Meetings

Meetings

Despite being a virtual organization, the CW CESU meets in-person annually to discuss improvements to the collaborative process, host renowned speakers, and vote upon CW CESU matters.

2024 Annual Partners Meeting:

The 2024 CW CESU Partners Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 18, from 10am-12pm at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, WV. For those unable to travel, the meeting will also be livestreamed over Zoom.

Only those who register for meetings are permitted to enter the NCTC grounds. You will need to show government-issued ID at the gate, so please be sure to register with the name that appears on your ID.

Meeting Agenda 

2024 Federal Managers Meeting:

The 2024 Federal Managers Meeting was held virtually on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Federal Partner Meeting Slides- May 2024

Federal Partner Meeting Agenda- May 2024

2023 Annual Partners Meeting:

The Chesapeake Watershed CESU Annual Partners Meeting was held virtually via Zoom from 10am-12pm on Friday July 21, 2023.

Meeting Materials:

Meeting Recording:

 


Past Meetings

2023 Federal Managers Meeting

The 2023 Federal Managers Meeting was held virtually on Monday, May 22, 2023.

 


2022 Annual Partners Meeting

The 2022 Annual CW CESU Partners Meeting was held virtually on Zoom on Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 10am-12pm.

 


2022 Federal Managers Meeting

The 2022 meeting of the CW CESU Federal Managers was held on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

 


2021 Annual Partners Meeting

The 2021 Annual Chesapeake Watershed CESU Partners Meeting was held on Wednesday, October 13, on Zoom.

  • Meeting Recording
  • CW CESU Annual Meeting 2021 Agenda
  • 2022 Federal Government Green book Update– Dr. Tom Fish, National Coordinator of the CESU Program
  • 2021 Program Self-Assessment and Renewal
    • Rhonda Schwinabart – Coordinator of External Affairs, University of Maryland Center for Environmental
      Science-Appalachian Laboratory
    • Tanya Gossett – Associate Area Director of Resource Stewardship and Science, National Capital Area of the
      National Park Service
    • Dr. Matt Fitzpatrick – Host Director of the Chesapeake Watershed CESU and Professor, University of
      Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Appalachian Laboratory
    • Dr. Dan Filer – Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Coordinator, National Park Service
  • BIA, CESUs, & the Weather Ready Nation Ambassador’s Program
    • Alyssa Samoy- Natural Resources Specialist, BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program
    • Alexis Wagner- Environmental Program Specialist, BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program
    • Coral Avery- Natural Resources Specialist, BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program

 


2021 Federal Managers Meeting

Members of the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Federal Managers Committee will meet on Wednesday, October 20, from 10am-11:30am. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Dr. Daniel Filer, National Park Service Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Coordinator will convene the meeting and send calendar invitations to members.

 


2020 Federal Partners Meeting

Agenda:

  1. Overview of the Survey distributed for the 2021 CESU Renewal/Project Data – Rhonda Schwinabart – Coordinator of Outreach – UMCES-AL
  2. Role of Federal Partners in the Renewal – Tom Fish, National CESU Coordinator – NPS
  3. Report on Federal Partner dues submissions – Tom Fish, National CESU Coordinator – NPS
  4. Feedback from Annual Meeting Panel Discussion – Eric Davidson – Host Director of the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Network – UMCES-AL
  5. Round Robin – Danny Filer – Research Coordinator for the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Network – NPS
  6. Adjourn

 

 


2020 Annual Meeting

This year’s CW CESU Annual Meeting was held virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, from 9:30am-11:30am.

 


2019 Annual Meeting

The 2019 annual meeting was held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Howard University’s Interdisciplinary Research Building. Please see below for links to the meeting documents and presentations.

Documents:

Presentations:

 


2018 Annual Meeting

The 2018 annual meeting was held on Friday, June 8, 2018, at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, WV.  Please see below for links to the agendas, minutes, and presentations.

Documents:

Recorded Proceedings:
The 2018 CW CESU Partners Annual Meeting was streamed live.  A recording of the morning and afternoon sessions can be found below with the presentations.  A transcript of the meeting can be accessed from the link below:

Presentations:

 


2017 Annual Meeting

In 2017, the CW CESU held its annual conference on November 1st at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV.  The meeting was broadcast on the Shepherd University YouTube Channel.  Please see links below for recordings of the proceedings (two links exist due to a power outage that necessitated opening a second broadcast channel), slides from featured presentations, and documents distributed at the meeting.

Recorded Proceedings:

Documents:

 


2016 Annual Meeting

In 2016, the CW CESU held a meeting of the Federal Managers Committee and All Federal and Nonfederal Partners on June 17th in Shepherdstown, WV.

 


2015 Annual Meeting

In 2015, the CW CESU held its annual conference on October 28th in Baltimore, MD:  Meeting Minutes