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NASA HQ Heads-up 12 Mar 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Thursday, March 13, 2003

IFM OPEN HOUSE SESSIONS

- Purchasing (for Core Financial users): March 13 and 18, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Rm. 3P50.

- Travel Manager: March 19 and March 26, 9-11 a.m., Rm. 3P50.

Open Houses provide direct support with transactions you might have questions on, or difficulty processing. These are walk-in sessions facilitated by experienced implementation team members where you may bring your questions and receive hands-on assistance with the new environment. Sandra Smalley, 358-4731.

FINAL ETHICS TRAINING MAKEUP SESSION

Friday, March 14, 10 a.m., auditorium. Mandatory for employees who file financial disclosure reports (Forms 278 or 450) and IPA employees; optional for other NASA employees. Ethics training is also offered online at https://solar.msfc.nasa.gov Laurie Rafferty, 358-2028.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY SOCIAL AND GUESSING CONTEST Monday, March 17, 2:15-3:15 p.m., MIC 3. Don't miss the social. The Exchange Council will be making hot popcorn for all in attendance. Enter the contest by March 16 by guessing how many chocolate coins are in the "Pot of Gold" in the west lobby. The three winners will be announced during the social.(1st prize, the Pot of Gold; 2nd prize, $10 store gift certificate; 3rd prize, a $5 store gift certificate.) Terri Gonzalez, 358-1949.

NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENT

Wednesday, March 19, 10 a.m., auditorium. Featuring Dr. Dorothy Height, Chair and President Emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, who will speak on "Women Pioneering the Future." Dollie McCown, 358-1098.

IFM CORE FINANCIAL BUDGET EXECUTION WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 20, 1-3 p.m., auditorium. This session is being held several times for your convenience. (For Core Financial users.) Sandra Smalley, 358-4731.

REPAIRS SCHEDULED FOR GARAGE ELEVATORS

Saturday, March 15, 7-11 a.m. The main electrical transfer switch for all garage elevators is scheduled to be repaired. There will be no parking garage elevator service during these hours. Stairwell B will be opened to allow individuals to walk up from the garage levels to the ground floor and enter into the building, using the standard security process. Judy Jackson, 358-0212.

NEED IFM HELP?

The help desk staff is available (Monday-Friday) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to provide answers to your IFM questions. Please call 358-IFMP for Core Financial or 358-0270 for Travel Manager. We also welcome you to visit our Regional Support Center in Rm. 4Q39 for assistance with transactions. Sandra Smalley, 358-4731.

LONG TERM CARE SURVEY ONLINE

The Department of Health and Human Services and Long Term Care Partners have requested your assistance with a survey on Long Term Care. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey and express your opinions on Long Term Care. For details and a link to the survey, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/hq/ltcprog.htm Scott Howell, 358-1558.

NASA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE

Friday, March 21 - application deadline. For eligible NASA dependents pursuing a course of study in the science or engineering field to apply for scholarships. Completed forms and supporting material must be received by March 21. For details and forms, see http://jscpeople.jsc.nasa.gov/nasascholarship.htm Terri Robinson, 358-4500.

EXECUTIVE POTENTIAL PROGRAM (EPP)

Monday, March 31 - nomination deadline. The EPP (formerly known as the Professional Development Program (PDP)) is a leadership development program for high potential employees at the GS13, GS14, and GS15 level. For details and nomination forms, see http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Agency/home.htm Kimela Ouakil, 301-286-6112.

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