Last updated June 8, 2005


MARAMA Sixth Annual Training Committee Meeting
June 14-15, 2005

O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis
126 West Street
Annapolis, Maryland


Meeting Goals:

· Develop basic plan for MARAMA Training & Workshop Schedule for 2006-2007.
· Share information to help members coordinate training for their agencies.

Meeting Minutes


Tuesday, June 14
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-8:45 Welcome and Introductions
Laramie Daniels, MD and Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
8:45-9:00 Discuss Goals of MARAMA Training Committee Meeting & 2005 Statistics
Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
9:00-9:15 MARAMA Training Grant - Financial Update
Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
9:15-10:30 Roundtable Updates

· Allegheny County
· Delaware
· District of Columbia
· New Jersey
· North Carolina
· Pennsylvania
· Philadelphia
· Virginia
· West Virginia
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Training Plans - What are the Agencies Using?
Facilitator: Alice Lutrey, MARAMA

Virginia Training Plan
Susan Mongold, VA

MARAMA Member Agencies
Here are some possible questions to be answered for this discussion.
· Who determines who is going to take which courses?
· How is that determined?
· Do you track what courses/workshops staff attend? If so, how?
· What are your guidelines for training?
· Do you have internal training as well? 
12:00-1:30 Working Lunch - provided
JTC Conference Call - we will be participating in the meeting room
1:30-1:45 Break
1:45 - 2:30

Training Opportunities - What's Available
· Regional Consortia
John Hornback, Metro 4-SESARM
· Providers
Mike Gallo, Rutgers ACC
Charlie Pratt or Carrie Hartz, AWMA (via conference phone)

2:30-2:45 MARAMA Update: Development of Training Courses
Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
· Air Quality in the Mid-Atlantic Region
2:45-3:00 BREAK
3:00-4:00 EPA Updates:
· Update on the EPA APTI and Satellite System
· Benchmarking Study - Where are they now?
Lourdes Morales, EPA OAQPS
· Region III Plans & Priorities
Kurt Elsner, EPA Region III
4:00-4:30 Delaware's Desk Reference
Amy Mann , DE
4:30-5:00 Review Plans for Next Day & Discussion of 2005 Action Items
Alice Lutrey , MARAMA
5:00 Adjourn - Dinner is on your own
Wednesday, June 15
8:00-8:30 Registration (as needed)
8:30-9:00 MARAMA Training Survey Review
Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
9:00-9:15 Review of MARAMA's Preliminary 2006 Schedule
Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
9:15-11:00 Discussion of Preliminary 2006 Schedule
Moderator: Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
Review courses identified for feasibility
Identify specific CARB, Rutgers ACC, & APTI courses needed.
Identify locations and possible dates.
11:00-11:45 Discussion of 2007 Schedule
Moderator: Alice Lutrey, MARAMA
Discuss possible courses/training
Ideas for collaborations (state/regional etc.)
Updates needed on any courses

Discussion of Training Meeting 2006
Topics, locations, and timing
Moderator: Alice Lutrey, MARAMA

12:00-12:30 List Committee Recommendations & Follow-up Actions
Alice R. Lutrey, MARAMA