Agenda

Virtual Meeting Agenda

Designed to be a Meet & Greet
All Times are Pacific Time Zone

Monday, November 30

2:00 – 2:15 Status of NIFA – Dr. Parag Chitnis, Acting Director

2:15 – 2:25 Introduction to Acting Associate Director – Dr. Bryan Kaphammer, Acting Associate Director

2:25 – 2:30 Introduction to Regional Representative – Dr. Suzanne Stluka, Division Director - Family & Consumer Sciences & Youth and 4-H

2:30 – 3:00 Project Café – Laney Copeland, Policy Officer in the Director’s Office

3:00 – 3:45* Civil Rights – Drenda Williams, Director of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights

Tuesday, December 1

2:00 – 2:45* Grants and Financial Management – Matthew Faulkner, Deputy Director of OGFM; Katina Hanson, Policy and Oversight Division Director; and Calvin Mitchell, Awards Management Director

2:45 – 3:00 Communications-Faith Peppers, Director of Communications

3:00 – 3:10 Planning Accountability and Reporting – Michael Fitzner, Acting Director of PARS

3:10 – 3:55* Reporting Modules Progress – Lynn Khadiagala, Social Science Analyst

Wednesday, December 2

Western Region Business Meeting

2:00 – 2:15 Welcome and Introductions – All Participants

2:15 – 2:30 NERAOC Update – Bryan Arnell and Paul Lessick

2:30 – 2:35 NERAOC Planning Committee Representative – Bryan Arnell

2:35 – 2:50 WRAOM Fall 2021 – Joaquin Pedro Deleon Guerrero and Charity Buchert

2:50 – 4:00* Regional Roundtable – All Participants; an open discussion about what was learned as well as current and future topics of interest.

*Presentations greater than 30 minutes are expected to be interactive.