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From: jerry.fernandez@ams.usda.gov Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:09 To: Trykowski, David Subject: Cultural Transformation Awareness Training for Agency Leaders Attachments: 20110628_Cultura1Transformation_S023424_SM.pdf 
[This message was sent Users' enrolled the Cultural Transformation Awareness Training for Agency Leaders] behalf the AMS Training Institute, thank you for enrolling the June Cultural Transformation Awareness Training Event, held the South Building's Jefferson Auditorium. 
The attached 86-page PDF document includes four items: Job Aid -How Record Learning Agleam. (Use the Job Aid self-record 
whether you completed (or not) Cultural Transformation Training. 
Presenter Slide Notes 
"22 Books You Should Read" 
"Biographies and Memoirs You Should Read" 

Thank you, 
Jerry Fernandez AMS Agleam Administrator 

Cultural Transformation: dynamic workforce engaged, motivated, and prepared for the future. 
Secretary Vilsack continues focus Cultural Transformation (CT) USDA one his most important goals Secretary. defined the process creating workplace where all employees and customers are treated with dignity and respect and provided the opportunity for success. AMS, defined as: dynamic workforce engaged, motivated, and prepared for the future. achieve when simultaneously driven top leadership and exercised each individual. Each has role play. 

From: To: 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances" Event April 13th Date: Wednesday, May 2011 10:03:47 
Somebody has enter requisition for funding and, general, the procurement office deals with the contractor until award made. When IAS requisition created please provide the number can ensure routed me. 
Thank you 
From: Bernstein, Sue Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 7:56 
To: Johnson, Nathan (APHIS) 
Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th Nathan, haven't completed any paperwork yet. I'm picking where left off our May email communication. haven't been through this process before, look you for guidance. Thanks! 
Sue 
From: Johnson, Nathan (APHIS) [mailto:Nathan.D.Johnson@aphis.usda.gov] Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 3:46 To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th 
I've never received requisition fund training sessions. you entered one please provide with the requisition number can ensure assigned me. 
Thank you! 
From: Bernstein, Sue 
Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 2:36 
To: Johnson, Nathan (APHIS) 
Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th Nathan, are working with Souder and Betances toward June training session the Jefferson 
Auditorium. you any additional information this time? 

Thanks, 

Sue Bern stei 

Program Manager for Management and ExecutiveDevelopment Agricultural Marketing Service Complianceand Analysis AMS Training Institute 1400 IndependenceAvenue, S.W.,Room1217 Washington,DC20250 
Office:202-720-1862 Fax:202-720-9022 

From: Johnson, Nathan (APHIS) [mailto:Nathan.D.Johnson@aphis.usda.gov] Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 12:42 To: Brown, BeverlyS; Bernstein, Sue Cc: Thorson, Margaret PHIS) Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th 
Sue, going out the office from May 4th returning the 10th. Provide list training locations, dates (or date range), and point contact for the contractor. Souder and Betances will send out travel form the local point contact which needs completed couple weeks before the training date. 
I'll process the modification when return. 
Thank you, 
Nathan Johnson 
From: Brown, BeverlyS Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 11:04 To: Bernstein, Sue Cc: Nathan Johnson (APHIS); Thorson, Margaret (APHIS) Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th 
Sue, 
Just spoke with Margie Thorson Minneapolis. Because this the same scope work APHIS, she feels the contract can modified add the AMS requirement. The contract specialist for this procurement Mr. Nathan Johnson. You may contact him 612-336-3404. 
Thanks, Beverly Brown From: Bernstein, Sue 

Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 9:19 To: Brown, BeverlyS Subject: FW: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th Beverly, 
Thanks for taking alook this. case it's not included these documents,APHIS has contract with this vendorfor training sessions at$6,700/each.Mike Colbert worked withNathan Johnsononthecontract.Mike mentioned that the vendor has not renewed GSA. 
Talk you soon, 
SueBernstein Program Manager forManagementandExecutiveDevelopment Agricultural Marketing Service Complianceand Analysis AMS Training Institute 1400 IndependenceAvenue,S.W.,Room1217 Washington,DC20250 
Office:202-720-1862 Fax:202-720-9022 
Email: 

