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BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book
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BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet Souvenir Book

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This is the souvenir book shared with the attendees at the 16th annual BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet. …

This is the souvenir book shared with the attendees at the 16th annual BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Awards Banquet.

City of Cincinnati chief information officer Margo Springs is the keynote speaker for the banquet.

The souvenir book was put together by chapter member Brenda Hogan.

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  • 1. B D PA C I N C I N N AT I B D PA C I N C I N N AT I 16 t h A n n u a l Awa r d s 16 t h A n n u a l Awa r d s Banquet Banquet Ignite, Inspire, & Empower Ignite, Inspire, & EmpowerThe GPS of Future Technologists The GPS of Future Technologists D a t e o f S e r v i c e D a t e o f S e r v i c e SEPTEMBER 17, 2011 SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
  • 2. Program ProgramNETWORKING & EXECUTIVE RECEPTION NETWORKING & EXECUTIVE RECEPTIONWELCOME WELCOMEINTRODUCTION OF SITES PARTICIPANTS INTRODUCTION OF SITES PARTICIPANTSINVOCATION INVOCATIONDINNER DINNERINTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER INTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKERKEYNOTE ADDRESS KEYNOTE ADDRESSSITES PROGRAM RECOGNITION/AWARDS SITES PROGRAM RECOGNITION/AWARDSCORPORATE RECOGNITION/AWARDS CORPORATE RECOGNITION/AWARDSCHAPTER RECOGNITION/AWARDS CHAPTER RECOGNITION/AWARDSSPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTSCLOSING REMARKS CLOSING REMARKS
  • 3. President’s Message President’s MessageWarm Greetings, Warm Greetings,On behalf of the BDPA Cincinnati Board of Directors, I welcome you to On behalf of the BDPA Cincinnati Board of Directors, I welcome you toour 16th Annual BDPA Cincinnati Awards Banquet. We are honored to our 16th Annual BDPA Cincinnati Awards Banquet. We are honored tohave you as our guest. The purpose of the banquet is to celebrate the have you as our guest. The purpose of the banquet is to celebrate thesuccess of Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship success of Student Information Technology Education & ScholarshipProgram (SITES), to thank the volunteers for their support, and to recog- Program (SITES), to thank the volunteers for their support, and to recog-nize our Corporate Sponsors. This year, the SITES program held the nize our Corporate Sponsors. This year, the SITES program held theYouth Technology Series (YTSS), High School Computer Camp (HSCC), Youth Technology Series (YTSS), High School Computer Camp (HSCC),IT Showcase and the Midwest Regional Computer Competition. IT Showcase and the Midwest Regional Computer Competition.I offer my personal congratulations to todays honorees. Our students I offer my personal congratulations to todays honorees. Our studentscome from a variety of backgrounds, High Schools, interests and talents. come from a variety of backgrounds, High Schools, interests and talents.These students have worked hard throughout the year spending their These students have worked hard throughout the year spending theirSaturdays learning about IT; although it would have been easier to stay Saturdays learning about IT; although it would have been easier to stayhome playing video games or just hanging out. In a time when many of home playing video games or just hanging out. In a time when many ofthe headlines focus on the negative, I know there is much good in this the headlines focus on the negative, I know there is much good in thiscity – that is what our focus will be this afternoon. city – that is what our focus will be this afternoon.A sincere thank you to the corporate sponsors and supporters that have A sincere thank you to the corporate sponsors and supporters that havehelped us through the year with everything from financial support to the helped us through the year with everything from financial support to themeeting facilities: Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati Bell, Cincinnati meeting facilities: Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati Bell, CincinnatiState Technical College, CSC Consulting, Hewlett-Packard and Procter State Technical College, CSC Consulting, Hewlett-Packard and Procter& Gamble. You enable us to provide programs and services of value to & Gamble. You enable us to provide programs and services of value toour stakeholders. We would also like to thank our CAC for providing our stakeholders. We would also like to thank our CAC for providingguidance and support to the Board of Directors. The CAC includes Cin- guidance and support to the Board of Directors. The CAC includes Cin-cinnati Bell, CSC Consulting, Global Novations, Hewlett-Packard, Oscar cinnati Bell, CSC Consulting, Global Novations, Hewlett-Packard, OscarRobertson Document Management Services and Procter & Gamble . Robertson Document Management Services and Procter & Gamble .Last but certainly not least, I would like to thank the BDPA Cincinnati Last but certainly not least, I would like to thank the BDPA CincinnatiBoard of Directors that have been leading the BDPA throughout the year. Board of Directors that have been leading the BDPA throughout the year. VP of Member Services – Clarence Larcarte VP of Member Services – Clarence Larcarte VP of Membership Management – Dalric Webb VP of Membership Management – Dalric Webb VP of Finance – Prince Ellis VP of Finance – Prince Ellis VP of Strategy and Planning – Steve Gutter VP of Strategy and Planning – Steve GutterIt takes many dedicated volunteers to do what we for the BDPA Cincin- It takes many dedicated volunteers to do what we for the BDPA Cincin-nati Chapter. I hope that all of you here today will continue to help us, nati Chapter. I hope that all of you here today will continue to help us,building on the foundation that has been established. With your support, building on the foundation that has been established. With your support,we can help to make our community an even better place to live. we can help to make our community an even better place to live.Thank you for joining us this today. Thank you for joining us this today.Wanda D. Gray Wanda D. GrayPresident, BDPA Cincinnati Chapter President, BDPA Cincinnati Chapter
