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  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG)
 

NASA HQ BIG Chapter
Meetings: Fourth Wednesday
Time: 12 noon – 1 p.m.

 

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Blacks in GovernmentDate Chartered
 August 24, 2001 

Chapter Officers 

Stanley Artis – President
Shawnta Ball – Vice President
Treasurer – Vickie Walton
Secretary – Sharon Washington

Mission Statement

To function as a recognized advocacy and support group for the socioeconomic well-being and advancement of African Americans in a non-discriminatory environment at NASA Headquarters. Our goals are to promote equity in all aspects of American life, excellence in public service, and opportunity for all Americans.

Vision Statement

To be an organization that promotes personal and professional development through education, community involvement, networking, and economic development training programs.

Membership Activity

  • Monthly chapter meeting occurs at noon on the 4th Wednesday of each month
  • Annual coat drive conducted at NASA HQ during the 4th Quarter of the calendar year
  • Toys for tots support rendered during National “Toys-for-Tots” campaign
  • Support and attend BIG’s annual National Training Conference
  • Conduct BIG annual membership drive/ open house

Some Benefits of Membership

  • Monetary Assistance Program
  • Officer leadership training
  • Scholarships to acquire career keys
  • Training in communications program
  • Participation in legislative review/Congressional roundtable
  • Participation in legislative review/Federal Legislative Report
  • Employee support
  • Networking opportunities with all levels of Government & private industry

Organizational Reference Site

Blacks In Government (BIG):  www.bignet.org

Contact Information

HQ Chapter

Stanley Artis                                                                      Shawnta Ball
Chapter President                                                           Vice President
(202) 358-2032                                                                (202) 358-1838
stanley.artis-1@nasa.gov                                              smball@nasa.gov

BIG National Office

Kimberly Best-Tuten
(202) 667-3280
membership@bignet.org                                                                             




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