Conference Update

TO: Federation Officers, Federation Past Presidents, Region II Vice President, Federation Chairmen, Federation Board Members (Chapter Presidents or Alternate in lieu of Board Member) and Chapter Secretaries

REMINDER: If you have not yet registered with Registrar Marty Strombotne for the Mini-Conference/Annual Meeting on April 30/May 1, please do so as soon as possible.   We have extended the deadline for Registration to April 25. Please don’t put your registration off until the very last minute.  It is important that we know the number of
people attending, so we can let the hotel know for planning purposes. Please use the form in the attached Call Letter or included below to register and send to Marty as directed on the form.

Details on speakers and menus are provided in the March 12 email below.

Chapter Presidents: Please encourage more of your members to attend. If you do not plan to attend and won’t have an alternate or chapter members attending, please let our Registrar Marty Strombotne know at Also, if you don’t have your Chapter meeting until after the new deadline, please let Marty know that as well and when you will have a list of your attendees.  Please use forms listed on the Conference page on this website under MD Federation tab.

Pat Farmer

Profiles in Civil Service

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.




MD Federation Mini-Conference and Annual Meeting: Update

MD Federation Mini-Conference and Annual MeetingUpdate

Here is some UPDATED information about the NARFE/MD Mini-Conference/Annual Meeting.
* April 30, 2018 Keynote Speaker: Rona E. Kramer, Esq., Maryland Secretary of Aging
* May 1 Keynote Speaker: Delegate Adrienne Jones, Speaker Pro Tem of the Maryland House of Delegates
* Menu for April 30, 2018: Chicken Cordon Bleu,  Boneless breast of Chicken stuffed with ham & Swiss cheese, covered with a Chef’s Secret Sauce, and Carrot Cake
* Menu for May 1, 2018: Crab Cake Platter,  Jumbo lump Crab meat broiled the Maryland way, and Apple Pie a la Mode.
NOTE: Both menus also include fresh garden tossed salad, Chef’s selection of vegetable and starch, rolls, Ice Tea, Coffee, Decaf and Tea.

Legislative State Page Updated

The Maryland State Legislative Committee information has been updated. There is an update of the 2018 Legislative Pamphlet and a letter from Dick Strombotne on the Maryland Tax Code vs Federal Tax Cut Bill.

Region II Training

Updated registration and logistics information has been posted on the Region II Training page of this website for the June Training in York, PA.    Region II Training Information.