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2001-02
Executive Board and Committee Roster
May, 2002

Title

Name

Address/Telephone#

President

Col Bob Weidert

HQMC (Code RF)

2 Navy Annex Rm 3002

Washington DC 20380-1775

Phone: 703-614-9310

Fax: 703-614-1384

E-Mail: Weidertrm@hqmc.usmc.mil

 

Secretary

Andrew Smelko

HQMC (Code RFR)

2 Navy Annex Rm 3006

Washington, DC 20380-1775

Phone: 703-614-4500

Fax: 703-614-1384

E-Mail: smelkoaj@hqmc.usmc.mil

Treasurer

Capt Thomas Osterhoudt

HQMC (Code RFL)

2 Navy Annex Rm 3010

Washington, DC  20301-1100

Phone: 703-614-4981

Fax: 703-697-9944

E-Mail: OsterhoudtTF@hqmc.usmc.mil

OSD

Ralph Proctor

USD(C), Revolving Funds

Vice President

1100 Defense Pentagon

Room 3B859

Washington, DC 20301-1100

Phone: 703-697-4210

Fax: 703-693-1173

E-Mail: proctorr@osd.pentagon.mil

OSD

Gwen Brown

USD(C)/P&FC

Ass’t Secretary

1100 Defense Pentagon

Room 3B872

Washington, DC 20301-1100

Phone: 703-697-0021

Fax: 703-693-2610

E-Mail: browng@osd.pentagon.mil

DFAS

LCDR Pat Stansfield

DFAS-HQ/FMM

Vice President

Room 401

1931 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA 22240-5291

Phone: 703-607-5058

Fax: 703-602-5271

E-Mail: pat.stansfield@dfas.mil

DFAS

C. Fitzgibbons DFAS-HQ/CPA
Ass't Secretary CM#3 - Room 200

1931 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22240-5291
Phone: (703) 607-3832
Fax:  703-602-9755
E-Mail: craig.fitzgibbons@dfas.mil

ARMY

Rod Bricksin

SAFM-RB

Vice President

Army Pentagon

Room 3D318

Washington, DC 20310-0109

Phone: 703-614-6184

Fax: 703-693-1003

E-Mail: Roderick.Bricksin@hqda.army.mil

ARMY Nancy Palmer FMMC
Ass’t Secretary BLDG 321
Ft Myer, VA  22211-1312
Phone: 703-696-3418
Fax: 703-696-3017
E-Mail: palmern@fmmc.army.mil

NAVY

Shirley Simpkins

NAVSEA 014

Vice President

1333 Isaac Hull Avenue

Bldg 197 Rm 5W5031

Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 20376

Phone: 202-781-2785

Fax: 202-781-4660

E-Mail: Simpkinssm@navsea.navy.mil

NAVY

Paula LaFleur

Naval Sea Systems Command

Ass’t Secretary

1333 Isaac Hull Avenue S.E.

Building 197, room 4E1132

Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 20376

Phone: 202-781-3488

Fax:

E-Mail: LaFleurpb@navsea.navy.mil

MARINE CORPS

Mary R. Wilson

HQ USMC (Code: RFO-44)

Vice President

Room 4B535
Pentagon
Washington, DC 20380-1775
Phone: 703-614-8244/2467/8550
Fax: 703-692-8285
E-Mail: wilsonmr@hqmc.usmc.mil

MARINE CORPS

Sandra Wright

HQ USMC (Code: RFC-C4 )

Ass’t Secretary

Room 4C349

Pentagon

Washington, DC 20380-1775

Phone: 703-692-5752

Fax: 703-614-2955

E-Mail: wrights@hqmc.usmc.mil

AIR FORCE

Keith Hicks

SAF/FMBIS

Vice President

1130 Air Force Pentagon, RM 4D223

Washington, DC 20330-1130

Phone 703-695-5759

Fax: 703-697-0920

E-Mail: Keith.Hicks@pentagon.af.mil

AIR FORCE

Lt Col Joe Ward

Chief, Plans & Programs

Ass’t Secretary

Air Force Accounting & Finance Office

Washington, DC 

Phone: (703) 614-5429 DSN 224

Fax:  703-693-7294

E-Mail: josephm.ward@pentagon.af.mil

COAST GUARD

Sam Korson

Commandant (G-0PF-3)

