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WID Greater Ohio Valley Chapter 

 Greater Ohio Valley Chapter 

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About the Chapter

The Greater Ohio Valley Chapter of Women In Defense (WID) was created in August 2013. Officers and directors were installed at the Chapter’s inaugural meeting on August 15, 2013.
 
The Greater Ohio Valley region has a prominent defense footprint and strong ties to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, creating both the need and opportunity for professional development in the national security arena. Local government and industry women worked together to establish the Greater Ohio Valley Chapter of WID to support women in all aspects of national security.  The Chapter is focused on networking, mentoring, education and career growth. 

WID membership is open to women and men whose primary professional activities relate to national security.  WID currently has more than 4,000 members and  21 chapters nationwide, with the Greater Ohio Valley Chapter being the 21st.  It is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association.

A Word From Greater Ohio Valley WID President

My vision for FY17 is to equip our membership with the contacts and tools to help them achieve leadership positions in our local Defense Industry. It is my sincere hope that the relationships they foster within our Women in Defense chapter help each of them to reach their goals. 

--Katie Kasper


2016/2017 Officers, Directors and Advisors

 

Left to Right: Jackie Gamblin, Sponsorship Director - Sherri Turner, Communications Director – Stephanie Partlow, Programs Director - Suzanne Sumner, Vice President - Katie Kasper, President ‐ Erica Brauer, Treasurer - Kelsey Emory, Scholarship Director - Dyan McClamma, Membership Director  - Molly Schwartz, Secretary

Not Pictured: Fran Duntz, Chapter Advisor, Lynn Moad, Chapter Advisor, and Ann Hurley, Chapter Advisor

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Leadership

President

Katie Kasper
Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA)

Vice President

Suzanne Sumner
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLC

Secretary

Molly Schwartz
Evanhoe and Associates

Treasurer

Erica Brauer
SAIC

Membership

Dyan McClamma
The Greentree Group

Programs

Stephanie Partlow
TruLogic Inc.

Communications

Sherri Turner
Northrop Grumman

Sponsorship

Jacqueline Gamblin
JYG Innovations

Scholarship
Kelsey Emory
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

Advisor

Fran Duntz
FADuntz, LLC    

Advisor

Ann Hurley
LDSS Corp

Advisor

Lynn Moad
LB Moad Consulting, LLC,

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News & Events

Greater Ohio Valley Women In Defense members receive Dayton Business Journal’s 2014 Forty Under 40 award.

Upcoming Events

Date

Location

Events

December 9, 2016 Schuster Center Wintergarden, 1 West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402

Women in Defense Night at the Philharmonic

This December, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and choirs and choruses from around the region will gather together for an uplifting holiday tribute. Come celebrate a Hometown Holiday with Dayton’s one and only Philharmonic and the guest choirs and choruses as they perform some of the memorable and sacred music of the Christmas season. There’s a good chance that the evening’s joy and song will stay with you throughout the holidays.

Join us for
Hometown Holidays
Friday, December 9, 2016

Reception: 6:30 pm
Donor Lounges, Schuster Center
Wine and desserts for WID Members and their guests courtesy of WID sponsors

Performance: 8:00 pm
Schuster Center
Seating available throughout venue

To Purchase Tickets
Women In Defense Special $24 ticket - promo code 1526
Use link above for $24 tickets.

Military and Govt Civilian Free ticket (limit 2 per year) - promo code 1527.
Use link above for free tickets.
Free tickets require a military/govt ID.

$6 service charge applies to tickets purchased online or by phone via Ticket CenterStage.
No service charge for tickets purchased in person at the box office.

  1. Click on one of the ticket links, and then on the purple “Purchase” button to the left.
  2. Select any section of the house. Seats available at the $24 or Free price display in teal or turquoise.
  3. Select a seat and then either the $24.00 or Free button at the bottom of the selections.
  4. Select the purple button at the bottom labeled “Add to Cart.”
  5. Proceed through the checkout process.

or

  • Visit the Ticket Center Stage website
  • Visit the Dayton Philharmonic website
  • Call the Box Office: 937-228-3630
  • Visit the Box Office located inside the Schuster Center Wintergarden, 1 West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402.
    (Box Office Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 2 hours prior to every performance.)

A Special Thanks to our Reception Sponsor

 

www.taftlaw.com

Sponsor an Event - Click HERE!!

