INCOSE-LA 2Q 2019 Strategic Planning Meeting


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


Saturday June 1, 2019, 9:00am to 1:30pm

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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 Peck Ave.  Meet in the Fireside Room at the rear of that building, off of the patio.

Refreshments: Breakfast and lunch provided.

Topics (from Trello):
-  Status and next steps from last SPM record of tools usage, tools [Mark T.]
-  CSER 2020 - budget, planning, and management committees/volunteers
          [CSER2020 Committee/Lead]
-  Constant Contact status - challenges, timeline for initial an operating
         capability [Communications]
-  Best way to reach each of the BoD members?? [Communications]
-  Newsletter hard copy topic [Communications]
-  Cadence for reflector? [Communications]-  CSULB student chapter
          sponsorship in Antelope Valley? [Education]

-  Tutorial/training rates (short term, long term) [Education]
-  Requirements class by Caltech as an INCOSE LA event to NGC [Education]
-  CSULB COE Guest Lecture on SE in September? [Education]
-  Engaging membership to participate [Membership]
-  Membership analysis tool [Membership]
-  Cancellation of any BoD meetings due to BoD member vacations or
           other reasons [BoD]

Agenda (suggested)
09:00 am    Welcome/Intro/Objectives (McKelvin)
09:15 am     Director Updates (15 min + discussion each)
–      Communications (Birtalan)
–      Education (Benveniste)
 –      Programs (Shariifi)
 –      Membership (Grothe)
 –      Treasurer (Yi/Soldan)
–      Ways and Means (Guine)
12:00 pm     Lunch Discussions (potential topics)
1.     Constant Contact (Scott, Stephen, Mark T and Phyllis)
2.     Status of our WSRC 2019 conference  (Phyllis)
3. Status of CSER 2020 MOA with USC (Eric)
4. Who is going to IS 2019? (Jorg)
01:00 pm     Action Item Review (Phyllis)

Chapter Officers and Directors 2019

  • President: Mark McKelvin, The Aerospace 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: DorothyBenveniste, Boeing