Communications Committee
April 11, 2007 - Conference Call
April 11, 2007

Call to order

Debbie Archer called to order the regular conference call meeting of the PLN Communications Committee at 2 p.m. CST on April 11, 2007.

The following persons participated in the call: Debbie, Dee Shore, Robin Adams, Bob Reynolds, Tom Knecht, Matt Browning, Virginia Morgan, Gloria Mosby and Frankie Gould

Approval of minutes from last meeting

Minutes from the Jan. 24 meeting were approved as recorded

Open issues

Progress on CECP Communications Modules - all on hold; awaiting information on the integration with eXtension. This should be an item for discussion at the August meeting.

CECP copyright course - complete, approved and ready to be posted for use. Debbie will alert the appropriate group so the material will be made available. Kudos to Tom and his team.

New business

ACE/NETC '07 conference - meeting will be June 16-19 in Albuquerque, NM. Check website at for additional information. This year ACE kicks off a year-long leadership institute. Additional spots are available. Check with Tom if you are interested.

August PLN Meeting update - This year's meeting will be Aug. 27-30 in Louisville, KY, with the 2008 meeting scheduled for Greensboro, NC. This year's theme is "Building New Resource Support: Rural and Urban Opportunities." The planning committee is still seeking keynote speakers and registration should open in May.

Communications Committee vice-chair replacement - Anne Young is unable to serve and has tendered her resignation. Debbie will solicit the communications group for nominations and the selection will be made during the July 11 conference call. An 1862 representative will fill this slot.

1890 Association of Extension Administrators Communications Work Group - This group is working on an 1890 impact document. This will be the second such project.

Other items - Please send any agenda items for the August PLN meeting to Debbie.

Frankie reported on the status of the Guidelines for Royalties. Information was submitted and acknowledged to PLC but no further action has been taken. Frankie and/or Gloria will follow up.


PLN Communications committee adjourned the meeting at 2:34 CST. The next meeting is scheduled for July 11 at 2 p.m. CST.

Minutes submitted by: Robin Adams

Minutes approved by: