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April Performance Excellence SIG Meeting  

WMATA (Metro Headquarters)
600 5th St. NW
Room 505
Washington D.C.  20001


Apr 21, 2009    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Performance Excellence SIG
Proudly Presents

"Applying concepts of Organizational Excellence within the Government Printing Office (GPO)"

Presented by:

The Honorable Robert C. Tapella,
Public Printer of the United States of America

Tuesday, April 21

The Performance Excellence SIG meeting will be held at the following location:

WMATA (Metro Headquarters)
600 5th St. NW, Room 5D-02, Washington, DC 20001
(Across from the Verizon Center, Gallery Place Metro Station)
Please use the Metro Rail (Gallery Place). Upon entering the lobby area, inform the guard that you are attending the "Performance Excellence" meeting. Additionally, contact Michael Smith at 301-651-2305 to be escorted.

Escort & Networking:  6:00 p.m.  
Meeting Kick-off:  6:30 p.m.
Adjourn:   8:00 p.m.

Registration: To register for this event click here:

Participants are invited to pre-register and attend the networking portion of the meeting, which includes free pizza and soft drinks.

For additional information please contact:  Laura Cottingham, Chair at cottingham_laura@bah.com / Debra Wilson, Vice-Chair Treasurer at wilson_debra@bah.com / Michael Smith, Vice-Chair Communications at msmith1@wmata.com / Dearil Green, Vice-Chair Meeting Facilities at dgreen@wmata.com / Arneze Washington, Vice Chair Programs at awashington@aadvisory.com

Speaker Biography: As the nation's 25th Public Printer, a position first held by Benjamin Franklin, Mr. Tapella serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), one of the nationís oldest and most venerable agencies with revenue in excess of $1 billion.  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Mr. Tapella oversees production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government. Although appointed by President George W. Bush, he is highly respected and regarded by members on both side of the aisle. He is a native of California and an alumnus of the American Council of Young Political Leaders. He is also a 1991 graduate of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.