Vice President

USCG Headquarters

2100 2nd Street, SW

Room 3215D

Washington, DC 20593-0001

Phone: 202-267-6276

Fax: 202-267-4967

E-Mail: skorson@comdt.uscg.mil

COAST GUARD

Warren Cottingham

Commandant (G-CFS-1)

VP Elect

USCG Headquarters

2100 2nd St., SW, Room 2507

Washington, DC 20593-0001
Phone:  202-267-0676
Fax:  202-267-4978
E-Mail: wcottingham@comdt.uscg.mil

CORPORATE/RETIREE

Richard Pineda

SOZA and Company, Ltd.

Vice President

8550 Arlington Blvd.

Fairfax, VA 22031

E-Mail: rpineda@soza.com

Phone: 703-813-1900 x7463

Fax: 703-573-9026

CORPORATE/RETIREE

Craig Silcox

KPMG, LLP
Ass’t Secretary 2001 M St. NW
Washington D.C. 20036
E-Mail: csilcox@kpmg.com
Phone: 202-533-4296
Fax: 202-533-8525

COMMITTEES

Awards/Essay

LCDR Daniel J. Christovich

CG HQ (G-CFS-1)

U.S. Coast Guard

2100 2nd St SW

Washington, DC 20593

Phone:  202-267-1257

Fax: 202-267-4385

E-Mail: dchristovich@comdt.uscg.mil

Competition

Keith Hicks

SAF/FMBIS

1130 Air Force Pentagon, Rm 4D223

Washington, DC  20330-1130

Phone: 703-695-5759

Fax: 703-697-0920

E-Mail: Keith.Hicks@pentagon.af.mil

Community Service

Shannon Kentner

NIMA CFO, MS D-131
4600 Sangamore Road
Bethesda, MD 20816

Phone: 301-227-0150

Fax: 301-227-2711

E-mail: kentners@nima.mil

Clara Weston SAFM-BUC-E
109 Army Pentagon

Room 3D349

Washington, DC 20310-0109

Phone: 703-692-7866

Fax:

E-Mail: Clara.Weston@hqda.army.mil

Historian

VACANT

Membership

Lucy Williams

USD(C)

1100 Defense Pentagon

Room 3A862

Washington, DC 20301-1100

Phone: 703-697-1101, ext. 115

Fax: 703-693-7499

E-Mail: lucy.williams@osd.pentagon.mil

Photographer

Ireathea Hill

HQ USMC (Code: RFO-26)

Pentagon

Room 4C333

Washington, DC 20380-1775

Phone: 703-692-5506

Fax: 703-692-5382

E-Mail: hillij@hqmc.usmc.mil

Ass’t Photographer

Ms. Cindy Homan US Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Authority
Office of Administration
400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-6957
Fax: (202) 366-3605
E-Mail: Cindy.Homan@fta.dot.gov

Program

(vacant)

Publicity

Ramona Jones

1000 Navy Pentagon

Washington, DC 23850

Phone: 703-602-5692

Fax: 703-692-9439

E-Mail: Jones.ramona@hq.navy.mil

Scholarship

Shirley Simpkins

NAVSEA 014
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue

Bldg 197 Rm 5W5031

Washington Navy Yard, D.C. 20376

Phone: 202-781-2785

Fax: 202-781-4660

E-Mail: Simpkinssm@navsea.navy.mil

Webmaster

Victor Ackley

6435 Walters Woods Drive

Falls Church, VA 22044

Home Phone: 703-354-4604

E-Mail: VAckley@Homemail.com

Luncheon Committee

Milford E. Thompson

Program and Resource Department (RFI)

