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

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

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

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)

All Members Meeting – Slides and Audio Recording

See the slides from our All Members Meeting (4/14/14). Includes lots useful links. Download audio recording (6.6MB). Hear Deputy Chief and APAEA Executive Leadership Advisor, Leslie Weldon, speak candidly about the agency's evolving approach to diversity and inclusion from before the 1990s effort "towards multiculturalism" through today. Post your thoughts, feedback, questions and suggestions below or e-mail apaea@fs.fed.us