Thursday, March 13, 2008

Agenda for Meeting on 2/5/2008

Baltimore Biodiesel Strategic Planning Session
February 5th, 2008
5 to 7 PM at Biohabitats, Inc.

I. Introduction (5:00 - 5:15 PM)
• Introductions by attendees…state your name and why you are here.
• Overview of the Evening

II. Vision Statement (5:15 – 5:45 PM)

• Everyone create two bumper stickers that promote, or capture the “essence” of Baltimore Biodiesel (not just biodiesel). Group the bumper stickers according to common themes….Then let the group discuss this briefly to select appropriate themes and pass it off to volunteers who will draft the vision (later).

III. Setting Priorities and Creating Goals (5:45 – 6:45 PM)

• Or, write Goals on small pieces of paper and tape them up on a board. Organize and consolidate these into clusters that are similar or the same. Then discuss briefly and vote on these to identify top 5 goals in rank order. If there is time, consider one, three, and five year goals.

IV. Specific Strategies (6:45 – 7:15 PM)

• Break up into groups. Divide goals evenly between groups.
• Take 15 minutes to develop three strategies for each Goal.
• Discuss for 15 minutes to determine most appropriate strategies.
• Suggest actions for each strategy if time allows.

V. Wrap-up (7:15 – 7:45 PM)

• Discuss the Vision and Chosen Goals
• Determine Group Consent
• Approve Strategies
• Save Actions and Monitoring for another meeting? Have individual groups (marketing, technical, membership/volunteering, etc.) come up with action items?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

if anyone is reading this blog, you can see that theis agenda was followed, generating the reports that were previously posted.
Thank you for your attention and bye for now.