Senior Executives Association

On December 13th, 2018 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Senior Executives Association and Senior Executives Association Professional Development League will host the 2018 Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit, a full-day event offering exceptional educational, mentoring, and networking opportunities for current and aspiring government leaders.

The event will include:

  • Lunch Awards Reception Recognizing Meritorious Rank Award Winners & Evening Awards Reception Recognizing Distinguished Rank Award Winners
  • Expert Policy Panels and Educational Training Seminars Across Multiple Content Tracks on Advancing Public Leadership
  • Small-Group Speed Mentoring and Dedicated Networking Opportunities with Career Federal Leaders

The Summit will feature educational tracks that address the three most pressing areas of concern for Federal career senior leaders, including: Future of Work, Future of Workforce, Future of Workplace.

The conference will also recognize the extraordinary public service of senior career professionals by honoring the 2018 Distinguished and Meritorious recipients of the Presidential Rank Awards. The Presidential Rank Award represents the top award a civilian federal employee can receive, awarded by the President of the United States to the top 1% (Distinguished) and 5% (Meritorious) of federal employees, as nominated by their respective agencies. In 2017, more than 300 Senior Executives were among the event's 500 attendees.

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Dr. Walter Bryzik (Army - Retired)

Currently a professor at Wayne State University, Walter Bryzik served as the Chief Scientist of the US Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC). He is one of two individuals who hold the Army's highest Scientific/Technical Rank (ST-5) in recognition of his pioneering technical achievements as a world class leader in advanced ground vehicle technology. He was National Chair of the Army Senior Level Scientists organization and has served as Co-chair of the Defense Senior Level Scientists organization. Bryzik served at TARDEC in various capacities since 1968, and previously as a research engineer at the Ford Motor Company Research Center.

He founded the SEA National Army ST Chapter, which won a Chapter of the Year Award in 1993. He has served as a prime advocate within SEA for Senior Level Scientific/Technical Professionals, working on issues such as pay equity, and presidential rank award recognition for senior professionals.

Bryzik received a Distinguished Presidential Rank award and has also been elected as a Fellow Grade member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Other awards include the Socius Collegii Award (Wayne State University), SAE Arch T. Colwell Award, Army Science Conference Gold Medallion Award, Federal Scientist of the Year Award, and Japanese Government National Award for Cooperative Science.

He received a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in Engineering from the University of Detroit, an M.S. and Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Detroit; and an M.A. in Business Management, Central Michigan University.

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