Presentation on theme: "Robert E. Kondziolka Salt Lake City, Utah May 6-7, 2007 WECC JGC Leadership Training Expectations of WECC Leadership."— Presentation transcript:
Robert E. Kondziolka Salt Lake City, Utah May 6-7, 2007 WECC JGC Leadership Training Expectations of WECC Leadership
Mission …maintain a reliable electric power system in the Western Interconnection that supports efficient competitive power markets….
Organizational Characteristics 2.3.1 dedication to serving the individuals, businesses, and other organizations that generate, transmit, distribute, market, and use electrical energy in the Western Interconnection;
Organizational Characteristics 2.3.4 fair and open processes through which practices, policies, and standards are developed and implemented based on sound technical and policy analysis.
Resources – Group Costs Be Respectful of Commitments by Others Travel Meeting Time Preparation Time Meeting Room Food
Group Obligations WECCs Mission is Your Groups Mission Groups Scope Statement If Its Not Correct, Rewrite It Make Sure the Group Knows: Groups Overall Goals Goals for Each Meeting
Leadership Obligations – Your Group Chair Works for the Group and WECC Dont Compromise Your Leadership Credibility – Maintain Neutrality Only Vote Tie Breakers Maintain at Atmosphere of Mutual Respect All Voices Will be Heard – They Are All Important
Leadership Obligations – Your Group Come Prepared Agenda Minutes Review Technical Materials Pay Attention Dont Be In a Position of Saying How did we get here?
Dont Take Anything for Granted Mistakes Happen Check Meeting Arrangements with Staff Representative Location Notice Equipment Make Sure Documents Get Posted
Group - Organization Build a Good Relationship with Your Staff Representative Select a Vice-Chair
Resources – Group Members Make Sure Your Members Are Prepared Too Utilize Sub-Groups Utilize Strawman Minimize Authoring/Editing By Committee Utilize E-Mails, Conference Calls, and Webcasts
Meeting Products Group Ownership Is It a Consensus Product? Minutes Transparency to WECC Membership Action Items If There Are None, What Was Accomplished?
Business Case Whats the Problem Youre Trying to Solve? What Are the Options for Solving It? Always More Than One What Benefits will the Solution Bring? How Much Will It Cost? Recommendation Work Plan Exit Strategy
Obligations to Board & Committees Make Sure the Information Presented is Complete & Unbiased Representation of Your Group Provide Personal Opinions Only When Asked Answer Questions Directly, Use Plain English, and Avoid Detailed Technical Jargon
Meetings Group Subcommittees (3 meetings/2 days each) Joint Guidance Committee (3/2) Steering Committee (3/1) Standing Committee (3/2) Board (4/2)
Minimum Required Reading Group Scope Statement Process for Developing and Approving Standards in the WECC Bylaws of the WECC Documents that are Products of Your Group
Activity is not the same thing as achievement Communication is the Key
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