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Sweet GovTweets 06.12.09

Good afternoon! This is a little late today, we have been having storms. Well, truth be told, the storms had nothing to do with it 😉 Again today, the most RT’d post was “Army told not to block Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, etc.” Remember when soldiers played pool? My favorite tweet today was from @noneck: ah,… Read more »

33 years

Tomorrow, my husband, Ed, and I will celebrate our 33rd wedding anniversary. In 1976, the Bicentennial celebration was in full swing, Jimmy Carter was elected president, and disco was not dead. Since I paid for my own wedding and I had just graduated from college (which I also paid for), our wedding was a more… Read more »

Senior Executives Assn Conference Will Spotlight Innovation (June 30)

Innovation will be the highlight at the Senior Executives Association Professional Development League (SEA PDL) 2009 Annual Career Executive Leadership Conference to be held Tuesday, June 30, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Speakers will include: John Kao is the author of best-selling Innovation Nation and chairman of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation. Kao will discuss… Read more »

Around the District for April/May 2009

http://uscgd13.blogspot.com/2009/06/in-this-video-released-by-coast-guard.html In this video released by the Coast Guard, highlights of Coast Guard stories and events encompassing the Pacific Northwest are presented. This Around the District episode covers April / May 2009 and includes the MSST 91101 GITMO deployment, cases caught on tape, Surfmans Check Award, Military Appreciation Night with the Mariners, chainsaw training, Earth… Read more »

Sweet Gov Tweets 06.09.09 – 06.10.09

I am back again, this time re-incarnated as Sweet Gov Tweets. To catch up, I am posting two days worth of tweets, so this post is a little long. Before I took all of the RT’s out, it was War and Peace Cordially, Caroline (aka @WiiPigSooie) justinbangs: #Gov20 in Action! Stakeholder comment processes on #publichealth… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week – Mary Davie, GSA’s Assistant Commissioner, Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, Federal Acquisition Service

When I am asked for best practice examples of how GovLoop is accelerating knowledge exchange and breaking down traditional barriers that hinder interagency communication, I immediately cite Mary Davie. A few months ago, Mary launched the Acquisition 2.0 group with the following comment: “Would love to hear from gov and industry – best practices and… Read more »

TODAY!!! Webinar: Measurement Needs for Advanced Biofuels 1PM

Time: 1:00 PM (ET) Free Registration Here The USMS Office will hold a webinar TODAY as part of an ongoing effort to help ensure that measurement technologies keep pace with and support important technological innovations in the energy arena. Topics will include a brief overview of the USMS, results of the Biomass Sector Specific Assessment,… Read more »

FedPitch: Recruiting state and local employees into the federal service

Below is my winning idea for FedPitch 2009. Thanks to all the Govloopers who provided feedback on my idea before the competition. I’ll join the FedPitch organizers and judges this Friday FEDTalk on Federal News Radio at 11:00 AM to discuss FedPitch, then later in the month I’ll join my fellow finalists for dinner with… Read more »