For more information on the Greater Ohio Valley Women in Defense chapter, contact:
Dyan McClamma, Membership Director
(937) 286-8481

or
CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

October 13, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek,
3520 Pentagon Park Boulevard, Beavercreek, Oh 45431

Map to Hilton Garden Inn

 

Networking Event and Keynote Speaker
Leadership Message from

Ms. Gail Forest, Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Materiel Command, WPAFB, OH

Members: $16/Non-members: $20
Non-members may join WID at the door
or visit www.womenindefense.net

Register Now for This Event

We look forward to seeing you there.

Networking 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Keynote 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
Closing remarks 12:45 p.m.        
Departure 12:50 p.m.   

Sponsor an Event - Click HERE!!

For more information on the Greater Ohio Valley Women in Defense chapter, contact:
Dyan McClamma, Membership Director
(937) 286-8481
or
CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

August 25, 2016

Northrop Grumman
4065 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Beavercreek, OH 45431

(937) 320-3100
Driving Directions
4:30 – 6:00 p.m

Networking Event and 2017 Officer Installation

Please join us for our Networking and Installation of Officers Event!

We encourage you to get to know the new officers and directors as we strive to continuously grow and make Greater Ohio Valley WID better for everyone each year.

As the year comes to an end, a new one also begins with many opportunities for you to network, volunteer, and/or sponsor an event.

This is a Free Event for both members and non-members.
Members:         $0
Non-members: $0

Click Here - Register Now

Members Only Door Prize!
Win $100 Gift Certificate to Tavernier’s Salon Spa courtesy of:

 

(Member must be present to claim door prize.)


Win A Family Fun Gift Basket!
To support the chapter we are raffling a Family Fun Gift Basket.
Contents include: Chili's, Grater's, iTunes, and movie gift cards, Dayton Dragons tickets, DVDs, and more!
Raffle tickets may be purchased in advance or at the event.
$1 each or 6 for $5.
(You must be present to win.)


Refreshments Courtesy Of:


 
Sponsor an Event - Click HERE!!

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

 

July 25, 2016

Beaver-Vu Bowl
1238 N. Fairfield Rd
Beavercreek, OH  45432
(937) 426-6771

Time:
5:30 - 8:00 pm

Summer Family & Friends Fun for All! Bowling and Raffle!
Join Greater Ohio Valley WID for an Evening of Bowling!
Bring the whole family and lots of friends for some summer fun.

Maximum of six people per lane 
Sign up with a group or individually 
Cost includes shoe rental, chips, pretzels, a soft drink or draft beer pitcher, and one single topping pizza per lane.

WIN A FUN FAMILY PRIZE BASKET!
$1 per chance
$5 for 6 chances
(Chances also sold at the Event)

Members/$15
Non-members/$20
Children/$10

Register Now for This Event
Please do not delay registering to help us with a head count for lane reservations!

Sponsor an Event

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

 

May 12, 2016

Dayton Racquet Club
40 N Main St, Dayton, OH 45423
(937) 224-4381

Time:
5:30 - 7:30 pm

 

Spring Sponsorship Reception, STEM Scholarship Awards, and
Networking Event

Better than Weeding the Garden!

Please Join Us To Recognize Our 2015-16 STEM Scholarship Sponsors and Award Our Inaugural STEM Scholarship Recipients!

  

Evanhoe & Associates




 JYG Innovations

Segue Technologies

 



TruLogic


TACG

 

Members: $20 / Non-members: $25
Hors d'oeuvres served. Beverages available for purchase.

Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsor:

 

CLICK to: REGISTER NOW

Sponsor an Event


CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

 

March 10, 2016 Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek,
3520 Pentagon Park Blvd.
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Networking Event

Our Tribute to Women in Defense: Panelist Discussion

Please Welcome:

- Mr. Tim Szczerbinski, MITRE (STEM Rep)
Ms. Suzanne Summer, Partner at Taft Law
- Ms. Nancy Donnelly-Ivy, AFLCMC/WIN
- Ms. Rebecca Westlake, 88 ABW/AV

 

REGISTER HERE

Times:

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.        Networking
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.        Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.        Keynote
12:45 p.m.                   Closing remarks
12:50 p.m.                   Departure

Members:         $15
Non-members:  $20

Special thanks to our Event Sponsor!
Taft Law


Sponsor an Event

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

Feb 11, 2016 Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek,
3520 Pentagon Park Blvd.
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Networking / Mentoring Luncheon