From: King, Ellen Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 11:11 To: Bernstein, Sue 
Subject: FW: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th 
Here's the information Michael Colbert sent meregarding their contractwith Dr. Betances. After you've hada chancetoreview and, perhaps chat with Beverly Brown, let's discuss. 
Thanks. 
From: Michael.Colbert@aphis.usda.gov [mailto:Michael.Colbert@aphis.usda.gov] 
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:46 
To: King, Ellen 
Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' Event April 13th 
Good afternoon Ellen, 
Please find attached the preliminary contractual packet that received for Dr. Betances, from Shawn Surber who the contact person for negotiation and scheduling... I'm sure they will honor the price that have contracted for, you indicate are this together (MRP). have not scheduled the bulk the sessions this time, because were waiting for reaction and feedback from the session 
FOIA-AMS-02647-F: 000095 

you attended before final scheduling. Let know you need anything else. 
Thanks 
Mike Colbert 
Special Assistant the Deputy Administrator, MRPBS 
4700 River Road, 38-01F Riverdale, 20737 Phone: 301-734-3161 Fax: 301-734-4938 The Value the Leader directly proportional the Leader's Values." 
"What value shapes our character and will ultimately define how lead whether lead all." 

Our Daily Bread 

-----Forwarded Michael Colbert/MDIAPHIS/USDA 04115/2011 02:22 ----

Hello Michael: 
Please find attached the contract and forms for Dr. Betances' event April 13th. The contract needs signed (unless there will purchase order from your end) and the forms need completed and returned your earliest convenience. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' presentation. would appreciate you confirming receipt this message and the attachments. will send the contract and forms for the April 28th event separate email. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 

Date: Friday, June 101 2011 1:40:16 keep getting financial errors when approving this award. likely has With trying add AMS line item APHIS award. I've referred the issue our HelpDesk and will keep you informed the progress. 
Thank you, 
Nathan Johnson Contracting Officer 
U.S. Department Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service 
Direct: (612) 336-3404 

From: 
To: 
Cc: 
Subject:
Date: 
Attachments: 

Attached the award for USDA AMS training June 29th, 2011. Please sign and return via email fax (612-336-3550). Please coordinate with Sue Bernstein for performance and payment. you have any questions please not hesitate contact me. 
Thank you, 
Nathan Johnson Contracting Officer 
U.S. Department Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service 
Direct: (612) 3.36-3404 

INFORMATION CALL: 
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COPIES ISSUING OFFICE. CONTRACTOR AGREES FURNISH AND DELIVER ALL ITEMS SET FORTH OTHERWISE IDENTIFIED ABOVE AND ANY ADDITIONAL SHEETS SUBJECT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SPECIFIED HEREIN. 
30a. SIGNATURE OFFERORICONTRACTOR 

DATE SIGNED 
30b. NAME AND TITLE SIGNER (Type print) 
AUTHORfZED FOR LOCAL REPRODUCTION 
PREVIOUS EDITION NOT USABLE 
DATED  YOUR OFFER SOLICITATION (BLOCK 5), 
INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONS CHANGES WHICH ARE SET FORTH 
HEREIN, ACCEPTED ITEMS: 
31a UNITED STATES AMERICA (SIGNATURE CONTRACT/NG OFFICER) NAME CONTRACTING OFFICER (Type print) 
DATE SIGNED 
NATHAN JOHNSON 
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ACCEPTED, AND CONFORMS THE CONTRACT, EXCEPT RECEIVED INSPECTED NOTED 

32b. SIGNATURE AUTHORIZED GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE 32c. DATE 32d. PRINTED NAME AND TITLE AUTHORIZED GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE 
32e. MAILING ADDRESS AUTHORIZED GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE 32f. TELEPHONE NUMBER AUTHORIZED GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE 
32g. E-MAIL AUTHORIZED GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE 
33, SHIP NUMBER 34. VOUCHER NUMBER 	35, AMOUNT VERIFIED PAYMENT 37. CHECK NUMBER 
CORRECT FOR COMPLETE PARTIAL FINAL PARTIAL FINAL 
38. S/R ACCOUNT NUMBER 39. S/R VOUCHER NUMBER 
40. PAID 

