REGISTRATION FOR THE APRIL 18 LUNCHEON IS NOW CLOSED. WE MAY HAVE A FEW LUNCHES AVAILABLE FOR WALK-INS, BUT CANNOT GUARANTEE.
Please join us at our April 18 Chapter Luncheon where Mr. Jeffrey Dorko, FEMA's Assistant Administrator for Logistics, will speak.
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.
• 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.