Download a PDF of the Spring 2016 Newsletter National Chair's Corner - Chinling Chen Thanks for taking the time to read this issue of the APAEA newsletter. APAEA is an employee network de-signed for Forest Service employees. APAEA has helped me personally to build my professional network, and I would like to give back to … Continue reading Spring 2016 Newsletter
APAEA 2015 Election Results
The votes have been tallied and we have the results of our 2015 APAEA Election! Please join us in welcoming the new APAEA National Chair and Executive Committee members for the January 2016-December 2017 term: National Chair Chinling Chen Executive Committee Arvind Bhuta Irvin Fox-Fernandez Anne Poopatanapong Feliciana "Fely" Schaible Chinling has been an APAEA Executive … Continue reading APAEA 2015 Election Results
US Forest Service employee Joy Barney receives national honor
South Lake Tahoe, Calif. December 2, 2015 - U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) Conservation Education Program Specialist, Joy Barney recently received the Gifford Pinchot Pacific Southwest Region Interpreter and Conservation Educator of the Year Award. Named in honor of the first Chief of the Forest Service, the annual award is a … Continue reading US Forest Service employee Joy Barney receives national honor
FAPAC May 9-13, 2016
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) announced the Theme for the observance of 2016 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: "Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies" FAPAC will hold its 31st Annual National Leadership Training Program (NLTP) from May 9-13, 2016 at the Doubletree by Hilton at the Entrance of Universal Studio … Continue reading FAPAC May 9-13, 2016
2015 APAEA Elections Are Open, Meet the Candidates
We are happy to announce the nominees for the upcoming vacant Chair and Executive Committee positions. For the National Chair Chinling Chen is running unopposed. Chinling is currently an Executive Committee member and will be able to hit the ground running as the APAEA Chair. To fill the four vacant Executive Committee positions we have a … Continue reading 2015 APAEA Elections Are Open, Meet the Candidates
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month
by Melissa C. Wilson, R1 EEO Specialist “My disability is one part of who I am" is the 2015 theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which is celebrated each October. National Disability Employment Awareness Month seeks to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. … Continue reading October is Disability Employment Awareness Month
Call for Nominations: National Chair and 4 Executive Committee Positions
The National Chair position and Four (of our five) Executive Committee Member positions opening up soon! The newly elected Chair and Executive Committee Members will serve from January 2016 through December 2017. Outgoing National Chair, Elizabeth Berger and outgoing Executive Committee Members; Annette Delos-Santos, Chinling Chen, Danielle Cochran and Robin Gyorgyfalvy have served in their leadership roles. … Continue reading Call for Nominations: National Chair and 4 Executive Committee Positions
“Communicating for Success,” a Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) one-day leadership training workshop – September 25, 2015, 0830 – 1630.
FAPAC will be holding a one-day leadership training workshop themed "Communicating for Success" at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD (campus map) The event is available to FAPAC members and all federal employees. Registration (see options below) is required for the event via FAPAC by September 24, 2015, but walk-in registration on the day event is allowed … Continue reading “Communicating for Success,” a Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) one-day leadership training workshop – September 25, 2015, 0830 – 1630.
Special Edition APAEA Newsletter!
We are very pleased to share with you the Special Edition Asian Pacific American Employees Association (APAEA) Newsletter for Spring/Summer 2015. This newsletter focuses on a few APAEA highlights from the 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month back in May, including: The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) National Leadership Training, including NFS Deputy Chief … Continue reading Special Edition APAEA Newsletter!
Student Recruitment Event – November 2015
The U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host an on-site recruitment event at the 2015 Society of American Foresters Convention in Baton, Rouge, Louisiana. Positions will be filled as indefinite student appointments utilizing the Pathways Internship authority. Positions require 640 hours of work experience with the agency be completed prior … Continue reading Student Recruitment Event – November 2015