Theme for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2014
‘DIVERSE LEADERSHIP + EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY: AN IMPERATIVE FOR AMERICA”
Washington DC – FAPAC is proud to announce the Theme for 2014 Asian Pacific Heritage Month - ‘DIVERSE LEADERSHIP + EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY: AN IMPERATIVE FOR AMERICA”. The theme reflects the critical role of diversity leadership in the multi-cultural mosaic in American and the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
FAPAC One Day Leadership Series on March 7, 2014
On March 7, 2014 at HHS Humphrey Building, FAPAC will host the 2nd of the 3 One-Day leadership training series. This session is designed to provide leadership training for federal employees. It opens to everyone. Online Registration is open until March 5th, 2014. Lunch will be provided to all registered onsite attendees. The remote access will be provided to the registrants outside of DC metro area. Please go to the Event Page for details.
FAPAC 2014 National Leadership Training, May 5th to May 9th
FAPAC 2014 National Leadership Training Program (NLTP) will be held from May 5th to May 9th, 2014 at Sheraton Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. Online registration is open. For event detail information and registration, Click Here
FAPAC 2014 Holiday Celebration
On January 12, FAPAC hosted its annual holiday celebration in Vienna, VA. Over 120 people attended the event including members, former FAPAC presidents, family and friends, Virginia House Delegate Mr. Mark Keam, USDA Under Secretary Mr. Edward Avalos, the former Chief Financial Officer of Department of Labor.
Cultural fashion show at the holiday party. Modeled by the members and their family and friend
FAPAC Scholarship for Public Service 2014
WASHINGTON DC - The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Endowment Fund is proud to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Distinguished Public Service Scholarship. Application must be received by March 31. For more information on the announcement and procedure to submit please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 FAPAC Mentoring Program Kick Off on January 30th
After months preparation and selection process, FAPAC is pleased to announce that the CDP 2014 program will kick off on January 30th.
The CDP is open to all federal employees with permanent career status at the DC metropolitan area. 25 participants will be selected for the 6-month program. Its curriculum includes a series of one-on-one mentoring sessions, group training workshops, and a leadership project in the community..
To be eligible for being a mentor, you must be GS-14 or above and have at least 5 years of federal services. A mentor will guide high performers seeking to improve themselves. A good mentor must possess good knowledge of the Federal Personnel System, the structure of federal career programs, skills in performance evaluation and counseling, and abilities to provide resources to the careerist.
To be eligible for being a mentee participant, you must be a federal employee or a current or potential member of FAPAC.
Please visit FAPAC’s web site at www.fapac.org for application procedures and forms. Should you have questions, please contact Aurea Franklin via email at email@example.com or call: 571-814-0910.
FAPAC Representative Attended OPM 10th Director Reception on December 16, 2013
Katherine Archuleta Sworn-In as 10th Director of the Office of Personnel Management. “As an educator, a public administrator, and a community leader, I know the value of bringing together talented people with diverse ideas and perspectives to improve any organization, and the Federal government is no exception,” Archuleta said. “The complex and important work of government requires a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the many important perspectives, talents, and backgrounds of our great Nation. I am committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce to serve the American people.”
Chris Lu is Nominated by President Obama to Serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Labor
WASHINGTON, DC - 14/01/2014 – FAPAC would like to formally congratulate the nomination of Chris Lu to serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Labor, the second Asian American in history to be nominated to a Deputy Secretary position. Transitioning to become the Executive Director of the Obama-Biden Transition team, Chris Lu has held various responsibilities throughout the administration including being promoted to serve as Cabinet Secretary prior to this nomination.
FAPAC Challenge Teams
Are you a federal employee who wants to be a better leader, communicate more effectively, manage projects, and work with a high-performing team to address significant and complex issues? Then apply to the Challenge Team Program, sponsored by the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC), with participation from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The FAPAC Challenge Teams is an innovative new project-oriented, experiential training-based program targeted at developing skills for emerging federal employee leaders while working to solve the dilemmas facing the federal government when addressing the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) federal employees and communities.