INCOSE-LA 1Q 2019 Strategic Planning Meeting


Mark McKelvin 
INCOSE Los Angeles Chapter 
510-599-2879 310-336-0123 


Saturday March 9, 2019, 9:00am to 3:00pm

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Manhattan Beach Community Church 
303 S. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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 HOST: Mark McKelvin, Chapter President

Strategic Planning Meeting is to provide information regarding the INCOSE-LA Chapter Plans for 2019, accomplishments to date, and plans for upcoming events both near term and long term.  Members are encouraged to attend to provide feedback to the Board of Directors about how the organization can provide value to the members in the most meaningful ways.    

WHERE: Manhattan Beach Community Church, 303 S. Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach 90266. Park in the upper lot in front of the church off of Peck Ave.  Meet in the Fireside Room at the rear of that building, off of the patio.

Refreshments: Breakfast and lunch provided.


09:00 am    Welcome/Intro/Objectives (McKelvin)
09:15 am     Financial Report (Li)
09:30 am     2019 Progress and Plans (McKelvin/All)
10:00 am     Committee Reports (15 min each)
–      Programs (Sharifi)
–      Communications (Birtalan)
–      Education (Benveniste)
–      Membership (Grothe)
–      Ways and Means (Guine)
12:00 pm     Lunch Discussions (all)
1.     Constant Contact (Scott, Stephen, Mark T and Phyllis)
2.     Should speaker charts should go into the public library or not?
3.     Status of our WSRC 2019 committee.     
4.     Training
•       Mark T could include No Magic training at no cost to our members
•       Mark Mc and Rick to define the SysML training we want to provide
.     Mark T to discuss the excel spreadsheet estimating expected
earnings for newsletter advertisements (an action item)

01:00 pm     Action Item Review

Chapter Officers and Directors 2019

  • President: Mark McKelvin, The Aerps[ace Corp
  • Vice-President:  Mark TenEyck, Dassault Systemes
  • Secretary:  Phyllis Marbach, Boeing (Retired)|
  • Treasurer:  Lin Yi, NASA JPL|
  • Past President:  Rick Hefner, Caltech
  • Programs Director:  Nazanin Sharifi, NGC
  • Membership Director:  Karen Grothe, INCOSE ASEP
  • Communications Director:  Scott Birtalan, NGC
  • Ways and Means Director:  Stephen Guine, NGC
  • SE Education Director: Dorothy Benveniste, Boeing