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

Call for Nominations: 2 Executive Committee Members

Two (of our five) Executive Committee Members positions opening up soon! These newly elected Executive Committee Members will 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. More info and complete election details. Candidate nominations must be submitted … Continue reading Call for Nominations: 2 Executive Committee Members

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