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USNC Executive Committee Meeting - February 3, 2022

Attending

Christopher Dunn, Chair

Tracy Farrell, ex officio

Deb Hahn

Healy Hamilton

Scott Hajost

Jennifer Luedtke

Dave Reynolds

Debbie Good, guest

Sue Lieberman, Councillor (guest)


Regrets

none


Council Matters

  • Council meets virtually 8-10 February

  • Committee chair are being appointed by President Al Mubarak

  • Programme. Some issues seem to be lacking, including oceans and natural resource crime

  • Climate Change Commission. A lot of unknowns regarding interim leadership and steering committee.

  • Member dues process. Issue is on the Council agenda


Restructuring at Secretariat

  • Global Development Group has been disbanded

  • Four new Centers established (more information on roles, etc. forthcoming):

  • Centre for Conservation Action

  • Centre for Economy and Finance

  • Centre for Science and Data

  • Centre for People and Governance

  • Initiatives and projects are being reassigned

  • Each Commission will have a Secretariat focal point


USNC Matters

  • Annual Report for 2021 to be prepared

  • “Listening sessions” to encourage US Member engagement will be organized on key topics (e.g., Climate Change Commission; Commission programs and priorities; America the Beautiful/30x30)

  • Given no nominations from the Members, the current for Executive Committee and Chair have been reelected from another 2-year term


USNC EC meeting notes 02-03-2022
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