RSF Meetings

RSF Lunch Meeting - Monday, January 11th, 2015 12:30 pm

Agenda - Discuss the new CoF RSF Professional Development Fund

  • Background and purpose
  • Professional Development Plans
  • Professional Development Fund Details
    • Eligibility
    • Application process
    • Selection process
    • Reporing process
    • Timelines

Presentation slides

RSF Commitee Meeting - Monday, June 8th, 2015 11am


  • Welcome Michelle and brief introductions (5 min)
  • Report on RSF-relevant topics from recent meetings (all-college meeting, bias and inclusion workshop, FEC) (20 min)
  • Develop draft proposal for professional development funds for RSF (60 min)
  • Schedule next committee meeting and assign action items (5 min)

Meeting notes for RSF Committee meeting 6/8/2015


RSF Commitee Meeting - Monday, May 11th, 2015 12:30pm


  • Report on Fierce Conversations training
  • Report on RSF skills database progress
  • Discuss RSF email list and who our committee represents
  • Schedule informal RSF lunch meetings – assign committee rep(s) to organize
  • Review results from survey on needs for professional development funds
    • Plan for proposal development

 Meeting notes for RSF Committee meeting 5/11/2015

RSF Commitee Meeting - Monday, April 13th, 2015 11am


  • Schedule RSF lunch meeting - April 
  • Review last year’s progress as a committee and plan for next year
    • What have we accomplished - where are we now?
    • What is yet to be accomplished - where are we going?
    • How many new members do we need to recruit? Who wants to remain on the committee for another year and in what positions?

Meeting notes for RSF Committee meeting 4/13/2015


RSF Committee Meeting - Monday, December 8th, 2014 11am


  • Discuss lab safety/flooding meeting with Roger Admiral
  • Review revisions to college space policy
  • Discuss FES DH’s request for a RSF representative for departmental advisory committee
  • Discuss October all-faculty meeting
  • Continue preparation for Feb. 6 FEC presentation

Meeting notes for RSF Committee meeting 12/8/2014


All College Meeting - Monday, October 2nd, 2014 2:30pm

  • Discuss progress and goals for Institute for Working Forest Landscapes
  • Discuss schedule for Peavy renovation

Meeting notes for All college meeting 10/2/2014


RSF Lunch Meeting - Monday, September 22nd, 2014 12pm

  • Present the Faculty Senate’s response to recommendations for improvements for research faculty from the 2013 OSU-AAUP non-tenure-track faculty
  • Discuss issues affecting RSF community to help the committee focus our efforts appropriately
  • Request that participants fill out a forthcoming survey on RSF responsibilities to assist the committee with accomplishing several initiatives to improve working conditions and career advancement for RSF

RSF Committee Meeting - Monday, September 22nd, 2014 11am


  • Finalize survey design for gathering information on RSF responsiblities
  • Repeated lab flooding and loud noise (spontaneous agenda item)

Meeting notes for committee meeting 9/22/2014


RSF Committee Meeting - Monday, June 23rd, 2014 11am


  • Appoint Vice-chair of the committee
  • Prioritize and decide on next committee actions
  • Continue dividing up project areas among members
  • Assign action items and schedule next committee meeting

Meeting notes for 8/11/2014


RSF Committee Meeting - Monday, June 23rd, 2014 11am


  • Update on recruitment of FERM representative
  • Appoint Vice-chair of the committee
  • Discuss RSF committee logistics
  • Discuss ways to increase visibility of RSF
  • Divvy up project areas among members
  • Action items

Meeting notes for 6/23/2014


RSF Committee Meeting - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 11am


  • Promotions to SFRA I and SFRA II
  • Advice from Lisa Ganio on increasing recognition of RSF
  • Info from Camille’s visit from AAUP union rep
  • Overview of project areas (orientation, professional development, mentoring, social events)
  • Action items

Meeting notes for 5/21/2014

RSF Lunch Meeting - Monday, April 14, 2014 12pm


  • OSU-AAUP university-wide survey of Non-Tenure Track Faculty
  • Establishing criteria for promotion to Senior FRA II
  • Proposal to create a professional development fund for RSF
  • Strengthen relationships with administrators
  • Revitalization of RSF committee programs for mentoring, orientation and networking
  • Expectations for committee members
  • Open discussion
Camille's presentation on OSU-AAUP survey
Heather's presentation on RSF committee objectives

RSF Lunch Meeting - Thursday, May 2, 2013 12pm


  • Discuss the importance of annual performance reviews from the perspectives of RSF, Dean Maness and FES Department Head Paul Doescher.
  • Discuss ways to support professional development of RSF.

Meeting notes for 5/3/2013

Powerpoint presentation for 5/3/2013


RSF Lunch Meeting - Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12pm


  • Introduce RSF committee and mention we are college-wide now
  • Show slides from All-college meeting and discuss how RSF can drive progress toward accomplishing some of the new Dean's goals.
  • Discuss how new promotion ranks for FRAs factors into these opportunities.

Meeting notes for 11/13/2012


RSF Committee Meeting - Thursday, September 27, 2012 2 pm


  • Brainstorm about role of RSF in CoF
  • Discuss RSF committee goals for this academic year
  • Discuss action items related to goals

Meeting notes for 9/27/2012


RSF Committee Meeting - Thursday, May 24, 2012 1 pm


  • Elect RSF officers
  • Personal recruitment for vacant at-large seats
  • FTE marketplace promotion
  • Planning topics for RSF workshops
  • New employee orientation

Meeting notes for 5/24/2012


Lunch forum fof all RSF in CoF - Wednesday, March 21 at noon


  • Announce the promotion of the RSF committee from FES department only to CoF-wide
  • Provide short overviews of: 
    • FTE marketplace (presented by Peder Nelson)
    • Peer mentoring program (presented by Camille Fretaig)
    • Foresty, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC, presented by Penny Wright)
  • Announcement of RSF elections for new committee members
  • Suggestions for future forum topics solicited from all RSF attendees

Meeting Notes for 3/21/2012

RSF Committee Meeting - Thursday, February 23, 2012 10 am 


  • Announcement of elevating RSF committee from FES department to the College level
  • Schedule a CoF RSF forum with lunch (tentative date Wednedsay, March 21 at noon)
  • Elections for new RSF committee members

Meeting Notes for 2/23/2012

RSF Committee Meeting - Monday, January 10, 2011, 3:00 pm in Richardson 201Q.


  • Planning for Business center presentation on 1/21/2011
  • RSF Website Update (Heather)
  • Discussion of taking RSF committee college-wide
  • OSU Mentor networking meeting 2/1/2011
  • Discussion of RSF goals for 2011

Meeting Notes for 1/10/2011

RSF Committee Meeting - Thursday, October 8, 2009, 11:30 am in Richardson 319.


Recruit for committee nominations – hold elections for committee members
Updates on:
• Searchable database (Maureen & Keith)
• Mentoring (Kathy)
• RSF website (Kathy)
• New employee orientation (Jay)