Spring 2016 Newsletter

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

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

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