Conference News

MD Federation Mini-Conference and Annual Meeting
Update:  4/15/2018

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 below in entry “MD Federation Mini-Conference and Annual Meeting.”

Pat Farmer

MD Federation Mini-Conference and Annual Meeting
Update:  3/14/2018
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.
MD Federation Mini-Conference and Annual Meeting
The MD Federation Mini-Conference (April 30 and May 1, 2018)  and Annual Meeting information and registration forms are as follows:

(Please send your Mini-Conference and Annual Meeting registration form responses to Registrar Marty Strombotne, not to me.)


Pat Farmer

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National Conference (renamed from National Convention)

The National Conference will  be held in Jacksonville, FL from August 26-28.  Details will be forthcoming in narfe magazine and posted on this website.  Please note dates and plan accordingly.  The Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency and the topic of the Conference will be Become Better Membership and Retention Leaders.  NARFE leaders willl deliver best pratices and leadership development, a must for any NARFE leaders engaged in Chater membership retention. 

Both National and Federation convention/conference information will be posted on this page as the information becomes available.