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					                                 Sequoyah Chapter
                                                         Tinker AFB Oklahoma
Volume 1, Issue 1                               www.asmcsequoyah.org                                    Jul - Sep 2006



President’s Message                                           New Officers Elected
I am thrilled to be the president of our
                                                              PRESIDENT:                          Kathy Day
Sequoyah Chapter for 2006-2007. We have
planned an exciting year for our members.                     VICE-PRESIDENT:                     Maj Andy Gwinnup
We are striving for two chapter awards this                   SECRETARY:                          Betty Norton
year: Five Star Status and Community
Service. Five star status requires us to meet                 TREASURER:                          Carolyn Hamilton
several administrative requirements plus two                  PROGRAMS:                           Crystal Boston
quarterly luncheons and this quarterly
newsletter. The community service award is                    MEMBERSHIP:                         Wendy Smith
based on membership size requiring us to                      PUBLICITY:                          Sonya Weaver
hold two community service events during
                                                              PDI CHAIRMAN:                       Tiffany Stacy
the year. For our first event, we plan to
deliver Thanksgiving baskets for a local                      AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS:                Patricia Hardeman
church. On behalf of the executive
committee, we look forward to serving you
this year. Please encourage participation in
ASMC activities. And if you have ideas for
how to improve our program, feel free to
contact me at kathleen.day@tinker.af.mil

                            Kathy Day


INSIDE THIS ISSUE
                                                              l. to r. Sonya Weaver, Wendy Smith, Maj. Gwinnup, Crystal
2    Upcoming Meeting                                         Boston, Tiffany Stacy, Carolyn Hamilton, Patricia Hardeman,
                                                              Betty Norton. (absent: Kathy Day)
3    Calendar of Events
                                                              A new slate of officers for the Sequoyah
3    Unit Compliance Inspection (UCI) at Tinker AFB           Chapter was sworn in 27 Jun 06. The officers
                                                              have now held their first board meeting and
4    Member News                                              have some exciting programs planned for the
                                                              next year, as well as the Mini-PDI to be held in
4    National ASMC News                                       April 2007.



                                                      Newsletter 1
                                                                  STH Refresh is Available
UPCOMING MEETINGS
                                                             The Selective Transaction History
                                                             (STH) Refresh is now available via
AUGUST 16
Speaker:        Mr. Randy Young, OC-ALC/FM                   Info Analyst using the server URL
                                                             https://crisweb.ogden.disa.mil/eoy.
Topic:          Tips for a Successful Closeout               Like the DSR and PSR Refresh, STH
Location:       Bldg 3001- Oklahoma Room                     query designs built in regular CRIS
                                                             will not work on STH Refresh. You
                                                             will have to build new query
         TICKET MONITORS       (DSN)
         Susan Staudt         884-8520                       templates for STH Refresh. The STH
         Patricia Hardeman    339-7371                       Refresh will be a significant aid in
         Lori Tucker          884-0201                       researching     accounting     activity,
         Libby Curry          449-5900                       especially at closeout. STH Refresh
         Jeffrey Leid         884-8183
                                                             will update at the same interval as
         Loretta McCoy        884-7215
         Gary Rose/EIW        884-9949                       DSR and PSR (schedule determined
                                                             by DFAS). Your MAJCOM CRIS
                   Purchase Tickets Now!                     functional analyst will have to add
                 Deadline is 11 August 2006                  STH to your Refresh roles. You can
                                                             contact the AFMC MAJCOM POC,
SEPTEMBER 12                                                 Mr. J.D. Lawson, with any questions.
Speaker:        COL Barbara Gilchrist, HQ AETC/FM
Topic:          Managing the Zero-Sum Game                   TRAINING AVAILABLE
Location:       Bldg 3001 – Oklahoma Room
                                                             As the fiscal year closes out, and you
                    Fitness Counts!                          find that you are needing training,
                                                             fear not – SAF/FMPT has help
              10,000 Steps Campaign                          available 24 hours a day. Through an
  AFMC Wellness and Safety Campaign has                      internet connection you can access
  kicked off the 10,000 steps a day. You may                 on-line training for FIRST; Automated
  use the link below to create a login and                   Funds Management (AFM); Air Force
  complete a health survey that takes about 5                Timekeeper;       Budget    Tools    –
  minutes. After completing the survey you may               Automated Target Loading Program;
  request a free pedometer.                                  Obligation Adjustment Reporting
          http://civilian.afmcwellness.com                   System (OARS); Standard Fiscal
                                                             Code (SFC) and Commander’s
                                                             Resource Integration System (CRIS).
                                                             Log onto https://lms.afbudsys.disa.mil
           New SAF/FM Mission Statement                      or go through the FM Knowledge
                                                             Mgmt site https://km.saffm.hq.af.mil,
    As the commander’s trusted advisor on all                then select FM Tools, Systems,
    matters financial, our mission is to provide             Learning Mgmt Sys (LMS) option,
      high-quality, objective guidance to the                self-register and immediately begin
            decision maker, as well as,                      using this on-line tool .
       customer focused financial services
          to the United States Air Force.



