Hydrogen Energy Center Directors
McClellan Building, Brunswick, ME
Agenda for this meeting
Welcome – beepers & cell phones on vibrate, visitors recognized, assign a scribe if Secretary is not present to take minutes. Smith/Mann
Secretary’s and Webmaster’s Reports Minutes of previous meeting; website changes & activity. Mann/Maderal
Treasurers Report Meyer
Confirm Quorum for Voting for Directors and ask for nominations from the floor. Take individual votes on whether to re-elect Jorge Maderal, Peter Moore, David Dvorak and Rick Smith and whether to elect Paul Lenfest and any nominees from the floor
Confirm Quorum of Newly Constituted Board of Directors and ask for nominations from the Directors for President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Clerk (a non-Director position) and Secretary. Take individual votes for each office choosing between any nominees from the Directors and the following officers who are running for re-election: President Rick Smith, Vice-President (nominees from the Board), Treasurer Dick Meyer, Clerk Nate Smith and Secretary Kay Mann. Smith/Mann
Northeast Electrochemical Storage Cluster (NEESC): H2 Supply Chain Project News on continuing efforts to make/solidify connections between ME NH supply chain companies and NY MA CT fuel cell and hydrogen equipment manufacturers and to make/solidify connections among the ME NH companies themselves. Summary of Project Events that took place in the last year and Events planned for the next six months.
Reports on Status of possible sale of Chewonki Project Electrolyser, Fuel Cells and Other Equipment.
GPCOG Clean Cities Project; HEC Role in Removing Barriers, Implementing Policies and Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets in New England. Proposing Laws, Rules, Regulations, Codes and Ordinances to Promote Clean Fuel Filling and Charging Station Development on a Regional Basis Higginbottom/Dvorak/ Linnell
President’s State of the Technology Address. A summary of the last twelve-month’s advances in consumer-oriented hydrogen and fuel cell products and research. Smith
Q&A and Discussion of the state of the technology with comments from HEC’s four committees creating a core expertise in technologies emerging to store offshore wind power, enhance the pulp & paper industry, commercialize combined heat and power technologies and put hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles on the road and in material-handling warehouses. Bash/Meyer/ Maderal/Lenfest/ Dvorak/Higginbottom
Distribute revised proposed Conflict of Interest Policy to Directors for discussion at May meeting. Smith
7:50- 8:00 pm
Old Business/New Business Smith
Summarize Today’s Action Items & Adjourn Mann/Smith
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The Hydrogen Energy Center is a non-profit organization run by visionary volunteers who are acting on their commitment to a better energy future. Membership fees fund these operations. The knowledge and energy of our members fuel everything we do. Our members share the desire to see hydrogen energy help correct the problems of dirty air, climate disruption, world conflicts and poverty which have been caused by our fossil fuel economy.
Membership in the Hydrogen Energy Center helps you work towards these goals.
Membership benefits include:
The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster is a network of industry, academic, government and non-governmental leaders working together to provide energy storage solutions. The cluster is focused on the innovative development, production, promotion and deployment of hydrogen fuels and fuel cells to meet the pressing demand for energy storage solutions. Through this initiative the cluster works to:
The cluster is based in New York, New Jersey, and the New England States. Its initial formation and development is funded through the US Small Business Administration’s Innovative Economies Initiative and administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). CCAT is honored to work with our partner organizations to integrate this natural technology development and manufacturing cluster