Please pardon our dust! The SEA website and membership database are under construction until mid-May due to some exciting changes that are in progress. Until then, we will not be issuing any new member identification numbers. Please email any membership inquiries to Also, SEA Headquarters has a new address. Going forward, please send all USPS correspondence to 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300, McLean, VA 22102. We look forward to unveiling a brand new SEA website in mid-May which will greatly enhance your membership experience. Stay tuned and thank you for your patience!

SEA Member Professional Development Discussion Topics

SEA Member Professional Development Discussion Topics

Along with its usual work in the legislative and good government space, SEA is building up its member services & programming to help members in their career journeys as the Association seeks to advance the leadership profession. In order to best serve SEA members, please help us identify the types of programming of most interest to you. Pick from the ideas below or share your own.

  • Networking functions, including happy hours and other meet & greet events
  • Small group roundtable discussions with senior agency leaders (e.g. OMB, GSA, OPM)
  • Speaker series featuring high-level speakers (e.g. thought leaders in the federal space, Members of Congress, private sector)
  • Early SES-career support opportunities (e.g. ECQ training, ECQ reviews, small-group and one-on-one mentoring)
  • Just in Time Professional Development Trainings (e.g. 1 hour interactive discussions on soft-skills and leadership topics)
  • Online webinars on topics ranging from federal benefits to legislative updates to professional development training
  • Other: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



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Provide Your Preference on SEA Member Programming Topics

As part of on-going efforts to help members with their professional development, access to tools & resources, and networking, SEA is preparing new opportunities through trainings, speaker series and roundtables. In doing so, we want to make sure we are bringing in topics and speakers most relevant to our members. Please look at the list below to help us gain a general sense of the areas that most interest you currently.

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Please pick the 3 topics that resonate with you. Speakers and trainings in these topics will be geared toward career senior leaders.

  1. Change Management
  2. Resiliency
  3. Mindfulness
  4. Design Thinking, Systems Thinking
  5. Receiving Feedback
  6. User-Centered Design
  7. Creating a Coaching Culture
  8. Stakeholder Mapping
  9. Facilitation Tools
  10. 21st century Executive Skillsets & the Future of Work
  11. Roundtables with Government Leaders (OMB, OPM, CXO Councils, etc)
  12. Negotiation
  13. Political Savvy   
  14. Other: ___________________________________

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Ten Considerations For Civi Service Modernization

Summary: The Senior Executives Association (SEA) and the Hoover Institution hosted three Civil Service Modernization Dialogues in the summer and fall of 2018 that had a goal of developing a consensus around general themes and concepts that a diverse group of organizations could support. Those Dialogues were organized around three general themes:

  • Civil Service Workforce Modernization
  • Civil Service Administrative Modernization
  • Civil Service Regulatory Modernization
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Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm 
Weekend: Closed

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  • 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300
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  • (202) 971 - 3300

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