The next monthly chapter leader webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, at 2:30 p.m. (Eastern). We recommend that you log in to WebEx first and then dial in. To start or join the online meeting click here (access code: 645 006 215; password: “chapter”). Additional detailed log in information can be found here.
In our next “Fast Friday” webinar, spend 15 minutes learning about NCMA’s “Webinars On Demand” and how you can use them as a chapter programming and education tool. On Friday, April 19, at 2 p.m. (Eastern), NCMA Chapter Relations Specialist Mike Wright will be your host and our special guest will be NCMA Education Program Manager Katie Minan. They will discuss how your chapter can utilize this component of your chapter programming portfolio. Follow this link to join the meeting (access code: 645 137 175; password: “ncma”).
Each year, NCMA conducts a “Contract Management Salary Survey” to report on compensation, education, benefits, and work settings for members of our profession. Make sure to encourage your chapter members to participate to ensure that the data in this report provides a high-quality, accurate representation of the profession. Your responses are confidential. Personal and company names will not be revealed. This survey will be open until April 12, 2013.
NCMA’s World Congress is hailed as a must-attend event because it is the most comprehensive training event available for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals. With over 20 educational tracks, content is offered for professionals at each and every stage of their careers—and with over 1,500 attendees, there are vast networking opportunities! World Congress was recently selected as one of the “Top 25 Government Conferences of 2013” by GovLoop’s founder and president, Steve Ressler. Participants will earn 20 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours by attending this four-day event.
NCMA’s new and improved chapter leader training series launches this summer! With this new format, chapter leader training will now occur three times annually, providing increased development opportunities to NCMA’s chapter leaders. This event is designed to introduce NCMA’s chapter volunteers (experienced, new, and potential) to running their chapters as part of a large, national organization. All chapter leaders are encouraged to attend this training event, conveniently paired with World Congress 2013. Participants will earn 8.5 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours by attending this two-day event!
All professional organizations need good volunteer leadership to bring maximum benefit to its members. In this regard, we are seeking nominations for new volunteer Chapter Officers to fill positions on our Executive Board for our next program year, July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014.
The open positions are presented attached and include anticipated responsibilities for each position
You can nominate yourself, or some else with a brief (one paragraph) background and willingness to serve statement.
Becoming a member of the NCMA Executive Board provides opportunity for enhancing professional standing and career development through leadership, networking, and recognition in the community and throughout Rhode Island. It’s a great opportunity to be involved with a premier association that contributes to growth in business and government relations, and personal career development for those in the contracts management and related professions.
Nominations are needed by April 26, 2013, to allow time for voting and installation of the new officers well before the new program year begins. Please send nominations to the Election Committee of the NCMA RI Executive Board, Attn.: Richard Ferro at firstname.lastname@example.org or PO Box 3036, Newport RI 02840, Fax 401 619-2519.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, on behalf of the Naval Sea Systems Command and the Navy Virtual SYSCOM (partners NAVSUP, NAVAIR, SPAWAR and NAVFAC) along with other Navy activities, is conducting a rolling admission per the terms and conditions of the SeaPort Enhanced (Seaport-e) Multiple Award Contracts.
The purpose of this rolling admission is to expand the contractor base by awarding additional Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) prime contracts. Existing Seaport-e prime contractors will also have the opportunity to expand their presence in other geographical zones to allow them to compete for Task Order awards in those zones and to voluntarily re-certify their size status. The NAICS code for this procurement is 541330 and the revenue size standard for Small Business is $35.5 Million.
The solicitation number is N00178-13-R-4000. Please find the issued synopsis attached.
For more information, please visit www.seaport.navy.mil or FedBizOpps.gov at
Please join us for our next Small Business Roundtable Event scheduled for April 10, 2013. The topic “Marketing Basics and SeaPort-e Portal Navigation” will be presented by Stephen Stewart, NUWCDIVNPT Small Business Advocate.
Date: April 10, 2013 (morning)
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80 – bring ID!
Time: Registration 0830, Session begins promptly at 0900
Please join us for NCMA Rhode Island’s next Contractor’s Social being held April 10, 2013. (late afternoon)
Date: April 10, 2013
Location: North End Steak House, (Mainstay) 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport, RI
We look forward to seeing you at this informal networking event.
PLEASE RSVP FOR ALL EVENTS BY EMAILING email@example.com NLT April 8, 2013.
SPEAKER: WILLIAM P. DONALDSON, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Specialist and Director of the United States Air Force Life Cycle Management
Center (AFLCMC) Office of Small Business Programs at Hanscom Air Force Base,MA.
DATE: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
LOCATION: Crown Plaza Woburn, 15 Middlesex Canal Park, Woburn, MA 01801 (Get Directions)
TIME: 12- 1:30pm Lunch Included- (please arrive 10-15 minutes earlier to check-in)
DEADLINE: MUST REGISTER by Friday, April 19, 2013, 3pm EST
Member Cost: $15
Non-Member Cost: $20
PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!