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  1. 02 May 2016

    2016 GEO National Conference

    GEO’s National Conference offers participants the opportunity to examine current challenges within the field, hear...

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02/9/16
Jennifer Splansky Juster
Hi Sheena, I would think of the backbone as the "staff" of making to collaborative happen and the steering committee as the leadership table, somewhat analgous to a board.  Typically, steering committees will meet monthly in the early stages as...
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02/9/16
Sheena Kennedy
Are there any helpful resources/charts/examples to help others clarify what is a backbone activity vs. a steering committee activity? Is it just the Steering Committee that creates the Common Agenda?  I'm looking for something beyond these des...

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