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AL Bulletin 250-13-8

Date: May 22, 2013

Subject: FNM – Authorization to Attend the 2013 Professional Soil Classifiers Association of Alabama (PSCAA) Annual Meeting

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

Expiration Date: September 30, 2013

The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Professional Soil Classifiers Association of Alabama (PSCAA) is scheduled for June 6-7, 2013, in Spanish Fort., AL.

The technical session will include presenters from NRCS personnel, private consultants, the Alabama Department of Public Health, and the University of South Alabama. The topics to be covered are pertinent to the NRCS mission and will be beneficial to both the Agency and employees. No registration fee is being charged.

To be authorized attendance on official time and use of a GOV, professional employees must have attendance of subject technical training presentations in their FY13 IDP or be making technical presentations at the meeting (day of presentation only). With supervisor approval, the following NRCS employees are authorized to attend the PSCAA Annual Meeting on official time, with use of a GOV, but at their own expense (i.e., no GovTrip). Any “non-registration” fees will be paid by the employee.

Greg Brannon
John Burns
Frank Cochran
Tracy Cole
Christopher Ford

Scott Anderson
Joey Koptis
Jerome Langlinais
Charles Love
Lawrence McGhee

Cooper Nichols
James Mason
Sanderson Page
Milton Tuck





All other Alabama NRCS employees (both PSCAA 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).

If you need additional information, contact Joey Koptis at (251) 583-8017.


State Administrative Officer


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