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Welcome To SIM Portland

Welcome to the Portland Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM)

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Join us May 13th from 1pm to 5pm for a special monthly meeting: 

Take Flight with a Diamond Performance Framework.

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Join us to hear Greg Wooldridge and Mike "Wizzard" McCabe, two esteemed aviators, share ways to strengthen corporate organizations. 

 

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GREG “BOSS” WOOLDRIDGE
Former Commanding Officer,
Blue Angels

Greg “Boss” Wooldridge is the only commanding officer to lead The Blue Angels for three separate tours. He was first selected because of his demonstrated ability to build teams where communication, trust & teamwork took precedence over rank and status. His heart-driven approach proved a perfect match for the Blue Angel’s culture of excellence, and he was called back to lead 2 more teams through times of difficult transition. Since his success with the Blues, Greg has been inspired to share his methods in order to empower individuals and teams on their journey toward High Performance
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MIKE “WIZZARD” McCABE
Former TOPGUN Instructor,
Naval Aviation Le

Mike’s career is the stuff of dreams. As a child, he could be often found moving down the hallway with his five model aircraft carriers. When he became Director of Air Warfare at the Pentagon, Mike McCabe oversaw mega budgets of $31 billion per year in resources to support over 4000 aircraft, 12,000 naval aviators 60,000 personnel, and of course, 12 full-size aircraft carriers. Mike’s passion for leadership took root during his term as an instructor at the renowned Navy Fighter Weapons School, aka TOPGUN. Blending his extensive command experience and TOPGUN best practice, Mike McCabe has created an approach to leadership that is compelling, current and truly one of a kind.

 

           

           
           
           
 
 

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Regional Leadership Forum

Learn more about RLF

SIM's Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) is an intensive, ten-month leadership development program focused on creating authentic leaders. Since 1992 over 3500 graduates and more than 300 sponsors have found RLF the key to developing leadership effectiveness.

We are now actively recruiting for the class of 2013. We encourage you to take advantage of the early bird pricing, which ends Nov. 30, 2012. 

 

Register on SIM National's site

 

Watch the following 3-minute YouTube RLF video and you will hear, RLF is a life changing experience!

Your facilitator team is Bob Rouse and Ed Trainor, giving you a strong combination of practitioner and academic with tons of leadership experience.

To give you greater insight into RLF, we are hosting a Virtual Taste of RLF :
For more information contact:
sbrilling@frontier.com
425-891-7875

Current plans have the 2013 dates/locations as follows:
Schedule:
  • March 12-13, 2013, Seattle
  • April 23-24, 2013, Portland
  • June 11-12, 2013, Seattle
  • July 23-24, 2013, Portland
  • September 3-4, 2013, Seattle
  • October 15-16, 2013, Portland
 

RLF Fees

Who Before
Dec.1, 2012
After
Nov.30, 2012
SIM Member $7,750 $8,250
Non-SIM Member $8,350 $8,850
All prices include admission to SIMposium 2013 in Boston.
An additional $995 value.

Hear why Brian Irvine, Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Unitus Community Credit Union, values RLF

 

We Asked for Your Support . . . And You Responded!

In partnership with the Business Education Compact, 63 SIM-PDX representatives teamed with our scholarship recipients and other students from OSU, OIT, UofP, and WSU-Vancouver to present information about IT careers to 2,744 middle and high school students in 82 classes. Many thanks to our volunteers and, in particular, to Pradeep Kumar for championing this worthwhile program on behalf of the Chapter. 

 

Your 2014-2015 Board Members

 

President: David Kaplin

Past President: John Pierce

Secretary: Bud Borja

Treasurer: Bill Malone

Assistant Treasurer: Wilfred Wu

Education Director: Pradeep Kumar

Events Director: Lisa Harper

Marketing Director: Dana Jiacoletti

Membership Director: Mark Wehrmeister

Program Director: Marc Hallquist