Chapter History

2013 ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Membership: Achieved 60% member retention

  • Corporate Involvement: Gained 9 new corporate sponsors supporting the chapter and fundraising events.

  • Scholarships / Education: Awarded two lift-off scholarships and two STEM teacher scholarships

  • Events: Held General Membership meeting April 16th, August 7th and December 11th. Golf Scramble Oct 30-31.

  • Young AFCEAN: Young AFCEAN Professional Development Luncheon May 29th, Topic: HTML5 Workshop, Speaker: Wes Reisz

  • Young AFCEAN: Young AFCEAN Professional Development Luncheon July 24th, Topic: IT Service Management, Speaker: John Tharpe

  • International Awards: Regional Distinguished Young AFCEAN, Mr. Anthony Day.

  • International Awards: Model Young AFCEAN Program

  • Awards: Submitting successful Model Chapter goals! Presented multiple AFCEA Lifetime memberships.

  • Major Accomplishments: 

    • Met all major milestones. 

    • Exceeded financial expectations on Golf Scramble, achieving full sponsorship and executing under budget. 

    • General membership meeting and scholarship presentations successful. 

    • Great growth of our Young AFCEAN programs.

2012 ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Membership: Achieved 70% member retention

  • Corporate Involvement: Gained 14 new sponsors supporting Industry Day

  • Scholarships / Education: Awarded two lift-off scholarships and two STEM teacher scholarships

  • Events: Held General Membership meeting April 25th, August 1st and December 5th. Industry Day Oct 30-31 : Keynote: Col. Bruce D. Jenkins Track Sessions Industry, Government and Professional development Vendor Booth Area HP, Liferay, SAIC, WWT, CSC, Microsoft, VMWare, Iron Bow, TEK Systems, Anixter, CDW-G, Dell, BAH Sponsored Lunches & Social Hour Harris, Red Hat Tek Systems AWESOME Volunteer Team!

  • Young AFCEAN: Young AFCEAN Professional Development Luncheon Dec 19th, Topic: Cafe Agile Speaker: Martin Harbolt, PMP, CSM, ITIL

  • Awards: Submitting successful Model Chapter goals! Presented multiple AFCEA Lifetime memberships and certificates of appreciation related in Industry Day to the following AFCEA event leaders: John Miller, Martin Harbolt, Steve Bittenbender, Mary Patterson, Mandi Turner, Chad Green, Tom Mitchell

  • Major Accomplishments: 

    • Met all major milestones. 

    • Exceeded financial expectations on Industry Day, achieving full sponsorship+1 and executing under budget. 

    • General membership meeting and scholarship presentations successful. 

    • Good start to our Young AFCEAN programs.

2011 ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Membership: Achieved 125 total members with 82% retention

  • Corporate Involvement: HP, SAIC and BAH sponsored ACFEA Fort Knox GVC events

  • Scholarships / Education: $5K Scholarship awarded, chapter program ready

  • Awards: Achieved Model Chapter of the Year

  • Major Accomplishments:

    • Established bylaws and stood up Chapter

    • Established Board of Directors and Executive Committee

    • Established operational and scholarship business processes, documentation, funding and capability

    • Grew membership at peak to 142

    • Established web and social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)

    • Met all Strategic and Model Chapter Goals

    • Established Chapter newsletter

    • Established the Chapter online historical document capability

    • Established the Chapter sponsorship program, Special thanks to HP, Booz Allen, and SAIC