Participating Mentors from Civilian, Military and Industry:

Industry Mentors:
Mr. Chuck Jackson, Vice President at Sumaria Systems, Inc.
Mr. Sam Ryals, Director, R&D Programs - Government Programs
  UTC Aerospace
Mr. Dan Kugel, Owner & General Manager of Daniel Kugel and Associates. LLC

Civilian Mentors:

Mr. Shawn Lyman (GS-15), AFLCMC Combat Rescue Helicopter

Ms. Michaelisa Tomasic-Lander (GS-15), AFLOA/JAQK Senior Acquisition Attorney

Ms. Lisa Smith (SES), AFMC/A4 Deputy Director Logistics, Civil Engineering and Force Protection

Military Mentors:

Col Theresa Humphrey, AFMC/A4 Deputy Director Logistics, Civil Engineering and Force Protection

Col Matthew Sanford, AFMC/A4 Chief RNI Program Management Office

(Ret) Chief Sherry Rossi

REGISTER HERE


Please arrive by 11:15 a.m. for table assignment

Opening Remarks: 11:20 - 11:30 a.m.
Lunch:  11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Networking with Mentors:  12:10 - 12:45 p.m.
Summaries and Closing Remarks:  12:45 - 1 p.m.

Members:         $15
Non-members:  $20

Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsor:

Sponsor an Event

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID 

January 14, 2016 Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek,
3520 Pentagon Park Blvd.
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Networking Event
Keynote Speaker:  Lt Gen John F. Thompson

Topic:  Leadership Message from Lt Gen John F. Thompson

11:00 - 11:30 am Networking
11:30 - 12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 pm Keynote
12:45 pm Closing Remarks
12:50 Departure

REGISTER HERE

Members $15
Non-Members $20


Special Thanks to our Events Sponsor
 JYG Innovations, LLC


CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

December 3, 2015

Packy's in the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center
10823 Chidlaw Rd, Bldg # 823, Area A
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433-5000

Holiday Networking / Social Event

Come to Our 2015 Holiday Networking Party!

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

Very Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:



Would you like to see your company name here!?

Sponsor an Event  Click Here

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

October 29, 2015

 

Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beaver Creek
3520 Pentagon Park Blvd.
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Networking Event

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Leadership Message from Gen Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OHUSAF.

REGISTER NOW:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4bafac2ca6f58-leadership

11:00 - 11:30 am Networking
11:30 - 12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 pm Keynote
12:45 pm               Closing Remarks
12:50                      Departure

Members $15
Non-Members $20

Would you like to see your company name here?
Sponsor an Event  - CLICK HERE!!!

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

September 25, 2015 Fifth Third Field; Dayton, OH

Community Support Event: Join our Greater Dayton Heart Walk Team

The Greater Ohio Valley Chapter of Women In Defense has decided to support our community, raise some money and participate in the American Heart Walk Association's (AHA's) Greater Dyaont Heart Walk.

This is a 5k Walk (or run if you feel ambitious)!!

Saturday, September 26, 2015
8:00 am Registration opens
9:00 am Opening Ceremonies
9:15 Run/Walk Start

Click Here: AHA-WID Website to Donate or Sign Up!

It's $25 to run in this event, and FREE to walk....but we know you are going to donate!!

So lace up and join us!  Bring your friends and your family!  This event is for everyone!  We look forward to seeing you there!

Sponsor an event - CLICK HERE!!

CONTACT - Greater OH Valley WID

August 20, 2015

Northrop Grumman
4065 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Beavercreek, OH 45431
(937) 320-3100


 

Networking Event and 2016 Officer Installation

Networking at Its Finest and 2016 Officer Installation Ceremony

4:00 - 6:00 pm

   Register now!: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4bafac2ca6f58-2016

Win a  $100 Gift Certificate to Tavernier's Salon Spa Courtesy of:

LB Moad Consulting, LLC

(Must be a member and present to claim door prizes.)

Refreshments Courtesy of:



CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

May 14, 2015

Packy’s in the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center
10823 Chidlaw Road
Building #823, Area A
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433-5000

Spring Networking Event

Spring Networking--Better than Weeding the Garden

Time: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Members:          $5
Non-members: $10 

Would you like to see your company name here?

Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:


CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID
 

April 17, 2015

Presidential Banquet Center
4548 Presidential Way
Kettering, Ohio 45429

Scholarship Fundraiser Gala!

Support our Chapter Scholarship Program
(Bring Your Dance Shoes!)

To Purchase Your Gala Ticket - Click Here!

This event is focused on raising funds to support our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship initiative. Our scholarship program will support USAF military members, local high school students, and young career professionals interested in pursuing degrees/certifications at local area colleges and universities.

In addition to great networking, a wonderful meal, dancing, and a silent auction, this exciting event will include emcee Gabby Enright, speaker Marsha Bonhart.

Happy Hour: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Programming: 8:00-8:30 p.m.
Social Time: 8:30-11:00 p.m.
Semi-Formal Attire

Special Thanks to our Gala Sponsors:

Gold Level: 

 Gold Level Sponsor

 

 Illumination Works Altamira

Silver Level: 

 Silver Level Sponsor  

 

 Evanhoe & Associates

 

 FADuntz

JYG Innovations LDSS

Bronze Level: 

 Bronze Level Sponsor  

 

 Array

 

    Gartner
  

Monterey Consultants Inc.

 

Riverside Research

Sawdey Solution Services TEK Systems

Additional Contributors:

Peerless Technologies
Booz Allen Hamilton
JJR Solutions
The Perduco Group
Todd Cameron

Sponsor the Gala - Register Here!!

CONTACT Greater Ohio Valley WID

March 12, 2015

Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek
3520 Pentagon Park Boulevard
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Networking Event

Our Tribute to Women in Defense: Panelists

Susan Thornton, AFMC/EN SES Director
Col Leah Lauderbach - USAF NASIC/CC
Col (R) Cassie Barlow - Executive Director, Aerospace
Professional Development Center, Wright State University
Jackie Gamblin – CEO, JYG Innovations

Register Now!

Times:
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Networking
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Keynote
12:45 p.m. Closing remarks
12:50 p.m. Departure

Members: $15
Non-members: $20

Would you like to see your company name here?

Sponsor an Event

CONTACT - Greater Ohio Valley WID

February 25, 2015

 

Northrop Grumman
4065 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Beavercreek, OH 45431
(937) 320-3100
Driving Directions

Small Business Forum

The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) contains new language on how Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) may receive direct awards.

Please join us for a panel discussion to learn about the process for incorporating the new law into actionable policy and to hear about the potential opportunities and impact to women-owned small businesses and to the contracting community.

Panelists:

•  Jean Smith of AFMC/SB
• 
Barbara Duncombe, Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
•  Mike Wiehe, WSU Center for Urban and Public Affairs
•  Anne Chambers - Owner and CEO of Red212 and 
   Representative of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)

Register Now!

Time: 3:30 - 5:30pm

Members:         $3
Non-members: $5

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Leading and Dynamic Services and Solutions (LDSS)
 

JYG Innovations

 

Quantrum

February 9, 2015

Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek
3520 Pentagon Park Boulevard
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Keynote Speaker:
Mr. Tom Robinson, Senior Executive Service (AF SES),
is the Director of Contracting, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC/WPAFB, OH)

Women in Leadership

Watch for Registration - Coming Soon!

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Networking
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Keynote
12:45 p.m. Closing remarks
12:50 p.m. Departure

Members: $15
Non-members: $20

Register Now!

Sponsor:

January 15, 2015

Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek
3520 Pentagon Park Boulevard
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Keynote Speaker
Ms. Pamela Eyring
The Protocol School of Washington
http://www.psow.edu/

Dealing with Difficult People--Ways to Overcome your Instinct to "Fly or Fight"

Register Now!

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Networking
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Keynote
12:45 p.m. Closing remarks
12:50 p.m. Departure

Members: $15
Non-members: $20

Sponsor:
Advanced Business Image
http://www.abiprotocol.com/

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Bylaws

 Download/Print/View the bylaws of Greater Ohio Valley Chapter of Women In Defense.

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Programs

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Contact Us

 
For more information on Greater Ohio Valley Women In Defense Chapter, please contact:
Beth A. Reed or Jacqueline Gamblin
greaterohiovalleywid@gmail.com

Please join our LinkedIn Group “Greater Ohio Valley Women In Defense”
and our Facebook Page “Greater Ohio Valley Women In Defense”

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