NCMA SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CHAPTER
As our country continues to navigate and respond to COVID-19, NCMA San Gabriel Chapter remains committed to you. In an effort to remain connected through the course of the pandemic, the Executive Board is diligently working to uphold our mission to advance the contract management profession. We are in this together and with the safety measures we are practicing, our chapter and community will slow the spread of COVID-19. In the meantime, we hope to provide members with the services and support they need.
Please click the link below for COVID-19 Resource Repository:
Please click the link below for Live Webinars including two complimentary webinars:
COVID-19 and Contracting: Breaking Down Recent Guidance
COVID-19: Effects on Contract Management
On behalf of NCMA SGV, we wish you all the best during this challenging time and hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy.
NCMA SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CHAPTER AT A GLANCE
What the NCMA, San Gabriel Valley Chapter Can Do for You!
Enable your network. Enables you to network with other contract professionals
Enhance your knowledge. Increase your professional knowledge through seminars, speaking engagements, and networking with industry colleagues. We are now living in a knowledge based society and the more you know, the more valuable you are to your employer. At NCMA we are all about education, networking, and professional growth! Plus, we like to have fun while doing it!
Volunteering opportunities. Volunteering is the perfect conduit to develop skills or to discover a new talent. It is never late to discover new skills or accumulate new knowledge.
Professional growth. Enhance your professional credibility and marketability.
Certification opportunities. Save your money towards professional certifications, whether it’s for the CFCM, CCCM or CPCM.
Stay relevant. If your goal is to stay relevant now and into the future, come JOIN US! You’ll be glad you did!
2020 - 2021 BOARD OFFICER ELECTIONS
Are you interested in being a NCMA Officer? It is time to elect Officers and Committee Members for the Upcoming Program Year! New Officers and Committee Members will be installed at our June meeting and assume their offices at the start of the new program year on July 1, 2020. The NCMA San Gabriel Valley Chapter seeks engaged individuals that are dedicated and desire to strengthen the contract management profession through active service.
Being a NCMA officer affords you the opportunity to become one of the individuals in a leadership role in our career field. By holding an office in the NCMA Chapter, you are able to directly impact the types of programs, workshops, and events that can help all of us excel in contracting. In addition, you will have the opportunity to network with your government and industry counterparts, which can prove to be invaluable.
How to apply:
Submit a Statement of Interest (SOI) to include: name, brief biography, position of interest, and narrative of your goals and vision in serving as a board officer.
Email your SOI to Tom Koponen, 2019/2020 President at by June 01, 2020.
Note: If there is more than one candidate that applies for a single VP position, an election ballot will be sent, along with SOIs to our Chapter Members for a vote.
Review a description of each position here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_w1R-32JQrG376GpFHe1l3QUupSyydIr/view
Access the SOI here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dw1l5uj7yjXIRTIHGzOo8NHs1z1RWSAC/view
Upcoming and Past Events
NCMA San Gabriel Valley offers many networking and educational opportunities. Meet with experienced contracting professionals, grow your career, and earn hours towards your certification. Check back regularly for our upcoming events!
NIGHT OF APPRECIATION: FREE HAPPY HOUR WITH NCMA SGV
NCMA San Gabriel Valley is hosting a FREE happy hour to recognize the unconditional support from our members and contract professionals. Join NCMA for a night of drinks, new connections and appreciation.
Online networking has become an integral part of our daily business interactions. We expose ourselves to hundreds of new people every day. However, are we really connecting with people on an organic level or are these connections only superficial? The old adage “It’s not what you know. It’s who you know” is no longer relevant in this engaging fast-paced modern workforce. Today’s workforce is tailored around the culture of “It’s not who you know. It’s who knows you”. I joined NCMA to network with people in the acquisitions career field to stay up to date with industry. Today, I challenge you all to step out of your comfort zones and allow your careers to grow by engaging with the leaders of the acquisition community. Join us at our next NCMA event to further your career through education, experience and relationship building. Let’s build our careers together!
A Message from our Chapter President
Tom Koponen, CFCM