FAPAC 2014 National Leadership Training, May 5th to May 9th

Sheraton Charlotte, NC


Online registration is open


FAPAC 2014 National Leadership Training Program (NLTP) will be held from May 5th to May 9th, 2014 at Sheraton Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.  

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Training Objective: To provide training in leadership, diversity & inclusion / EEO, and career advancement and management.
Who should attend: Open to all.

Theme: 'Diverse Leadership + Expanding Opportunity: An Imperative for America'

Support Documents: OPM Certificate, OPM Memo and FAPAC Registration Form  

FAPAC 2014 Scholarship for Public Service Announcement

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Endowment Fund is proud to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Distinguished Public Service Scholarship. For the past many years, FAPAC has awarded a number of scholarships and internships to Asian Pacific American college students who exhibit excellent academic achievement as well as demonstrated a continuous effort to foster diversity and community service to the Asian Pacific American community. Since 2013 the scholarship award is given under the newly established FAPAC Endowment Fund in honor of the first Asian Pacific American elected to Congress. The award will be given to a student during the FAPAC National Leadership Training Program in May each year. The awardee will receive a stipend of $5,000 towards his or her education. The award will be also given out in honor former Secretaries Elaine L. Chao and Norman Y.Mineta and the late Congressman Dalip Singh Saund from California. Last year FAPAC awarded the 2013 Scholarship in honor of the late Congressman Saund. The 2014 Award will be given in honor of former Secretary Norman Mineta.

The FAPAC Distinguished Public Service Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. is a non-profit organization that promotes the recognition of Asian Pacific American students who is interested in public service and has made contributions to foster diversity and inclusion in the Asian and Pacific American community.

Application must be received by March 31. For more information on the announcement and procedure to submit please contact


Theme for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2014


Washington DC – FAPAC is proud to announce the Theme for 2014 Asian Pacific Heritage Month - ‘DIVERSE LEADERSHIP + EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY: AN IMPERATIVE FOR AMERICA”. The theme reflects the critical role of diversity leadership in the multi-cultural mosaic in American and the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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FAPAC White House AAPI Initiative Challenge Teams

Are you a federal employee who wants to be a better leader, communicate more effectively, manage projects, and work with a high-performing team to address significant and complex issues? Then apply to the Challenge Team Program, sponsored by the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC), with participation from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The FAPAC Challenge Teams is an innovative new project-oriented, experiential training-based program targeted at developing skills for emerging federal employee leaders while working to solve the dilemmas facing the federal government when addressing the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) federal employees and communities.

FAPAC One Day Leadership Series

On March 7, 2014 at HHS Humphrey Building, FAPAC will host the 2nd of the 3 One-Day leadership training series. This session is designed to provide leadership training for federal employees. It opens to everyone. Online Registration is open until March 5th, 2014. Lunch will be provided to all registered onsite attendees. The remote access will be provided to the registrants outside of DC metro area. The next series will be in June, 2014. Please check back for event details.


2014 FAPAC Mentoring Program Kick Off on January 30th


After months preparation and selection process, FAPAC is pleased to announce that the CDP 2014 program will kick off on January 30th.

The CDP is open to all federal employees with permanent career status at the DC metropolitan area. 25 participants will be selected for the 6-month program. Its curriculum includes a series of one-on-one mentoring sessions, group training workshops, and a leadership project in the community..

To be eligible for being a mentor, you must be GS-14 or above and have at least 5 years of federal services. A mentor will guide high performers seeking to improve themselves. A good mentor must possess good knowledge of the Federal Personnel System, the structure of federal career programs, skills in performance evaluation and counseling, and abilities to provide resources to the careerist. 

To be eligible for being a mentee participant, you must be a federal employee or a current or potential member of FAPAC.

Please visit FAPAC’s web site at www.fapac.org for application procedures and forms. Should you have questions, please contact Aurea Franklin via email at aurea.franklin@va.gov or call: 571-814-0910.    


FAPAC Representative Attended OPM 10th Director Reception Dec 16, 2013


Katherine Archuleta Sworn-In as 10th Director of the Office of Personnel Management. “As an educator, a public administrator, and a community leader, I know the value of bringing together talented people with diverse ideas and perspectives to improve any organization, and the Federal government is no exception,” Archuleta said.  “The complex and important work of government requires a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the many important perspectives, talents, and backgrounds of our great Nation.  I am committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce to serve the American people.”


FAPAC 2014 Holiday Celebration

On January 12, FAPAC hosted its annual holiday celebration in Vienna, VA. Over 120 people attended the event including members, former FAPAC presidents, family and friends, Virginia House Delegate Mr. Mark Keam, USDA Under Secretary Mr. Edward Avalos, the former Chief Financial Officer of Department of Labor.

         Cultural fashion show at the holiday party. Modeled by the members and their family and friend  



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