Events


October 17 Luncheon - 2019 NDTA-USTRANSCOM FALL MEETING RECAP
Oct
17
11:30 AM11:30

October 17 Luncheon - 2019 NDTA-USTRANSCOM FALL MEETING RECAP

Registration for the October 17th luncheon is now OPEN!

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Please join us at our monthly DC Chapter Luncheon. This month we have the honor of VADM William A. Brown, USN (Ret.), President and CEO, NDTA attending our meeting and providing us with a recap of the 2019 NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting held in St. Louis. We look forward to seeing you there!

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine which room we are in.

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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September 19 Luncheon -Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO)
Sep
19
11:30 AM11:30

September 19 Luncheon -Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO)

Registration for the September 19th luncheon is now OPEN!

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Please join us at our first Chapter Luncheon after the summer break. This month we will have speakers joining us from the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO). We look forward to seeing and reconnecting as we kick off the fall season.

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The Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) will be providing an overview of the 2020 Integrated Lodging Program Pilot focusing on the Department of Defense Preferred commercial program, the US Government Rental Car Agreement and the Department of Defense Dining Program - Dine Smart. The DTMO team will be sharing the benefits of these valuable programs.

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine which room we are in.

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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June 20 Luncheon - RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson:  Director, Center for Joint Strategic Logistics
Jun
20
11:30 AM11:30

June 20 Luncheon - RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson: Director, Center for Joint Strategic Logistics

Registration for the luncheon is now closed. We may have room for 2 or 3 walk-ins but cannot guarantee a plated lunch. If you would like to try and secure a plated lunch please contact ndtadcinfo@gmail.com. If you there isn’t a plated lunch available, you are still welcome to attend the speaker portion at no cost.

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Please join us at our Chapter Luncheon where RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson, the Director of the Center for Joint Strategic Logistics, will speak. The HON Robert McMahon, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment, was scheduled to speak at this luncheon but had an unavoidable conflict and sends his deepest regrets.   We are thrilled that RADM (ret.) Jackson was able to speak in his place on the role of the Center for Joint Strategic Logistics and some of the nation’s most important defense transportation opportunities. We will also swear in and welcome next year’s DC Chapter Board and Officers!

RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson

RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson

RADM (ret.) Jackson began serving as the Director of the Center for Joint Strategic Logistics in May 2019. Previously, he was an adjunct member of the Institute for Defense Analysis, where he specialized in projects involving logistics, strategy, planning, and defense institution building. He retired in October 2018 from the United States Navy as a Rear Admiral with over 33 years of commissioned service. His flag assignments included Director of Strategy, Plans and Logistics (J5/J4) at US Transportation Command, Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives (J5-SI) on The Joint Staff, Deputy Commander of Military Sealift Command, and Reserve Deputy Director for Warfare Integration on the OPNAV staff at the Pentagon.

Jackson is a graduate of the University of Virginia, the Naval War College, the Joint Forces Staff College, and the University of Maryland University College.

Upon completion of Surface Warfare School, he reported to the USS Conyngham (DDG-17) where he served in a variety of engineering billets, culminating as main propulsion assistant. When Conyngham aided USS Stark (FFG-31), after it had been hit by two air-to-surface missiles, Jackson led fire-fighting and damage control teams, for which he was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal.

He later served as Combat Information Center (CIC) and Assistant Operations officer aboard the USS Ticonderoga (CG-47).

Reserve assignments included Area Air Defense Command, Atlantic aboard USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20); Naval Amphibious Group 2; and the Navy Command Center.

Jackson’s command experience includes reserve units with Submarine Group 10 (Force Protection), Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Military Sealift Command Norfolk and Navy Installations Command.

Jackson’s deployed experience includes a 2008 assignment to the Multi-National Security Transition Command in Iraq where he served as an advisor and as chief of staff for the Ministry of Defense Advisory Team. In 2010, Jackson served as the Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 40 deputy commodore and deployed to Haiti in USNS Comfort (TAH-20) in support of Operation Unified Response.

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine which room we are in.

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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Cn - RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson:  Director, Center for Joint Strategic Logistics
Jun
20
11:30 AM11:30

Cn - RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson: Director, Center for Joint Strategic Logistics

Registration for the luncheon is now closed. We may have room for 2 or 3 walk-ins but cannot guarantee a plated lunch. If you would like to try and secure a plated lunch please contact ndtadcinfo@gmail.com. If you there isn’t a plated lunch available, you are still welcome to attend the speaker portion at no cost.