  • 4. Keynote Speaker Keynote Speaker Margo Springs, CIO, City of Cincinnati, is an experi- Margo Springs, CIO, City of Cincinnati, is an experi- enced local government professional with over 16 enced local government professional with over 16 years in the public sector with significant achievements years in the public sector with significant achievements in financial management, technology management, the in financial management, technology management, the development of workflow analysis, and business re- development of workflow analysis, and business re- engineering. Ms. Springs oversees all technology ser- engineering. Ms. Springs oversees all technology ser- vices for the City of Cincinnati including information vices for the City of Cincinnati including information security, regional law enforcement networks, metropoli- security, regional law enforcement networks, metropoli- tan area networks, disaster recovery planning, the tan area networks, disaster recovery planning, the City’s privately owned fiber optic network, UHF/VHF & City’s privately owned fiber optic network, UHF/VHF & 800MHz radio systems, enterprise business systems 800MHz radio systems, enterprise business systems including Email, Electronic Government, human re- including Email, Electronic Government, human re-source and financial systems, and technical call center operations. source and financial systems, and technical call center operations.Recently featured in American City & County Government Magazine, Ms. Recently featured in American City & County Government Magazine, Ms.Springs has taken a team approach to manage a brand she created as Springs has taken a team approach to manage a brand she created asthe Stormy C’s of Change in IT: by effectively merging collaboration, the Stormy C’s of Change in IT: by effectively merging collaboration,cooperation and communication Ms. Springs has decreased personnel cooperation and communication Ms. Springs has decreased personnelcosts by 50% while increasing efficiencies that have become the frame- costs by 50% while increasing efficiencies that have become the frame-work for building credibility. This branding approach has helped to re- work for building credibility. This branding approach has helped to re-cultivate the organization’s IT image; forging partnerships and relation- cultivate the organization’s IT image; forging partnerships and relation-ships that encourage resource sharing ultimately resulting in hard sav- ships that encourage resource sharing ultimately resulting in hard sav-ings. ings.Ms. Springs is supporting a change that will take the City’s IT organiza- Ms. Springs is supporting a change that will take the City’s IT organiza-tion from a decentralized to a shared services concept, dismantling a tion from a decentralized to a shared services concept, dismantling afragmented business model that has been in place for nearly three dec- fragmented business model that has been in place for nearly three dec-ades. Governance, standardization, vendor and asset management will ades. Governance, standardization, vendor and asset management willall contribute to her goal of a more efficient IT spending organization. all contribute to her goal of a more efficient IT spending organization.By leveraging corporate relationships with Dell and Development Corpo- By leveraging corporate relationships with Dell and Development Corpo-rations, Ms. Springs worked to implement a City Manager vision of an IT rations, Ms. Springs worked to implement a City Manager vision of an ITVillage Youth Laboratory to help area youth enhance technology literacy Village Youth Laboratory to help area youth enhance technology literacyand IT Building skills achieving the 2009 Technology Solutions Award for and IT Building skills achieving the 2009 Technology Solutions Award forTelecom and IT from the Public Technology Institute. Telecom and IT from the Public Technology Institute.The changing world of technology has created an environment in which The changing world of technology has created an environment in whichdevices have become more powerful, more efficient, and more compact devices have become more powerful, more efficient, and more compactenabling Ms. Springs to lead a team to consolidate fragmented data cen- enabling Ms. Springs to lead a team to consolidate fragmented data cen-ters into a state of the art center that is smaller yet, more robust provid- ters into a state of the art center that is smaller yet, more robust provid-ing more opportunities for clients to share resources. The new dater cen- ing more opportunities for clients to share resources. The new dater cen-ter is 30 percent of the size of the former area, yielding an estimated ter is 30 percent of the size of the former area, yielding an estimated$700,000+ savings in annual efficiencies going from 12,000 to 2,000 $700,000+ savings in annual efficiencies going from 12,000 to 2,000square feet. square feet.“As professional practitioners, it is not only essential for us to be a part of “As professional practitioners, it is not only essential for us to be a part ofthe process that builds, recruits and develops young IT talent, we also the process that builds, recruits and develops young IT talent, we alsomust continue to deliver innovative and creative solutions that are forward must continue to deliver innovative and creative solutions that are forwardthinking to stimulate business, partnerships, and creative growth during thinking to stimulate business, partnerships, and creative growth duringtough economic conditions” – Margo R. Springs, CIO, City of Cincinnati tough economic conditions” – Margo R. Springs, CIO, City of Cincinnati
  • 5. Master of Ceremonies Master of Ceremonies Jarelle A. Marshall, Storage Engineer at Soft- Jarelle A. Marshall, Storage Engineer at Soft- ware Information Systems, LLC ware Information Systems, LLC Jarelle Antoinne Marshall, a Storage Engineer at Jarelle Antoinne Marshall, a Storage Engineer at Software Information Systems, developed his Software Information Systems, developed his passion for computers with the help of BDPA in passion for computers with the help of BDPA in 1996 when he joined the organization as one of 1996 when he joined the organization as one of the youngest participants. He was a member of the youngest participants. He was a member of 3 National HSCC teams trained by the Cincinnati 3 National HSCC teams trained by the Cincinnati chapter, and his team in 2000 earned the highest chapter, and his team in 2000 earned the highestplacement of any HSCC team in the chapters history when they placement of any HSCC team in the chapters history when theywon the silver medal. won the silver medal.Jarelle has continued to expand his knowledge and experience in Jarelle has continued to expand his knowledge and experience increating solutions of component level systems for Enterprise Data creating solutions of component level systems for Enterprise DataCenter Environments. His focus for the last several years has includ- Center Environments. His focus for the last several years has includ-ed Storage Area Network designs, SAN Administration, support, and ed Storage Area Network designs, SAN Administration, support, andimplementation. Additionally, he is proficient in supporting LAN solu- implementation. Additionally, he is proficient in supporting LAN solu-tions using Cisco hardware, Enterprise Storage on IBM Tiers 1 and tions using Cisco hardware, Enterprise Storage on IBM Tiers 1 and2, Netapp, Enterprise FC Fabrics - Cisco Director Class Switches, 2, Netapp, Enterprise FC Fabrics - Cisco Director Class Switches,Cisco IP Switches, Fiber Channel Networks, Network Infrastructure Cisco IP Switches, Fiber Channel Networks, Network Infrastructuredesign and Capacity Management. design