FEMA Weekly Bulletin - April 18, 2013

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NOTE: You may submit your articles and announcements to the FEMA-Weekly by noon on Thursday. Please allow 24-48 hours for your article or announcement to be posted.

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  • NEW! Celebrate Earth Day! April 22, 2013.  Together, the FEMA Workplace Transformation program and the Sustainability, Energy, Environmental, and Asset Management (SEE&AM) organization have collaborated to challenge all FEMA Employees to Pledge to Participate in Earth Day and be engaged as environmental stewards. You are also encouraged to review the FEMA Sustainability site and learn more about the FEMA programs and how you can participate.
  • NCR EMPLOYEES: While the Workplace Transformation working group has been tasked with developing a mobile and highly collaborative workforce and consolidating the agency’s leased space within the National Capital Region, the team is committed to helping employees balance life and work at work. Recognizing that some employees walk, run or bike to work and that others are detailed to the NRCC for long hours during emergencies and exercises, the Workplace Transformation executive steering committee is considering the installation of showers at Federal Center Plaza, 500 C St SW, as an employee convenience.  Please take 2 minutes to anonymously answer a few questions about how you might utilize showers at work:  [SURVEY]  DEADLINE: April 19, 2013.
  • Brown Bag lunch focuses on IT as an enabling force for mobile work - message from Tonya Schreiber, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Workplace Transformation Initiative.

From the Field

Employee News and Announcements

FEMA Blog Stories and Photos

What We’re Watching: 4/12/13 – Author: Dan Watson

Rotational Opportunities

  • NEW OPPORTUNITIES! FEMA Rotation opportunities - FEMA Internal Rotation Program is a professional development program designed to engage and strengthen the FEMA workforce.

DHS Rotational Opportunities

  • DHS Rotational Opportunities - The DHS Homeland Security Rotation Program (HSRP), sponsored by the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Enterprise Learning and Development has been established to allow employees to cultivate leadership qualities, while fulfilling critical mission assignments.

Training and Career Development Opportunities

Performance Management – Recordkeeping  - All 2012 performance appraisals and 2013 performance management reports for Title V employees are due to Human Capital by May 15, 2013. If you have not recently provided your direct report’s 2012 performance appraisal documents or 2013 performance plan status, then please contact your program office’s Performance Management Point of Contact.

Have you completed your FEMA Individual Development Plan this year? - What are individual development plans and what’s the benefit of completing one?

Deployment Tools and Resources

Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Help FEMA Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse. If you have information about instances of fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement involving FEMA programs or operations, you should contact the DHS OIG Hotline at: 1-800-323-8603; by fax at 202-254-4297.


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Last Updated: 
10/03/2013 - 18:40
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