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Please join us at our Chapter Luncheon where RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson, the Director of the Center for Joint Strategic Logistics, will speak. The HON Robert McMahon, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment, was scheduled to speak at this luncheon but had an unavoidable conflict and sends his deepest regrets.   We are thrilled that RADM (ret.) Jackson was able to speak in his place on the role of the Center for Joint Strategic Logistics and some of the nation’s most important defense transportation opportunities. We will also swear in and welcome next year’s DC Chapter Board and Officers!

RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson

RADM (ret.) Larry Jackson

RADM (ret.) Jackson began serving as the Director of the Center for Joint Strategic Logistics in May 2019. Previously, he was an adjunct member of the Institute for Defense Analysis, where he specialized in projects involving logistics, strategy, planning, and defense institution building. He retired in October 2018 from the United States Navy as a Rear Admiral with over 33 years of commissioned service. His flag assignments included Director of Strategy, Plans and Logistics (J5/J4) at US Transportation Command, Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives (J5-SI) on The Joint Staff, Deputy Commander of Military Sealift Command, and Reserve Deputy Director for Warfare Integration on the OPNAV staff at the Pentagon.

Jackson is a graduate of the University of Virginia, the Naval War College, the Joint Forces Staff College, and the University of Maryland University College.

Upon completion of Surface Warfare School, he reported to the USS Conyngham (DDG-17) where he served in a variety of engineering billets, culminating as main propulsion assistant. When Conyngham aided USS Stark (FFG-31), after it had been hit by two air-to-surface missiles, Jackson led fire-fighting and damage control teams, for which he was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal.

He later served as Combat Information Center (CIC) and Assistant Operations officer aboard the USS Ticonderoga (CG-47).

Reserve assignments included Area Air Defense Command, Atlantic aboard USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20); Naval Amphibious Group 2; and the Navy Command Center.

Jackson’s command experience includes reserve units with Submarine Group 10 (Force Protection), Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Military Sealift Command Norfolk and Navy Installations Command.

Jackson’s deployed experience includes a 2008 assignment to the Multi-National Security Transition Command in Iraq where he served as an advisor and as chief of staff for the Ministry of Defense Advisory Team. In 2010, Jackson served as the Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 40 deputy commodore and deployed to Haiti in USNS Comfort (TAH-20) in support of Operation Unified Response.

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine which room we are in.

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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May
18
5:00 PM17:00

Nationals vs. Cubs - DC Chapter Baseball Get Together

Registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing those that registered at the ball park! Thank you!

Nationals vs. Cubs - NDTA DC Chapter Get-Together (SIGN UP ENDS APRIL 12!!!)

The FINAL EVENT of National Transportation week promises to be the best yet

  • No speakers or educational programs

  • No need to fish golf balls out of the lake

  • No suits, ties, or uniforms required

  • No reason to leave the family at home

  • Nothing to transport (although we do hope to move the Cubs back a game in the standings)

Join your friends from NDTA Headquarters, the Defense Travel Management Office and other govt. organizations, and member companies who support Defense Transportation and Travel to watch our Washington Nationals take on the Cubs. We have a block of seats reserved and will be meeting two hours before the game at a restaurant (TBD) within close walking distance to the stadium for casual appetizers and conversation.

Seats and the pre-game event are just $43.00 and are bound to sell out quickly. But here’s the catch….we need to secure our block of tickets NLT Friday April 12. Therefore, please sign up now to secure your spot! Families are encouraged to attend!

Schedule:
5:00 - 7:00 Restaurant Social (appetizers served)

7:15 - 10:15 Baseball Game



Please join your NDTA friends for a fun night at the ball park!

Please join your NDTA friends for a fun night at the ball park!

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NDTA DC Chapter Golf Tournament
May
13
9:00 AM09:00

NDTA DC Chapter Golf Tournament

The annual Chapter golf tournament is back and will kick-off our slate of events to celebrate National Transportation Week! This year’s tournament will be held on Monday, May 13th at 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, VA (https://www.1757golfclub.com/). This is a fantastic event to get out and have fun with other government transportation and travel professionals.

Registration includes golf fees/cart and an awards lunch. A variety of prizes and raffles will be awarded. Also, all proceeds will go to supporting our scholarship fund for high performing students pursuing a logistics-related degree.