and Capacity Management.Jarelle has worked at for a number of well known organizations Jarelle has worked at for a number of well known organizationswhich includes: Best Buy, Time Warner Cable, Dell, P&G, US Finan- which includes: Best Buy, Time Warner Cable, Dell, P&G, US Finan-cial and Itelligence and is certified in: cial and Itelligence and is certified in: Netapp Certified Implementation Engineer, (NCIE), SAN and  Netapp Certified Implementation Engineer, (NCIE), SAN and Virtualization, July, 2011 Virtualization, July, 2011 Netapp Certified Data Management Administrator, (NCDA),  Netapp Certified Data Management Administrator, (NCDA), June, 2011 June, 2011 SNIA Certified Storage Professional, December 2010  SNIA Certified Storage Professional, December 2010 ITIL V3 Foundations Certification, July, 2010  ITIL V3 Foundations Certification, July, 2010 IBM Certified Specialist - System Storage SAN Volume Control-  IBM Certified Specialist - System Storage SAN Volume Control- ler, December, 2008 ler, December, 2008 IBM Certified Specialist - Systems Storage Implementation En-  IBM Certified Specialist - Systems Storage Implementation En- try/Midrange for DS series, May, 2008 try/Midrange for DS series, May, 2008 Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) December, 2007  Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) December, 2007 Comptia A Plus Certification (A+) February, 2005  Comptia A Plus Certification (A+) February, 2005He attributes his success to God, his mom, his passion and BDPA! He attributes his success to God, his mom, his passion and BDPA!
  • 6. About BDPA About BDPABDPA Cincinnati’s main focus is the BDPA Cincinnati’s main focus is the education life cycle program for in- education life cycle program for in- formation technology from the formation technology from the “Classroom to the Boardroom”. In- “Classroom to the Boardroom”. In-formation technology is not in a vac- formation technology is not in a vac- uum and as it grows, BDPA assists uum and as it grows, BDPA assists professionals and students realize professionals and students realize their full potential. their full potential. Our goal—help strengthen the ex- Our goal—help strengthen the ex- pertise of minority members in the pertise of minority members in the information technology community, information technology community, offer this expertise to those minori- offer this expertise to those minori-ties evaluating information technolo- ties evaluating information technolo- gy for career or business potential gy for career or business potential and broaden the and broaden the information technology knowledge information technology knowledgeof the Greater Cincinnati community of the Greater Cincinnati community as a whole. BDPA offers as a whole. BDPA offers professionals, executives, professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs and students a pathway students a pathway “From the Classroom to “From the Classroom to the Boardroom” the Boardroom”
  • 7. BDPA History BDPA HistoryOur Beginning . . . In 1989 several professional African Ameri- Our Beginning . . . In 1989 several professional African Ameri-cans were approached at Digital Equipment Corporation by BDPA cans were approached at Digital Equipment Corporation by BDPADayton Chapter president Bill Maynard. Bill’s request: To start a Dayton Chapter president Bill Maynard. Bill’s request: To start aBDPA Cincinnati Chapter. After researching the organization and BDPA Cincinnati Chapter. After researching the organization anddiscussing the great opportunities it could bring to the minorities in discussing the great opportunities it could bring to the minorities inCincinnati, we accepted the challenge. Cincinnati, we accepted the challenge.Our Strategy . . . We began the search for Chapter support by Our Strategy . . . We began the search for Chapter support bytargeting technology-based individuals in the City of Cincinnati targeting technology-based individuals in the City of Cincinnatithat would serve as the basis for our stakeholder group. Our strat- that would serve as the basis for our stakeholder group. Our strat-egy was to approach individuals affiliated or associated with Cin- egy was to approach individuals affiliated or associated with Cin-cinnati based Fortune 500 Companies in order to gain a business cinnati based Fortune 500 Companies in order to gain a businesscommunity perspective as well as insight, into the needs and po- community perspective as well as insight, into the needs and po-tential value of such an organization as BDPA. tential value of such an organization as BDPA.Our Support . . . In our search to gain insight and perspective Our Support . . . In our search to gain insight and perspectivefrom the Cincinnati business community, we in turn, gained busi- from the Cincinnati business community, we in turn, gained busi-ness community support! Everett L. Gregory, N. Neal Johnson, ness community support! Everett L. Gregory, N. Neal Johnson,Brenda Johnson, Charles Cooper and Gina L. Billings were de- Brenda Johnson, Charles Cooper and Gina L. Billings were de-lighted with the BDPA - Cincinnati Chapter concept and what it lighted with the BDPA - Cincinnati Chapter concept and what itwould bring to the African American community. They made the would bring to the African American community. They made theofficial request that National BDPA accept our charter as a new official request that National BDPA accept our charter as a newchapter. In December 1989 the Cincinnati Chapter of BDPA was chapter. In December 1989 the Cincinnati Chapter of BDPA wasofficially formed. officially formed.Our Recognition . . . BDPA - Cincinnati Chapter has been recog- Our Recognition . . . BDPA - Cincinnati Chapter has been recog-nized for its` many community outreach programs and services. nized for its` many community outreach programs and services.Our success is the culmination of the efforts of all chapter volun- Our success is the culmination of the efforts of all chapter volun-teers, supporters and sponsors. These accomplishments would teers, supporters and sponsors. These accomplishments wouldnot have been possible without the support of our stakeholders: not have been possible without the support of our stakeholders:The Board of Directors, the members and the Corporate Advisory The Board of Directors, the members and the Corporate AdvisoryCouncil. These people have quietly and consistently given their Council. These people have quietly and consistently given theirtime, talent and energy to build our as a premier organization time, talent and energy to build our as a premier organizationwithin the technology community. These men and women of all within the technology community. These men and women of allraces, ages, and gender have made a commitment to excellence races, ages, and gender have made a commitment to excellencewith their BDPA involvement. We will continue to grow, prosper, with their BDPA involvement. We will continue to grow, prosper,and provide support to the membership and the community. and provide support to the membership and the community.
