Lunch and Learn Meeting, 11:00am to 1:30pm,
We are elated to announce that our Lunch and Learn, General Membership Meeting and Networking event is a SECURITY DOUBLE FEATURE and will be held at: HeiTech Services Inc., 8400 Corporate Drive, Suite 500, Landover MD, 20785. NOTE: There is a time and agenda change to allow for the presentation before lunch as suggested by the attendees of our last meeting.
PRESENTATION: “Mail Security and Suspicious Packages” - The latest information from the USPS will be presented as it pertains to suspicious mail. This information will assist mail managers with protecting their employees, customers, and mail center.
Speaker: Delano Watkins, USPS Postal Inspector - Mr. Watkins has been a Postal Inspector for 7 years in the Washington Division. He currently serves on the Dangerous Mail Investigation Team. Delano responds to suspicious packages within postal facilities which include suspicious substances, mail threats, and buzzing and ticking packages.
PRESENTATION: “Is Mail Screening Relevant in the age of E-mail, Twitter, and Electronic Communications?” This presentation reviews the advent and current state of mail screening processes and technology and discusses how the transition to electronic communications has impacted the way we view and react to mail borne risk. We will also focus on steps mailroom managers can take to assure their facilities are doing everything necessary to safeguard the mail-stream, their clients and personnel.
Speaker: Marshall K. James, SoBran, Inc. - Mr. James is the Executive Technical and Training Advisor for SoBran. Prior to joining SoBran Keith spent 20 years in the Navy where he specialized in the deployment and operation of long range radar, communications, and remote sensors in counter narco-terrrorism environments. Upon joining SoBran he focused on the development and operation of systems designed to protect government and commercial clients from mail borne chemical, radiological, nuclear, biological, and explosive threats. Today he is expanding his focus to include the development of physical security assessment and application and continuity of operations strategies designed to keep critical lines of communication open following terrorist attack or natural disasters.
This meeting will be catered with a healthy hot menu of lemon caper chicken breast and roasted salmon with Mediterranean spices and herbs, wild white rice salad with pine nuts, apricots and raisins, grilled vegetables, garden salad, rolls with butter, drinks and desert.
You will not want to miss this! You will also:
· Get the details about upcoming events including the lunch cruise on the Potomac, August 20th
· Meet your executive board and fellow MSMA members
The cost for Members is $25.00 and Non-members is $35.00. Please complete the registration form and make your payment through this webpage. Reservations must be received by June 25, 2014.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact a member of the executive board.
James C. Barlow, Jr., CMDSM, EMCM, MDP
MSMA Washington Metro Chapter-President
410-321-8821 Office, 410-303-1322 Cell, 410-321-1056 Fax, jbarlow@MailSystemsManagement.com
Willie Coleman, Jr., CMDSM, EMCM, MDP
Executive Vice President
Clair L. Fries, CMDSM, EMCM
Floyd Creecy, PMP, ITILv3, EMCM, MDC
VP of Membership
Isaac M. Webb, CMDSM, EMCM
Executive Board Director