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OSG Council

The OSG Council is the governing body of the Consortium responsible for the program of work and ensuring effective benefit to the scientific mission of the stakeholders. The Consortium includes all contributors to OSG; the Council is made of those Consortium members making significant contributions and commitments to the success of OSG. It makes and endorses all strategic decisions, which are typically discussed first in and recommended by the Executive Board.

OSG Governance Documents Relevant to the OSG Council

OSG Council Contact Information

OSG Council Chair

Past Council Co-Chairs:

  • Ruth Pordes, Fermilab
  • Paul Avery, University of Florida
  • Rick Snider, Fermilab

OSG Council Members

Send email to osg-council @ opensciencegrid.org

OSG Council Meetings

From March 2013 Meetings of the OSG Council are organized Quarterly, with alternate meetings being in person (face-to-face) and by phone

Logistics:

  • Adobe Connect http://osg.adobeconnect.com/council/
    • Login: Add your name in the "Enter as a Guest" field and click "enter room".
    • Connect Audio: Click the microphone icon in the application bar; select the "Use my computer" option and click "Connect" to run audio through your desktop/laptop.
    • Share Webcam: Click the webcam icon in the application bar to set your preferences and share.
    • Chat: send a message to everyone by adding content to the chat box. To send a private message, from the options menu select an individual or group and click "Start Chat With".
    • For more information: Adobe Connect Quick Start Guide
  • Teleconference Phone Number: 1-866.740.1260 (ReadyTalk)
  • Access Code: 8403921
  • Frequency: Quarterly meetings
  • Duration: 3 hours with 10 minute breaks in between each hour

Helpful Teleconference Documents:

  • AgendaTemplate
  • ChecklistforTeleconference

Action Items

Meeting Agenda and Minutes- Current Year

Meeting agendas are now moved to Indico http://indico.fnal.gov

Calendar year 2016

Calendar year 2015

Calendar year 2014

NOTE: All action items prior to the 15 July meeting are found only in the raw twiki archive.

Calendar year 2013

  • October 2nd- 3rd, 2013 Semi-Annual Face-to-Face Meeting
  • June 13th, 2013
  • March 14-15th, 2013 Semi-Annual Face-to-Face Meeting
  • February 12th, 2013
  • January 8th, 2013

Meeting Agenda and Minutes - 2012

Calendar Year 2012

  • December 11th, 2012
  • November 13th, 2012
  • October 9th, 2012
  • September 11th, 2012
  • August 22-23rd, 2012. Semi-Annual Face-to-Face Meeting
  • July 10th, 2012
  • June 12th, 2012
  • May 8th, 2012
  • April 10th, 2012
  • March 13th, 2012 (replace by Face-to-Face mtg in Lincoln: March 22 - 23)
  • February 14th, 2012
  • January 10th, 2012

Meeting Agenda and Minutes - Previous Years

Calendar Year 2011

  • December 13th, 2011
  • November 8th, 2011
  • October 11th, 2011
  • September 13th, 2011
  • August 9th, 2011 (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg at FNAL: August 2 - 3)
  • July 12th, 2011
  • June 14th, 2011
  • May 10th, 2011 (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg at FNAL 19-20 May)
  • April 12th, 2011
  • March 8th, 2011 (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg)
  • February 8th, 2011
  • January 11th, 2011

Calendar Year 2010

  • December 14th, 2010
  • November 9th, 2010
  • October 12th, 2010 (Note: Kent will be on LIGO Shift Duty this week and unable to attend)
  • September 14th, 2010
  • August 10th, 2010 (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg at Fermilab the following week)
  • July 13th, 2010
  • June 8th, 2010
  • May 11th, 2010
  • April 13th, 2010
  • March 9th, 2010 (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg at Fermilab)
  • February 9th, 2010
  • January 12th, 2010

Calendar Year 2009

  • December 8th, 2009
  • November 10th, 2009
  • October 13th, 2009: (canceled due to the OGF 27 Conference in Banff, Canada)
  • September 8th, 2009
  • August 11th, 2009 (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg in Chicago)
  • July 14th, 2009
  • June 9th, 2009
  • May 12th, 2009
  • April 14th, 2009
  • March 19th, 2009
  • February 10th, 2009
  • January 13th, 2009: (canceled due to the OSG DOE/NSF Review in Washington, DC)

Calendar Year 2008

  • December 9th, 2008
  • November 11th, 2008
  • October 14th, 2008
  • September 9th, 2008
  • August 12th, 2008: (replaced by Face-to-Face Mtg in Chicago)
  • July 8th, 2008
  • June 10th, 2008
  • May 13th, 2008
  • April 8th, 2008

OSG Council Face-to-Face Meetings See above for 2012 and beyond

  • Aug 2-3rd, 2011 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at Fermilab: August 2-3
  • May 19-20th, 2011 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at Fermilab
  • March 10-11th, 2011 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at HMS
  • August 18th, 2010 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at Fermilab
  • March 11th, 2010 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at Fermilab
  • August 10th & 11th, 2009 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting in Chicago
  • March 5th 2009 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at LIGO Livingston Observatory
  • August 5th 2008 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting in Chicago.
  • March 6th 2008 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting at UNC-CH
  • August 17th 2007 OSG Council Face-to-Face Meeting in Berkeley.
  • March 8th 2007 at the OSG Consortium Allhands meeting at UCSD.
  • Council meeting 24th August 2006 in Seattle

OSG Executive Director Reports to the OSG Council

OSG Council Subcommittees

From time to time the Council establishes ad-hoc subcommittees to work with the Council Chairs and the OSG Executive Board to address strategic planning needs. Historical subcommittee organizational pages are available in the twiki archive.

2012:

  • Council structure
  • Industry relationships
  • Sustaining the OSG

2010:

  • Re-Organization of OSG Council Subcommittee
  • At-Large VO Representation Subcommittee