  • 8. Message From Our Chair Message From Our ChairSeptember 17, 2011 September 17, 2011Welcome to the BDPA Cincinnati Chapter’s 16th Annual Edu- Welcome to the BDPA Cincinnati Chapter’s 16th Annual Edu-cation and Corporate Sponsor Banquet. This evening, we are cation and Corporate Sponsor Banquet. This evening, we arecelebrating the dedication of students, facilitators, our corpo- celebrating the dedication of students, facilitators, our corpo-rate sponsors, and members of BDPA. It is our honor and rate sponsors, and members of BDPA. It is our honor andprivilege to recognize those who have taken the time to Ignite, privilege to recognize those who have taken the time to Ignite,Inspire, and Empower Future Technologists. Inspire, and Empower Future Technologists.We would like to offer thanks to our banquet partners and We would like to offer thanks to our banquet partners andsponsors for making the 16th Annual Education and Corporate sponsors for making the 16th Annual Education and CorporateSponsor Banquet possible. Our sponsors have demonstrated Sponsor Banquet possible. Our sponsors have demonstratedtheir commitment to educating and training students in technol- their commitment to educating and training students in technol-ogy. These organizations recognize that students are the fu- ogy. These organizations recognize that students are the fu-ture workforce and, without them, we will not achieve new ture workforce and, without them, we will not achieve newtechnological milestones and maintain a competitive edge in technological milestones and maintain a competitive edge inthe global marketplace. the global marketplace.Parents, family and friends, we honor you as well. If not for Parents, family and friends, we honor you as well. If not foryour encouragement, dedication and commitment our hon- your encouragement, dedication and commitment our hon-orees might not have achieved this success. We are blessed orees might not have achieved this success. We are blessedto have this opportunity to honor these exceptional young peo- to have this opportunity to honor these exceptional young peo-ple and their supporters and grateful that you have chosen to ple and their supporters and grateful that you have chosen toshare in this very special evening with us. share in this very special evening with us.Lastly, I would like to offer a special thanks to the 2011 Ban- Lastly, I would like to offer a special thanks to the 2011 Ban-quet Planning Committee Members and donors. Your dedica- quet Planning Committee Members and donors. Your dedica-tion and contributions were instrumental in organizing and tion and contributions were instrumental in organizing andhosting this successful event. hosting this successful event.2011 Banquet Planning Committee Members 2011 Banquet Planning Committee MembersPrince Ellis Prince EllisBrenda Gunn Hogan Brenda Gunn HoganSteve Gutter Steve GutterWayne Hicks Wayne HicksRosa Patterson-Butler Rosa Patterson-ButlerTeresa Williams Teresa WilliamsSincerely, Sincerely,Yolanda Lauderdale Yolanda LauderdaleBDPA - Chairperson 16th Annual Education & Corporate BDPA - Chairperson 16th Annual Education & Corporate
  • 9. Board of Directors Board of DirectorsWANDA GRAY President WANDA GRAY PresidentJANICE LEE Immediate Past President JANICE LEE Immediate Past President . .PRINCE ELLIS VP Finance PRINCE ELLIS VP Finance . .DALRIC WEBB VP Membership Management DALRIC WEBB VP Membership ManagementCLARENCE LARCARTE VP Member Services CLARENCE LARCARTE VP Member ServicesSTEVE GUTTER VP Strategy & Planning STEVE GUTTER VP Strategy & PlanningERNEST GAUSE Director Marketing ERNEST GAUSE Director MarketingDEBORAH PRINCE Director Outreach DEBORAH PRINCE Director OutreachAPRIL GILLESPIE Director Recruitment & Retention APRIL GILLESPIE Director Recruitment & Retention
  • 10. Corporate Advisory Corporate AdvisoryThe BDPA Cincinnati Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) was The BDPA Cincinnati Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) wasestablished in April 1994 and is comprised of corporate repre- established in April 1994 and is comprised of corporate repre-sentatives who have joined in support and sponsorship of BDPA sentatives who have joined in support and sponsorship of BDPACincinnati programs and activities. The CAC functions as an Cincinnati programs and activities. The CAC functions as anadvisory board to the Cincinnati Board of Directors and hosts advisory board to the Cincinnati Board of Directors and hoststhe Annual Education & Scholarship Banquet and the Annual the Annual Education & Scholarship Banquet and the AnnualAward Luncheon. Members of the CAC determine membership Award Luncheon. Members of the CAC determine membershipin the CAC. in the CAC. BDPA Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) BDPA Corporate Advisory Council (CAC)Patrick Nelson - CAC Chairperson, Procter & Gamble, Patrick Nelson - CAC Chairperson, Procter & Gamble,Kevin Murray, Cincinnati Bell Kevin Murray, Cincinnati BellScott Sanders, CSC Consulting Scott Sanders, CSC ConsultingPatricia Melford, Global Novations Patricia Melford, Global NovationsWayne Stein, Hewlett-Packard Wayne Stein, Hewlett-PackardTia Robinson, Oscar Robertson Document Management Ser- Tia Robinson, Oscar Robertson Document Management Ser-vices vices
  • 11. Sponsors & Supporters Sponsors & SupportersThanks for your support! Thanks for your support!Christ Church Cathedral Christ Church CathedralCincinnati Bell Cincinnati BellCincinnati State Technical College Cincinnati State Technical CollegeCSC Consulting CSC ConsultingHewlett-Packard Hewlett-PackardProcter & Gamble Procter & Gamble We collaborate with our corporate We collaborate with our corporate partners in: partners in: Recruitment: We work with our Recruitment: We work with our sponsors to provide a pool of sponsors to provide a pool of qualified information technology qualified information technology professionals to support your efforts professionals to support your efforts to maintain a diverse workforce. to maintain a diverse workforce. Retention: Our career development Retention: Our career development services enhance the technical and services enhance the technical and professional skills of current and professional skills of current and future IT professionals to accelerate future IT professionals to accelerate their value to our sponsors. their value to our sponsors. Community Outreach: We foster Community Outreach: We foster partnerships with our sponsors to partnerships with our sponsors to build their recognition within the build their recognition within the community through activities that community through activities that help close the digital divide, and help close the digital divide, and increase community proficiency increase community proficiency using technology. using technology.
