NARALO Monthly Teleconference 

Date: Monday, 10 April 2017

Time: 19:00-20:00 UTC (for the time in various timezones click here)  

*** FR Interpretation will be available

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1(800)550-6865, Teleconference EN ID: 1638

                            Teleconference FR ID: 1838

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Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco

Call Management: 

Summary Minutes:    

Action Items: EN

Recording:   EN

AC Recording: EN

AC Chat: EN             

Transcript: EN



1.0 Welcome and Roll call (1 min)

2.0  Action Items From February-  Staff (2 min).

  • Staff to work with NARALO leaders to create a certificate of acknowledgement for Darlene Thompson.

  • Members are requested to submit CROPP requests, as there is one slot left for this FY.


3. 0. Community Announcements-Open  5 minutes

3.1   Update on FBSC  submissions by NARALO members- Heidi

At-Large FY18 Budget Development Workspace

3.2   Board Seat Election Update- Heidi

4.0  NARALO General Assembly 2017  Glenn (10 min) 

5.0  Rules of Procedures Update - John More  (-5 min) 

6.0 Communications -Glenn  - (5 min)

5.1.  Work in Progress NARALO Work in Progress

5.2  NARALO Newsletter Eduardo Diaz 

5.3  NARALO Mail Card and NARALO brochure - Silvia

5.4   New  GSE Strategy page - Joe Catapano/Chris Mondini 

7.0  NARALO Elections FY 18- Judith (5 minutes)

2017  Elections Timetable


  • Announcement of pending election period  Monday March 13, 2017
  • Call for Nominations opens:                                      April 10, 2017 
  • Nominations period closes:                                       May 8, 2017
  • Election starts                                                            May 15, 2017 
  • Election finishes                                                         May 21, 2017 
  • Election results finalized and announced:                 May 22, 2017
  • Commencement of term at AGM                               Nov  13, 2017

8.0  At Large Review- Items Report-Glenn (15 minutes)

ITEMS Report


RALO Comments

9.0  Outreach and Engagement - Glenn - (5 minutes)

8.1  Outreach Report

8.2 New application process for the O and E--Local Outreach. $2,000 per RALO for specific local initiatives

RALO Requests for Funding to support an Outreach Activity

See: Form for RALO request for funding to support an Outreach Activity 

8.3 Formal requests Tom- Results

10.0  NARALO CROPP CROPP FY 17 -   Glenn (2 minute)

11.0 Nom-Com - Eduardo Diaz (3 minutes)

12.0 Review of Current ALAC Public Consultations - Alan Greenberg (3 minutes) Silvia–Please update this section

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC
      • None 
    2. Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
    5. New Public Comment requests requiring decision:


Links and  Articles

Article by Chris Modini  Don't Ignore this or you might break the Internet



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