Tuesday, June 9, 2009

KM.gov Elections and New CoP Participation, June 9th 1pm EST


Tuesday June 9, at 1 pm EST we will discuss the elections that will be held later this week. This is an opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions, and finalize candidacies. There are still openings for people to nominate themselves or others for elected positions or volunteer activities—let me know at the meeting or via email or phone. These are excellent opportunities for leadership in the community!

Dial in today at 1 pm EST to 1-702-473-3463 and use pass code 326467.

Elected Positions:

1. Co-Chair, Federal KMWG (1 position, 2 years)
2. Co-Chairs, Federal KM Initiative (2 positions, one 1 year, one 2 years)
3. Co-Chairs, Web 2.0 for Federal Science and Engineering (2 positions, one 1 year, one 2 years)
4. Co-Chairs, Health Care (2 positions, one 1 year, one 2 years)

Volunteer Positions:

* Web Managers — Advisors or designers with ideas on how to improve the look and feel and usability of our current site. Even if you’re not a designer, we are seeking advice and suggestions, too.
* KMWG Wiki and Forum Co-Facilitator — assist on an as-needed basis with tasks needed to maintain the site (Ellie Trevarthen is currently doing this, but an additional person is needed)
* Virtual Meeting Co-Facilitator — help to plan and communicate events, webinars, and other activities (Ray Chance is currently doing this, but an additional person is needed)
* Logo design—FILLED! If you are skilled in graphic design, or know someone who might be willing to volunteer to submit a couple designs for the group’s consideration this is for you. We are looking for a design for an engaging, contemporary logo that will be used on the KMWG site and on all documents, releases, and communiqu├ęs going forward.


The two-year Co-Chair position may be filled by any member of the Federal KM Working Group. The candidate can be EITHER a U.S. Federal government employee, political appointee, elected representative, or State, local, or tribal government employee OR a non-government person (e.g., from industry, academia, or international), as long as the individual demonstrates proven knowledge of and experience in KM, U.S. Federal laws and regulations, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and signs an agreement to refrain from marketing products and services.

Each CoP will have two elected Leaders. One must be a U.S. Federal government employee, political appointee, elected representative, or State, local, or tribal government employee, who will act as the primary point of contact for inquiries from the executive, judicial, or legislative branches and will serve on any government activities required to support the Community. The second CoP Co-Leader may be a non-government person (e.g., from industry, academia, or international), as long as the individual demonstrates proven knowledge of and experience in KM, U.S. Federal laws and regulations, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and signs an agreement to refrain from marketing products and services.

Logistics

Once the the conferences are initiated approximately 15 minutes prior to the starting time, you may join the discussion by clicking on the this link or by entering this URL:

https://webmeeting.dimdim.com:443/portal/JoinForm.action?confKey=ecminstitute.org

Our conference telephone number is: 1-702-473-3463 and use pass code 326467.

--Jeanne Holm