May 2018

Notice of Commission Work Session - No Business Meeting

Friday, April 20, 2018 

Conference Room, Klahr Holocaust and Human Rights Center, Univ. of Maine Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
The closest parking is the lot in front of the Randall Student Center. This link goes to a map of the campus layout.

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10:00 Overview/briefing on Planning Team  work   
10:30 Commissioners' Review of Identity Statement  
10:45 Draft Plan: Review and Feedback  
12:10 Wrap up and Next Steps  
12:15 pm Adjourn
1. Reminder: Complete meeting evaluation forms
2. Next meeting (June 15) at Klahr Center, University of Maine Augusta
Reports and Drafts

Meeting Schedules

View Calendar Notices Here

To facilitate board communication and assure compliance with the requirements for public notice, all MCCS meetings and work sessions will be posted on this site's Calendar as well as the State of Maine Legislative Calendar.

Task Force chairs are asked to check the dates/times/locations for their groups and notify staff of any changes.

As MCCS adds new staff and commissioners, we hope this central posting will help us all avoid "double booking" and, at the same time, make communication with partners smoother.


Minutes will be considered at the June 2018 meeting. For this month, contact the Task Force chair with any corrections.

1. Business meeting minutes: April  2018

2. Executive Committee meetings: May 2018

3. Grant Selection and Performance: May 2018

4. Excellence and Expertise: May 2018

5.  Public Information and Education: No meeting


MCCS Team Report:

Grant Programs Officer: Current

Program Development and Training Officer: Not yet posted


Advance materials for May 2018 work session

-  Proposed Commission Identity Statement

-  2019-2021 Strategic Plan (draft)

Commish's Quiz

Commissioner Quiz

More than a contest, this is part of the "in-service education" for Commission board members.

Commission Members should: email their response before 5 pm Thursday, May 17, 2018!

Send your answers to All correct answers will be well rewarded at the meeting.

This Month's Challenge 

At the end of 2016, the Commission opted to change the strategic planning model it used from one based on performance management to a more nimble one that could accommodate frequent and rapid changes in our environment. The model selected was Real Time Strategic Planning.

QUESTION: Who is credited with outlining this planning process?

BONUS: List 1 advantage of the process.