CPACE AB meeting Nov 11, 2010- Planning. Attendance list

AB Meeting Date: November 11, 2010

Confirmed attendance summary: Updated Nov 02, 2010


MSU: Jon, Tom, Claudia, Neeraj, Mark, Daina, Abdol. Dean. Udpa (from 10-10:30 am (introductions)
CSW: Cindee
SAMPI: Cynthia Halderson
LCC: Louise

CPACE Advisory Board Members

Brandon Perkins (EATON) (NEW)

Thomas Crampton (Mott Comm. College)

 D. Hollister Prima-Civitas Foundation

 C. Knapp (Capital Area IT Council)

 Mike McDonald (CPI Engineering)

 J. Millhench (Bordener Board)

 Chris Surbrook (Bordener)

 J. Polaseck (MDOT)

NEW Advisory Board Member Member Status Discipline Represented AB Meeting Nov 11 Attending Comments
Brandon Perkins (EATON) Confirmed
Mechanical YES Cindee sent AB materials and provided link to CPACE site and industry report.
Alan Needler (ADM) 
Chemical ? NA Contact person Daina; Daina sent e-mail to Alan on 3/18 indicating that we are not able to support travel and explained format of meetings not being able to support teleconferencing -- she left it up to him to decide if he wants to join given these constraints.   Not clear if Daina recevied a response after this communication from him confirming his interest.
 Daina agreed to follow-up one more time to test interest in joining the board (6/15)
GRAPCEP Engineering mentoring organization (works w/Fishbeck alot) Confirmed Yes Mix of Engineering - emphasis chemical and bimedicine NO - recovering from heart surgery Kysha knows one of the specialist there.  They will be a good connect when especially when it comes to minority outreach.\\
 Program part of Davenport College; Grand Rapids Area Pre-College Engineering Program (GRAPCEP) Mission - To help meet the need for well-trained professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for growing businesses of Michigan and to include qualified students of historically under-represented populations in these career fields.
Member of University STEM Consortium - MSU also member.
Executive Director, Sandra Burmeister,  616-732-1188;
Consumer Energy   Civ Status ?? Any chance we can get someone to attend 11/11 meeting Neeraj is following withhis contact to test interest in membership. Thinks we have a good chance at getting someone. (6/15)
September -- Neeraj to follow-up on contact
EXISTING Advisory Board Member
Member Status Discipline Represented AB Meeting Attending Comments
Thomas Crampton (Mott Comm. College)
Confirmed Yes NA YES Provides access to other employers
James Cross (Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation) Confirmed Yes  CHE No - has a meeting conflict, does not have a representative  Followed up three times; waiting for response from third outreach that occurred week of 3/22.

Jim confirmed interest though indicated that he is time constrained and was not able to attend previous meetings except one.
M. A Dolehanty (MDEQ) Confirmed yes
CIV NO - has a meeting conflict, does not have a representative  
D. Hollister
Prima-Civitas Foundation
Confirmed yes NA YES Provides access to other employers
Followed up with Hollister to reconfirm his membership and to test interest of next PCF chair joining the board. (6/15)
Dave reconfirmed on 6/15 that he is committed to being on the AB through 2011 and will also remain our PCF connection. He will be reducing his role in PCF in March 2011, but not leaving PCF.
C. Knapp(Capital Area IT Council)
Confirmed yes CSE/CPE YES Provides access to employers
T. Mathes (TARDEC)
Confirmed CE NO   - has a conflict looking for representative; asked if possible to join through teleconference  
Mike McDonald
(CPI Engineering)
CE YES CPI Engineering Services, Inc. is the major supplier of synthetic lubricants to the compressor OEM market.
New E-mail:
J. Millhench (Bordener)
Confirmed yes CE YES - but need to determine if AB membership still makes sense given he changed companies though he is  on Bordener's board  
Chris Surbrook(Bordener) Confirmed yes CE YES He often attends with or in place of James Millhench from Bordener
G. Motschenbacher (MSU) What is the status? NA Have not heard Provides access to other employers
Jon will contact him. 

Jon agreed to followup with Garth again (6/15)

J. Polaseck (MDOT)
CIV YES His name is Mark VanPortFleet and he is the Director of the Bureau of Highway
Development for MDOT. He was involved in some of the initial interviewing for the employer survey and oversees statewide road and bridge design. I have discussed his nomination with him and he would be happy to serve if chosen.  His contact information is: email and office 517-241-3998.
3/17/10 - We need to official confirm Mark's membership
G. Woodrough (Symetry Medical)
ASE, BSE NO - has a conflict Please note my email address has changed to