Pentagon, Room 4C330

Washington, DC 20380

Phone: (703) 692-5697

Fax: (703) 614-1588

E-Mail: thompsonme@hqmc.usmc.mil

Spring Symposium

Herman Leeman HQMC (Code RFL)
2 Navy Annex Rm 3014
Washington, DC 20380-1775
Phone: 703-614-2224
Fax: 703-697-9944
E-Mail: LeemanHE@hqmc.usmc.mil
Spring Symposium LtCol Kevin King HQMC (Code RFL-A)
2 Navy Annex Rm 3102
Washington, DC 20380-1775
Phone: 703-614-2023
Fax: 703-697-9944
E-Mail: KingK@hqmc.usmc.mil
CDFM Sharon Latzen SAF/FMBOO
1130 Air Force Pentagon Rm 5D110
Washington, DC 20330-1130
Phone: 703-614-5944
Fax: 703-697-6904
E-Mail: sharon.latzen@pentagon.af.mil
Chapter Fair Paula LaFleur lafleurpb@navsea.navy.mil
Brenda LaFluer lafleurbl@navsea.navy.mil
Phone: 202-781-3488

Audit

Craig Fitzgibbons

DFAS-CPS

CM#3 - Room 200

1931 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA 22240-5291

Phone:  703-607-3832

Fax:  703-602-9755

E-Mail:  craig.fitzgibbons@dfas.mil

Please note: Changes since the last roster are indicated by bold/italics print.


 Biographies:

PRESIDENT --  Col Robert Weidert

    Col Robert Weidert is the Deputy for Financial Oversight, HQ USMC, and is responsible for overseeing the finance, accounting, and audit and review functions within the U.S. Marine Corps.  He served in a variety of comptroller billets at the Division, Brigade, and Aircraft Wing levels within the Marine Corps, as well as at Headquarters.  His previous assignment was as the Assistant Chief of Staff, Comptroller, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Atlantic. 

 

 

SECRETARYAndrew Smelko

    Andrew Smelko is an Accountant in the Programs and Resources Department, Fiscal Division, Audit and Review Branch of Headquarters, Marine Corps.  

TREASURER – Capt Thomas Osterhoudt

    Capt Thomas Osterhoudt is the occupational specialist for active duty Marines serving as financial managers.  In this capacity he recommends assignments, training standards and changes to billet requirements.  He has previously served as an accounting officer and a disbursing officer.


VICE PRESIDENTS:

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE   --  Ralph Proctor

proctor.jpg (2643 bytes)    Ralph H. Proctor is a budget analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Revolving Funds Directorate. Prior to his assignment to OUSD(C), he was Head of the Revolving Funds Branch at the Naval Air Systems Command.  He also has field experience as Head of Accounting for the former Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division – Indianapolis.  Mr. Proctor served in the U. S. Air Force as a Command and Control Specialist from 1971 to 1975.  He earned a BS Degree in Accounting for the University of Detroit in 1971 and an MBA from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas in 1976.  He is a member of the ASMC Washington DC Chapter.   Mr. Proctor is a native of Detroit, MI.  He has two daughters, Jennifer and Emily.

 

DFAS --  Cdr Pat Stansfield

stansfield.jpg (2359 bytes)    LCDR Pat Stansfield is a Navy Supply Corps Officer assigned to the military pay division of DFAS since October 1998.  Currently working on the Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System (DIMHRS) Pay Module, which will be the future military pay system for DoD.  Pat is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia, the Naval War College, Newport, RI and the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA.  He is currently pursing an MBA at Georgetown University during his off-hours.

 

ARMY --  Rod Bricksin

bricksin.jpg (3377 bytes)    Roderick M. Bricksin, is a GS-15 Program Analyst working in the ASA (FM&C) office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary Army for Resource Analysis and Business Practices. He currently is working the policy and program issues relating to privatization of Army assets. His previous assignments have included serving as the Director of Enabling and Integration in the Defense Performance Review office and on the 1991 BRAC Commission as the Chief Economist and head of the Cost Analysis Office. Prior to his assignment to the Pentagon he worked in HQ Army Materiel Command in the DCSRM, and served as the Division Chief of the Resource Management Operations Office. He received his BA degree from the University of Illinois and MBA from the University of Syracuse in the Army Comptrollership Program. He has been a member of the Washington Chapter for over 10 years.

 

 

NAVY --  Shirley Simpkins

simpkins.jpg (4515 bytes)    Shirley Simpkins heads the O&M,N Financial Control and Support Branch (SEA 0143) in the Comptroller Directorate at Commander, Naval Sea Systems command.  She has been an active member of the ASMC Washington Chapter since joining in 1992.  First, Shirley chaired the Scholarship Committee in 1993 then served as co-Historian from 1994 to 1996.  She was elected to the office of Navy Assistant Secretary in 1997 and also co-chaired the Scholarship Committee in 1998.  In addition, Shirley was a key player in this year’s Spring Symposium.

