November 21, 2012
In case you missed it - FEMA Weekly Bulletin (11/16/12)
Thanksgiving Message from FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate
Superstorm Sandy Update from Deputy Administrator Rich Serino
2012 Combined Federal Campaign message from Ernie Mitchell - U.S. Fire Administrator and 2012 CFC Campaign Manager.
The 2012 Administrator Awards Ceremony has been rescheduled and will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 beginning at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held in the Columbia Ballroom at 500 C Street, SW, Washington, DC. All FEMA employees are invited to attend to honor your colleagues. The room capacity is 270, so it is recommended that you arrive early to guarantee a seat. Further guidance on other viewing options will be provided next week. The ceremony will recognize individual and team achievements in the Exemplary Emergency Manager category, Outstanding Survivor Service category or Innovation category.
From the field
The FEMA Mission – In the eyes of Louis Quinones, Grant Bissey and David Clay; DHS Surge Capacity Force volunteers.
The “Gift” – Community Relations Team’s say thank you
The “Bear” Necessities In New Jersey - FEMA reservists dedicate free time to local charity endeavors
Region VI support of the Texas National Processing Service Center (NPSC) after Hurricane Sandy
Special Solicitation for Charitable Donations for Superstorm Sandy
Please submit story ideas to FEMA-Weekly@fema.dhs.gov.
Deployment Tools and Resources
FEMA Travel Toolbox - The Travel Toolbox is intended to support FEMA travelers (FEMA Intranet)
Travel Voucher Checklist - Reference Guide for Travelers and Approvers (FEMA Intranet)
Deployment Guidance – ADD Check-In/Check-Out Procedures
Time and Attendance Guidance for Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy Lessons Learned Resources Available at LLIS.gov
Reservist Program Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) Health Care Coverage - Frequently Asked Questions
Training and Career Development Opportunities
- NEW! The President’s Management Council Interagency Rotation Program
NEW! DHS Career Pathways Programs Seeking Mentors - The deadline for registering is December 7.
Executive Potential Program - USDA Graduate School.
Department of Defense Senior Service Schools - Masters Degree programs.
Human Resources for Managers and Supervisors - meet developmental obligations.
Internal Rotation Opportunities - five internal rotation announcements.
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