2014 SEA SERVICE LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION JOINT WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM

Date Signed: 6/03/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 267/14

R 031535Z JUN 14
UNCLASSIFIED//
MARADMIN 267/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/2014 SEA SERVICE LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION JOINT WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM//
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 SEA SERVICE LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) 27TH ANNUAL JOINT WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM (JWLS) WHICH WILL BE HELD 12-13 JUNE 2014 AT THE WATERSIDE MARRIOTT IN NORFOLK, VA. THIS YEAR'S THEME IS "WHY DO YOU SERVE?"
2.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM IS TO FOSTER EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND FOCUS ON THE CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE AND THE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE WHILE SERVING IN THE MILITARY, AS WELL AS PROVIDE NETWORKING AND MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACTIVE AND RESERVE SERVICE MEMBERS. JOINT EVENTS INCLUDE: AN AWARDS LUNCHEON; A JOINT SERVICE PANEL ON LEADERSHIP; AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRACK SESSIONS ON FINANCIAL SECURITY, SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION, CREATING THE LIFE YOU WANT TO LIVE, AND DECISION MAKING.
3.  THE MAJOR MEGAN MCCLUNG LEADERSHIP AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE SYMPOSIUM AWARD LUNCHEON ON 12 JUNE 2014. TRAVEL AND PER DIEM FOR THE AWARD RECIPIENT WILL BE FUNDED BY MPE. THE FOLLOWING AWARDEE WILL REPRESENT THE MARINE CORPS: STAFF SERGEANT MELISSA A. JOHNSON, RECRUIT TRAINING REGIMENT, 4TH RECRUIT TRAINING BATTALION, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT PARRIS ISLAND, SC.
4.  SYMPOSIUM ATTENDANCE IS OPEN TO MARINES SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY AND IN A RESERVE STATUS. IN ORDER TO FACILITATE ATTENDANCE AND COMMAND REPRESENTATION, MPE WILL FUND THE SYMPOSIUM FEE FOR 60 MARINES LOCAL TO THE NORFOLK AREA. COMMANDS MAY EMAIL REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION TO MPE POC BY 9 JUNE 2014. INCLUDE THE NAME, RANK/GRADE, BILLET, DUTY STATION, EMAIL AND WORK PHONE NUMBER. COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO NOMINATE THEIR MARINE LEADERS, AND TO SUPPORT MARINE ATTENDANCE IN ORDER TO FURTHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. HOWEVER, ABSENT APPROVAL FROM MPE, ISSUANCE OF TAD ORDERS, TO INCLUDE REGISTRATION, TRANSPORTATION, LODGING, AND PER DIEM IS NOT AUTHORIZED FOR SYMPOSIUM PARTICIPANTS. THE SYMPOSIUM WEBSITE CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP: (FORWARD SLASH, FORWARD SLASH)WWW.SEALEADER.ORG.
5.  REGISTRATION INFORMATION IS AS FOLLOWS:
A.  REGISTRATION SHOULD BE COMPLETED AND PAID FOR ONLINE AT HTTP: (FORWARD SLASH, FORWARD SLASH)WWW.SEALEADER.ORG.)
B.  THIS YEAR'S SYMPOSIUM FEE IS 299 DOLLARS. REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE CONFERENCE IN THE NORFOLK FOYER OF THE WATERSIDE MARRIOTT.
C.  SYMPOSIUM CHECK-IN WILL BE OPEN FROM 0600-0900 ON 12 JUNE 2014 AND THROUGHOUT THE SYMPOSIUM IN THE WATERSIDE MARRIOTT IN NORFOLK, VA.
D.  ATTENDEES MUST REPORT ALL MEALS THEY RECEIVED THAT WERE COVERED IN THE SYMPOSIUM FEE WHEN COMPLETING TRAVEL CLAIMS.
6.  LODGING AND TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION IS AS FOLLOWS: LODGING IS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERSIDE MARRIOTT FOR THE GOVERNMENT RATE OF 89 DOLLARS A NIGHT, REGISTER AT HTTP: (FORWARD SLASH, FORWARD SLASH) HTTP://WWW.MARRIOTT.COM/HOTELS/TRAVEL/ORFWS-NORFOLK-WATERSIDE-MARRIOTT/
7.  THE UNIFORM FOR ALL EVENTS FOR MARINES IS SERVICE "C" WITH RIBBONS. UNIFORM FOR MARINES IN A NON-DUTY STATUS IS BUSINESS CASUAL.
8.  THIS MARADMIN IS APPLICABLE TO THE MARINE CORPS TOTAL FORCE.
9.  SSLA IS A NON-FEDERAL ENTITY WHOLLY INDEPENDENT OF THE MARINE CORPS.
10. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY (SES) MR. M. F. APPLEGATE, DIRECTOR, MANPOWER PLANS AND POLICY DIVISION.//