  • 12. OUTREACH PROGRAM OVERVIEW OUTREACH PROGRAM OVERVIEWThe Outreach Department’s mission is to increase the number of comput- The Outreach Department’s mission is to increase the number of comput-er literate teens in the inner-city by offering a challenging, competitive, er literate teens in the inner-city by offering a challenging, competitive,esteem-building, state-of-the-art program, that will train youths in todays esteem-building, state-of-the-art program, that will train youths in todaystechnology. technology.Educational and technical opportunities still reach the African American Educational and technical opportunities still reach the African Americancommunity at a slow pace. BDPA has a larger task and broader range of community at a slow pace. BDPA has a larger task and broader range ofpeople (especially youth) to reach. Recognizing the need for accelerated people (especially youth) to reach. Recognizing the need for acceleratedaction, the Outreach Department was established. action, the Outreach Department was established.The Outreach Department is responsible for community outreach pro- The Outreach Department is responsible for community outreach pro-grams at all levels. This includes the Mentors Program, Speakers Bureau, grams at all levels. This includes the Mentors Program, Speakers Bureau,Student Recognition, Student Scholarships, High School Computer Camp Student Recognition, Student Scholarships, High School Computer Campand the High School Computer Competition Training program, Youth and the High School Computer Competition Training program, YouthTechnology Seminar Series, PC Build Workshop and IT Showcase. This Technology Seminar Series, PC Build Workshop and IT Showcase. Thisdepartment arranges for facilities, books, equipment, instructors and other department arranges for facilities, books, equipment, instructors and otherresources in support of these programs. The highlight activity for this de- resources in support of these programs. The highlight activity for this de-partment is to have the students demonstrate their acquired skills with partment is to have the students demonstrate their acquired skills withother students across the state of Ohio. After the Camp, the students that other students across the state of Ohio. After the Camp, the students thatshowed excelling results are invited back to undergo intensive training showed excelling results are invited back to undergo intensive trainingwhere they are sent to the National BDPA conference to compete nation- where they are sent to the National BDPA conference to compete nation-ally for scholarship funds. ally for scholarship funds.To fulfill the Outreach Department’s mission, BDPA Cincinnati Chapter To fulfill the Outreach Department’s mission, BDPA Cincinnati Chaptermust achieve and maintain the following objectives: must achieve and maintain the following objectives: Train 10 students using our High School Computer Camp Program  Train 10 students using our High School Computer Camp Program Prepare 5 exceptional students for national competition through our  Prepare 5 exceptional students for national competition through our High School Computer Competition Training Program High School Computer Competition Training Program Expose 24 students to the Youth Technology Seminar Series  Expose 24 students to the Youth Technology Seminar Series Prepare 5-10 students for IT Showcase  Prepare 5-10 students for IT Showcase Recognize individuals for their contributions to the SITES Program  Recognize individuals for their contributions to the SITES Program Add new instructors to the staff of the High School Computer Camp  Add new instructors to the staff of the High School Computer Camp Program Program Recruit twelve facilitator / instructors to contribute expertise during the  Recruit twelve facilitator / instructors to contribute expertise during the Youth Technology Seminar Series Youth Technology Seminar SeriesUnder the Outreach department is the Student Information Technology Under the Outreach department is the Student Information TechnologyEducation & Scholarship Program (SITES). This program is eligible for Education & Scholarship Program (SITES). This program is eligible forYouths from the metro Cincinnati area. The SITES Program consists of: Youths from the metro Cincinnati area. The SITES Program consists of:
  • 13. OUTREACH PROGRAM OVERVIEW OUTREACH PROGRAM OVERVIEWHigh School Computer Camp High School Computer CampAn instructional computer competition program that runs from January – An instructional computer competition program that runs from January –August and held on Saturdays where 10 high school students gather to August and held on Saturdays where 10 high school students gather tolearn a variety of things related to information technology. The lesson learn a variety of things related to information technology. The lessonplans emphasize the development of team-building skills, logical thinking plans emphasize the development of team-building skills, logical thinkingskills, presentation skills, and .NET programming. The conclusion of the skills, presentation skills, and .NET programming. The conclusion of thecamp is the annual Midwest Regional Competition. camp is the annual Midwest Regional Competition.National Computer Competition Team National Computer Competition TeamAn intensive technical training program designed to create a highly com- An intensive technical training program designed to create a highly com-petitive team of 5 high school students. These five students will be ex- petitive team of 5 high school students. These five students will be ex-pected to compete in a technology round-robin quiz demonstrating their pected to compete in a technology round-robin quiz demonstrating theirknowledge of IT history, BDPA history, and IT concepts & terminology. knowledge