Special virtual event to focus on mentoring relationship challenges, opportunities

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  • By Marisa Alia-Novobilski
  • Air Force Materiel Command

Air Force Materiel Command is hosting a special mentoring event with the Civilian Personnel Action Analysis (CPAA) Major Command Barrier Analysis Working Group (MAJBAWG) , July 28, at 2 p.m. EDT on ZoomGov. It is open to all command personnel.

The event will focus on challenges and opportunities in workplace mentorship, with an emphasis on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA).

The AFMC Deputy Commander Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer will kick-off the event, which will feature leadership from the CPAA MAJBAWG and DEIA teams addressing ongoing initiatives and their effects on the mentoring relationship lifecycle. Time will be allotted for attendees to ask questions during the event.

Additional panelists include:

-Bill Snodgrass, director, AFMC Manpower, Personnel and Services

-Heidi Bullock, director, AFMC Contracting

-Ronald Ratton, AFMC Command Counsel

-Keith Tickle, chief, AFMC Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

-Tammy Lyons, AFMC Manpower, Personnel and Services Directorate Personnel Support Division chief

-Jason P. Goodman, 412th Maintenance Squadron Maintenance Flight supervisor and Inspection Section chief, Edwards AFB, Calif.

-Eric Faison, director of Staff and Management Operations, Warner-Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia

Jennifer Bauer, chief, Personnel Programs Division, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, will moderate the event.

This mentoring session is open to all command personnel, and the attendee link will be sent via internal communication channels.

Personnel can submit questions for the panelists prior to the event by emailing AFMC.A1DC.TrainingNeedsAssessments@us.af.mil.

Additional information on AFMC Mentoring and upcoming events is available at https://www.afmc.af.mil/careers/AFMC-Mentoring/.