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Updated: 2018-12-10


From: Maryland Federation President Dr. Gary Roundtree Sr.

Our registration deadline has been moved back till Monday, 22nd.  Please contact Marty Strombotne.   We have two excellent speakers line up to share vital Maryland tax information and legislation on the lame Duck Session coming up soon in congress.    Looking forward to seeing all my friends and NARFE Family there.  The registration information can be found under the md federation/federation training tab.

Best wishes,


TO: Executive Committee Members, Federation Committee Chairs and Chapter Presidents
FROM: Maryland Federation of NARFE President Dr. Gary Roundtree, Sr.
President Dr. Gary Roundtree is pleased to announce his appointment of Edward Holland, President of Chapter 1972, Waldorf/La Plata, to the volunteer position of Program Chair at the Federation level.  Program Chair is a new volunteer position created by the Executive Committee on October 1.  The Program Chair is responsible for securing speakers/guest participants for all Federation meetings and events, to include the three Board meetings per year (February, May and October);  the Mini-Conference; the Biennial Conference; Training Day; and any other ad hoc events, such as candidates’ forums.
Many thanks to Ed Holland for stepping up to take this important position.




Fall Newsletter Now Available

2018 MD Federation Newsletter

Posted under MD Federation/Newsletters tab or use link above.

Vote for NARFE Officers, Regional VPs and Bylaws!

Remember to vote for NARFE national officers, regional VPs and bylaws. Information regarding the candidates and bylaws and resolutions can be found in the March, April, May and June issues of narfe Magazine.. Your June narfe Magazine contains your hard copy ballot and pin number inserted after page 6; you can send that in or vote online.  But remember to vote!  Each NARFE member is eligible to vote this election, so take the time to do just that.  If you and your spouse were registered together, you may find that you were only  sent one pin number to vote.  Call in for assistance at the number listed on the bottom of the  ballot.  We ran into this problem in Chapter 409, so I’m assuming this may be a problem for others.  I will post the resolution when I hear from our member.

RESOLUTION:  For misplaced or missing ballots, call Election Services Co. at 1-866-720-4357 on Monday–Friday between 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. Eastern Time. They will be able to assist you with missing ballots or other voting questions..

Update 05/22/2018
Gubernatorial Candidates’ Forum 
The Maryland Federation of National Active and Retired Federal Employees and the Maryland Federation of Business & Professional Women hosted a candidate forum om May 4, 2018.
Update 05/16/2018


TO: Maryland Federation Chapter Presidents

FROM: Bruce A. Fowler, Ph.D., A.T.S., Chair, NARFE Maryland Federal Legislative Committee

Please ensure that all of your chapter members receive the following message (below and attached in Word and PDF formats) re submission of their profiles to our 2018 Profiles in Civil Service booklet.

Also, please urge your members to participate in this worthwhile endeavor.




Region II Training
Updated information regarding the Region II Training Academy scheduled in York, PA on June 11-12, 2018 is located at:  Region II Training.

Alzheimer’s Stamp

The Frederick News Post (FNP) has a front page article about the new Alzheimer’s Postal Stamp that was approved after years of  effort by Kathy Siggins (Chapter 409).  The stamps are available, so ask at your local post office to purchase the stamps.  The funds will go to DHHS to support Alzheimer’s research.  The article can be found at:  FNP, Kathy Siggins.



A Message from our Federation President:

As President of the Maryland Federation, first I want to welcome you to the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Maryland Federation.  NARFE is the only organization that protects your earned benefits as an Active or Retired Federal Civilian Employee.  The Maryland Federation is the statewide umbrella organization that directly provides resources, support and training to NARFE members who are residents of the state.  The Maryland Federation website will keep you informed about the grassroots activities happening across the state that further the NARFE mission.

We will continue to maintain this website and trust that you will find the information to help you in your active career or in retirement.  Keep in mind that all NARFE members are encouraged and welcome to participate in any National, Federation or Chapter activity that you may desire.  Please review the Chapter tabs on this website to follow the activities of our Chapters.  Other sections on this site will help members from Chapter Officers to active members to potential new members.  We have a link to the NARFE National website to register new members. 

Gary Roundtree, Ph.D. President      

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