Minutes from February 21, 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 

  Closed Board of Directors Meeting

Joint meeting with The Monday Morning Group 

   San Bernardino Community College District

114 S. Del Rosa Drive

San Bernardino, CA 92408


Present:  Pete Aguilar, Dimitrios Alexiou, Carole Beswick, Tom Brickley, Erin Brinker, Ken Coate, Ray Gonzalez, Mark Kaenel, Lowell King, Ed Lasak, Neil Macready, John Mirau, Lou Monville, Charlie Ng, Tom Nightingale, John Prentice,  Kristine Scott, Larry Sharp, Paul Shimoff, Steve von Rajcs, Phil Waller, and AJ Wilson.

Guests-Monday Morning Group:  Jim Cuevas, Don Ecker, Brian Hawley, Robert Kriger, Marcia McQuern, Patrick O’Reilly, Rochard Roth, Roger Schultz and Bob Scott.

M/S/P: Minutes of the January 24, 2012 meeting

As the Monday Morning Group and Inland Action prepare to go to Washington, DC (March 5-8 and March 3-7 respectively) the two groups held a joint meeting to discuss federal legislative issues and priorities.  Both groups agreed on key issues and positions.

Members of both groups will coordinate with their committee counterparts.  Scheduled appointments and meetings during the trip may include members of both groups, when possible.

Monday Morning Group Issues are as follows:

Economic Development:                         Environment:
Commerce Consolidation                        Desert Protection Act
USPS Consolidation                                 Habitat Conservation
Water                                                           Santa Ana Sucker Fish
Bay Delta Conservation Plan                  Mobile Sources
Murrieta Creek Project (Army Corp only)
Education                                              Health
Pell Grants                                             UCR School of Medicine
Federally Qualified Health Care Centers

Judicial                                                  Transportation
New Federal Judgeships                    ONT Airport
District Court Vacancies                     HR 526: ON TIME Act
Military                                                  SR-91 CIP TIFIA Loan
BRAC/Predator –March JARB        Transportation Reauthorization

Pell Grants

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 a.m.