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AL Bulletin 250-13-7

Alabama Bulletin No. AL250-13-7

Date:  April 24, 2013

Subject:   FNM – Authorization to Attend the Annual Alabama Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) Meeting

Purpose:   To notify Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) employees of attendance and approval requirements.

Expiration Date: September 30, 2013

Action Required By:  May 17, 2013

The Alabama Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) will hold its annual meeting June 12-14, 2013, at the Doubletree Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama.

The following Alabama NRCS employees are authorized to attend this meeting on official government time with registration fees paid by NRCS.  Travel by GOV is authorized.

  • Alabama Chapter SWCS Executive Officers;

  • Professional employees that are making technical presentations at the meeting (day of presentation only);

  • Professional employees who are members of SWCS and have attendance of subject technical training presentations in their FY13 IDP; with supervisor approval (day of specific IDP identified training presentation(s) only).

All other NRCS-Alabama employees (both SWCS non-members and members), with supervisor’s approval for leave, may attend on their own time and at their own expense (GOV use not authorized).

Alabama NRCS employees authorized to attend on government time and have their registration paid by NRCS should send their names to Perry Oakes at the State Office by May 17, 2013. 

Prior to May 30th, the authorized employees should send in their pre-registration form to the Alabama Chapter contact and mark the form “Registration to be paid by NRCS.”  Any “non-registration” fees will be paid by the employee.   Employees will not be reimbursed any extra amount for late registration.

Meeting information and registration information is available on the Alabama Chapter SWCS Homepage.  If you need additional information, contact Perry Oakes at 334-887-4536.


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