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

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

The Winner of the APA Heritage Month Poster Competition Requests Mentoring Session With Woodsy Owl

The Fox-Fernandez Family were the winners of this year's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Forest Service poster competition.  They produced a creative poster that captured this year's theme and included the whole family in the process.  Liz Berger, National Chair of the Asian Pacific American Employee Association (APAEA) together with the FS WO Civil Rights … Continue reading The Winner of the APA Heritage Month Poster Competition Requests Mentoring Session With Woodsy Owl

Winner and 1st Runner Up Announced for APAEAs 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Poster Competition

Congratulations to the Fox-Fernandez Family!  The APAEA EC committee selected their submission as the winner of this year's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Poster Competition.  The committee felt it was very creative and true to the theme of "Many Cultures, One Voice:  Promote Equality and Inclusion." As the winner of the contest the Fox-Fernandez family … Continue reading Winner and 1st Runner Up Announced for APAEAs 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Poster Competition

2015 APAEA ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH POSTER COMPETITION

The U.S. Forest Service and the Asian Pacific American Employees Association (APAEA) invite you to use your creativity and design a theme poster for the upcoming Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (AAPI) in May.  The winner of the contest will be recognized with a Certificate of Appreciation from the WO Civil Rights-Special Programs and will … Continue reading 2015 APAEA ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH POSTER COMPETITION

2015 HAPA`EA Cross Cultural Awareness Storyteller Series

By Robin Gyorgyfalvy, HAPA`EA Chair and APAEA Executive Committee Member The 2015 HAPA`EA Cross Cultural Awareness Storyteller Series kick off began with a very special speaker on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.  Yaju Dharmarajah, a native of Sri Lanka and a union representative and lawyer in Bend, Oregon was … Continue reading 2015 HAPA`EA Cross Cultural Awareness Storyteller Series

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION RESULTS

Congratulations to Joan Louie and Robin Gyorgyfalvy for being elected to serve a two year term on the APAEA Executive Committee.  Joan Louie is our newest Executive Committee member, she is joining us from the Regional Office in R1.  Robin will be beginning her second term and works for the Deschutes National Forest in R6.  … Continue reading EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION RESULTS

Executive Committee Candidate Bios (2015-2016 term)

Executive Committee (2015-2016 term)Two (of our five) Executive Committee Members positions will be elected this December to serve from January 2015 through December 2016. Outgoing Executive Committee Members, Wes Wong and Robin Gyorgyfalvy have served in their leadership roles since January and July 2013, respectively.See complete Elections info page ROBIN GYORGYFALVY Forest Scenic Byways Program Leader … Continue reading Executive Committee Candidate Bios (2015-2016 term)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER – CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED

Voting: December 1 - December 17, 2014. Candidates for Executive Committee member term (January 2015 through December 2016)... Robin Gyorgyfalvy (Forest Scenic Byways Program Leader & Landscape Architect, Deschutes National Forest, Bend Fort Rock Ranger District - R6) Feliciana "Fely" Schaible (Law Enforcement & Investigations, Idaho Panhandle National Forests - R1) Read candidate statements, bios, and … Continue reading EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER – CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED