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Opportunities for Engagement


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  • Industry employees:
    • If your company is an IAC member and you have an account, log in by clicking on login button at top of page.
    • If your company is an IAC member and you don't have an account, click here to create an account.
    • If your company is not an IAC member, contact April Davis for information about membership ( or 703-208-4800 ext. 202).


 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 Volunteer Opportunities as of JANUARY 15, 2019

  • Associates Applications Open Now Through January 16th
    • The Associates Program is designed for early level career individuals to determine the type of leader they want to be
    • Participants refine soft skills, gain important industry knowledge, and broaden their network to include other high achievers with similar goals. 
    • The Associates Program is currently accepting applications now through January 16, 2019
    • For more information, visit: or contact Casey Harris at


  • Help Select the Finalists for 2019 Igniting Innovation Conference and Awards
    • Review and evaluate the nominations for Igniting Innovation 2019 to help select the finalists
    • The Top 40 finalists will be invited to exhibit their innovations at the conference on May 23, 2019
    • Learn more about cutting-edge innovations and help ACT-IAC make Igniting Innovation 2019 a great program
    • For more information, email Mike Howell at by January 25, 2019​​​​​​​


  • Volunteer for 'Aligning 21st-Century Workforce to Match IT Modernization Efforts'​​​​​​​
    • Participate in a high impact research project to support CAP goal #1 and #3 of the President’s Management Agenda
    • Help determine the impact of IT modernization efforts on the current federal workforce and help plan for the future workforce
    • Persons participating in this project will assist in examining studies and reports that have been developed
    • Volunteers will also be needed to conduct interviews with key government, industry, and academia persons
    • Assist in developing a report with specific recommendations to ensure a 21st-century government workforce
    • Deadline to volunteer is January 31, 2019
    • For more information, email to Nancy Delanoche, ACT-IAC Director, Communities of Interest, at


  • Partners and Applications Open Now Through January 31st
    • There's still time to apply for ACT-IAC Partners Program, the flagship leadership development program.
    • The application deadline has been extended through January 31 because of the government shutdown.
    • For more information, visit: or contact Casey Harris at


  • Now Accepting Nominations for Sixth Annual Igniting Innovation Conference and Awards
    • Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your innovations
    • Nearly 600 people attended last year's great event featuring exhibits by top innovators and presentations by senior government executives 
    • Anyone may submit a nomination and there is no limit on how many nominations you submit.
    • Nominations will be accepted through January 31, 2019.
    • Submit your nomination online


  • ACT-IAC Seeks Fellows Volunteers 
    • To help serve on our Cultural, Marketing, Recruitment, Programs and Annual Meeting Committees
    • Must have graduated from Voyagers or Partners
    • To participate, please email Casey Harris 


  • NexUS Community Volunteer Opportunities
    • Assist in planning events for the 'next generation of U.S. Leaders'
    • Help with brand building, marketing and communications
    • Develop strategies for membership engagement and recruitment of NexUS members
    • Find out more about the NexUS community mission of 'Building the Next Generation of U.S. Leaders'
    • Contact Casey Harris at for more information


Recently Closed:

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, and Partners. 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 Casey Harris 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 Nancy Delanoche at

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

Customer Experience
Emerging Technology
Evolving the Workforce
IT Management and Modernization 
Networks & Telecommunications
Shared Services


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