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November 19, 2014

STF Meeting Minutes

November 19, 2014
Bigelow 217

In attendance: Dave Derosier, Stephanie Madsen, Ron Reif, Ann Devenish, Valerie Caron, Jonathan Murray, Sebastien Bigorre, Paul Avery, Allessandro Bocconcelli, Mollie McDowell, Margaret DiGiorno, Dan Chamberlain

  1. Discussion of Possible Guest Speaker for Earth Day Week, either Tuesday, April 14 or April 28th(backup). Stephanie will contact potential speakers and arrange visit.Possible Guest Speakers :
    • Alchemy Farm – Hilde Maingay and Earle Barnhart
    • Megan Amsler – Executive Director of Cape Self Reliance
    • Jason Stoot – Owner of E2 Solar
    • Van Welie, President ISO New England
    • Ben and Kellie Porter, family from Falmouth
    • Don Mallinson, homeowner East Falmouth
    • Steve Junker, WCAI
    • Alchemy Farm – Hilde Maingay and Earle Barnhart
    • Richard Elrick- Town of Barnstable Energy Coordinator
    • Lauren Sinatra – Town of Nantucket Energy Coordinator
  2.  Schedule visit from Electric Vehicle Charging Station reps: Dave, Steph, Jonathan + Valerie will meet with the reps from each company. We will compare options/costs associated installation then make a decision.
    • ChargePoint – John Gilbrook. Scheduled for Dec. 10, 2014
    • SemaConnect – Don MacNeil Scheduled for early Dec TBD
  3.  Prioritize Green Tips list with Mollie, review with Dave then submit Tuesdays to Joanne Tromp for weekly WHOI Headlines. Include Tips: Don’t idle trucks, use less paper towel in bathrooms.
  4. Begin Building Ambassador work (small subcommittee was created and includes Stephanie, Jonathan, Ron + Allesandro).  We will schedule a meeting for early December and discuss next steps, suggest roles, and rename “building ambassadors”….ex. Green Agents?
  5. Bike Discussion – Two items: 1. Contact HR again in 2 months to investigate bike expense commute program (similar to MIT’s), and 2. Bike Storage- The Barn and a Shed near Clark South
  6. Next Newsletter items = Don't idle Whoi Trucks, Drop Plug load, Contact Jonathan before you buy server, buy green products (check with procurement for advice)
  7. Add Sebastien Bigorre  + Allessandro Bocconcelli to list-serve (and member list)