The UCPLC Program Committee recommended the following action steps in using the UNC funding provided by the General Assembly.
Hire an Executive Director to provide leadership and oversight to the programs as well as providing supervision to the two Outreach Specialists. Initially, the position would be a part-time contract position, but will evolve into a full-time position as funding allows and need demands. The Executive Director will report to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of North Carolina. Specifically, this individual will
- Convene and staff the UCPLC Council.
- Identify grant opportunities, lead grant development and administer grants as needed.
- Coordinate with related programs in the UCPLC region, such as the Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center and Area Health Education Council.