Agenda

Friday, June 23, 2006

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Networking BreakfastMeet with Leaders of Chapters from Your Region
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.The State of NCMAKaren H. Reuter, CPCM, Fellow, National President (former President, NOVA Chapter)
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Town Hall SessionNCMA Board of Directors
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Lead Now! Inspiring and Motivating People in the Pursuit of ExcellenceTyler Eldred, President, LifeChampion International, Inc.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Networking BreakMeet with Leaders of Chapters of Your Size
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Innovate Now! Serving a New Generation of MembersJeff De Cagna, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation LLC
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch: Guest SpeakerNelson L. Mellitz, CPCM, Fellow, former Director of Acquisition/ Advisor, U.S. Embassy-Baghdad, Iraq, Ministry of Defense, and President, Greater New York Chapter
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Breakout Session 1 
 How to Recruit New MembersDrew Obermeyer, CPCM, Fellow, Washington, DC, Chapter (former President, Alamo Chapter)
 How to Plan and Conduct a Workshop, Seminar or MeetingSteven Boshears, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Chief Knowledge Officer (former President, Indianapolis Chapter)
 How to Set Up and Manage Your Chapter Web SiteWendy Murrah, Chapter Relations Manager
 How to Start Up and Mentor a Student ChapterDr. John Wilkinson, CFCM, CPCM, Fellow, Program Manager (former President, James River Chapter)
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Networking BreakMeet with Leaders Holding the Same Chapter Position as You (President, Treasurer, Programs, Membership, Awards)
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Breakout Session 2 
 Workshop: Build Your Annual Plan and Budget (2 hours)
Annual Budget Spreadsheet
Brian Greenberg (former President, San Diego Chapter)
 How to Conduct a National Education SeminarSteven Boshears, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Chief Knowledge Officer (former President, Indianapolis Chapter)
 A Tour of NCMA's Products and ServicesNeal J. Couture, CPCM, Executive Director (former President, Tysons Chapter)
 How to Create an Effective Chapter Awards and Honors ProgramBunnie Pasternak, Member, NCMA Awards and Honors Committee (former President, Boston Chapter)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Breakout Session 3 
 Workshop: Build Your Annual Plan and Budget (Continued)
Annual Budget Spreadsheet
Brian Greenberg (former President, San Diego Chapter)
 How to Use the Membership DatabaseWendy Murrah, Chapter Relations Manager
 How to Conduct a Certification Study Group
Certification Overview
Steven Boshears, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Chief Knowledge Officer (former President, Indianapolis Chapter)
 How the National Organization WorksKaren H. Reuter, CPCM, Fellow, National President (former President, NOVA Chapter)
5:00p-6:30 p.m.Networking Reception 

Saturday, June 24, 2006

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Networking BreakfastMeet with Chapter Leaders from Your Region
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.The State of Contract Management: What's Happening in Our ProfessionRADM Lenn Vincent, Fellow, National President-Elect
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.Lead Now! NCMA's New Leadership Development ProgramGary Zura, CPCM, Fellow, Past National President, and Stephanie Dye, President, Delaware Chapter (Members of the Chapter Development Committee)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.The New Annual Chapter Report and National Performance FeedbackRon Hill, CPCM, Fellow, Board Director from the South Western Region (former President, LA South Bay Chapter), and Cathy Dixon, Board Director from the South Eastern Region (former President, Suncoast Chapter)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Networking BreakMeet People You Haven't Met with Before
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Breakout Session 4 
 Workshop: Set Up and Manage Your Chapter Accounting System Using Quicken*Sam Smith, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, and Mary Beth Lech, National Vice President and Treasurer
 How to Recruit, Lead and Manage VolunteersJohn Godzac, CPCM, Fellow, President, Denver Chapter
 How to Communicate with Chapter MembersWendy Murrah, Chapter Relations Manager
 How to Retain and Reinstate MembersLinda Riviera, President, Space City Houston Chapter
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Lunch SpeakerRonald L. Smith, CPCM, Fellow, Vice President of Corporate Contracts, Gov Connection (National President Elect for 2006-2007)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Breakout Session 5 
 Workshop: Set Up and Manage Your Chapter Accounting System Using Quicken (Continued)*Sam Smith, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, and Mary Beth Lech, National Vice President and Treasurer
 How to Use the Membership Database (Repeat)Wendy Murrah, Chapter Relations Manager
 How to Conduct a Certification Study Group (Repeat)
Certification Overview
Dr. John Wilkinson, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, Program Manager (former President, James River Chapter)
 How to Become a FellowBunnie Pasternak, Member, NCMA Awards and Honors Committee (former President, Boston Chapter)
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Networking BreakMeet with NCMA Board Members
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Breakout Session 6 
 Workshop: Complete Your Chapter Annual ReportRon Hill, CPCM, Fellow, Board Director from the South Western Region (former President, LA South Bay Chapter), and Cathy Dixon, Board Director from the South Eastern Region (former President, Suncoast Chapter)
 How to Recruit New Members (Repeat)Drew Obermeyer, CPCM, Fellow, Washington DC Chapter (former President of Alamo Chapter)
 How to Retain and Reinstate Members (Repeat)Linda Riviera, President, Space City Houston Chapter
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Wrapup: Town Hall Style 
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Special Event: Riverboat Cruise.

* Participate in this workshop and receive a free copy of Quicken software for your chapter (one copy per chapter).

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