Minutes of the LTER Executive Board Meeting August 31, 2007; 11am-1pm EST – Videoconference. Meeting called to order at 11:00 by Chair Phil Robertson; members present: Morgan Grove, Don Henshaw, Sarah Hobbie, Chuck Hopkinson, Sherri Johnson, Steve Pennings, Dan Reed, Bob Waide; members absent: Peter Groffman, Sally Holbrook, Berry Lyons.