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




Sponsored by Washington Chapter
OSD Members



Speaker:  Mr. Christopher Johns [Bio]
nior Advisor to the Deputy Associate Director for National Security, Office of Management and Budget (OMB).[Web Site]
Topic: "OMB's role in the 2010 Presidential Transition"

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) develops and executes a government-wide management agenda that includes information technology, financial management, procurement, performance, and human resources.  In this capacity, OMB oversees agency management of programs and resources to achieve legislative goals and Administration policy.  It also oversees agency program evaluation activities to determine their net effects, success or failure, and how agencies respond to these findings by making management improvements and developing new budget and policy proposals.

            Attendees earn 0.5 CPE.  


PLACE:    Holiday Inn
2460 Eisenhower Ave
Alexandria, VA 22314


Easy walk from Eisenhower Avenue Metro station (Yellow Line).


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DATE:     Wednesday, 19 August 2009
TIME:      Social 11:30,     Lunch 12:00


Members       $20.00 $22.00
Non-Members $22.00 $24.00
Seating limited.  Please reserve early!
Advance payment not required, but a confirmed reservation is!
Lunch Menu: Choice of Entrée: Medallion Pork with Rosemary Sauce
Chicken DiJonnaise
Mash Potatoes an Broccoli

Please download and post luncheon Flyer in your workspaces.      

All luncheon attendees will be entered in a raffle to win 2 certificates good for a future free luncheon admission.  One certificate is for the winner's own use and the other is for the winner to give to a potential new member.


The July Luncheon winner was:   Ms. Rainy Lowery, Joint Guam Program Office (JGPO)


General Information:  For reservations contact your Service Assistant Secretary (by noon Friday, August 14th).  Please make checks payable to ASMC.   If it is necessary to cancel a reservation after the deadline, payment is not returned.  Civilians and military personnel of all ranks are eligible for membership and are welcome to attend.  Correct change or checks appreciated at the door.


Click on your service Rep to send email RSVP or call number provided.

Army Nicol Martin (703) 693-2586
Navy Veronica Trent (703) 693-0833
Marine Corps Myra Ragan (703) 692-5266
Air Force Tina Miller (703) 588-6371
Coast Guard Susan Connors (202) 372-3628
OSD/Defense Agencies Demaryl D. Singleton (703) 882-2251
DFAS Mr. Robert E. Benefiel, Jr. (703) 607.3799
Corporate/Retired Member Rep Kristin Hilbert (703) 326-1078

Steve Bucher

(202) 231-8820

Sponsorship of future luncheons:     


Sep 16 USAF
Oct 21 USA
Nov 18 USMC
Jan Corp
Feb CG
Apr Navy
May Army
Jun AF
Oct CG
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Christopher Stephen Johns

             Christopher Johns is a senior advisor to the Deputy Associate Director for National Security in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  He is principally responsible for assisting in the formulation and justification of the President’s defense budget submitted annually to the Congress.  He is the Division coordinator for building the President’s request for funds for the War on Terror.  He also conducts both quantitative and qualitative analyses of Defense budget trends.

             Previously, Christopher has served as the Special Assistant to the Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs at OMB where he prepared the Associate Director for meetings, helped link OMB staff and the Director’s Office and served as the proxy for the Associate Director when needed.  He has also been a Program Examiner with responsibilities including U.S. Special Operations Command, Army Operation and Maintenance, Department of Defense’s environmental, counter-drug, and base closure programs and DoD’s real property maintenance, Military Construction, and Family Housing accounts.

             Born in Tübingen, Germany, Christopher grew up in Montgomery, Alabama.  He received bachelors’ degrees in International Relations and Comparative Religion from The American University in Washington, D.C.  Following graduation, Christopher served as a Legislative Correspondent for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, responsible for a wide range of national security, foreign policy, and government affairs topics.  He then attended the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy focusing on U.S. national security policy and emerging threats to U.S. and world security.  He is currently writing his PhD dissertation on the use of force in peacekeeping missions.

Contact Information
Office of Management and Budget
National Security Division, Rm 10001
The White House
Washington, DC 20503
Phone: (202) 395-3798
Fax: (202) 395-3307

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