Registration Pricing:

Industry: $100 per golfer

Govt, Military, and Retirees: $80 per golfer

Sponsorship Pricing: If you have any sponsorship questions please contact ndtadcinfo@gmail.com.  Also note that all scholarship proceeds go to charity so the donation is tax deductible!

$750 - Tournament Sponsor: Company will be recognized from the podium during the awards lunch. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

$750 - Lunch Sponsor: Company will be recognized from the podium during the awards lunch. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

$750 - Awards Sponsor: Company will be recognized from the podium during the awards lunch. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

$500 - Cart Sponsor: Logo printed on a placard and placed in each golf cart frame. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

$500 - Beverage Cart Sponsor: Logo on display on the beverage carts. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

$200 - Hole Sponsor: Tee sign with sponsor name at hole. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

$200 - Longest Drive: Tee sign with sponsor name at hole. Sponsor recognition on all marketing materials and print media for the event.

Schedule:
7:30 -8:45 a.m. Registration Check-in, Putting Contest, and Driving Range

9:00 a.m. Shotgun start

2:00 p.m. Awards Lunch and Raffles

3:00 p.m. Event Concludes



1757 is one the area’s most well-rated courses.

1757 is one the area’s most well-rated courses.

Please click the links below to register golfers and purchase sponsorships.

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April 18 Luncheon - Mr. Jeffrey Dorko, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for Logistics
Apr
18
11:30 AM11:30

April 18 Luncheon - Mr. Jeffrey Dorko, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for Logistics

Please join us at our April 18 Chapter Luncheon where Mr. Jeffrey Dorko, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for Logistics, will speak.

Mr. Jeffrey Dorko

Mr. Jeffrey Dorko

Mr. Dorko serves as the Assistant Administrator for Logistics within the Office of Response and Recovery. Prior to this posting, he served as Director of the Office of Federal Disaster Coordination (OFDC). Mr. Dorko’s public service career spans more than 35 years at the Federal level, mostly with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, serving in key leadership positions world-wide and completing his military service as a Major General.

Mr. Dorko’s capstone assignment with the U.S. Army was as Deputy Commanding General, Military and International Operations, where he led a combined 11,000 civilian and military personnel and managed a $28B program. Prior to that assignment, he served as the Commander, U.S. Army Engineer Division in Iraq, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Additionally, Mr. Dorko commanded the Corps of Engineers Southwest Division, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. While there he worked extensively with FEMA, most notably during the response to Hurricane Rita, leading the Corps efforts in power restoration, debris removal, roof repair, structural assessment and commodity distribution.

Mr. Dorko is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. He has graduate degrees in Construction Management from George Washington University and National Security Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University.

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311).  Please click here for a map.

The room for this month's luncheon is the WALNUT room; however, please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine if the lunch was moved to another room, which does happen from time to time.  Please see this LINK for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room. 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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March 21 Luncheon - Mr. Kevin Dopart, Program Manager, Vehicle Safety & Automation at U.S. Department of Transportation
Mar
21
11:30 AM11:30

March 21 Luncheon - Mr. Kevin Dopart, Program Manager, Vehicle Safety & Automation at U.S. Department of Transportation

Please join us at our March 21 Chapter Luncheon where Mr. Kevin Dopart, Program Manager, Vehicle Safety & Automation at U.S. Department of Transportation, will speak.

Mr. Kevin Dopart

Mr. Kevin Dopart

A graduate of MIT and a former Naval Flight Officer, Mr. Dopart will provide an overview of the DoT’s road vehicle automation research with a heavy focus on freight and shipping applications. He will also discuss DoT’s partnership with DoD. Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311).  Please click here for a map.

The room for this month's luncheon is the WALNUT room; however, please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine if the lunch was moved to another room, which does happen from time to time.  Please see this LINK for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room. 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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February 21 Luncheon - RADM Peter Stamatopoulos, Navy N41
Feb
21
11:30 AM11:30

February 21 Luncheon - RADM Peter Stamatopoulos, Navy N41

ON-LINE REGISTRATION FOR TODAY’S LUNCHEON NOW CLOSED.  WE MAY HAVE ROOM FOR A FEW WALK-INS BUT CANNOT GUARANTEE A LUNCH.   THANK YOU!

Please join us at our February 21 Chapter Luncheon where Rear Admiral Peter G. Stamatopoulos, Director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, N41, OPNAV, will speak.  

