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Opportunities for Engagement


opportunities for ENGAGEMENT [PDF Available]

ACT-IAC offers its members a number of methods in which they might engage to maximize the value of their membership.

Network with Peers and Colleagues in Government and Industry
Participate in Thought-Leadership with Government and Industry

For more information about getting engaged, please email us at

Immediate Opportunities as of JuLY 10, 2017

  • Volunteer for the Upcoming Blockchain Forum
  • Voyagers Applications Now Open - Leadership Development for 'Rising Stars'
    • A highly competitive and sought-after professional development program for government and industry professionals with high potential for future advancement
    • With a 1:1 ratio of government to industry participants, the program uniquely provides a facilitated, trusted partnership between government and industry that allows both sides to "walk in the other's shoes"
    • For more information and to apply, visit
  • Share Your Thoughts on 'Industry Day' Best-Practices  
    • The Small Business Alliance needs your help to gather feedback related to an 'Industry Day' best-practice project.
    • The goal is to identify processes across federal agencies and help develop initiatives to support agencies with gaps in their 'Industry Day' programs.
    • For details, email Michael McRae, Membership Manager, at  
  • ELC 2017 Volunteers Needed 
    • Seeking new and experienced volunteers who desire to grow with ACT-IAC
    • This year's Executive Leadership Conference (ELC) promises to be innovative and informative.  
    • Please complete the questionnaire at
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Forum 
  • Volunteer Opportunities with NexUS Professional Community 
    • Opportunities include Events, Service Opportunities and Projects, COI liaisons and Marketing and Communications
    • The ACT-IAC NexUS Community, formed in 2015, is a group of early to mid-level career professionals
    • For more information, e-mail Casey Harris, Manager of Professional Development, at
  • Small Business Alliance (SBA) Volunteers
    • Volunteer and help create opportunities for engagement within the small business community
    • Please send an e-mail to Michael McRae, Membership Manager, at

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Institute for Innovation and Special Projects

The ACT-IAC Institute for Innovation provides an objective and non-partisan forum for strategic thought leadership to advance government missions through the innovative application and management of information technology.

Contact Mike Howell at for more information.

ACT-IAC Professional Development Programs

ACT-IAC offers four exceptional professional development programs which are highly respected and noted throughout the government IT community.  Those include: Associates, Voyagers, Partners and Champions. Graduates of these programs are uniquely qualified to advance to the next stage in their career.  These professional development programs are only open to members of ACT-IAC.  Participants are named through an application and selection process.

Contact Laura Smith at for more information.

ACT-IAC Small Business Alliance

ACT-IAC is committed to fostering the growth of small businesses and ensuring that they continue to play an important role in the government information technology marketplace -launched in 2014, the ACT-IAC Small Business Alliance focuses on the promotion of  the interests and contributions of the Small Business community through programs and events designed to increase member engagement, enable stronger liaison across ACT-IAC offerings and provide an in-depth Community of Interest specific to the affinity of small business, tailored to the varying levels of maturity of our members.

Ongoing Opportunity:  Volunteer to Help the Small Business Alliance!  

ACT-IAC Sponsorship Program

As ACT-IAC sponsors, IAC member organizations promote their company and their commitment to the government IT community and the ACT-IAC mission.  Sponsorships provide financial support for premier ACT-IAC events such as Executive Leadership Conference (ELC), Management of Change (MOC), Acquisition Excellence (AE), Igniting Innovation and ACT-IAC Forums - and provide significant value to our sponsoring member organizations.

Contact Nicholei Jamero at for more information.

Ongoing Opportunity:  Become a Sponsorship Ambassador for ACT-IAC!  If you are interested in becoming a Sponsorship Ambassador for ACT IAC, please contact Carol Miller at cmiller@actiac.orgMore... 

ACT-IAC Communities of Interest (COIs) (previously referred to as Shared Interest Groups)

This is where government and industry officials work together to develop best practices, new solutions and innovative strategies to improve government through the application of technology.  COIs are standing committees addressing specific issue areas and are often considered the heart of the organization.  New community members are always welcome.  Please contact Marietta Allen at

Ongoing Opportunity:  Join our COIs anytime; click the links below for more info.

Customer Experience
Digital Enablement
Emerging Technology
Evolving the Workforce
Financial Management, Information Sharing, & Shared Services
IT Management and Modernization 
Networks & Telecommunications

Document Date: 
Nov 25, 2015
Author (organization): 
Document type: 
ACT-IAC Internal
Cloud Computing
Customer Experience
Emerging Technology
Financial Management
Institute for Innovation
Small Business