Federal Career Summit Agenda

8:30 a.m.

UCIII Ballroom
Presentation of Colors
Joint Color Guard (ROTC)

National Anthem
Sung by Travis A. Merriweather, UTSA Junior & Music Major

Welcome and Greetings
Dr. Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA

Fernando Rey, CEO and President, H&H

Ronald M. Joe Sr, Acting Director, Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity (ODMEO), Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel & Readiness

Christine M. Griffin, Deputy Director, Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

9:00-9:15 am


9:00am-2:00 pm

Career Fair and Exhibit Area

UCIII Ballroom
Students may visit the exhibit area from 9:00 am-2:00pm

9:15-10:15 am

Workshops and Information Sessions A

10:15-10:30 am


10:30-11:30 am

Workshops and Information Sessions B

11:30 a.m-12:45 pm

Break for lunch (agency participants) Bexar Room

1:00-2:00 pm

Workshops and Information Sessions C

Retama Theater
(2 hour block)

"Students with Disabilities: Uncle Sam Needs You Too!"
Christine Griffin, Deputy Director, OPM

2:00-2:15 pm


2:15-3:15 pm

Workshops and Information Sessions D

3:15-3:30 pm


3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

UCIII Ballroom

Diversity and Strategic Student Outreach
Dr. Eddie Pate, Founder of Pate Consulting & Associates (Former Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Microsoft and Starbuck's Global Diversity and Inclusion Teams)
Agency, university faculty representatives, community leaders

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.

UC III Ballroom
Q&A - Federal Agency Leadership Panel

Opening Remarks Christine Griffin, Deputy Director, OPM

Panel Members

  • Ronald Joe, Acting Director, ODMEO
  • Stephen King, Director, Disability Programs, ODMEO
  • Herbert A. Coley, Senior Executive Service (SES), Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Medical Command
  • Commander Roy Harrison, Director of Diversity, Navy Recruiting Command
  • Michelle S. LoweSolis, SES, Director, Civilian Force Integration (AFPC)
  • CAPT Brendon C. Frost, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Dexter Brooks, Director, Federal Sector Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Kathy Floyd, Deputy Director, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Securities & Exchange Commission