41a. CERTIFY THIS ACCOUNT CORRECT AND PROPER FOR PAYMENT 42a RECEIVED (Print) 41b. SIGNATURE AND TITLE CERTIFYING OFFICER 41c. DATE 

52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required Implement Statutes Executive OrdersCommercial Items (Apr 2011) 
(a) 
The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated this contract reference, implement provisions law Executive orders applicable acquisitions commercial items: 

(1) 
The Comptroller General the United States, authorized representative the Comptroller General, shall have access and right examine any the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related this contract. 

(2) 
The Contractor shall make available its offices all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, reproduction, until years after final payment under this 

contract for any shorter period specified FAR 
4.7, Contractor Records Retention, the 
other clauses this contract. this contract completely partially terminated, the records relating the work terminated shall made available for years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating appeals under the disputes clause litigation the settlement claims arising under relating this contract shall made available until such appeals, litigation, claims are finally resolved. 
(3) used this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless type and regardless form. This does not require the Contractor create maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain the ordinary course business pursuant provision law. 
(e)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements the clauses paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) this clause, the Contractor not required flow down any FAR clause, other than those this paragraph (e)(1) subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent the flow down shall required the clause
(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (Pub. 110-252, Title 
(2) While not required, the contractor may include its subcontracts for commercial items minimal number additional clauses necessary satisfy its contractual obligations. 
(End clause) 

From: 
To: 
Subject: Date: Attachments: Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 

Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances" event June 28th Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:41:00 Shawn, 
Received them and wrapping them write this. I'll get them you today. 
Thanks, 
Sue 
From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, sue Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 
Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordial ly, Shawn 

Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 

Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. 

look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 

Cordially, 

Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 

From: 
To: 
Cc: 
Subject: 
Date: 
Attachments: Shawn, 
See attached. Please note few comments (in red) the form. 
Thanks, 
Sue Bernstein 
Program Manager for Management and Executive Development 
Agricultural Marketing Service 
Compliance and Analysis 
AMS Training Institute 
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 1217 
Washington, 20250 
Office: 202-720-1862 Fax: 202-720-9022 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 
Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can 
expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances1 events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation,. please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants. both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 201 12: 18:37 Attachments: Sue: 
Thank you for the forms. 
Just few things: 
The timeframe the actual workshop should 9:00am-12:00pm hours) stated our overall contract with the USDA. can and will arrive prior 8:30am make sure everything setup. cannot send electronic copy the presentation ahead time too large file. Dr. Betances will using video clips within his presentation which make far large email. will bring the presentation with him both memory stick and know lot Federal agencies not allow the use memory sticks anymore). has problem getting the site early order get everything loaded and checked. have had problems with the other USDA events have done far. Just please make sure that everything setup according our A/V requirements (attached again for your convenience). 
Dr. Betances will call your office upon his arrival the site you asked. 

Thank you again. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Shawn, 
See attached. Please note few comments (in red the form. Thanks, 

Sue Bernstein Program Manager for Management and Executive Development 
Agricultural Marketing Service 
Compliance and Analysis 
AMS Training Institute 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 1217 
Washington, 20250 
Office: 202-720-1862 Fax: 202-720-9022 
Email: 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 
Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordially, 

Shawn Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 
Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, Shawn 

Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 
Fax: 773-463-0429 
Email: Web: 

From: 
To: 
Subject: 
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 10: 10:00 

Thanks, Shawn. Can make 8:30 11:30 am, then? We've sent the word out for folks arrive 8:30. would save some confusion start 8:30 and end early rather than change the start time. 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:18 
To: Bernstein, Sue 
Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: 
Thank you for the forms. 
Just few things: 
The timeframe the actual workshop should 9:00am-12:00pm hours) stated our overall contract with the USDA. can and will arrive prior 8:30am make sure everything setup. cannot send electronic copy the presentation ahead time too large file. Dr. Betances will using video clips within his presentation which make far large email. will bring the presentation with him both memory stick and know lot Federal agencies not allow the use memory sticks anymore). has problem getting the site early order get everything loaded and checked. have had problems with the other USDA events have done far. Just please make sure that everything setup according our A/V requirements (attached again for your convenience). 
Dr. Betances will call your office upon his arrival the site you asked. 

