AFFIRM | Public Sector Federal Networking Reception

Posted by Perry / on 12/08/2008 / 0 Comments

Categories: Public Sector, Washington, Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland, Private Sector, Academia



ITSMF, BDPA members, and Entrepreneurs--stop by Microsoft's Reston, VA office this week (Wednesday afternoon, December 10th) to meet Ms. Jackie Patillo. She is president of AFFIRM, the Association for Federal Information Resources Management, a non-profit organization of information resource management professionals from Federal, Academia, and Private industry sectors. 

Jackie Patillo is the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  She currently serves as the principal advisor to the Departmental CIO on matters involving information resources and information services management.

Jackie began her role as the DCIO in October 2005, after serving in the role as Chief Information Officer at National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): one of the modals in DOT.

Prior to serving at NHTSA, Jackie was head of the infrastructure at the United States Mint, where she was responsible for information technology policy, telecommunications, help desk services, and data center services.  She has spent all of her career in public service.  In addition to Federal service, she served dual roles as the Chief Information Officer and Director of Data Systems Management for the State of Alabama .  From 1987 to 1993, she was the CIO (DPM) in local government, the City of Anniston.

Jackie, along with other members of her board are senior IT professionals overseeing major Federal agency technology programs and IT projects which will be integrated into the next Administration's Technology Plan.



      Association For Federal Information Resources Management    

|  Industry Partner Awareness
Holiday Networking Reception

December 10, 2008 (Wednesday)

Sponsored by:

The AFFIRM Sustaining Partner Committee &
Microsoft Corporation

Industry Partners & Members, please join us for an opportunity to network and meet the AFFIRM Board Members - Government and Industry - to learn how AFFIRM can support your business and key technology initiatives to better serve Government Agencies.

Click Here to Register Online for the Reception


  • Welcome
  • Overview of Affirm, President of Affirm, Jackie Patillo
  • Introduction to the Board: Casey Coleman, CIO, GSA
  • Sustaining Industry Partner Benefits: Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Microsoft Federal Civilian and Mitzi Mead, Senior Partner, Accela Consulting, Inc
  • Question and Answer Session: AFFIRM Board and Committee Chairs
  • Partner Networking Reception

AFFIRM Government Board Members Include:

  • Jacquelyn Patillo, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Casey Coleman, U.S. Government Services Administration (GSA)
  • Pete Tseronis, U.S. Department of Energy (DoE)
  • Jonathan Benett, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • James Washington, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Gary Washington, U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Gary Galloway, U.S. Department of State (DoS)
  • Michele Heffner, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Charles McClam, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Gayle Bracy, U.S. Department of Treasury
  • Andrea Norris, National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Alex Koudry, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • James Jones, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Stacy Barley Riggs, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
5:00pm - 7:30pm

Microsoft - Reston Offices
12012 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA 20190

There is no cost to attend this event for BDPA Corporate or Small Business Members, however online Pre-Registration is required to attend.

Click Here to Register Online for the Reception

What  Networking & Partner Recruitment Event | Holiday Business Attire
When December 10th (Wednesday) 2008 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Where Microsoft Reston Office, 12012 Sunset Hills Rd., Reston, VA 20190
Contact Name Ms. Teresa Carlson, Co-Chair, Sustaining Partners Committee
Contact Email




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