of IT history, BDPA history, and IT concepts & terminology.Additionally, they will need to program business requirements using Additionally, they will need to program business requirements usingHTML and .NET. They will present their final product to a panel of in- HTML and .NET. They will present their final product to a panel of in-dustry judges. This competition takes place at the National BDPA con- dustry judges. This competition takes place at the National BDPA con-ference in August of each year. The competition comes from high ference in August of each year. The competition comes from highschool students representing other BDPA chapters across the country. school students representing other BDPA chapters across the country.The winning team receives college scholarship funds. The winning team receives college scholarship funds.Youth Technology Seminar Series Youth Technology Seminar SeriesThe Youth Technology Seminar Series (YTSS) is a series of computer The Youth Technology Seminar Series (YTSS) is a series of computerrelated programs. The focus is providing a fun filled environment to en- related programs. The focus is providing a fun filled environment to en-courage students and engage them in computer related activities. The 8 courage students and engage them in computer related activities. The 8week outreach instructional program held on Saturdays where grades 8- week outreach instructional program held on Saturdays where grades 8-12th lesson plans emphasize the development of team-building skills, 12th lesson plans emphasize the development of team-building skills,logical thinking skills, presentation skills, HTML editing. logical thinking skills, presentation skills, HTML editing.Cincinnati Information Technology (IT) Showcase Cincinnati Information Technology (IT) ShowcaseThe Cincinnati IT Showcase is an advanced technology forum where The Cincinnati IT Showcase is an advanced technology forum whereHigh School and or College students demonstrate their research and High School and or College students demonstrate their research andtheories in the fields of advance information technology. One or more theories in the fields of advance information technology. One or morestudents are selected to participate at BDPA National Conference IT students are selected to participate at BDPA National Conference ITShowcase. Showcase.National Informational Technology (IT) Showcase National Informational Technology (IT) ShowcaseThe BDPA IT Showcase is an advanced technology forum where High The BDPA IT Showcase is an advanced technology forum where HighSchool and College students from across the nation demonstrate their School and College students from across the nation demonstrate theirresearch and theories in the fields of information technology. Papers are research and theories in the fields of information technology. Papers arepublished in the IT Show Proceedings published in the IT Show ProceedingsThe projects focus on various “advanced thought” topics including; intel- The projects focus on various “advanced thought” topics including; intel-ligent technologies (i.e., robotics, machine learning, evolutionary algo- ligent technologies (i.e., robotics, machine learning, evolutionary algo-rithms, etc.), wearable computing, web technologies, high performance rithms, etc.), wearable computing, web technologies, high performancecomputing (HPC), grid technologies, cloud technology, computational computing (HPC), grid technologies, cloud technology, computationalscience, etc. Three awards (First, Second and Third Prize) are given in science, etc. Three awards (First, Second and Third Prize) are given ineach of two categories: High School and College (undergraduate). each of two categories: High School and College (undergraduate).
  • 14. 2011 SITES Participants 2011 SITES ParticipantsDemarco Hartley Aiken Demarco Hartley AikenMichael Gaynor Christain Academy Michael Gaynor Christain AcademyJulius Baldwin Dohn Comm Cntr Julius Baldwin Dohn Comm CntrKamin C Johnson Lakota West High-College Kamin C Johnson Lakota West High-CollegeEkenedilichukwu Okafor Loveland High Ekenedilichukwu Okafor Loveland HighChidima Okafor Loveland High Chidima Okafor Loveland HighOlisa Okafor Loveland High Olisa Okafor Loveland HighYomi Nelson Mason Yomi Nelson MasonChristian Johnson Mason Christian Johnson MasonLandon Jackson Mason Landon Jackson MasonLi-Ara Jackson Mason Li-Ara Jackson MasonJade Robinson Our Lady of Grace Jade Robinson Our Lady of GraceAdriana Joseph Pleasant Run Middle Adriana Joseph Pleasant Run MiddleHadiya Harrigan Seven Hills Hadiya Harrigan Seven HillsRoss Bateman St. Xavier Ross Bateman St. XavierTerry Washington Taft Terry Washington TaftAvery Simpson Taft Avery Simpson TaftMadhab Mishra Taft Madhab Mishra TaftBikram Sapkota Taft Bikram Sapkota TaftTorleesah Dukes Taft Torleesah Dukes TaftDeon Thomas Taft Deon Thomas TaftRyan Montgomery Taft Ryan Montgomery TaftPrakash Mishra Taft Prakash Mishra TaftCurtis D Mimes Taft Curtis D Mimes TaftDavid Moody Wyoming High David Moody Wyoming High
  • 15. 2011 HSCC & ITS Teams 2011 HSCC & ITS Teams 2011 National HSCC Participants 2011 National HSCC ParticipantsBikram Sapkota Taft Bikram Sapkota TaftCurtis D Mimes Taft Curtis D Mimes TaftChristian Johnson Mason High School Christian Johnson Mason High SchoolHadiya Harrigan Seven Hills Hadiya Harrigan Seven Hills 2011 National IT Showcase Participants 2011 National IT Showcase ParticipantsJahaan Maiden University of Cincinnati Jahaan Maiden University of CincinnatiLi-Ara Jackson Mason High School Li-Ara Jackson Mason High SchoolLandon Jackson Mason High School Landon Jackson Mason High SchoolTariq Maiden Mason High School Tariq Maiden Mason High School
