<div dir="ltr"><br>Final reminder about the focused listening session with Tony B. today.<div><br></div><div>Rachel </div><div><br><div class="gmail_quote">-<div dir="ltr"><div><div class="gmail_quote"><span class=""><br><br><br></span><div><div class="h5"><div dir="ltr"><span id="m_729818015254484031m_3990112803764056059m_6864165954845458570gmail-docs-internal-guid-89c773ee-46c7-b63a-098e-14013c46a198" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:-webkit-standard"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.44;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear Early Career Colleagues,</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.44;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">UCAR President Antonio Busalacchi will hold a listening session specifically for early career scientists on <b>Thursday, May 24 from 11a.m. - noon</b> in the main seminar room at the Mesa Lab.  </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.44;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This listening session is an opportunity for us to meet as a cohort to shed light on our experiences at NCAR and UCP thus far — and share ideas with Tony for how UCAR’s service groups can best support us going forward.  Early career scientists have unique needs for career development and growth.  This is our opportunity to ensure that UCAR leadership hears our voices and understands our needs and concerns. </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.44;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">For those of you unfamiliar with the role, the UCAR President is responsible for the overall strategic direction and operational excellence of UCAR, NCAR, and UCP. The President manages and is advised by the </span><a href="https://president.ucar.edu/president/ucar-presidents-council" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">President’s Council</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, whose members represent the primary leadership of NCAR, UCP, Finance and Administration, Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, and other key operational personnel. For a detailed description of the President’s responsibilities and a biosketch of Tony’s professional background, please see the attached PDF. </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.44;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">About this listening session, Tony writes,“Your input is incredibly valuable in maintaining a high level of communication and helping to create a better organization. To help us support your career progress and keep our organization moving forward as a whole, I encourage you to attend.” </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.44;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">If you would like to </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-weight:700;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">submit questions ahead of the session</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, please feel free to send them to Tony’s executive assistant, </span><a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";color:rgb(17,85,204);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Joanna Schmitz (joanna@ucar.edu)</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"Helvetica Neue";font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> or you can submit anonymous questions directly to him via the</span><a href="https://president.ucar.edu/president/anonymous-suggestion-box" style="text-decoration:none" target="_blank"><span style=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