categories and criteria is followed, publicity needs, and the general review process. Ideas were asked for on how to improve the process. There was a concern about how members could be more informed about the decisions they are making. Richard addressed briefly, the three proposals which TFAC needs to act upon within the next two weeks. He reviewed how the process has worked in the past, and indicated that each member should carefully evaluate the proposal and bring questions and concerns to the review session.
Cathy will solicit the best available time with TFAC members for review date and confirm via email.No further business.