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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 APRIL 7, 2017

  • 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
  • Volunteer Opportunities with NexUS Professional Community 
    • The ACT-IAC NexUS Professional Community, formed in 2015, is a group of early to mid-level career professionals
    • Help develop the next generation of leaders and create positive change in the federal technology landscape
      • Volunteer to help plan the 2017 NexUS Half-Day event
      • Volunteer to serve as a COI liaison 
      • Volunteer to serve as the Government Vice Chair for Communications and Outreach 
    • For more information, e-mail Casey Harris, Manager of Professional Development at
  • Support the AHA's Heart's Delight Wine Tasting and Auction!  
    • Join the ACT-IAC VolunteerCorps and support this event featuring master winemakers, culinary greats and distinguished guests — all benefiting the American Heart Association.
    • This is a great opportunity to donate your time to a good cause, have fun and meet new people.
    • Get details here.
  • Call for Volunteers - Serve on the planning committee for Management of Change (MOC) 2017!
  • Small Business Alliance (SBA) Volunteers
    • To volunteer and help create opportunities for engagement for the small business community, please send e-mail to
    • Mid-Tier focused event: “How to compete in an Unrestricted environment”   
      • Scope: Half day event to prepare attendees to compete in an unrestricted environment and become successful. 
      • For this event, small businesses are defined with revenues greater than 25.7M but less than $500M.
      • Click here to sign up for this event planning committee.
    •   How to prepare a response to solicitation 
      • Scope: Have 5 teams of 8 prepare a response to an RFI and then do an oral presentation. 
      • The panel is mix of government CO’s and Program participants. 
      • Click here to volunteer 

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 Stan Barrett 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

ACT-IAC Rocky Mountain Chapter

The ACT-IAC Rocky Mountain Chapter, headquartered in Denver, CO, provides an objective, ethical and vendor-neutral forum where government and industry executives can work together to improve government through the effective, efficient and innovative use of information technology.

Ongoing Opportunity:  Rocky Mountain Chapter – Call for Volunteers

The ACT-IAC Rocky Mountain chapter in Denver, Colorado is seeking volunteers from government and industry to help guide the chapter during 2016.  This is a great opportunity to demonstrate leadership, enhance your personal network, and contribute to better government.  This is both a professional development opportunity and a chance to give back to your community. More...

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