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In Memory of 15 ASMC members killed in the Pentagon attack.  9/11/2001


The Washington Chapter Mini-PDI Pictures
March 30, 2004

"Sustaining Transformation"

This event provided a chance to engage in a dialogue with members of the Financial Community, as well as defense industry and media leaders.

This Mini-PDI focused on Sustaining Transformation.  We included:

  • A panel discussion on the Business Management Modernization Program (BMMP) to discuss the DoD's financial system milestones
  • Guest speakers to discuss the Transformation of the Homeland Defense and DoD personnel systems

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Opening Ceremony

George Asseng, Captain USCG,
Washington Chapter President

Memorial Shadow Box
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This shadow box was created in memory of the fifteen members of the Washington Chapter
who were killed in the 9/11 attack. The shadow box will be located in the Pentagon memorial display case.

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National Anthem

Bowen Elementary students

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Pictured (in the 1st picture) left to right Wayne Ebaugh, mini PDI committee chairperson, Bowen Elementary chorus and staff, and CDR Dan Christovich, mini PDI committee member. The Bowen Elementary students sang in the opening ceremony of the Mini PDI Washington Chapter conference.
Reverend Ireathea J. Hill,
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Occoquan,VA

Bunnies For Babies

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Thank you all who contributed stuffed animals to the community service project during February and March of this year.  These stuffed bunnies and other critters will be provided to three medical facilities for distribution to children who are hospitalized or sick around Easter. 

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
by George Asseng, Captain USCG

Keynote Address
Mr. Lawrence J. Lanzillotta,   [Bio]
Principal Deputy and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Management Reform

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Business Modernization and Systems Integration (BMSI)
Ms. Elizabeth (Beth) McGrath,  
[Bio]    1.3MB
Deputy Director

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Sustaining Transformation, a Corporate Perspective
Panel Discussion

Rob Fitzgerald,    [Bio]    3.4MB
Executive Director Defense Programs, Defense Enterprise Solutions, Northrop Grumman IT

Beth A. Ewing, CCM,    [Bio]    1.6MB
Relationship Manager, Federal Government Banking Division, Vice President, Global Government Group, Bank of America

Richard P. (Gus) Gustafson,    [Bio]    6.5MB
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Operations and Technology, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force

Norwood J. (Woody) Jackson, Jr.,    [Bio]    279KB
Managing Director, KPMG LLP

Mark Jendzejec,    [Bio]    1.2MB
VP & General Manager Mission Support Systems, Defense Enterprise Solutions, Northrup Grumman IT

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Achievement Award Presentations

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Pictured (in last picture) left to right,Mr. James Davilla (DFAS), Captain Asseng, President, ASMC Washington Chapter, Mr. Pablo Corica (EDS), Team Lead by Mr. Wayne Ebaugh (DFAS). Team members from DFAS not pictured: Mr. Ed Bright, Mr. Pete Hirshman, and Ms. Raquel Frindt. The Quarterly Accounts Receivable Report Project, Defense Finance and Accounting Service (QRR) Project Team designed and implemented the first standard DoD receivables report tool that manages over $17B in Department receivables.


Luncheon Speaker:
Col (Ret) Al Runnels,
CFO, Coalition Provisional Authority, Iraq
Topic: Transformation in Iraq  

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Transformation of DoD and DHS Personnel Systems Panel Discussion

Ms. Kay Frances Dolan,   [Bio]
Department of Homeland Security

Mr. John Gage,   [Bio]
AFGE President

Panel Moderator;

Mr. Mike Causey,   [Bio]
Senior Correspondent, Federal News Radio 

Breakout Sessions:

1)  Lean Thinking / Six Sigma,  484KB
     Mr. Jack Rouch  
     Acting Director, DFAS Internal Review

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2)  CDFM Training,  142KB

     Mr. Richard J. Arns,   [Bio]
     CDFM Instructor, USDA Graduate School

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Wrap Up
         Closing Remarks
         Announce Raffle Winners


CPE:        Qualifies for 8 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.  In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour.

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