  • 16. 2011 CHAPTER AWARDS 2011 CHAPTER AWARDSBDPA Community Service Award: BDPA Community Service Award:The award is presented to a persons or organizations who have The award is presented to a persons or organizations who haveassisted BDPA with its public service efforts through the use of assisted BDPA with its public service efforts through the use oftheir media, affiliations, outstanding leadership contributions or their media, affiliations, outstanding leadership contributions ordedicated service. dedicated service.Nominee: Joe Parker Nominee: Joe ParkerBDPA Spirit Award: BDPA Spirit Award:Is presented to the chapter member who best displays the spirit of Is presented to the chapter member who best displays the spirit ofthe organization. This member contributes first for the good of the organization. This member contributes first for the good ofothers. others.Nominee: Patrick Nelson Nominee: Patrick NelsonBDPA Member of the Year: BDPA Member of the Year:This is the premier membership award presented by the BDPA This is the premier membership award presented by the BDPACincinnati Chapter. It is reserved for the chapter member who has Cincinnati Chapter. It is reserved for the chapter member who hasstretched beyond many boundaries to support the organization, its stretched beyond many boundaries to support the organization, itsmission and its objectives. This member has made available their mission and its objectives. This member has made available theirtime, resources and talents to assist BDPA in fulfilling our goals. time, resources and talents to assist BDPA in fulfilling our goals.Nominee: Frank Hill Nominee: Frank HillBDPA Director of the Year: BDPA Director of the Year:This award is presented to one of our 16 Department Directors. This award is presented to one of our 16 Department Directors.The award is based on quality and quantity of the leadership pro- The award is based on quality and quantity of the leadership pro-vided by the director. Measurements of success will include, but vided by the director. Measurements of success will include, butarent limited to, the achievement of the annual goals for that direc- arent limited to, the achievement of the annual goals for that direc-tors department. tors department.Nominee: Deborah Prince Nominee: Deborah PrinceBDPA Executive Officer of the Year Award: BDPA Executive Officer of the Year Award:This award is presented to one of the five Vice Presidents. This award is presented to one of the five Vice Presidents.Nominee: Clarence Larcarte Nominee: Clarence LarcartePresident’s Award: President’s Award:This award is presented at the discretion of the chapter president This award is presented at the discretion of the chapter presidentto any person who willingly shared their time and unique talents to to any person who willingly shared their time and unique talents toenhance the programs, services or community outreach of BDPA. enhance the programs, services or community outreach of BDPA.Nominee: Wayne Hicks Nominee: Wayne Hicks
  • 17. 2011 CORPORATE AWARDS 2011 CORPORATE AWARDSBDPA Corporate Supporter of the Year: BDPA Corporate Supporter of the Year:This award is for a corporation that has made significant contri- This award is for a corporation that has made significant contri-butions to the programs and activities of BDPA. They demon- butions to the programs and activities of BDPA. They demon-strate that partnerships between non-profits and Corporate strate that partnerships between non-profits and CorporateAmerica can be fruitful for all involved. The contributions in- America can be fruitful for all involved. The contributions in-clude the provisions of facilities, monetary support, experienced clude the provisions of facilities, monetary support, experiencedcouncil and manpower council and manpowerNominee: Christ Church Cathedral Nominee: Christ Church CathedralBDPA Corporate Sponsor of the Year: BDPA Corporate Sponsor of the Year:This is the supreme award that our chapter gives to a corpora- This is the supreme award that our chapter gives to a corpora-tion. It is for a corporation that has made significant contribu- tion. It is for a corporation that has made significant contribu-tions to the programs and activities of BDPA. They demon- tions to the programs and activities of BDPA. They demon-strate that partnerships between non-profits and Corporate strate that partnerships between non-profits and CorporateAmerica can be fruitful for all involved. The contributions in- America can be fruitful for all involved. The contributions in-clude the provisions of facilities, monetary support, experienced clude the provisions of facilities, monetary support, experiencedcouncil and manpower. Only our official Corporate Sponsors council and manpower. Only our official Corporate Sponsorsare eligible for this award. are eligible for this award.Nominees: Cincinnati State Technical and Community Col- Nominees: Cincinnati State Technical and Community Col-lege , Procter and Gamble lege , Procter and Gamble
  • 18. BDPA Sponsor BDPA Sponsor
  • 19. BDPA Supporters BDPA Supporters
  • 20. BDPA Supporters BDPA Supporters Eastern Personnel Services, Inc. Eastern Personnel Services, Inc. Salutes The Salutes The 16th Annual BDPA 16th Annual BDPAEducation & Corporate Banquet Education & Corporate Banquet Eastern Personnel Services, Inc. Eastern Personnel Services, Inc. 513-421-4666 513-421-4666 Employment/Training/Small Business Assistance Employment/Training/Small Business Assistance 340 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45202 340 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45202 www.easternpersonnelservices.com www.easternpersonnelservices.com
  • 21. BDPA Supporters BDPA SupportersChrist Church Cathedral Christ Church CathedralCongratulates the BDPA students on Congratulates the BDPA students ontheir hard work throughout the year. their hard work throughout the year. Keep striving for excellence! Keep striving for excellence!
