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November 20, 2013 ~Strategic Planning Retreat~

COSW Meeting Information - November 20, 2013

 

COMMISSION RETREAT AGENDA
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
8:30 am – 12 noon Public Meeting; 12 Noon – 1:00 pm Closed Session
Duane Morris LLP
One Market Plaza, Spear Tower, Suite 2200
International Room
San Francisco, CA 94105-1127

Roster:
President Nancy Kirshner -Rodriguez Vice President Andrea Shorter
Commissioner Amy Ackerman Commissioner Alicia Gamez Commissioner Mary Jung Commissioner Julie Soo
** Public comment will be taken throughout the meeting. **

** Continental Breakfast & Networking** 8:30 - 9:00 am

I. WELCOME 9:00 – 9:05 am
Opening remarks by President Kirshner-Rodriguez.

II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA - ACTION 9:05 – 9:07 am
Action: To approve the meeting agenda.

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - ACTION 9:07 – 9:10 am
Explanatory document – Draft Minutes from October 23, 2013.
Action: To approve draft minutes from October 23, 2013.

VI. ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT – ACTION 9:10 - 9:15 am
Action: To accept intern stipend funding from the Pacific Asian American Women Bay Area Coalition.

V. INTRODUCTIONS - DISCUSSION 9:15 – 9:20 am

VI. GROUND RULES - DISCUSSION 9:20 – 9:25 am
Facilitator: Julianna Hynes

VII. FRIENDS OF THE COMMISSION ON
THE STATUS OF WOMEN UPDATE- DISCUSSION 9:25 – 9:35 am

VIII. STRATEGIC PLAN PRESENTATION –DISCUSSION
A. Current Strategic Plan 9:35 – 10:00 am

B. Department staff will review major components of the FY 2015-2017 10:00 – 10:30 am
Strategic Plan.
1. Overall Goal
2. Women in the Workplace
a. City & County of San Francisco
b. Gender Equality Principles Initiative
c. Small Business
3. Women’s Health & Safety
a. Violence Against Women Prevention and Intervention Grants
b. Domestic & Family Violence
c. Trafficking
d. Girls
4. Department Administration

C. Discussion on Strategic Plan 10:30 – 11:00 am

**BREAK** 11:00 - 11:15 am

IX. COMMISSIONER ROLES - DISCUSSION 11:15 – 11:35 am

X. COMMISSION MEETINGS – ACTION 11:30 – 11:50 am
A. Approval of 2014 Commission Meeting Schedule
Action: Approve 2014 Commission Meeting Schedule.

B. Improvements to Commission meetings - DISCUSSION

XI. PUBLIC COMMENT - DISCUSSION 11:50 – 12 noon
This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for Commission’s future consideration.

XII. CLOSED SESSION - ACTION 12 noon – 12:50 pm
A. Public comment on all matters pertaining to the Closed Session.
B. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b):
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Executive Director, Emily Murase.
C. Open Session
Action: Motion and vote to elect whether to publicly disclose any or all of the information discussed in the closed session under San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a).

XIII. CLOSING REMARKS & ADJOURNMENT - ACTION 12:50 - 1 pm
Action: Adjourn Meeting.

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