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A Wrap-Up of News from SGMP
The past quarter has seen many important actions and announcements by the National Board, Gilmer trustees and headquarters staff:
* The Gilmer Institute of Learning (GIL) held its semi-annual
meeting in February in Alexandria, Virginia.
* A new monthly chapter leader newsletter called
"A Note from 908" premiered with a February edition.
* All SGMP headquarters staff members signed an Employee
Conflict of Interest Agreement.
* The CGMP Certification Course & Exam was held in March and
18 more members earned their "CGMP."
* Twelve SGMP chapters successfully completed chapter
* The National Board of Directors held its quarterly board
meeting in March in Alexandria, Virginia.
* The second installment in the 2014 SGMP Webinar Series -
What You Don't Know About SAM (System Award
Management) - was presented on April 3.
* SGMP membership elected the 2014-2016 trustees of the
Gilmer Institute of Learning: Carolyn Barrett, CGMP, CHSC;
Kimberly Forte, CGMP; Ann Koralewski, CMP, CGMP;
Melinda Mintz; Andrew Silver; and, Deidre Young, CMP, CGMP.
SGMP worked with the recently disbanded Heart of Illinois
chapter to utilize the remainder of its funds to provide five of
its members with scholarships to the 2014 NEC & Expo.
A new national media strategy to reach the society's target
audiences with key messages resulted in three favorable
placements for SGMP in industry publications.
The Rocket City Alabama chapter celebrated its five-year
anniversary in April.
SGMP appointed GIL trustee Carolyn Barrett, CGMP, CHSC,
to serve on the HSMAI Government Insider Council Board.
The third installment in the 2014 SGMP Webinar Series -
Smart Meetings Management: How Today's Government
Event Planners Succeed - was announced for June 12.
SGMP held its 32nd annual National Education Conference &
Expo in Portland, Oregon, on May 6-8, 2014.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Government Connections - Summer 2014
Get Your Green On
2014 SGMP NEC & Expo Highlights
Technology for the Meeting Traveler on the Go
Government Connections - Summer 2014