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Pre-pay Monthly Lunch Meetings Option Now Available! Application Deadline April 15, 2018 Click here to download application

Spotlighting a 2018 Executive of the Year Winner - Emerging Professional!

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You only have 5 days left!!!

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Renew Your CFMA Membership on Time and Win!
2018-2019 Season Membership Renewal Window Open


Be sure to renew your CFMA membership for the 2018-2019 season before March 31, 2018 to be entered into a prize drawing.
Members, you should have received a renewal invite recently, direct to your inbox.  You can also renew your membership by visiting the CFMA website membership/my account page: http://www.cfma.org/Account/myAccount.cfm?navItemNumber=506 Feel free to reach out to the membership department of CFMA with any questions and/or assistance needed:              Stacy Williams, Membership Assistant: swilliams@cfma.org  609-345-2418   Mike Verbanic, Membership Director: mverbanic@cfma.org  609-945-2418 Or, as always, the local VoS chapter administrator is here to answer your questions and/or offer assistance:  Stephanie Weadock vosadmin@cfma.org 602-892-4074

Valley of the Sun Has Teamed Up With UMOM to Install a "Little Free Library"!

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Please help to make this endeavor a success!
Valley of the Sun will:                                                                  Collect funds for the donation; $500 donation per libraryHold a book drive for gently used booksBrainstorm ideas for our library design (color, decorations, etc.)Gather a group of volunteers to assemble and decorate the boxProvide on-going maintenanceSee link on Valley of the Sun website for donations!After funds are collected we will need volunteers to help build the Little Free Library!We are excited and honored to provide a "take one, leave one" book station at the UMOM campus to give children and their families easy access to books 24/7! Visit the home page of the CFMA VoS website to donate now!

YCFP 2018 Kickball Tournament-Come Kick It with YCFP!

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Spotlighting a 2018 Executive of the Year Winner - Subcontractor!

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Renew Your CFMA Membership on Time and Win!

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2018-2019 Season Membership Renewal Window Open
Be sure to renew your CFMA membership for the 2018-2019 season  before March 31, 2018 to be entered into a prize drawing.
Members, you should have received a renewal invite recently, direct to your inbox.  You can also renew your membership by visiting the CFMA website membership/my account page: http://www.cfma.org/Account/myAccount.cfm?navItemNumber=506 Feel free to reach out to the membership department of CFMA with any questions and/or assistance needed:   Stacy Williams, Membership Assistant: swilliams@cfma.org  609-345-2418 Mike Verbanic, Membership Director: mverbanic@cfma.org  609-945-2418 Or, as always, the local VoS chapter administrator is here to answer your questions and/or offer assistance:  Stephanie Weadock vosadmin@cfma.org 602-892-4074

Announcing the 2018 Executive of the Year Winners!

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Executive Of the Year:  General Contractor Doug DeClusin of Sunland Asphalt & Construction
Executive Of the Year:  Subcontractor Dan Puente of DP Electric
Executive Of the Year: Emerging Professional Kimberly Davids of Weitz

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March Luncheon Presentation:  Joint Event with ABA and NAWIC - Thursday, March, 15 2018 11:45am-1:30pm
"Tales From the Dark Side - How to Steal $1 BILLION (and How to Prevent it!)"
Michael S. Nyman, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CITP, CRISC, Signing Director Specialized Advisory Services, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
With recent highly publicized security breaches through the country, one begins to recognize the importance of understanding Cyber Security and its risks.  In the Tales from the Dark Side presentation, you will learn: Am I or is my organization a target
Security threats are real
Reasons to care about security 
Specific attacks used by hackers
Common security practices that you can use Visit the event posting here for details and to register online

2018 Construction Executive of the Year - Best Under the Sun Award Nominations Being Accepted through March 31, 2018!

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Nominate a Valley of the Sun Member as the "Best Under the Sun" Today! Each year at the CEoY Awards, two chapter members (one general & one associate) are honored as "The Best Under the Sun" for their contributions to our chapter and CFMA as a whole. Forward to the Chapter Administrator, Stephanie Weadock, an e-mail with your nominations today.  Indicate your nominee's name, general or associate (feel free to nominate one of each!) and reason for nomination. Please note, previous recipients of these awards are not eligible - please check out prior years winners on the CEoY banquet page of the website. Nominations are due by close of business Friday, March 30th - so send yours in today!




Cast Your Vote in CFMA’s 2018-19 Annual Ballot by March 9

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Click here to cast your vote for next year’s Officers. To log in, you will need your username and password. Once you have successfully logged in, please click the CFMA 2018-19 Annual Ballot menu item on the Admin Tools homepage and proceed to the ballot. The ballot will remain open until March 9, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). To update your contact information, please click on the Update My Account button at www.cfma.org. If you have any questions, please contact Laurel Seymour.

Pre-pay Monthly Lunch Meetings Option Now Available!

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Application Deadline March 31, 2018 Click here to download application

President's Letter

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Dear VOS Members, Wow! Isn't it amazing how fast a year can go by? I can't believe that my term as President of our CFMA chapter is coming to a close, and I also can't be more proud of all that we have achieved together over the past 12 months! The leadership set out with a mission this year to increase member engagement - believing that an engaged member is one who, by participating in CFMA events benefits from their membership, gets involved, stays a member and invites others to become members. We approached this mission from many angles - subsidizing national conference registration, hosting regional happy hours, starting a Women of CFMA group, organizing community service events. Also, we implemented some practical improvements, like a weekly e-mail communication to keep your inboxes less cluttered, and we are working toward formalizing a Communications Committee to bring new life to the monthly newsletter and a strategic approach to our social …