Congratulations are in Order for NCMA-East TN Members:

To Landon Hill for having 2 articles published in NCMA’s Contract Management magazine!  These articles are: Continuous Process Improvements: Three Tools to Enhance Your Contracts Organization (published in the December 2013 edition); Doing More With Less: The Sharing Economy and Creating Affordable NCMA Chapter Websites (Co-Author; published in the July 2014 edition).
Click here to read the July 2014 article – Doing More With Less 
Click here to read the December 2013 article – Continuous Process Improvement 

To NCMA-ET members listed below who successfully passed NCMA Certification tests after completing the NCMA Study Classes.   (If you are interested in learning more about the CFCM certification or any other certifications offered by NCMA, please contact Faye Orick, cell number 865.773.3544)

Susan Starr, CFCM – March 2014.  After receiving her certification, Susan was promoted from Contracts Administrator I to Contracts Administrator III at Pro2Serve.

Laura Gideon, CFCM – April 2014.  Laura is a Contracts Specialist for U. S. Department of Energy.

Kathi Peterson, CFCM – June 2014.   Congratulations to Kathi!  She was promoted from Contracts Administrator to Contracts Manager at Spectra Tech in Oak Ridge, where she has been employed for five years.  She successfully passed the test for Certified Federal Contracts Manager in early June and was promoted just weeks later!  Kathi completed the three classes in Contracts Management offered by Roane State Community College in 2011; and the NCMA-ET Certification classes.  Kathi also holds an AA degree in the Administration of Justice and a Paralegal certificate from Santa Clara University School of Law. 
Kathi previously worked for the United States Air Force, EMCON, IT Corp., and Shaw Environmental. 
Kathi moved from California to Tennessee in 2000.  She has two children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Chris Twiner, CPCM – June 2014. Chris is Director of Contracts and Pricing at Information International Associates

Heidi Timmerman, CPCM – July 2014.  She was a student in the NCMA CPCM Study Group this past year.  Heidi is the Director of Procurement & Contracts Administration at Oak Ridge Associated Universities and our Chapter President this year.

Kristin Page, CFCM – September 2014.  She passed the Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) after completing the NCMA free Study Classes.  Kristin followed the class weekly remotely and is the first remote student to pass the test.  Kristin works remotely from Bluff City, Tennessee for AMTIS, Inc., located in Orlando, Florida.  She graduated from Virginia Intermont College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management; and East Tennessee State University with a Master of Business Administration.

 We will offer the classes beginning in January 2015.  Anyone interested in taking the class, please contact Faye Orick: faye.orick-goins@canberra.com or call 865.773.3544.