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March Luncheon: Stacy Bostjanick to Present to VSRA Membership

Stacy Bostjanick, OUSD A&S, Director of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Policy
Stacy Bostjanick, OUSD A&S, Director of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Policy

Ms. Bostjanick is currently serving as the OUSD A&S, Director of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Policy.  In this role, she is responsible for managing the initiation of the CMMC program and is responsible for establishing all Policy and Procedures with regard to the  CMMC. 

 

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Featured Article: 5 Fundamental Truths About Leadership Development for Front-line Leaders

Joe White, Director of AEU LEAD, a division of The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.
Joe White, Director of AEU LEAD, a division of The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.

Organizations are constantly seeking a competitive advantage in an ever-changing marketplace. This article discusses the five ways a leadership development program will help you outpace competitors.

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February Luncheon: Congressman Rob Wittman, U.S. House of Representatives, Presents to VSRA Members

Congressman Rob Wittman represents Virginia's 1st Congressional District
Congressman Rob Wittman represents Virginia's 1st Congressional District

The February 2020 General Membership Luncheon meeting was held on Tuesday, February 18 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The speaker for the meeting was Congressman Rob Wittman, U.S. Representative to Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Congessman Wittman addressed the challenges and issues that face the ship repair industry involved in his Congressional District.

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January Luncheon: Bill Crow Presents VSRA Annual Report

Bill Crow, President, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA)
Bill Crow, President, Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA)

The January 2020 General Membership Meeting was held on Tuesday, January 28 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. Bill Crow, President of the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA), was the guest speaker and presented the VSRA 2019 Annual Report- an overview of VSRA activities, initiatives, and successes in 2019 and a look ahead at the goals for 2020.

Click Here to View the VSRA 2019 Annual Report!

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14th Annual Ship Repair Virtual Lego Competition


The 14th Annual Ship Repair Virtual LEGO Competition has officially launched! The purpose of the competition is to promote the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical and conceptual skills in middle school aged students.

We need volunteersjudges and sponsors. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and represent your company!

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VSRA Human Resources Professional Development Seminar


Register NOW for the VSRA Human Resources Professional Development Seminar scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, 2020.  

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Foundation Spotlight: 2020 NextGen Inspire Career EXPO

Terry Stead and Robert Claud volunteering to speak with welding students from NTC.
Terry Stead and Robert Claud volunteering to speak with welding students from NTC.

Volunteer Today at VSRA Outreach Events! Our desire is to have ship repair industry employees speaking on behalf of the ship repair industry at career days, community fairs, and other events.

Please CLICK HERE to view our Outreach Schedule

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14th Annual VSRF Tradesperson of the Year Awards - Nomination Forms Available


Nominate the BEST of your best Tradespeople! Nomination forms are now available. The Junior awardee has less than 5 years of trade experience, the Senior has 5 years or more in trade experience. Click here for the nominations forms and for more information.

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2020 VSRF Golf Tournament - ALL Golfer Slots are FULL - Other Sponsorships Available


All Golfer Slots are now FULL for the 2020 Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. There are more sponsorship opportunities available. 

CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR NOW!

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New VSRA Member Companies

Five new member companies joined VSRA in the month of February, bringing the membership total to 297. Please join us in welcoming:

Chesapeake Bay Diving Inc.
Crowell & Moring, LLP
G&C Steel Fabricators, LLC
Marketing Enterprise, LLC
ORBIS, Inc. 


Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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