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


The Washington Chapter Mini-PDI Presentations
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
Keynote Speaker:

Mr. Lawrence J. Lanzillotta,
Principal Deputy and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Management Reform

Photo of Lawrence J. Lanzillotta


Opening Ceremony

George Asseng, Captain USCG,
Washington Chapter President

Presentation of Colors
National Anthem
Reverend Ireathea J. Hill,
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Occoquan,VA

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

Business Modernization and Systems Integration (BMSI)
Ms. Elizabeth (Beth) McGrath,  
Deputy Director


Sustaining Transformation, a Corporate Perspective
Panel Discussion

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


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


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


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


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



Achievement Award Presentations

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




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,
     Mr. Jack Rouch  
     Acting Director, DFAS Internal Review
2)  CDFM Training,
     Mr. Richard J. Arns
     CDFM Instructor, USDA Graduate School



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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