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AFCEA Membership Drive: Each One, Reach One

At our core, AFCEA is a member-based association. At the International, Region, and Chapter levels, we draw our strength from the relationships and dialogue between over 30,000 members of industry, government, military, and academia worldwide. We know our members share the value of AFCEA with their peers on a regular basis--which really supports our member recruitment efforts. Toward that end, we'd like to say "thank you" to our members who actively refer colleagues to AFCEA membership. Through the end of June, we're recognizing this peer-to-peer recruiting spirit with a formal individual membership recruiting campaign called "Each One, Reach One."

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Women in NOVA Hold Networking Social

Women in NOVA (WIN) held its third annual networking social in November. Special guests Nancy J. Harned, executive director, strategic planning and program planning, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research and Technology), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), and Cindy Moran, director of network services, Defense Information Systems Agency, made brief comments and spent the remainder of the evening networking with individuals in attendance. It was a dynamic evening of networking with more than 50 women and men from government and industry.

Read the full story on SIGNALOnline at http://www.afcea.org/signal/chapternews/index.cfm?action=details&id=3001

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Chapter Hosts 7th Annual Joint Warfighter IT Day

The chapter's 7th Annual Joint Warfighter IT Day in September was a great success. Featured speakers included Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, USA, director, command, control, communications and computers/cyber and chief information officer, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, USAF, chief, Information Dominance and chief information officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force; Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb, USAF, director, Defense Health Agency (DHA); Dave Shedd, acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA); Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill, USAF (Ret.), Department of Homeland Security deputy assistant secretary for Cybersecurity Operations and Programs; Maj. Gen. Al Lynn, vice director, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA); John Wilcox, director, Communications Systems/J-6, U.S.

WIN Coffee Talk - 20 June, 2014

June 20, 2014 - WIN Coffee Talk

Time: 1030-1130,
Place: at the Sheraton Premier Hotel
Tysons Corner, VA.


The WIN Coffee Talk takes place right before the AFCEA NOVA luncheon with Luncheon w/ Gregory Touhill, DHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Operations and Programs


We look forward to seeing you there.

Notice to Members: Proposed Amendments to AFCEA NOVA Bylaws

Per Article IX, Section 1: Amendments, of the AFCEA NOVA Chapter By Laws, the following link is provided for review of the proposed amendments. The Board of Directors of has reviewed and approved and this notice serves as submission to the entire membership prior to voting for the subject amendment at the June 30, 2014 luncheon.

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Naval IT Day Content Creates Huge Draw

The chapter hosted its 13th Annual Naval IT Day in June. Attracting both government points of contact and industry, the event offered attendees some of the best networking the federal market has. Both small business and large prime contractors benefited from presenters, including Vice Adm. Ted Branch, USN, deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance and director of Naval Intelligence, and Terry Halvorsen, acting Defense Department chief information officer, who outlined Naval priorities and answered questions from the audience.

Read the full story on SIGNALOnline at http://www.afcea.org/signal/chapternews/index.cfm?action=details&id=2833

SIGNAL Magazine Update: 2014 Golf Tournament Donates $30k to STEM

In June, the chapter hosted the 2014 Golf Tournament at Old Hickory Golf Club in Woodbridge, Virginia. This event provided an excellent opportunity for industry and government points of contact to network, share ideas and have fun. Very successfully, this event raised more than $30,000 for the chapter's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) scholarships and grants.

Read the full story on SIGNALOnline at http://www.afcea.org/signal/chapternews/index.cfm?action=details&id=2832

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Small Business Committee Tackles the Changing Federal Landscape

On April 29, industry leaders in the federal contracting sector at the chapter's Small Business Breakfast focused on gaining a deeper understanding of the recent changes to the small business contracting laws via the Jobs Act. This event aligned industry leading experts including: Satish Venkatesan, chief executive officer of Technik Incorporated; Kevin Plexico, vice president, Information Solutions at Deltek; Kenyata Watson, associate director, CECOM Small Business; and Ken Dodds, director of policy, planning and liaison, Small Business Administration. The panel engaged in a lively debate and discussion on practical solutions for small businesses that are available in today’s federal marketplace.

Read the full story on SIGNALOnline at http://www.afcea.org/signal/chapternews/index.cfm?action=details&id=2790

SIGNAL Magazine Update: General on Contracting and Acquisition

The chapter welcomed Maj. Gen. Wendy M. Masiello, USAF, deputy assistant secretary for contracting, as the guest speaker for its April luncheon. Gen. Masiello is responsible for all aspects of contracting relating to the acquisition of weapon systems, logistics, operational and contingency support for the Air Force. The chapter also recognized this year's science fair winners: Aaron Aguhob and Mohamed Adbul Kareem both from Marshall High School. April volunteer and member awards and recognition included: Young AFCEANs Chad Ludwig, Access National Bank, and Rory Williams, KemTech; SuperNOVA Martha Soles, U.S.

Opportunity to Host an Exchange Student From Spain

Would you like your children to make friends with a child from Spain? Would you like to learn more about Spanish culture? Perhaps you just want to practice your Spanish (a little). You can do all of these things and more by hosting a student from Spain this summer. Big Ben Centre, a prestigious second language school in Albacete, Spain, is sponsoring a summer program to help their students learn outside the classroom by living with an American family June 29 – July 26.

Please consider hosting a student. Just follow your normal family routine and the student can experience American family life beyond what they see on TV. You will receive 100 Euros (about $139) per week towards expenses. Spanish families are very loving and close knit. The students are well-mannered, open-minded, and eager to learn from their host families. They range in age from about 14 to 18.

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