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

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

All Members Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 4th (2-3pm ET)

(11-12pm PT / 9-10am HI time)  Connect with other APAEA members about… Career and mentorship opportunities Connect and build APAEA community Involvement in FS national issues Outreach and education Training and speakers We value our members’ feedback and want to spend some time with you to discuss the results gathered from the recent members’ survey.  … Continue reading All Members Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 4th (2-3pm ET)

Free Online Leadership Courses Offered by Universities

Are limited time and funds hampering your training opportunities?  Is AgLearn leaving you feeling less than satisfied?  Then it’s time you tried massive, open, online courses (MOOCs) offered by major universities through sites like Coursera (www.coursera.org)! While a wide range of subjects are offered, here is a sampling of leadership-related courses offered through Coursera: Inspiring Leadership through … Continue reading Free Online Leadership Courses Offered by Universities

2014 FAPAC Challenge Teams – Deadline Extended: Aug 15

Gain valuable skills, serve the APA community and your agency through...  Apply now! - DEADLINE EXTENDED: 8/15/14 Are you a federal employee who wants to be a better leader, communicate more effectively, manage projects, and work with a high-performing team to address significant and complex issues? Then apply now to the Challenge Team Program, sponsored by … Continue reading 2014 FAPAC Challenge Teams – Deadline Extended: Aug 15

APAEA All Members Meeting: 30 July 2014 (2-3pm ET)

Please join APAEA on Wednesday, July 30th from 2-3pm ET (11 12pm PT / 8-9am HI time) for our 2nd All Members Meeting of the year.  We will have the opportunity to hear from Forest Service leaders, who also served as APAEA National Chairs.   Dale Hom was instrumental in increasing Asian Pacific American leadership in … Continue reading APAEA All Members Meeting: 30 July 2014 (2-3pm ET)

Emotional Intelligence Skills: APAEA & FAPAC webinar – July 16

Develop Emotional Intelligence (EI) skills: July 16. Free APAEA & FAPAC professional development webinar. Learn how to: *Avoid emotional hijacking *Demonstrate empathy *Connect and communicate *Cultivate different perspectives *Gain an accurate perspective *Develop a positive disposition

Forest Service and APAEA successful partnership at OCA National Convention – Asian Pacific American Advocacy

APAEA and Forest Service's ongoing participation with OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates blossomed at this year's 40th Anniversary National Convention held in Washington, DC on July 18-21. As a champion for APAEA, Leslie Weldon, Deputy Chief National Forest Systems, supported a WO partnership to engage with this robust nationwide Asian Pacific American civil rights organization. … Continue reading Forest Service and APAEA successful partnership at OCA National Convention – Asian Pacific American Advocacy