RADM Peter Stamatopoulos

RADM Peter Stamatopoulos

Rear Adm. Peter Stamatopoulos is a native of San Diego. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of San Diego and received his commission in 1988 through the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps. He received his master’s degree in acquisition and contract management from the Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California, and is a graduate of the Columbia University Senior Executive Program.

His operational assignments include USS Chicago (SSN 721); USS Constellation (CV 64); Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (CTF 53); Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG 3) embarked USS Peleliu (LHA 5) and Commander, Task Force 59, U.S. 5th Fleet. During those tours he participated in operations Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Determined Response, Enduring Freedom and the Non-Combatant Evacuation of American Citizens from Lebanon.

Ashore, he most recently served as director, fleet ordnance and supply and fleet supply officer (N41) on the staff of Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia. His other shore assignments include assistant chief of staff, Logistics and Ordnance, Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific, San Diego; commanding officer, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center, San Diego; chief of staff, NAVSUP Global Logistics Support, San Diego; Logistics Services Division chief, Joint Chief of Staff J4, Washington, D.C.; head Program Objective Memorandum Development Section, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations N80, Washington, D.C; executive assistant to the vice commander, NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and supply officer, Fighter Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet and Fighter Squadron (VF) 124, San Diego.

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311).  Please click here for a map.

The room for this month's luncheon is the WALNUT room; however, please check the lobby’s electronic board upon arrival to determine if the lunch was moved to another room, which does happen from time to time.  Please see this LINK for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room. 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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January 17th Luncheon - Bob Gerenser, Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO)
Jan
17
11:30 AM11:30

January 17th Luncheon - Bob Gerenser, Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO)

ON-LINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND PLEASE EMAIL JANDREWS@LMI.ORG.  THERE MAY BE ROOM FOR A FEW WALK-INS. 

Please join us at our January 17th Chapter Luncheon where Mr. Bob Gerenser, Strategic Plans & Initiatives Division Chief for the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO), will provide an update on some key Defense Travel initiatives and the 2019 GovTravels conference! Mr. Gerenser serves as DTMO’s lead for strategic planning, business operations, performance management, and strategic communications. He is responsible for integrating DoD travel policy & regulations, programs, and systems through a broad range of strategic planning and performance management initiatives. Mr. Gerenser leads all aspects of strategic communications with DoD components, governance bodies, and other external Federal agencies and key stakeholders.

Mr. Bob Gerenser

Mr. Bob Gerenser

 

Reserve your spot now as seats are limited and sure to go quickly! Also note that a $250 sponsorship will get you a seat at the head table with the speaker. The sponsorship also includes a free lunch.


Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311).  Please click here for a map.

The room for this month's luncheon is the Walnut room.  Please see this LINK for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room. 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.  

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Dec
12
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Happy Hour!

Please join us on Wednesday, Dec. 12th for our Chapter Holiday Happy Hour Celebration at Sine Irish Pub! No RSVP IS necessary…just show up around 6PM to enjoy some food, drinks, and networking with other transportation professionals.

We will also be holding our Chapter board meeting from approx. 5-6PM in a reserved room at the restaurant. If you are interested in learning more about our organization and upcoming events we’d love if you could attend the board meeting…open to all!

We hope to see you there!

Jared Andrews
NDTA DC Chapter President
jandrews@lmi.org
703-350-7358(C)

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November 15th Luncheon - COL Kevin Baird (Director of Transportation, OSD Logistics)
Nov
15
11:30 AM11:30

November 15th Luncheon - COL Kevin Baird (Director of Transportation, OSD Logistics)

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*TO CHECKOUT - After adding your purchases to the cart, please scroll to the top of the screen and click the red CART button located in the top right section of the webpage.

NOTE: To register multiple luncheon attendees at once, please always only select “1” in the quantity box and complete the form for each attendee. After adding all of the registrants to the cart separately, please checkout by scrolling to the top of the screen and clicking the red CART button located in the top right section of the webpage.

Please join us at our November 15th Chapter Luncheon with COL Kevin Baird, the Director of Transportation for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), as our speaker.  We will also be collecting toys at the luncheon in support of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.  Please bring a toy to the luncheon in support of a great cause!

COL Kevin Baird, Director of Transportation (OSD Logistics)

COL Kevin Baird, Director of Transportation (OSD Logistics)

COL Baird will provide an overview of some of the Department's key transportation policies and initiatives.  Topics will include the Department's efforts to improve the household goods program and installation access for DoD's contracted commercial motor carriers, the Transportation Directorate's role in the Category Management of Transportation and Logistics Services across the federal government, and the role of commercial partners in supporting military operations.   

