Agenda for the February 2 workgroup call.

1. Welcome

2. Retreat overview: Catherine Krikstan will give an overview of the January retreat, including the presentations on the Midpoint Assessment and the Local Engagement Initiative, and share feedback from the survey.

3. Local Government Engagement Initiative: Mary Gattis (Local Government Advisory Committee) will offer an update on the LGEI work.

4. Bay Barometer: Rachel Felver will recap the Bay Barometer press call, which included participation from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation; give a look at coverage we’ve received so far; and go over the messaging package.

5. Messaging forecast: At our March meeting, we would like to get an idea of everyone’s upcoming messaging priorities. Stephanie Smith will give an introduction and explain how members can prepare for a productive session in March.

6. Round robin