Employee Events (March 17, 2014)

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FEMA Announces Next Meeting of National Advisory Council

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be holding the next National Advisory Council (NAC) public meeting on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. The public meeting will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EDT) at the FEMA Region III Office in Pennsylvania located at 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. >> Read complete news release.

LLIS.gov Webinar on Cybersecurity

Join cybersecurity experts from the DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications for a webinar on Wednesday March 19th at 1:00 p.m. (EDT).  Cybersecurity Advisors for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, Michael Leking and Bradford Willke will present on the DHS cybersecurity responsibilities, assessments, and the Executive Order 13636 on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

Women's History Month Program

Please come out and join FEMA and the Southwest Interagency Committee in celebrating Women's History Month program.  The program will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 1:30 p.m. in the Cohen Building Auditorium, 330 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 
The keynote speaker will be Angela Alsobrooks, States Attorney for Prince George County.  This is her first elected office and she is the first woman to be elected to the office in Prince George’s County. She is a life-long county resident.  As State’s Attorney, Ms. Brooks leads a staff of 90 attorneys and 100 professional administrative staff responsible for prosecuting people accused of committing crimes.  She plays a key role in public safety and strives to carry out her responsibilities as the county’s top prosecutor in a firm, fair and consistent manner.

Walk your Way to Better Health

Tuesday March 25, 2014, save the date, pack your sneakers! Mission Support, Safety, Health and Medical Readiness Division (SHMR) and Office of the Chief Component Human Capital would like to invite you to bring your lunch to their first quarter Health and Wellness Brown Bag.  A presentation of “Walk your Way to Better Health,” by FEMA HQ Nurse Susan Petit, will be offered for early lunch eaters from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., and again for late eaters from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Between the two presentations -- from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. -- put on your sneakers and join us for a guided walk. We look forward to seeing you on the 25TH.

Spring Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program Webinars Now Available

In addition to standard Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program informational webinar, Federal Long Term Care Partners have invited industry experts to assist in sharing topics such as retirement planning and common caregiver concerns, as well as the advantages of enrolling in the FLTCIP.

Employees can review the schedule details of each webinar and additional information on the topics by visiting www.LTCFEDS.com/webinar and registering for any of these events below.  Each webinar may be viewed live with a Q&A session or the session can be viewed on demand, after the event date, at your convenience.

  • Tuesday March 25th at 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
    Beyond Retirement Planning (Part 1: Planning for the Unexpected)
  • Wednesday April 9th at 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
    From Military to Federal Retirement and Everything in Between (Part 1: Merging Your Federal Retirement with Military Service)
  • Tuesday April 22nd at 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
    Growing Up and Growing Older (Part 1: Having the Long Term Care Conversation)
  • Wednesday April 30th at 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
    Solving Your Personal Retirement Puzzle at Any Age
  • Thursday May 1st at 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
    Beyond Retirement Planning (Part 2: Advance Directives)

Questions should be sent to OCCHCO Retirement and Benefits at fema-hc benefits@fema.dhs.gov.

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2014

Join us on April 24th as we celebrate the 21st annual, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Since its inception, this initiative has inspired a future generation of girls and boys by bringing them into the workplace to explore the many life choices they have. This year’s theme is “Plant a Seed, Grow a Future.” FEMA employees with children ages 7-12 in the National Capital Region who are interested in participating in the Washington, DC event, are encouraged to register using the link below:

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Registration

This event will be held at 500 C Street, Washington, DC. Additional information to follow.

Last Updated: 
07/24/2014 - 16:00
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