AFCEA DC Announces New Officers for 2007-2008 Board of Directors
The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) DC Chapter, a non-profit association focused on promoting higher education in the hard sciences, mathematics, computer technology, and engineering, today announced its newly elected Officers that will lead the 2007-2008 Board of Directors. Each serving a one year term, the new Officers include President Mike Kush, Capgemini Government Solutions; Vice President Warren Suss, Suss Consulting, Inc.; and Secretary Tina Jordan, Computer Sciences Corporation.
AFCEA DC CHAPTER ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS FOR 2007-2008
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Executive Committee Focused on Increasing Funding to Chapter’s Scholarship Program
Washington, DC — September 4, 2007 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) DC Chapter, a non-profit association focused on promoting higher education in the hard sciences, mathematics, computer technology, and engineering, today announced its newly elected Officers that will lead the 2007-2008 Board of Directors. Each serving a one year term, the new Officers include President Mike Kush, Capgemini Government Solutions; Vice President Warren Suss, Suss Consulting, Inc.; and Secretary Tina Jordan, Computer Sciences Corporation.
“The AFCEA DC Chapter is completely focused on supporting its members – both industry and government – by hosting the highest quality, defense-oriented events in the Washington metropolitan area,” said Mike Kush. “I am confident that the new team of Officers will maintain the high-level of customer satisfaction and prestige that the Chapter has established. Ultimately, the Chapter’s goal is to drive a significant increase in contributions to the Chapter’s very successful scholarship program.”
As part of their responsibilities, the new Officers will provide strategy and oversight to the Chapter’s monthly luncheon series, seasonal executive-level events, golf tournament, and scholarship program. In addition, the Officers will focus on content that provides the Chapter’s members with policy, regulatory, program, and budget information that directly shapes governmental decisions in the technology arena. The following provides a brief background on each new Officer:
· Mike Kush, President
Kush is currently the Client Executive for Army Programs at Capgemini Government Solutions. In this role, Kush is responsible for business development and leadership for all Army programs. Capgemini is one of the largest management and information technology (IT) consulting organizations in the world.
· Warren Suss, Vice President
Suss is currently the President of Suss Consulting, Inc. Suss is a nationally recognized expert in the federal government IT marketplace. Suss Consulting, Inc. specializes in helping corporate clients identify and capture opportunities throughout the Department of Defense (DoD) and civil agency IT marketplace. Suss Consulting, Inc. also provides technology strategy support to military and civilian agencies.
· Tina Jordan, Secretary
Jordan is currently Computer Sciences Corporation’s Defense Group Government Relations Executive. In this capacity, Jordan represents the company’s $2.5B Defense Group programs on Capitol Hill. Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global IT services company.
“The defense market expertise of the incoming Officer class is un-matched,” said Alan Balutis, outgoing President, AFCEA DC Chapter. “I have complete confidence in the ability of this team to make great strides in the continued development of the Chapter’s programs. The DC Chapter is certainly poised for expanded growth in 2007-2008 and beyond.”
About AFCEA DC Chapter
The AFCEA DC Chapter represents the professional communications, electronics, intelligence, and information systems community. The Chapter holds regular luncheon meetings that provide a forum in which government, association, and industry leaders can meet to exchange ideas and concepts, discuss current problems and solutions, and identify future requirements in all technical disciplines. The AFCEA Forum encourages and enhances open dialogue essential to national and international cooperation and security. These monthly meetings feature individual and panel speakers that cover current topics in industry. For additional information on the DC Chapter’s programs and activities, go to www.afceadc.org.