Serve as main contact for the laboratory in all matters related to a proposal or experiment.
Respond to questions and concerns during evaluation of a proposal for an experiment.
Prepare a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in consultation with the host division, and supervise preparations for an accepted experiment.
Maintain a current list of experimenters in the group present at the laboratory.
Agree with the appropriate division head(s) upon the required level of staffing of the experiment during beam operation.
Ensure that all members of the group have medical insurance valid while at Fermilab.
Arrange and be responsible for on-site housing used by the group.
Ensure that all members of the group have registered, have valid ID cards and appropriate stockroom withdrawal authorization.
Make financial arrangements for the experiment.
Ensure that all members of an experiment understand and comply with Fermilab ES&H regulations. If any violation of the rules occurs, the spokesperson has the responsibility to take corrective action and prevent recurrence.
Inform experimenters about specific hazards of the experiment and the training they require. Make sure that every member receives timely and appropriate ES&H training.
Arrange for work space for the group.
Establish computer accounts for the experiment and regularly review the experimentís computing needs.
Obtain an Operational Readiness Clearance (ORC) or Readiness Permit before operating all, or any part of, the experiment's apparatus.
Identify the deputy spokesperson, the physicist-in-charge, or other scientific leadership for the experiment.
Report any change in membership of the collaboration in writing to the Program Planning Office.
Submit copies of publications and Ph.D. theses.