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1 NSBE – Houston Space Chapter April General Body Meeting

2 Agenda National Convention Report National Convention Report Executive Board Activity Executive Board Activity FIRST FIRST Spring Picnic Spring Picnic Chapter Elections Chapter Elections RLC Preview RLC Preview FRC/PDC Preview FRC/PDC Preview

3 National Convention Report Attendance: 9,460 (NSBE Jr, Collegiate, and Alumni combined total) Attendance: 9,460 (NSBE Jr, Collegiate, and Alumni combined total) NASA Career Fair Presence NASA Career Fair Presence –30 NASA employees and 10 JPL employees –NASA/JPL Hospitality Suite –130 resumes collected National AE Member of the Year National AE Member of the Year Next year: Next year: –March 23-27, 2005 –Boston, MA –Goddard will be lead NASA center for the career fair

4 Executive Board Activity NASA Chapter Planting NASA Chapter Planting –Presented NSBE brochures to other centers at convention –Goddard, Glenn expressed possible interest in chartering NSBE Jr. Chartering NSBE Jr. Chartering –Hartman Middle School NSBE Jr. chartered –Jane Taylor is chapter advisor

5 Executive Board Activity Engineering Career Expo Engineering Career Expo –April 15 –Primarily middle and high school students from Houston area –Handed out NSBE Jr. materials; several schools may seek to establish charters –LaMarque Middle School wants presenter for career day next week (April 30) Juneteenth Preparation Juneteenth Preparation –Marlo graves will be HSC rep –BBEA, NSBE, NTA, AAAN, and USA Heritage Committee are working together

6 Executive Board Activity National Leadership Institute (April 29-May 2) National Leadership Institute (April 29-May 2) –Lansdowne, VA –NSBE national leadership conference –I will attend as Region V-AE Conference Manager Baton Rouge (April 30-May 2) Baton Rouge (April 30-May 2) –9 th Annual networking event –Pat Gailord representing HSC; will continue chapter planting activity

7 FIRST Regional Competition Placed 23 out of 43 teams Placed 23 out of 43 teams One of two drive motors failed after 2 nd qualifying match One of two drive motors failed after 2 nd qualifying match –Maneuvering problem –Didn’t diagnose in time to correct Pictures posted on Hartman website: /HartmanMS/robotics.ht ml Pictures posted on Hartman website: /HartmanMS/robotics.ht ml

8 Spring Picnic – Saturday, April 24 Clear Lake Park Clear Lake Park –Park on right side of NASA Rd. 1 (when heading East towards Seabrook) Bring games – cards, dominoes, etc. Bring games – cards, dominoes, etc. $5 or bring own food (can pay at door, but please let us know you plan to do so) $5 or bring own food (can pay at door, but please let us know you plan to do so) Chapter Awards Chapter Awards FIRST team recognitions FIRST team recognitions

9 Executive Board Workshop April 24, 8am - before the picnic April 24, 8am - before the picnic Clear Lake Park Clear Lake Park Free breakfast provided (eggs, bacon, waffles, taquitos, orange juice) Free breakfast provided (eggs, bacon, waffles, taquitos, orange juice) Executive Board Orientation, Goal Setting, Team Building activities Executive Board Orientation, Goal Setting, Team Building activities Important for all board members to attend Important for all board members to attend

10 Chapter Elections Current Candidates: Current Candidates: –President Robert HowardRobert Howard –Vice President Jennifer Scott WilliamsJennifer Scott Williams –Secretary –Treasurer Marlo GravesMarlo Graves –Membership Chair Mark GrayMark Gray –Programs Chair

11 Appointed Positions Much of the hands-on work of the chapter is done here: Much of the hands-on work of the chapter is done here: –Finance Chair (Monique Micheaux-Gordon) –Pre-College Initiative Chair (Pat Gailord) –Contractor Counselor (Bryan Coleman) –Social and Professional Networking Chair (Janell Long) –Student Coordinator (held by co-op/intern) –Publications Chair –Public Relations Chair –Telecommunications Chair –Chief Engineer –Professional Development Chair –Community Impact Chair –College Initiative Chair –Civil Service Contractor

12 RLC Preview

13 Professional Development Conference (all tentative info) November 19-21, Houston, TX November 19-21, Houston, TX Downtown Hilton Downtown Hilton Professional Development Conference Professional Development Conference –Certification tracks (PMP, possibly Software Engineering) –PE/FE Preparation –Aerospace Technical content –Finance Seminars –Educator tracks (6-12) –Faculty Outreach Significant NASA visibility Significant NASA visibility –NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel at PDC

14 Announcements Next meeting, Tuesday, May 18 Next meeting, Tuesday, May 18 Upcoming Events Upcoming Events –Executive Board Workhsop Saturday, April 24, Clear Lake ParkSaturday, April 24, Clear Lake Park –Spring Picnic Saturday, April 24, Clear Lake ParkSaturday, April 24, Clear Lake Park –Baton Rouge NASA Networking Weekend April 29-May 2, Baton RougeApril 29-May 2, Baton Rouge –NTA Crawfish Boil Saturday, May 15, GilruthSaturday, May 15, Gilruth


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