The San Francisco Bay Area FEB sponsors and supports a variety of Standing Committees and Councils, which provide opportunities for networking and collaboration among federal employees and across agencies, as well the advancement of national and local initiatives. Several of the groups also maintain their own websites (click on links below), and offer valuable training to accelerate career development and personal growth. Please contact each group directly to find out more or to participate.
Acquisition Leadership Roundtable
Chair: Leslie Yamagata, firstname.lastname@example.org Offers a network for collaboration, professional development, and cross-training for intergovernmental initiatives in the area of federal acquisition.
Disabled Opportunity Council (DOC)
Chair: Kathrine Rosas, email@example.com
Established in October 1981, in support of the Executive Branch goal that the Federal government become a model employer of people with disabilities, the DOC Council strives to help increase Federal employment and advancement opportunities for people with disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Officers Council (EEOOC)
Chair: Gina Edwards, (415) 947-4284
Formed in 1978, over 30 Federal agencies and departments participate in this interagency forum for EEO and Civil Rights managers to exchange ideas and program innovations, as well as to spearhead cooperative efforts to foster excellence in the Federal community.
Federal Women's Program Managers Council (FWPMC)
Chair: Lydia Pomposo, (510) 637-6430.
The FWPM Council was established to enhance employment and advancement opportunities for women in the Federal workplace.
Health & Wellness Council/NorCal Feds Get Fit
Co-chairs:NorCal Feds Get Fit and the San Francisco Bay Area Executive Board supports the creation of a community of healthy federal employees by offering a shared network of health and wellness services, including, but not limited to: fitness facilities, Federal Occupational Health units, weight management groups, nursing facilities for new mothers, cafeterias, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), and outlets for all health and wellness events taking place in the federal and local community.
Contact: Laura F. Klein, Pro Bono Program Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides guidance about opportunities for pro bono volunteer work in the Bay Area community for federal employees with legal skills.
Public Affairs Council
Co-chairs: Robert Borden, SBA, (415) 744-1961
The PA Council creates a network of public affairs professionals within the Bay Area federal community. The Council also assists in the coordination of FEB messages for various programs and emergency preparedness and response.
Training and Employee Development (TED) Council
Chair: This new Council will form in 2012 as a network for the training and development professionals in our Federal agencies, to identify and share best practices and resources, and to provide guidance to the FEB in training program delivery.