In February, the New Orleans Academic Games League formed its first strategic planning task force. The task force is responsible for establishing NOAGL’s mission, future, and value statements, as well as a 3-5 year strategic plan. August 1, 2012 is the target deadline for completion of the statements and the plan. The task force is comprised of board members, coaches, parents and educators. They are Michael Batterman, Julie Bourgeois, Michelle Douglas, Dwayne Fontenette (chairman), Br. Neal Golden, Gretchen Lowe, Tom Waguespack and Craig Zeller. The task force held its first meeting on March 19. Click here to read the meeting minutes. Click here to view the task force’s plan of action. If you would like to share suggestions with the task force, please email Dwayne Fontenette at firstname.lastname@example.org. As the year progresses, check back on our site for updates from the task force.