G. Bonneaud, L. Cominsky, R. Frey, N. Geddes (phone), T. Glanzman, C.
Hearty, R. Jacobsen, N. Roe, R. de Sangro,
C. Young, and R. Dufresne.
Approval of minutes:
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved after typographical
corrections. Future minutes will be distributed electronically as
EPAC and Safety committee nominations:
We were asked for nominations to the SLAC EPAC and suggested nominees
have been forwarded. In November we were asked for a nomination to
the Safety Committee. We nominated Michael Schneider of UCSC, who has
since been accepted by the lab.
Housing in the SLAC area continues to be tight. Stanford is
investigating the possibility of using some housing at the former
Moffeit Field, about 12 miles from SLAC. SLAC is also discussing
with the mayor of Menlo Park how to improve awareness of available
"granny houses" for users. SLAC has asked SLUO to perform a survey of
user interest for these possibilities.
Lunch with Directorate:
DOE, SLAC and Stanford have completed their new operating agreement.
It will run for five years.
The SLUO web pages have been reorganized. Users are encouraged to
take a look, particularly at the new News section.
SLUO charter changes:
Several minor updates to the SLUO charter were discussed, and will be
studied further. Lynn Cominsky is gathering suggested
clarifications, etc, and interested users should
The DPF-sponsored congrssional reception will be May 11, 5-7PM [note:
it was May 4 as of Jan 22] in Washington DC. Users are encouraged to
suggest effective attendees to represent the
SLAC physics program.
SLUO office report:
Construction in the area of the SLUO office will require a temporary
The next meeting of the Executive Committee was tentatively set for
April 19, and has been confirmed. The Annual Meeting will be
Thursday June 24th.