2021 CCME Annual Symposium Agenda
Virtual Event - June 15-16, 2021
DRAFT AGENDA (5/4/2021)
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
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Scholarships’ and Awards’ Luncheon
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM VA Update
Charmain Bogue, Executive Director, Education Services, Veteran Benefits Administration
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM National Association for State Approving Agencies Risk-Based Surveys
Dr. Joseph Wescott, National Legislative Dir. National Association of State Approving Agencies
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM DoD Compliance Update
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Service Chief Updates
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM TBD
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 – 9:00 AM Concurrent Session #1
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Concurrent Session #2
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break (speed networking after the updates)
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Student Panel
11:45 AM – 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
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 is a 2-year commitment (automatically moves into the Secretary position after one year). Duties include:
Records and distributes minutes for all CCME Board meetings.
Serves on the Agenda Planning Committee.
Oversees CCME nominations and elections, to include communicating vacancies to membership, preparing ballots and distributing them at the symposium business meeting.
Account manager - VISTA Print Business Card Production for CCME.
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:
Serves on the agenda planning committee.
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.
Co-Chairs the Concurrent Session Committee.
Coordinates with Secretary and concurrent session chair to assure assignments are documented and speakers are confirmed.
Acts as primary content manager for relevant higher education matters and military impacts to CCME Membership.
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 email@example.com or contact him if you have any questions.