Thank you again. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Shawn, 
See attached. Please note few comments (in red) the form. 
Thanks, 
Sue Bernstein Program Manager for Management and Executive Development Agricultural Marketing Service Compliance and Analysis AMS Training Institute 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 1217 Washington, 20250 
Office: 202-720-1862 Fax: 202-720-9022 
Email: 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesaay, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 
Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 
Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips 

within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-4630429 

Web: www.betances.com 

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:56:56 
Sure. That not problem. 
Thanks, 
Shawn 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th 
Thanks, Shawn. Can make 8:30 11:30 am, then? We've sent the word out for folks arrive 8:30. would save some confusion start 8:30 and end early rather than change the start time. 
From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12: To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: 
Thank you for the forms. 
Just few things: 
The timeframe the actual workshop should 9:00am-12:00pm hours) stated our overall contract with the USDA. can and will arrive prior 8:30am make sure everything setup. cannot send electronic copy the presentation ahead time too large file. Dr. Betances will using video clips within his presentation which make far large email. will bring the presentation with him both memory stick and know lot Federal agencies not allow the use memory sticks anymore). has problem getting the site early order get everything loaded and checked. have had problems with the other USDA events have done far. Just please make sure that everything setup according our A/V requirements (attached again for your convenience). 
Dr. Betances will call your office upon his arrival the site you asked. 

FOIA-AMS-02647-F: 000 123 

Thank you again. 
Cordially, 
Shawn Shawn, 
See attached. Please note few comments (in red) the form. 
Thanks, 
Sue Bernstein 
Program Manager for Management and Executive Development 
Agricultural Marketing Service Compliance and Analysis AMS Training Institute 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 1217 Washington, 20250 
Office: 202-720-1862 Fax: 202-720-9022 

Email: 

From: Shawn i:. Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, Sue 
Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 
Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 
Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP, have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances" event June 28th Date: Monday, June 20, 2011 10:40:00 Shawn, 
Please give call your convenience. (202-720-1862) 

Tha nks, 
Sue 
From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] 
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:57 
To: Bernstein, Sue 
Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th 
Sure. That not problem. 
Thanks, 
Shawn 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th 
Thanks, Shawn. Can make 8:30 11:30 am, then? We've sent the word out for folks arrive 8:30. would save some confusion start 8:30 and end early rather than change the start time. 
From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:18 To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: 
Thank you for the forms. 
Just few things: 
The timeframe the actual workshop should 9:00am-12:00pm hours) stated our overall contract with the USDA. can and will arrive prior 8:30am make sure everything setup. cannot send electronic copy the presentation ahead time too large file. Dr. Betances will using video clips within his presentation which make far large email. will bring the presentation with him both memory stick and know lot Federal agencies not allow the use memory sticks anymore). has problem getting the site early order get everything loaded and checked. have had problems with the other USDA events have done far. Just please make sure that everything setup according our A/V requirements (attached again for your convenience). 
Dr. Betances will call your office upon his arrival the site you asked. 

Thank you again. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Shawn, 
See attached. Please note few comments (in red) the form. 
Thanks, 
Sue Bernstein 
Program Manager for Management and Executive Development 
Agricultural Marketing Service Compliance and Analysis AMS Training Institute 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 1217 Washington, 20250 
Office: 202-720-1862 Fax: 202-720-9022 
Email: 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, Sue 

Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 

Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can 
expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 
Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances" event June 28th Date: Monday, June 27, 2011 11:28:00 Shawn, 
What time should expect Dr. tomorrow? want the lookout for him. 
Thanks, 
Sue 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] 
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:57 
To: Bernstein, Sue 
Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th 
Sure. That not problem. 
Thanks, Shawn 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th 
Thanks, Shawn. Can make 8:30 11:30 am, then? We've sent the word out for folks arrive 8:30. would save some confusion start 8:30 and end early rather than change the start time. 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:18 
To: Bernstein, Sue 
Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: 
Thank you for the forms. 
Just few things: 
The timeframe the actual workshop should 9:00am-12:00pm hours) stated our overall contract with the USDA. can and will arrive prior 8:30am make sure everything setup. cannot send electronic copy the presentation ahead time too large file. Dr. Betances will using video clips within his presentation which make far large email. will bring the presentation with him both memory stick and know lot Federal agencies not allow the use memory sticks anymore). has problem getting the site early order get everything loaded and checked. have had problems with the other USDA events have done far. Just please make sure that everything setup according our A/V requirements (attached again for your convenience). 
Dr. Betances will call your office upon his arrival the site you asked. 

Thank you again. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
From: 
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:46 

Subject: RE: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Shawn, 
See attached. Please note few comments (in red) the form. 
Thanks, 
Sue Bernstein Program Manager for Management and Executive Development Agricultural Marketing Service Compliance and Analysis AMS Training Institute 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 1217 Washington, 20250 
Office: 202-720-1862 Fax: 202-720-9022 
Email: 

From: Shawn Surber [mailto:ssurber@betances.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:22 To: Bernstein, Sue Subject: Fw: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Importance: High Sue: 
Please confirm receipt the email below and attachments and let know when can expect receive the completed forms. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 

Subject: Re: Contractual Packet for Dr. Betances' event June 28th Sue: have received the P.O. for your event June 28th from Nathan Johnson are set that end. 
Please complete the two attached forms and return them ASAP. have also attached the A/V requirements for Dr. Betances' events. Dr. Betances uses video clips within his PowerPoint presentation, please make sure that the equipment set allow for participants both see and hear the video clips. look forward hearing back from you. Thank you. 
Cordially, 
Shawn 
Shawn Surber, Business Manager 
Souder, Betances and Associates, Inc. 
5448 Kimball Ave., Chicago, 60625 
Phone: 773-463-6374 Fax: 773-463-0429 
Email: Web: 

Cultural Transformation: dynamic workforce engaged, motivated, and prepared for the future. 
Secretary Vilsack continues focus Cultural Transformation (CT) USDA one his most important goals Secretary. defined the process creating workplace where 
ansformallon all employees and customers are treated with dignity and respect and provided the opportunity for success. path AMS, defined as: dynamic workforce engaged, 
motivated, and prepared for the future. achieve when simultaneously driven top leadership and exercised 
each individual. Each has role play. 
success 
The AMS Leadership Team pleased announce the following training event: 
Title:  Cultural Transformation Awareness Training  
Date:  June 28,  
Location:  Jefferson Auditorium, South Building  
Time:  8:30 -12:00 (EST)  

This training mandatory for the following employees: (1) all supervisors HQ; and 
(2) GS-14 and above Branch Chiefs higher from the field. The training optional for all other employees, and one several options that will fulfill the training requirement for all employees*. Follow directions Register and Confirm registration; and To-Do List confirm status listed "Enrolled" sign language interpreter will available. Please contact the AMS Training Institute (AMSTI) 

(202) 690-3018 via email request additional accommodation you 
have any questions regarding this event. 
*AMS Programs may designate additional participants mandatory. 

How use the Record Learning feature Aglearn 
*The Record Learning option granted (or not) each course manager/designer. There are three possible options for the Record Learning feature: Disabled -you cannot record learning. 
Enabled -YOU can record your own learning Enabled -YOUR SUPERVISOR can record learning for you. 
This Job Aid will discuss Number instances where YOU can record your own learning. This done through Agleam, instructions begin from the Agleam Home page: 
Enter the information for the four REQUIRED FIELDS: Completion Status, Completion Date, Completion Time, and Time Zone. Click NEXT 
NOTE: The other fields may already populated the course manager/creator. 
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