  • 22. BDPA Supporters BDPA Supporters Congratulations BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Congratulations BDPA Cincinnati Chapter 2011 HSCC Team and Staff 2011 HSCC Team and Staff Christopher D. Bomar, President/ Project Manager Christopher D. Bomar, President/ Project Manager Boomarang Data Backup and Security Boomarang Data Backup and SecurityGet FREE and reduced cost IT services for your Non-Profit Get FREE and reduced cost IT services for your Non-Profit or Small Business through the Boomarang Non-profit IT or Small Business through the Boomarang Non-profit IT Assistance Program (NITA) Assistance Program (NITA) Visit www.boomarangdbs.com/NITA for details Visit www.boomarangdbs.com/NITA for details Phone: (513) 746-6204 Phone: (513) 746-6204 Email: cbomar@boomarangdbs.com Email: cbomar@boomarangdbs.com
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  • 24. BDPA Supporters BDPA Supporters Greetings, BDPA Cincinnati Greetings, BDPA CincinnatiPERN CONSULTING: Chapter, PERN CONSULTING: Chapter,Provide technology training I am honored to have been chosen Provide technology training I am honored to have been chosensolutions, webpage services, as Midwest Regional Vice- solutions, webpage services, as Midwest Regional Vice-hardware/software solutions, President of BDPA. I will be work- hardware/software solutions, President of BDPA. I will be work-IT consulting services, gen- ing closely with your Chapter Presi- IT consulting services, gen- ing closely with your Chapter Presi-eral designs, and organiza- dent, to help represent their con- eral designs, and organiza- dent, to help represent their con-tion development services. cerns to the NBOD, in the coming tion development services. cerns to the NBOD, in the coming years of 2012-2013. My contact years of 2012-2013. My contactPhone: (513)658-1699 information is as follows: Phone: (513)658-1699 information is as follows:Email: pel- Barbara H. Allen, Testing Analyst, Email: pel- Barbara H. Allen, Testing Analyst,lis@pernconsulting.com University Hospitals Health Sys- lis@pernconsulting.com University Hospitals Health Sys-www.pernconsulting.com tems, 3605 Warrensville Center www.pernconsulting.com tems, 3605 Warrensville CenterPrince Ellis, CEO Rd., Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122. Prince Ellis, CEO Rd., Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122. Phone (cell) 216-835-9970 (home) Phone (cell) 216-835-9970 (home) 440-835-9970 (work) 216-767- 440-835-9970 (work) 216-767- 8162. 8162. Please feel free to contact me. Please feel free to contact me. Best regards, Best regards, Barbara H. Allen MBA MSA Six Barbara H. Allen MBA MSA Six Sigma Yellow Belt Sigma Yellow Belt
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  • 26. BDPA Supporters BDPA Supporters ~ Grow, Evolve, Become ~ ~ Grow, Evolve, Become ~Thanks to Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati, students helping with all the Thanks to Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati, students helping with all theAV needs for this event and follow-up editing. AV needs for this event and follow-up editing.At Brown Mackie College, learning isnt limited by the boundaries of the At Brown Mackie College, learning isnt limited by the boundaries of theclassroom. Our students are engaged in the communities in which they live classroom. Our students are engaged in the communities in which they liveand attend school. They volunteer their talents to organizations large and and attend school. They volunteer their talents to organizations large andsmall to help make their corner of the world a better place. Brown Mackie small to help make their corner of the world a better place. Brown MackieCollege-Cincinnati has locations in Woodlawn and Norwood. College-Cincinnati has locations in Woodlawn and Norwood.Brown Mackie College — Cincinnati Brown Mackie College — Cincinnati1011 Glendale-Milford Road 1011 Glendale-Milford RoadCincinnati, OH 45215 Cincinnati, OH 45215Phone: 513.771.2424 Phone: 513.771.2424Brown Mackie College — Norwood Learning Site Brown Mackie College — Norwood Learning Site4805 Montgomery Road 4805 Montgomery RoadNorwood, OH 45212-2198 Norwood, OH 45212-2198(513) 771-2424 (513) 771-2424 Congrats BDPA! Congratulations to the Cin- Congrats BDPA! Congratulations to the Cin-Brenda Gunn Hogan cinnati BDPA students for Brenda Gunn Hogan cinnati BDPA students forYolanda Lauderdale all their hard work Yolanda Lauderdale all their hard work and dedication throughout and dedication throughoutKaren Lipscomb the year. You rock! Karen Lipscomb the year. You rock!Rosa Patterson-Butler Rosa Patterson-Butler Steve G. Steve G. Congratulations Congratulations BDPA Cincinnati Chapter for BDPA Cincinnati Chapter for many years of service to the many years of service to the Cincinnati Area! Cincinnati Area! Frank Hill Frank Hill
  • 27. Special Thanks Special Thanks Many thanks to those individuals who Many thanks to those individuals who contributed contributed so much to today’s program. so much to today’s program. Please Volunteer! Please Volunteer!Together, we can make BDPA and even higher Together, we can make BDPA and even higher performing organization! performing organization! BDPA Cincinnati BDPA Cincinnati PO Box 429215 PO Box 429215 Cincinnati, OH 45242 Cincinnati, OH 45242 Phone: (513) 956-0636 Phone: (513) 956-0636 E-mail: info@bdpa-cincy.org E-mail: info@bdpa-cincy.org
  • 28. Extraordinary Commitment Deserves Extraordinary Commitment Deserves Congratulations Congratulations Extends congratulations to all award nominees Extends congratulations to all award nominees and winners for their dedication to and winners for their dedication to BDPA Cincinnati BDPA Cincinnati

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