Executive Assembly

Executive Assembly Overview

The NARSTO Executive Assembly is the annual general meeting of NARSTO members. The Executive Assembly reviews the activities of the past year, discusses future NARSTO projects, and provides direction to the NARSTO Executive Steering Committee and the NARSTO Management Coordinator. Executive Assembly meetings also feature one or more technical presentations on topics of interest to air quality managers and researchers in the three NARSTO countries.

2007 Executive Assembly

The 2007 Executive Assembly was held March 27 & 28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Crystal City, VA. The meeting reviewed recent NARSTO-related field research activities in Texas and Mexico, and discussed future NARSTO activities — particularly the current NARSTO assessment of the technical challenges of implementing “accountability” within a multi-pollutant air quality management regime.

2006 Executive Assembly

The 2006 NARSTO Executive Assembly was held May 9 and 10 at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The meeting featured discussions of the potential health effects of fuel additives, air quality forecasting activities in Canada the United States and Mexico, the role of science in informing air quality management in Canada, and discussions of new NARSTO initiatives.

2005 Executive Assembly

The 2005 NARSTO Executive Assembly was held April 11 and 12 at the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2005 Assembly featured installation of a new Management Coordinator and review of current NARSTO activities — especially the soon-to-be-released NARSTO Emission Inventory Assessment.

2004 Executive Assembly

The 2004 Executive Assembly was held April 13-14 in Washington, DC at Jurys Washington Hotel. The Assembly reviewed status of the emission inventory assessment and discussed the new DOE aerosol/climate initiative. Attendees were also briefed on a number of other activities important to NARSTO’s mission.

2003 Executive Assembly

An Executive Assembly was not held in 2003.

2002 Executive Assembly

The 2002 Executive Assembly was held at the White House Conference Center on April 29-30, 2002. The Assembly featured a review of results from recent NARSTO field research and assessment activities.