 

 

AIR FORCE  --  Keith Hicks

Keith Hicks.bmp (199286 bytes)    Keith Hicks is a Budget Analyst for the Budget Operations Directorate, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Budget) for the Air Force.   His current position is the O&M analyst for Air Mobility Command and Air Force Special Operations Command.  He previously served as the O&M analyst for United States Air Forces in Europe and Pacific Air Forces.  He also served as a Program Analyst for 11th Wing at Bolling AFB, DC.  Mr. Hicks holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an MA in Management from Central Michigan University.  He has been a member of ASMC since 1997.

 

MARINE CORPS  --  Mary Wilson

wilson.jpg (4442 bytes)    Mrs. Mary R. Wilson is a Financial Analyst in the Programs and Resources Department, Budget Operations Branch, Budget Execution Section, for Headquarters, Marine Corps. She has served as Marine Corps Assistant Secretary for the 1997-1999 term and has been a member of ASMC since 1979.

 

 

 

COAST GUARD  --  Sam Korson

korson.jpg (1627 bytes)    Samuel J. Korson is a Program Analyst, in the Contingency Preparedness Division, at Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC.  Mr. Korson's primary responsibility is writing and analyzing policy and doctrine for Coast Guard responses to myriad contingencies, including national defense issues.  In addition to that, he is also directly responsible for oversight of the Coast Guard's contingency planning exercise program.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Korson managed various funds for the Coast Guard's Vessel Traffic Services program. In 1971 he graduated from The Pennsylvania State University, with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.  He graduated from the U. S. Naval War College, in June 1994, from the College of Naval Command and Staff.  Mr. Korson has been a member of ASMC for six year, serving as the Coast Guard's Assistant Service Secretary for two years and the remaining time as the Coast Guard Vice President to the Washington Chapter.  In his private life, he has been advisor to a senior youth group, referees high school volleyball, umpires fast pitch softball, and is a member of the Prince William County, VA Human Rights Commission.

 

COAST GUARD  --  Mr. Warren Cottingham

Mr. Warren Cottingham is a Financial Analyst with the US Coast Guard (CG) where he is responsible for developing the CG’s financial enterprise architecture plan and ensuring that CG financial systems meet Federal financial management standards and requirements.  This includes compliance with the US Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and FACTS I/II.  Prior to joining the CG in April 2000, he was a Systems Accountant with the Department of Treasury Financial Management Service where he was responsible for testing agency financial systems for compliance with Federal standards, reviewing agency posting logic for compliance with the USSGL, conducting FMFIA and FFMIA reviews and preparing Treasury’s Fiscal Systems FMFIA report.

 

CORPORATE / RETIRED  -- Rich Pineda

pineda.jpg (3410 bytes)    Richard Pineda, is a Project Manager for Soza and Company, Ltd. (SOZA).  He is currently managing a team of analysts supporting the Department of Defense Project Management Office -Defense Travel System (PMO-DTS) Finance Branch.  His expertise is in costing and performing economic and cost benefit analyses.  Prior to his current assignment and position at SOZA, Mr. Pineda was a Credit Manager for an investment firm.  He received his B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech and is currently pursuing his MBA from the George Washington Univesity Accelerated MBA (AMBA) program.  He has been a corporate member since 1997 and has been the Corporate Member Assistant Secretary from 1999-present.

 


ASSISTANT SECRETARIES:

OFFICE, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE -- Gwen Brown

brown.jpg (3584 bytes)    Mrs. Gwendolyn Brown has worked within the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) for the past six years. She has been instrumental in several areas within Comptroller such as her experience with Unit Cost Resourcing and the Defense Business Operations Funds, Data Administration as it pertains to the Financial and Budget data models, and as the Comptroller’s representative on a variety of Electronic Commerce and Electronic Data Interchange.
    Previously she served as a Legislative Assistant to Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska. She assisted with the development of legislative initiatives that related to housing, taxation, and economic development for the State of Alaska. Mrs. Brown served on Senator Stevens’ staff for five years.
    Prior to her service to the Senator, she worked with the Defense Contract Audit Agency performing a variety of audits. While working for DCAA, she was appointed to the Pentagon for five months to assist in the preparation of the Department of Defense budget.
    Mrs. Brown attained a bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Accounting. She is a member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers, and has attained her certification as a Certified Government Financial Manager.