                                              Newsletter 2
       CALENDAR            OF   EVENTS                          UNIT COMPLIANCE INSPECTION (UCI)
                                                                Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center received
                                                                an overall “Excellent” rating during a recent
                                                                compliance inspection, 13 Jul – 25 Jul 2006.
GENERAL MEETINGS                                                Months of preparation and hard work were
   JUL 2006   NO MEETING                                        rewarded by acknowledgement of the good
16 AUG 2006   TIPS FOR YEAR-END CLOSEOUT                        work being done at Tinker AFB.
12 SEP 2006   MANAGING THE ZERO-SUM GAME
                                                                CAMP (CENTRALIZED ASSET
                                                                MANAGEMENT PROGRAM) UPDATE
17 OCT 2006   PURCHASE REQUEST PROCESSING SYSTEM

  NOV 2006    COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT                         (FORMERLY CALLED FUTURE FINANCIALS)
12 DEC 2006   DMAG FINANCIAL PERSPECTIVE                        OAC 87 (AFMC) will assume responsibility in
                                                                FY07 for EEICs 578, 583, 594, 699 and 69302.
23 JAN 2007   CHANGES IN INCOME TAX LAWS
                                                                The funding associated with EEICs 578, 583,
   FEB 2007   COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT                         and 594 will be transferred via D-22 from the
                                                                MAJCOMs to OAC 87 for execution. Funding
27 MAR 2007   VICTORIA W OODS – FINANCIAL DIVA
                                                                will be distributed by PEC and EEIC based on
18 APR 2007   ANNUAL CHAPTER MINI-PDI                           the Financial Plan and prioritization by the Lead
15 MAY 2007   COLOR OF MONEY                                    MAJCOM beginning with the initial distribution as
                                                                soon as possible in FY07. EEICs 699 and
19 JUN 2007   DFAS PERSPECTIVES                                 69302 (AVPOL) will be issued directly from Air
                                                                Staff to OAC 87 and will be managed as a
                                                                single, central OAC 87 account. Procedures will
                                                                be provided separately to cover AVPOL.
                                                                Funding and execution responsibility for all other
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETINGS
                                                                EEICs will remain with the MAJCOMs as it is
19 JUL 2006   FM CONF ROOM                                      today. Funding shortfalls will be addressed
29 AUG 2006   72 CPTS/FM CONF ROOM
                                                                through the appropriate area of responsibility
                                                                and the normal unfunded priority process. The
27 SEP 2006   72 CPTS/FM CONF ROOM                              CAMP PMO has established two CoP sites for
17 OCT 2006   FM CONF ROOM (W /ASMC TELECON)                    information dissemination. The Funds Flow link
                                                                has little data in it at this point, but will be the
14 NOV 2006   FM CONF ROOM                                      location where funding information is posted, to
12 DEC 2006   FM CONF ROOM                                      include copies of official budget documents.
                                                                Depot Purchased Equipment Maintenance
30 JAN 2007   FM CONF ROOM
                                                                (DPEM) EEICs 54X and 560 are expected to
27 FEB 2007   FM CONF ROOM                                      migrate to OAC 87 in FY08.
27 MAR 2007   FM CONF ROOM

24 APR 2007   FM CONF ROOM                                      CAMP CoP
29 MAY 2007   FM CONF ROOM                                      https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/ASPs/CoP/EntryCoP.as
                                                                p?Filter=OO-FM-BD-11
26 JUN 2007   FM CONF ROOM
                                                                CAMP Funds Flow CoP
                                                                https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/ASPs/CoP/OpenCoP.a
                                                                sp?Filter=OO-FM-MJ-49
         ALL MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO
       ATTEND EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETINGS




                                                 Newsletter 3
                                                         CHAPTER CERTIFIED DEFENSE
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS                                      FINANCIAL MANAGERS (CDFM)
Lindsey Alberts – July
Steven Burroughs – April                                     David Ronald Bergman
Paul Dean – April                                             Judy Darlene Crespo
Linda McMillin – May                                           Kathleen Marie Day
Archie Murdy – May                                            Sherilyn Kaye Frosig
Jeremy Oldham – June                                           Leotta Kay Haltman
Charlo Reynolds – May                                         Carolyn Sue Hamilton
Fredrick Strothmann – April                                      Nancy J Haskell
Robert Tucker – July                                             Jeffrey Jay Jilek
Harvey Williams – May                                         Shelley Renee Jones
Monty Winans – June                                            Jeffrey Charles Leid
                                                              John Michael McKee
Welcome all –                                                Cheryl Denise Robitaille
We look forward to getting you involved                       Charisse Ann Slarve
in the chapter’s activities!                                 Robert Bernard Slarve
                                                              Valerie Dyann Tilkens
                                                                 Lori Ann Tucker
                                                                 LaTrice Vaughn
MAINTAINING PROFESSIONAL
CERTIFICATION
You must renew your certification with ASMC          Congratulations to our newest CDFM
every two years. To do this, you must                  qualified person in the chapter
complete       80   hours    of    Continuing                NANCY HASKELL!
Professional Education (CPE) in every two
year period following the issuance of your
certification. One unit of CPE is awarded for                 Time to Become a CDFM
each 50 minutes of contact time engaged in         If you are not already a CDFM, now is a good
activities below.                                  time to get started. The CDFM designation
                                                   can help you compete for promotions and the
                                                   best jobs. You may prepare for the CDFM
Some methods of obtaining CPE include:             exams by taking the one-week Enhanced
 Attendance at relevant formal training           Defense Financial Manager (EDFM) course or
  courses                                          by self-study. The FY07 schedule should be
 Attendance at professional conferences           available on the ASMC website as early as 01
 Teaching and course preparation for              Sep 06. Also, there is now an optional fourth
  relevant subject matter                          module of the CDFM exam dealing with the
 Preparation and delivery of briefing and         rules governing acquisition of major defense
  work-related documents outside the               systems. For more information about how to
  scope of routine business                        prepare for and take the tests, go to the
 Reading of articles in professional              ASMC website and click on “Certification”.
  journals
                                                               www.asmconline.org
For more details, please log onto
www.asmccertification.com/renewal.html



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