NASA GSFC Management Council Meeting 22 Jan 2001
Attended the GEST Center dedication on Friday. The event went very well.
Mr. Goldin will be staying on for an indefinite period of time.
Distributed agenda/directions for Executive Council Retreat.
Will travel to IV&V Facility in West Virginia on Friday.
Board of Directors meeting was held on Tuesday to discuss the Facilities Master Plan.
Met with HQ/S Weiler on Thursday regarding Facilities Master Plan.
Balloon program review was held last week. Review was not completed, and another meeting will be scheduled for February.
The Sounding Rocket Return to Flight review was held last week. The decision was made to return to flight.
Met with HQ/S SEC management on Thursday regarding steps to improve communication. Meeting went well.
Met with AFRL on Tuesday regarding detailee position. Will look at exchange.
Integrated Business Plan presentations with Directorates are scheduled for this week.
Will attend HQ/S Monthly Review on Thursday.
Information Science and Technology Visiting Committee meeting is scheduled for this week. (Agenda was distributed.)
Congressman Mollihan’s staffer will visit IV&V Facility on 1/24/01.
Journalists at MIT will visit GSFC on 1/25/01.
Interview on Cray Computer is scheduled for 1/25/01.
All Hands meeting is scheduled for 2/01/01.
Received feedback from Visiting Committee. Will respond to feedback, and final report will follow.
MAP meeting went well.
Looking at problem with capacitors.
Working debris analysis with JSC.
John Campbell is on travel this week.
Incident on NOAA-16–lost CPU 1. Are still investigating.
Working contamination issue on MBLA.
Attended American Meteorological Society meeting last week.
Al Chang was elected an IEEE Fellow.
Modeling report is out.
Will be hosting the Third Annual Financial and Resources Forum on Wednesday.
POP call schedule – HQ is asking for earlier input. Meeting is scheduled for this afternoon to discuss.
Final data is in on Workforce Process. Data to be prepared for Executive Council.
The Office of Government Ethics will conduct an audit the week of 2/12/01. Remind individuals who received notices from Code 140 to correct their Financial
Disclosure Reports promptly. Also, remind supervisors to fill out and return to Code 140 the New Employee Forms.
Technical Review Process meetings are scheduled this week with HQ/AE, Q, S, and Y.
MAP Test Readiness Review was held last week. Many open paper issues to be worked.
HESSI filter issue being worked.
Met with IV&V Facility last week on TIMED.
Tom White, Chief of the Logistics Division, has retired after 30 years of Government service. His last day was 1/16/01. He has accepted a position with private
The Annual Property Accountability Custodian training is scheduled for today from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Building 8 Auditorium. Makeup sessions will be
The OIG has issued their final report on the Agencywide use of support service contractors at NASA. The OIG made six recommendations to HQ/F and H, and
management concurred with the recommendations.
The Cost per Copy Draft RFO was released on 1/18/01. Comments are due by 2/2/01. The presolicitation conference is scheduled for 2/12/01.
The Mechanical Systems Engineering Services contract for Code 500 was awarded to Swales and Associates on 1/16/01. It is a potential $350M IDIQ contract.
The HQ/H survey team will be at GSFC on 1/22/01 for a 2-week assessment of procurement at Greenbelt and WFF. The report will go to the Center Director on
The GAO Lessons Learned Review Entrance Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, 1/23/01. Rich Day is the GSFC point of contact.
The JOVE program ended this year. Will be combined with the Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. Meetings will be held this week to discuss.
Copies of the NAPA Report can be obtained from Code 110.
Distributed Washington Post article on Federal Workforce.
Diversity profiles are due today.