Colleagues, I appreciate your support, and I'm sure this is going to be a good year. I know we have a lot of work ahead of us.
I think we should consider what we have on the docket.
I know we weren't prepared to talk about future business at this point in time, but I wonder if there would be an appetite to set up a time that the steering committee might be able to meet, possibly as early as Monday.
Is that something there would be an appetite for? I think that would probably be the most effective way to move forward in terms of planning our schedule.
Sensing there is an appetite to do that, I think we'll undertake a meeting as early as Monday. We'll probably schedule it during the regular meeting hour, if that would be appropriate. Then we'll return the following Wednesday for consideration of the recommendations by committee of the whole.
I've spoken to Ms. Crowder, with the anticipation that she might be elected as vice-chair, and she seemed to be amicable to that idea. If you, as a committee, would be in support of that, I certainly would recommend that.
Ms. Bennett, if you have an—