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ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

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2021 CCME Professional Development Symposium VIRTUAL - REGISTER TODAY

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Symposium Speakers

  • AMY BERNARD

    AMY BERNARD

    Senior Program Manager for Veteran Economic Opportunity

  • CHARMAIN BOGUE

    CHARMAIN BOGUE

    Executive Director, Education Service Veterans Benefits Administration

  • DAWN BILODEAU

    DAWN BILODEAU

    Director, DoD Voluntary Education Program

  • DR. JOSEPH W. WESCOTT II

    DR. JOSEPH W. WESCOTT II

    National Legislative Liaison of the NASAA

  • SEAC Ramón "CZ" Colón-López

    SEAC Ramón "CZ" Colón-López

    Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

2021 CCME Annual Symposium Agenda

Virtual Event - June 15-16, 2021

DRAFT AGENDA (3/8/2021)

DAY 1 - Tuesday, June 15, 2021  |  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Central Time)

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM         Exhibit Hall Open

                                                                                           

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM         Opening Ceremony and Welcome

                                          Esmeralda Silva, President, CCME

                                           

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM         Opening Keynote Speaker

                                          SEAC Ramón "CZ" Colón-López,

                                          Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM         Military Credentialing Advancement Initiative Panel

                                          American Legion and Lumina Foundation

                                           

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM        Break

 

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM     OSD Updates

                                          Dawn Bilodeau, Director of Defense Voluntary Education Programs (DoD)

                                               

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM       George W. Bush Presidential Institute Panel – Veterans Task Force

                                          Amy Bernard, Senior Program Manager, George W. Bush Presidential Institute

                                           

11:45 AM – 1:30 PM         Scholarships’ and Awards’ Luncheon

                                                       

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM           VA Update

                                          Charmain Bogue, Executive Director, Education Services, Veteran Benefits Administration

                                                       

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM          National Association for State Approving Agencies Risk-Based Surveys

                                          Dr. Joseph Wescott, National Legislative Dir. National Association of State Approving Agencies

 

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM           Break

 

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM          TBD

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM         Student Panel

 

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM         President’s Reception (By Invitation Only)

                                          Washington DC area                                                    

 

DAY 2 - Wednesday, June 16, 2021  |  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Central Time)

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM         Exhibit Hall Open

                                                                                                                                                       

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM         DoD Service Chief Updates

                                                       

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM           Break (speed networking after the updates)

 

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM        Concurrent Session #1

                                                       

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM      Concurrent Session #2

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM          Break for Lunch

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM         Concurrent Session #3

 

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM           Concurrent Session #4

 

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM            Break

                                                       

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM          Concurrent Session #5

 

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM         Closing Remarks

 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM         Virtual Networking Reception

 

2020 CCME BOARD NOMINATIONS

CLOSED

2020 CCME Board of Directors Nomination

Two open CCME executive board officer positions will be filled through an election by the general membership at the 2020 CCME Symposium in Philadelphia PA.

  • Secretary-Elect

  • Vice President-Elect

 

Secretary-Elect is a 2-year commitment (automatically moves into the Secretary position after one year). Duties include:

  1. Records and distributes minutes for all CCME Board meetings.

  2. Serves on the Agenda Planning Committee.

  3. Oversees CCME nominations and elections, to include communicating vacancies to membership, preparing ballots and distributing them at the symposium business meeting.

  4. Account manager - VISTA Print Business Card Production for CCME.

  5. Keeps board members periodically updated on action items.

 

Vice President-Elect is a 4-year commitment (automatically moves into the Vice President position after one year, then the following year to the President and the 4th year as the immediate past president). Must have two years on CCME board. Duties include:

  1. Serves on the agenda planning committee.

  2. Works with Vice President to assign committee and/or board members to specific agenda items, hold accountability in agenda matters and provides follow up as needed.

  3. Co-Chairs the Concurrent Session Committee.

  4. Coordinates with Secretary and concurrent session chair to assure assignments are documented and speakers are confirmed.

  5. Acts as primary content manager for relevant higher education matters and military impacts to CCME Membership.

  6. Co-Chairs Newcomer activities.

 

Vice President-Elect nominees must have a minimum of two years previous experience on the CCME Board in either an elected or appointed position. Upon completion of the one year term, the Vice President shall automatically serve as President for a one-year term. Upon completion of the one-year term, the President shall automatically serve as Immediate Past-President for a one year.

 

Please send nominations to Rodney Clark at rodclark@ou.edu or contact him if you have any questions.

 
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