COL Baird's other assignments have included the FORSCOM & TRADOC Liaison Officer at the Pentagon and Battalion Commander, 53rd Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary).

COL Baird holds a BE in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MS in Theater Operations from the School of Advanced Military Studies.  He also completed a fellowship at the Centre for International and Defense Policy at Queen's University in Canada.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311).  Please click here for a map.

The room for this month's luncheon is the Beech room located in main section of the hotel.  Please see this LINK for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room. 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass. 

We will be collecting toys at the November luncheon in support of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.  Please bring a toy to the luncheon in support of a great cause! 

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October Monthly Luncheon - Mr. Anthony Fisher (MARAD)
Oct
18
11:30 AM11:30

October Monthly Luncheon - Mr. Anthony Fisher (MARAD)

!PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311)

Please join us for the next Chapter luncheon to be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018.  Our keynote speaker will be Mr. Anthony Fisher, the Maritime Administration’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Commercial Sealift. 

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Anthony Fisher, a member of the Senior Executive Service, became the Maritime Administration’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Commercial Sealift in March of 2016.

In this capacity, Mr. Fisher provides leadership and oversight to the Office of Sealift Support, which includes the Maritime Security Program (MSP), the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreements (VISA), the Vessel Transfer Program, and the Mariner Medals and Flag Programs; and to the Office of Cargo and Commercial Sealift, which administers Cargo Preference and oversees domestic shipping under the Jones Act.

Mr. Fisher comes to MARAD from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) where he developed transportation policy for the Agency’s food assistance programs. He previously served as the Congressional Liaison for President Obama’s Feed the Future initiative, and as a member of the Energy and Economic assistance Working Group (EEWG) responsible for negotiating the disablement of North Korea’s nuclear facilities and material nonproliferation efforts under the “Six-Party” diplomatic process.

Prior to joining USAID in 2005, Mr. Fisher represented U.S. and foreign government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and private sector clients as a charterer’s broker, serving as an intermediary between cargo and vessel owners in the negotiation of ocean transportation contracts. A licensed merchant marine deck officer, Mr. Fisher has sailed onboard U.S.-flag container, roll-on / roll-off, breakbulk, and tanker vessels.

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311 

The room for this month's luncheon is the Arbors room located at the bottom of the escalator from the lobby.  Please see this link for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room.  http://www3.hilton.com/resources/media/hi/DCAAHHF/pdf/DCAAH.Floorplans.May10.pdf 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.

The October Luncheon is now full and registration is closed.  You can attend the luncheon as a walk-in and listen to the speaker, but we cannot guarantee a plated lunch.  Apologies for any inconvenience.  

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September Monthly Luncheon (LUNCHEON IS FULL, REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED)
Sep
20
11:30 AM11:30

September Monthly Luncheon (LUNCHEON IS FULL, REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED)

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!PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR OUR LUNCHEONS IS THE MARK CENTER HILTON (5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311)

We are partnering with Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) for the next Chapter luncheon to be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018.  

Our keynote speakers will be Ms. Lori Leffler from the Defense Travel Management Office  (DTMO) and Ms. Jennifer Miller from the GSA Travel Office.  Come enjoy a great meal and hear the latest and greatest on the DoD and Federal travel market!

Agenda:

• Registration/Networking: 11:30 - 12:00
• Lunch/Key Note Speech/Q&A: 12:00 - 13:15

Location:  Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311 

The room for this month's luncheon is the Arbors room located at the bottom of the escalator from the lobby.  Please see this link for a map of the hotel's conference center and luncheon room.  http://www3.hilton.com/resources/media/hi/DCAAHHF/pdf/DCAAH.Floorplans.May10.pdf 

Parking:  The Mark Center Hilton has a pay garage.  The parking fee for luncheon attendees is $8.  At luncheon check-in, please ask for the discounted $8 parking pass.

Register Now By Clicking Link Below!
SEPTEMBER LUNCHEON IS FULL…REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

NOTE:  After clicking the link below, please add only 1 attendee at a time and then hit “Add to Cart”.  To add additional attendees, continue adding attendees one at a time and select “Add to Cart” for each.  When finished adding all attendees, please select the “Cart” button on the top right section of the navigation pane to complete checkout. 

If you’d prefer to register and pay by check or credit card at the door the day of the luncheon please email ndtadcinfo@gmail.com confirming your attendance. 

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