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Nuclear Utility Meteorological Data Users
a. The name of the group is the Nuclear Utility meteorological
Data Users Group (NUMUG)
Mission and Objectives
a. To provide a forum to address problems and exchange ideas
for those collecting and utilizing meteorological data at
a. Membership is open to any individual interested in pursuing
the mission and objectives of the group. Individuals
interested in membership should inform a member of the Steering
Committee who will add their name to the membership roster.
a. The management of the group is vested in the Steering
Committee. The Steering Committee shall consist of five
members, with at least three members representing US electric
b. The Chair of the Steering Committee shall be selected from,
and represent a consensus vote of the Steering Committee members
after each group meeting.
c. A term on the Steering Committee is defined as the period
of time between meetings. Steering Committee members should not
serve more than two consecutive terms.
d. New members of the Steering Committee are to be chosen from
membership volunteers by the existing Steering Committee prior
to group meetings.
e. Responsibilities of the Steering Committee include:
▪ Support the “Mission and Objectives” of NUMUG
▪ Solicit industry-wide representation and
▪ Maintain and distribute a Membership Roster.
▪ Solicit suggestions for group activities and
support implementation of NUMUG activities.
▪ Keep membership informed of group
activities via NUMUG server, e-mail, regular mail and group
▪ Plan and publicize group meetings.
▪ Maintain a financial record of NUMUG,
in support of its tax-exempt status.
▪ Update IRS records with revisions to NUMUG’s
▪ Select a Treasurer from NUMUG membership to
handle NUMUG funds, any bank account(s) and financial record
f. The Treasurer shall serve for 3 terms, where a term is
defined as the period between group meetings. If the Office of
Treasurer becomes vacant, the Steering Committee shall appoint a
new Treasurer for a period of 3 terms.
a. No dues shall be collected by the group and the group shall
accumulate minimal assets. It is expected that group members
and their sponsoring organizations will voluntarily contribute
the time and resources required to manage group activities
between group meetings.
b. Registration fees can be charged for attendance at group
meetings to offset costs associated with implementing group
c. Vendors or utilities may provide assets to help offset
costs associated with implementing group meetings. Any
sponsorship may be noted in the program for the group meetings.
Sponsorship does not imply any endorsement by NUMUG of sponsor’s
products or services.
d. Upon dissolution of NUMUG, the remaining assets will be
distributed to a charitable organization, to be selected by the
a. Group meetings shall be held every one to two years. The
location and agenda of group meetings are to be determined by
the Steering Committee.
Amendments to the Charter
a. Amendments to this charter
can be proposed by any member in attendance at any group
meeting. Amendments can be approved by a consensus vote of
the members in attendance.
a. The Membership Roster and
NUMUG server are not to be used for directly commercial purposes
such as widespread distribution of marketing information via the
Server or selling or re-distributing Membership Rosters or
dissemination of political or religious opinions.
Steering Committee Members
Ed McCarthy, NUMUG Chairman
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
3400 Crow Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA 94583
Met One Instruments, Inc
1600 Washington Blvd.
Grants Pass, OR 97526
ABS Consulting, Inc.
4 Research Place, Ste.
Rockville, MD 20850
20201 Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874
Ms. Jennifer M. Call
Tennessee Valley Authority
P.O. Box 1010 CTR 1P
Muscle Shoals, AL 35662-1010