DFAS -- Mr. Craig Fitzgibbons

    Mr. Craig Fitzgibbons is Staff Accountant for the Corporate Planning and Assessment Division, Resource Management Directorate, DFAS-Arlington.  His is currently the Agreements Manager for the Agency.  He previously served in a variety of accounting and budgeting positions in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and CONUS for DFAS and the U.S. Army.  Mr. Fitzgibbons holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Hartford and an MBA in Management and Organization from Syracuse University.  He has been a member of ASMC since 1983.  Also, he has previously served as VP, President, and founding member of several ASMC chapters worldwide. 

 

ARMY -- Ms. Nancy Palmer

 

NAVY – Paula LaFleur

    Ms. Paula LaFleur is the Financial Analyst in the RADIAC Program Office, NAVSEA 04LR, Fleet Logistics Support Directorate.  Her job includes working with OM&N, OPN AND RDT&E funds, budget and execution.  Paula has been a member of the Washington Chapter, ASMC for four years.  Within that time, she has performed the duties of photographer, assisted at ASMC Symposiums, assisted in two PDI's and is now serving as Competition Chairman.  She is filling in as the ASMC Navy Secretary. 

AIR FORCE -- Lt Col Joe Ward

    Lt Col Joe Ward: currently Chief, Plans & Programs, Air Force Accounting & Finance Office at the Pentagon. Prior to this assignment, he served as Chief, Accounting & Finance Division for the Office of Air Force Reserve and as the comptroller flight commander at Altus AFB, Oklahoma.  He has a B.S. degree in Business Administration (Finance), and an M.S. degree in Public Administration.  In 1990, Lt Col Ward was recognized by the ASMC as one of the top finance officers in DoD (Distinguished Performance).

MARINE CORPS -- Sandra Wright

    Mrs. Sandra Wright is a Budget Analyst in the Programs and Resources Department, Budget Coordination Office for  the Marine Corps. She has  a  BBA in Management from the University of  the District of Columbia and is currently working on her  MPA from Troy State University as a DODGLFMP participant. Sandra  has been a ASMC member since 1998.

COAST GUARD -- LCDR Patti Seeman

    LT Patti Seeman is a line officer in the USCG.  Currently LT Seeman serves as the Financial Manager for the Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Directorate at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington DC.  Previously, she served aboard two operational units in Hampton Roads, VA – Marine Safety Office Hampton Roads and USCGC TAMPA (WMEC-902).  LT Seeman holds an MBA from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) and a BBA from Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX).  She has been a member of ASMC since 1999.

CORPORATE / RETIRED --  Craig Silcox

Craig Silcox is a Senior Manager for KPMG LLP, the international accounting firm. His area of  concentration is federal accounting and auditing. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Government Financial Manager.  Prior to his private sector employment, he served  27 years in the U.S. Army. He received  a B.S. in Business from Cameron University and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Missouri and is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He has been as ASMC member since the 1980s. 

 

WEB MASTER  --  Vic Ackley

ackley-ses-asmc.jpg (2818 bytes)    Mr. Ackley graduated from the University of Oklahoma, and was commissioned an Ensign in the U. S. Navy.  His operational assignments included command of a hydrofoil and a guided missile frigate.  He earned a post graduate degree in Financial Management from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School.  He served as the Operations & Maintenance Appropriation Program Manager for the ACNO (Surface Warfare), as Comptroller of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, and as the Comptroller of Naval Sea Systems Command in Arlington, Virginia.  Mr. Ackley has completed Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Senior Executive Program.  He is a proven subspecialist in Financial Management and is designated a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).  He has been certified in Department of Defense acquisition to Level III (the highest level) in the Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management career field.  He is a member of the Association of Government Accountants and past president of the Washington Chapter of the ASMC.

 

 

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