2014 SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CONFERENCE

By | May 30, 2014

R 302004Z MAY 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 265/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/2014 SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CONFERENCE//
REF/A/MSGID/MARADMIN/CMC/YMD:20131231//
AMPN/REF A IS MARADMIN 703/13, FY14 CONSOLIDATED OUTREACH AWARDS SOLICITATION//
POC/M. J. SHEPPARD/CIV/CMC(MPE)/-/TEL:DSN 278-9371/TEL: (703)784-9371/EMAIL: MARC.SHEPPARD(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. THIS MARADMIN ANNOUNCES THE 2014 SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES' CONFERENCE (SAIGE) WHICH WILL BE HELD 9-13 JUNE 2014 AT THE ISLETA RESORT IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM.
2.  THE THEME FOR THIS YEAR'S SAIGE CONFERENCE IS "NATIVE PRIDE AND SPIRIT: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND FOREVER." SAIGE IS THE FIRST NATIONAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION REPRESENTING AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE (AI/AN) FEDERAL, TRIBAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.  THE CONFERENCE EVENT TOPICS INCLUDE, AMONG OTHERS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS, CAREER FAIRS, AND CULTURAL SESSIONS.
3.  AN AWARDS RECEPTION WILL BE HELD 12 JUNE 2014.  TRAVEL AND PER DIEM FOR THE AWARD RECIPIENT WILL BE FUNDED BY CMC, MPE. THE FOLLOWING MARINE AWARDEE WILL REPRESENT THE MARINE CORPS: CORPORAL LUKE D. FRANK, HQBN, 1ST MARINE DIVISION.
4.  CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS OPEN TO MARINES SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY AND IN RESERVE STATUS. OTHER MARINES (NOT RECEIVING FUNDING FROM CMC) MAY CHOOSE TO ATTEND AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE, PENDING COORDINATION WITH THEIR COMMANDS. ISSUANCE OF TAD ORDERS, TO INCLUDE REGISTRATION, TRANSPORTATION, LODGING, AND PER DIEM IS NOT AUTHORIZED FOR CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS.  LOCAL COMMANDS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO FUND REGISTRATION OR TRAVEL EXPENSES FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES. THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP: (FORWARD SLASH, FORWARD SLASH) WWW.SAIGE.ORG.
5.  IN ORDER TO FACILITATE ATTENDANCE AND COMMAND REPRESENTATION, CMC, MPE WILL FUND THE CONFERENCE FEE FOR 2 MARINES WITHIN THE LOCAL AREA TO ATTEND (50 MILES FROM ALBUQUERQUE, NM). COMMANDS MAY EMAIL REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION TO THE MPE POC NLT 3 JUNE 2014; REQUESTS MUST INCLUDE THE NAME OF MARINE, RANK/GRADE, BILLET, DUTY STATION, EMAIL AND WORK PHONE NUMBER.
6.  REGISTRATION INFORMATION IS AS FOLLOWS:
    A.  REGISTRATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED AND PAID FOR ONLINE AT HTTP: (FORWARD SLASH, FORWARD SLASH) WWW.SAIGE.ORG.
    B.  THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE FEE IS SEVEN HUNDRED DOLLARS. REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED BY 9 JUNE 2014. ON-SITE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE.
    C.  CONFERENCE CHECK-IN WILL OPEN AT 1230 ON 9 JUNE 2014.
    D.  MARINE AWARD RECIPIENT MUST REPORT ALL MEALS RECEIVED THAT WERE COVERED IN THE SYMPOSIUM FEE VIA DTS.
7.  LODGING AND TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION IS AS FOLLOWS:
    A.  LODGING IS AVAILABLE AT THE ISLETA RESORT FOR THE RATE OF 200 DOLLARS A NIGHT, REGISTER AT HTTP:(FORWARD SLASH, FORWARD SLASH) WWW.ISLETA.COM. THERE IS NO GOVERNMENT RATE AVAILABLE FOR THESE NIGHTS.
    B.  ALL CONFERENCE EVENTS ARE ON SITE AT THE ISLETA RESORT. RENTAL VEHICLES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
    C.  TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WILL BE PROVIDED BY SAIGE. ATTENDEES MAY CALL (505) 724-3800 TO RESERVE TRANSPORTATION WITH SAIGE.
8.  THE UNIFORM FOR ALL EVENTS FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE MARINES IS SERVICE "C" WITH RIBBONS.
9.  THIS MARADMIN IS APPLICABLE TO THE MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE.
10.  SAIGE IS A NON-FEDERAL ENTITY WHOLLY INDEPENDENT OF THE MARINE CORPS.
11.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY (SES) MR. M. F. APPLEGATE, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER PLANS AND POLICY DIVISION./