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

    


January 2012 LUNCHEON MEETING

Sponsored by Washington Chapter
U.S. Coast Guard Members

 

 

Speaker:  RDML Metruck, [Bio]    (invited)
USCG CFO
Topic: "DHS Audit and Financial Management Workforce Changes"

Presentation

            Attendees earn 0.5 CPE.  

 

PLACE:    Sheraton Crystal City
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway · Arlington, VA 22202

Map

Sheraton Crystal City Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Arlington's Crystal City, adjacent to the Crystal City Metro Station (Yellow and Blue Lines).

 

  Discounted Parking rates for ASMC members is:
$11 for less than 2 hours,
$15 for more than 2 hours.

 

 

DATE:     Wednesday, 18 January 2012
TIME:      Social 11:30,     Lunch 12:00
 
 

COST:

Advance
Reservation
Walk-in
Members       $25 $27
Non-Members $27 $29
 
Seating limited.  Please reserve early!
Advance payment not required, but a confirmed reservation is!
Lunch Menu: Choice of Entrée: TBD

Please download and post luncheon Flyer in your workspaces.       (not available)


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.

 

No November Luncheon raffle.

     


General Information:  Luncheon reservations can be made by contacting your Service Assistant Secretary (by noon, January ???)  by phone or email or use your personal credit card online:
https://secure.rhq.com/ireg/public/index.cgi?evid=R11-09-01-ASMC

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EXCITING NEWS for  all ASMC Washington Chapter Members

As of 1 October 2011, the ASMC Washington Chapter will implement a pilot online registration and payment program for our monthly luncheon meetings!!!!  This is an extension of the same system our members have been using to register for our annual March National Capital Region PDI as well as our annual Golf Tournament each July, so it should be fairly straight-forward for everyone!

The goals of this program are simple:  simplification, standardization, and auditability  - sound familiar?

This automated process will provide ease of registration and payment for members, efficiency for Board officials, improved internal controls,  and elimination of extensive manual processes [registration, check-in, payment and reconciliation] among others.  In implementing this capability, we are joining virtually other cohort associations who utilize technology to benefit member and organization.

This pilot will be in effect from October 2011 through February 2012, at which time it will be permanently implemented.  We are asking for your assistance and cooperation to USE THIS PROCESS and provide us with any feedback that will help us to refine it for permanent usage.  The monthly luncheon member fee remains $20 and non-member fee at $22.  This process will include a hotlink to encourage joining our terrific chapter!  Once the pilot is completed in February, there will be no more telephone or email registrations allowed.   After February 1, 2012, Walk-ins will be charged a $10 late fee for members and a $12 late fee for non-members.  Please plan ahead!”

Once you successfully register on line using the instructions below, you will receive an email confirmation that will serve as proof of payment and CPE credit.  Please bring this confirmation letter with you to check in the day of the luncheon – for the time being we will check off a master list of registrants.  In the future hopefully we can scan your confirmation.

If you need assistance or find you need to cancel your registration up to five days before the luncheon, you may contact the program administrator and receive a refund on your credit card.  Cancellations within two days of the luncheon forfeit any payment, as the chapter incurs the cost of the luncheon.

The primary Chapter POCs for this pilot are:

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Step by step instructions for online registration and payment [personal credit cards only] is as follows:

ASMC Monthly Meeting Attendee Registration INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Step#1
    Access the below URL at:
    https://secure.rhq.com/ireg/public/index.cgi?evid=R11-09-01-ASMC

  • Step#2
    Input your required information

  • Step#3
    Input your Personal Credit Card information.  Note – Government Credit Cards (Travel and IMPAC) are not authorized for this event and therefore will not be accepted.

  • Step#4
    Select “Checkout and Pay, I’m Finished” and you will receive an automatic receipt/confirmation once your credit card transaction is accepted.    Bring this receipt to the luncheon for check-in.:)

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Cancellation/Substitution/Refund/Policy:

Refunds -refunds will be provided up to five days before the luncheon Cancellations - Cancellations within two days of the luncheon, no refund Substitutions – Case by case bases

Example:  Luncheon scheduled for a Wednesday,

  • Cancellations up to the previous Thursday get full refund.

  • Cancellations Friday, Saturday or Sunday get credit for future luncheon.

  • Cancellations on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday are not eligible for refund or credit.


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

 
Army Dionne Bailey

703-693-2679

Navy Veronica Trent (703) 693-0833
Marine Corps Raquel Escribano 703-614-9262
Air Force Tina Miller 571-256-0190
Coast Guard LCDR Tuan Luong 202-372-3406
OSD/Defense Agencies Demaryl D. Singleton (301) 225-9521
Corporate/Retired Member Rep Deb Del Mar 703-593-6667

Sponsorship of future luncheons:     

  2012

18 Jan USCG
Feb Corporate
22 Mar NCR PDI
Apr Air Force
May USMC
Jun DoD
Jul Navy
Aug Corporate
Sep Coast Guard
Oct Army
Nov DoD
06 Dec ** Air Force
 ** Holiday Social

 

Rear Admiral Metruck serves as the Assistant Commandant for Resources and Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. Coast Guard. In this capacity, he is responsible for all Coast Guard financial management and resource activities including planning, programming, budgeting, and execution of the service's appropriations. Rear Admiral Metruck was promoted to flag rank in July 2011.

After an initial tour afloat aboard Coast Guard Cutter DURABLE, Rear Admiral Metruck has operationally served principally in the Marine Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection mission areas, including field assignments at Coast Guard Headquarters, and Marine Safety Offices Tampa, Florida and Buffalo, New York.

For three years following the attacks of 9/11, Rear Admiral Metruck served as the Commanding Officer of the Marine Safety Office in San Diego, California where he implemented security strategies in one of the nation's most strategic ports. He was later assigned as Commander of Sector Seattle serving as Federal Maritime Security Coordinator, Federal On Scene Coordinator for oil spills and hazardous substances, Captain of the Port, and Officer in Charge Marine Inspection for all of Puget Sound, one of the nation's most challenging port complexes and area of responsibility.

He has also served in special assignments as a Congressional Fellow to Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts and U.S. Coast Guard Liaison to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City.

Prior to his current assignment, Rear Admiral Metruck served as the Chief of Staff for the Eleventh Coast Guard District overseeing 48 units and over 2,600 active duty, reserve, and civilian employees carrying out all Coast Guard missions across 3.3 million square miles of waterways encompassing the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and the offshore waters of Mexico and Central America.

Rear Admiral Metruck is a native of Massena, New York and a 1982 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering. He was awarded a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. He served as a Military Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC and Fellow on the Chief of Naval Operation's Strategic Studies Group based in Newport, Rhode Island. His personal decorations include two Legions of Merit, two Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Department of Transportation 9-11 Medal, and the Coast Guard Achievement Medal.
 

 


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