NOVAGA Chapter Meetings for December

December 21, 2017 @ 5:30pm to 8pm

The Northern Virginia (NOVAGA)  December 2017 speaker will be Clifton (Clif) Smith, Senior Manager, Intelligence Community Account Lead, US Federal Government and Public Sector Practice.

NOVAGA invites you to an “Introduction to Mindfulness” presentation to help demystify mindfulness and illustrate how it can be beneficial to you, in both your personal and professional life. We’ll discuss what mindfulness is, why it’s needed now more than ever, and what benefits it has on our health, brain, and performance. You’ll also be taken through a couple of short, guided mindfulness practices and learn how you might incorporate it into your life to increase your wellbeing, relieve stress, and build resilience.

I hope you can join us for some terrific training and networking! 1 CPE will be provided.  Open bar and heavy appetizers will be provided during the meeting. Register HERE.

NOVAGA Winter Workshop

Related imageThe Northern Virginia Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants will hold a Winter Workshop on Monday, December 18, at Kearney & Company, in Alexandria, VA. Please register here.

The agenda is below:

-8:30 AM: Registration/Continental Breakfast

-9:00 AM: Virginia CPE Ethics Training – Reza Mahbod

You will receive 2 Virginia CPE Ethics credits.

CGFM Review Session Mod 2 (Part 1 of 2)

Please join us for CGFM Review Session Module 2.

January 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This study group covers the main topics on the CGFM module 2 exam (first half). It is recommended that participants review the module 2 book before the class. Garage parking is available on-site at Tyson’s Tower through Colonial Parking and will have a maximum charge of 12 dollars (all day parking rate). 3 CPEs will be provided.

To attend this training session, please register here

NOVAGA Chapter Meetings for November

November 16, 2017 @ 5:30pm to 8pm

During the month of November, The Northern Virginia (NOVAGA) and the Montgomery/Prince George’s County Chapters’ will have a joint meeting.  Our November 2017 speaker will be David Rebich, Chief Financial Officer, at the Federal Trade Commission.  Mr. Rebich’s presentation is entitled “Taking the Fork in the Road: Tales from the Trenches of ERM Implementation at the FTC”.  I hope you can join us for some terrific training and networking!  1 CPE will be provided.  Open bar and heavy appetizers will be provided during the meeting. Register HERE.

Our community speaker will be Johnathan Selzer from Capital Area Food Bank. We will have a 50/50 raffle to assist the Capital Area Food Bank in this endeavor (tickets $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00). You can also donate to the site HERE.

Annual Northern Virginia AGA Fall Happy Hour

Fall is here, which means that the annual Northern Virginia AGA Membership Happy Hour is approaching. This is one of our biggest happy hour events of the year! The event will take place on Friday, November 17th at Spider Kelly’s in Clarendon, VA from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. To add the event details to your calendar, please register HERE.

We encourage you to bring friends and colleagues who may be interested in joining AGA. There is NO cost to attend, and both members and non-members are welcome.

NOVAGA Chapter Meetings for October

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is observed each October since its inception in 2004 in the United States of America.  In keeping with this observance, our October 2017 speaker will be Kathryn Condello, Director, National Security/ Emergency Preparedness, CenturyLink.  Ms. Condello’s presentation is entitled “Cybersecurity: It’s a Shared Responsibility”.  I hope you can join us for this timely and relative topic that impacts each of us, no matter what our profession.  1 CPE will be provided.

Our Community Services Speaker for 10/19 will be Alzheimer’s Association® National Capital Area Chapter President, Chris Broullire. We will be having a 50/50 raffle to collect funds for the worthwhile cause. (tickets $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00) Remember to bring your spare change or donate to the site listed below:

Alzheimer’s Association® National Capital Area Chapter

Open bar and heavy appetizers will be provided during the meeting.  I hope you can join us for this great networking and educational event!  Register HERE

CGFM Review Session Mod 1

Please join us for CGFM Review Session Module 1.

This session is a study group that covering the high-level topics on the CGFM module 1 exam. It is recommended that participants review the module 1 book before the class.

To attend this training session, please register here

NOVAGA Chapter Meetings Dates and Location

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants would like to welcome you to the 2017-2018 Program Year!

Our monthly meetings will be held mostly the third Thursday of each month with snacks and beverages starting at 5:30 PM, speakers, and dinner at 6 PM ending around 8 PM.

Our meeting dates are as follows:

  • September 28th –Our September 2017 speaker will be Ms. Heather Keister, Assistant Director in GAO’s Financial Management and Assurance Division.  Ms. Keister’s presentation is entitled “Professional Growth and Development, using John Maxwell’s 15 Laws of Growth as the foundation.”  1 CPE will be provided.  Happy Hour and heavy appetizers will be provided prior to the presentation.  I hope you can join us for this great networking and educational event!  Register HERE.
  • October 19th – National Cyber Security Awareness Month is observed each October since its inception in 2004 in the United States of America.  In keeping with this observance, our October 2017 speaker will be Kathryn Condello, Director, National Security/ Emergency Preparedness, CenturyLink.  Ms. Condello’s presentation is entitled “Cybersecurity: It’s a Shared Responsibility”.  I hope you can join us for this timely and relative topic that impacts each of us, no matter what our profession.  1 CPE will be provided.  Open bar and heavy appetizers will be provided during the meeting.  I hope you can join us for this great networking and educational event!  Register HERE
  • November 16th – During the month of November, The Northern Virginia (NOVAGA) and the Montgomery/Prince George’s County Chapters’ will have a joint meeting.  Our November 2017 speaker will be David Rebich, Chief Financial Officer, at the Federal Trade Commission.  Mr. Rebich’s presentation is entitled “Taking the Fork in the Road: Tales from the Trenches of ERM Implementation at the FTC”.  I hope you can join us for some terrific training and networking!  1 CPE will be provided.  Open bar and heavy appetizers will be provided during the meeting. Register HERE
  • December 21st – Speaker will be updated at a later date.
  • January 25th – Speaker will be updated at a later date.
  • February 22nd – Speaker will be updated at a later date.
  • March 22nd – Speaker will be updated at a later date.
  • April 19th – Speaker will be updated at a later date.
  • May 17th – Speaker will be updated at a later date.

Location:

The Westin Arlington Gateway

801 N Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203

(Street and Garage parking available; and Ballston Metro Stop – Silver and Orange lines)

AGA Kickoff Picnic at Hains Point

 
The Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery / Prince George’s County chapters of the Association of Government Accountants welcome you to join us for food, family, games, music, and fun!
Famous Dave’s catering and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

To attend this event, please register here.