Article I. NAME
The name of this organization shall be the Greater Madison Federal Agency Association, hereinafter referred to as “GMFAA”.
Article II. ORGANIZATION AND PURPOSE
Sec. 1 The GMFAA is an organization of federal field establishments non-affiliated with a Federal Executive Association or a Federal Executive Board. The GMFAA is established under the guidelines of Code of Federal Regulations Title 5 – Administrative Personnel Part 251-Agency Relationships with Organizations representing Federal Employees and Other Organizations and Presidential Executive Order 10988-Employee Management Cooperation in the Federal Service.
Sec. 2 Consistent with the range of authority and discretion which GMFAA members hold by delegation from superiors in their respective agencies, it shall be the purpose of GMFAA to improve coordination of governmental activities within the Greater Madison and immediate vicinity through cooperative actions among field establishments in the areas of general management, public affairs, intergovernmental regulations, community relations, equal employment opportunity, and other substantive programs with interest across department and agency lines.
Sec. 3 From time to time, the GMFAA shall direct its cooperative activity to specific programs of current Presidential interest.
Please join us in celebrating the Federal Employees in Madison and the surrounding area on Tuesday May 6, 2014 from 2:30 – 4:00pm at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital 2500 Overlook Terrace.
Government Employee Public Service Recognition Week is celebrated the first Monday through Sunday in May since 1985. It is a time set aside each year to honor the men and women who serve America as federal, state and local government employees. Throughout the nation and around the world, public employees use the week to educate citizens about the many ways in which government serves the people and how government services make life better for all of us.
This year GMFAA will offer an afternoon program where numerous employee awards will be announced and presented in honor of Government Employee Public Service Recognition week. Winners of GMFAA sponsored $750 scholarships will attend to receive their scholarships.
Parking will be available in the VA Hospital ramp or next door at USDA Forest Product Lab, one Gifford Pinchot Drive.
If you need sign language interpreter please contact Mike Ayers, GMFAA Vice President
(608) 256‐1901 ext 17463 (fax 608‐280‐7099) before April 28, 2014.
GMFAA is working on updating their website. The GMFAA will now have a blog, which will allow the agency to provide information, on events, and programs.