Operation Gratitude Virtual Letter Writing Event

2 December 11:00 – 13:30

 

To sign up and hear more details on logistics, please send an email with your name, email address, and phone number to Jeff Norris (External link opens in new tab or windowjnorris@kpmg.com) and Wendy Schiffman (External link opens in new tab or windowwschiffman@kmpg.com).

 


ASMC Community Service Event! 

 Give Back to Your Community Weekend  

Friday December 4, 2020 through Sunday December 6, 2020

 

 

We invite you to join your fellow ASMC Washington Chapter members as we give back to our local communities through donations of food, toys, goods, time, or money. 

 

 

We are looking for as many volunteers as possible and hope you’ll join us in this easy yet meaningful community service event! Please select a local charity that interests you and search their internet site or contact them to determine how you can help.

 

There are many charities in need of our assistance, including the charities noted in the list below as well as other charities that interest you.    The following list includes links for you to explore ways to donate food, toys, goods, time or money.

 

·       Toys for Tots  External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.toysfortots.org/

·       Capital Area Food Bank  External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/

·       Operation Gratitude  External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.operationgratitude.com/

·       Goodwill  External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.goodwill.org/

·       Washington DC area volunteer opportunities

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/washington-dc/the-best-ways-to-volunteer-and-donate-in-dc-right-now

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.dcgreens.org/volunteer-opportunities

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://volunteer.leadercenter.org/

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://volunteer.fairfaxcounty.gov/custom/1380/volunteer_home

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.loudouncares.org/volunteer-center/

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://montgomerycountymd.galaxydigital.com/need/

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/343/Volunteer-Opportunities

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.volunteerprincewilliam.org/need/

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.volunteeralexandria.org/?layoutViewMode=tablet

 

·       Virtual and other volunteer opportunities

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.volunteermatch.org/virtual-volunteering

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.pointsoflight.org/virtual-volunteering-opportunities/

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.allforgood.org/

o   External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://transcription.si.edu/ (Smithsonian Digital Transcriptions)

 

Please complete your donations during the weekend of December 4 through 6, 2020.  After you complete your donation, please send your name and the organization you helped to External link opens in new tab or windowjnorris@kpmg.com.


ASMC Washington Chapter Meeting (Virtual)

Thursday, January 14, 2021


Sponsored by Washington Chapter U.S. Coast Guard Members


Speaker:  Troy D. Edgar, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

 

Location: Virtual – Link will be emailed after you register online at Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021 External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://secure3.rhq.com/ireg/public/index.cgi?evid=R13-06-01-ASMC

 

TIME: 12:00 – 13:00

COST: Free


Note: Only individuals who register through the ASMC website before the meeting will receive CET credit.  Registration will remain open until the morning of the luncheon to allow people as much time as possible to register. The cut off is 09:00.


ASMC Washington Chapter

Professional Award Scholarships

31 January 2021

Suspense Deadline

 

 

Continued professional and personal development is a core tenet of ASMC. In an effort to offset the personal cost of continuing education & training, the Washington Chapter will provide five annual scholarships of $1000 to current ASMC members of the following grades/rank:

 

·       GS-07-12, All Enlisted, O-1 to O-3 Officers: (5) $1000 annual scholarships

 

Application Requirements: To be considered, each applicants will submit a 1-3 page letter explaining why they are deserving of a scholarship to achieve their goal of a degree/certification related to business or public policy. Applications need to include full name, rank/grade, current position/title, degree/certification being pursued, course provider, and personal contact information.

 

The narrative of the application must include information in each of the areas below:

 

·       Participation/Membership in ASMC

·       Community Service/Volunteer Work

·       GPA/Academic Achievement

·       Professional Achievement/Awards

·       Course Work to Current Position

 

Submission Deadline: The cut-off date for applications is 31 January, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be eligible for the scholarship consideration this year.

 

Submission Instructions: Applications should be submitted via electronic mail to Mario R. Beckles at the following two addresses: External link opens in new tab or windowscholarships@washington-asmc.org and External link opens in new tab or windowmario.r.beckles@gmail.com.

 

Scholarship Award: Scholarship winners will be notified in by 1 April of their selection. If the Scholarship Committee forwards a regional winners applications to ASMC National for competition for the National Scholarship as well, they may receive notification before 1 April. All scholarship award winners will be announced at the April (2021) luncheon.

 

Scholarship Selection: The Scholarship Committee will evaluate applications based on the individuals accomplishments in each of the areas required for the narrative, with ASMC participation and membership being the most heavily weighted. Additionally, writing mechanics such as grammar, spelling and prose will be factored in.

If you have any questions or need additional information please email Mario R. Beckles at External link opens in new tab or windowmario.r.beckles@gmail.com.

 

Mini-Course

 Budgeting and Accounting: Making the Connection  

February 25, 2021

 

The ASMC Washington Chapter is sponsoring the following mini-courses at no cost to our members.

 

This course is designed for junior DoD or contract employees from various backgrounds: accountants who want insight into DoD budgeting, budgeteers who want insight into DoD Accounting, and systems people who want a basic understanding of DoD budgeting and accounting so they can implement new financial systems.

 

DoD Certification Level 2

COMPETENCY: Concepts, Policies and Principles of Budget – 2.5 hrs. (PL3

 

Location: VIRTUAL - Management Concepts

 

Thursday February 25, 2021

TWO SESSIONS AVAILABLE:

 8:30 –11:30 a.m.

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Register by February 12, 2021

TO REGISTER:

 

Please visit External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://learn.managementconcepts.com/ASMC

 

Mini-Course

   Cost-Benefit Analysis

April 22, 2021

 

The ASMC Washington Chapter is sponsoring the following mini-courses at no cost to our members.

 

 

This mini-course will introduce cost-benefit analysis and how it is used to support decision-making in the organization, thereby increasing public welfare and improving efficiency.

DoD Certification Level 2

COMPETENCY: Financial Management Analysis – 2.5 hrs (PL3)

 

Location: VIRTUAL - Management Concepts

 

Thursday April 22, 2021

TWO SESSIONS AVAILABLE:

 8:30 –11:30 a.m.

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

 

Register by April 9, 2021

TO REGISTER:

 

Please visit External link opens in new tab or windowhttp://learn.managementconcepts.com/ASMC

 

 


 

 

Downloads

2019 Washington-Chapter-Award-Categories.docx
2019 Small-Team-Nomination-Form.docx
2019 Large-Team-Nomination-Form.docx
2019 Individual-Nomination-Form.docx
ASMC_2020_No Cost Training_30Jul20-Virtual.pdf
ASMC Washington Chapter Scholarship Information.pdf