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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SEA Applauds Fix for Paid Administrative Leave in NDAA

(Washington, DC) – In response to the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included a provision to codify paid administrative leave and limit its broad use and potential for abuse, Bill Valdez, President of the Senior Executives Association (SEA), issued the following statement:

“SEA has long been a champion of reform for paid administrative leave, actively engaging with lawmakers to aid in crafting the provision included in the NDAA, and we are pleased that the fruits of that engagement have resulted in the creation of a fair and thoughtful resolution.  This is the type of constructive and bipartisan reform that improves the functioning of our government and provides assurances to the American taxpayer that Congress and senior career executives are serious about improving the business of government.

“We would especially like to thank Senators Tester and Grassley, and their diligent staff who have taken the time to understand this issue, and to the other members from both chambers who have supported and voted for reform.

“This is a victory for good government. The misuse of extended administrative leave has a significant impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of departments and agencies, in addition to its infringement on employees’ due process rights. This provision will curb that unnecessary waste of taxpayer resources so the government can continue to best provide its services for the American public.”

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The Senior Executives Association (SEA) is a professional association representing Senior Executive Service members and other career federal executives. Founded in 1980, SEA’s goals are: to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of the federal government; to advance the professionalism and advocate the interests of career federal executives; and to enhance public recognition of their contributions. The SEA Professional Development League (PDL) is a nonprofit educational organization committed to advancing the professionalism of career federal executives through the sponsorship of training, recognition, and research activities.

 

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