High Desert ASMC

2014 Mini PDI

American Society of Military Comptrollers
High Desert Chapter


2014 Mini Professional Development Institute

Wednesday April 30, 2014 7:00 - 16:30 in the AFOTEC Conference Rm
Building 1260, Room 113

"Landing Fee" covers continental breakfast, and afternoon snacks
High Desert ASMC Member $3.00
Non-Member $5.00

Registration Required
https://einvitations.afit.edu/ inv/anim.cfm?i=190862&k= 036842017D55

POC: Candy Good
(661) 277-8611

Alt POC: Kathleen Augustine
(661) 277-8066

Military: Uniform of the day
Civilian: Business Casual

PDI committee members will collect "Landing Fee". Please see Sharon Danburg, Kathleen Augustine,
Selina Carr-McEwen, Sheri Pflum, Sharon Hayes, or Candy Good


ASMC High Desert PDI
April 30, 2014
Time Title Speaker Description
0700 - 0715
LtCol Williams
0715 - 0800
Writing for Recognition
Steffany Moran / Selina Carr-McEwen
This helpful seminar will leave you feeling a little more confident with bullet formulation for your CCAS Assessments. You will also be introduced to the science behind spinning your CCAS bullets into bullets for Quarterly or Annual Award nominations
0800 - 0850
Leadership Development
Dave Weinberg, Colonel (Ret)
A high-energy presentation from a career development expert focusing on taking care of your most important resource, your people
0900 - 0950
Excellent Excel!
Maria BridgeoThompson
Everything you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask about pivot tables, formulas and spreadsheets, oh MY!
1000 - 1050
Budget and Accounting Update
Ms. Lorraine Tanner, Deputy, AFMC Financial Analysis Division
Was FY13 stressful for you to execute? What will FY14 and beyond bring? How is AFMC planning to comply with budget constraints? All these questions and more will be answered during this update.
1100 - 1230
1230 - 1300
Recognition Awards/Scholarships
LtCol Williams
1300 - 1350
Career Brief: The Path to Success
Heather Whitfield
This informative seminar provides tracking advice and ideas to help you achieve your career goals
1400 - 1450
Are You As Smart As Your Smartphone?
Lt. Seth Martin
Everything from basic use, text, e-mail, phone calls and navigation. Discover all you wanted to know between Iphone, Android and Windows phones. Don't forget security! And more advanced navigation and use will be part of this seminar. BRING YOUR PHONE!
1500 - 1550
Influencer Team -
Solving Problems Large and Small
Stacey Norris
What is this "Influencer Team" you keep hearing about and what does it mean to you? What kinds of projects have they began to tackle? All of these questions and more will be addressed during the seminars.
1600 - 1630


The High Desert Chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers is a Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. High Desert AMSC P.O. Box 547 Edwards, CA 93523