Tactical Tools for Success:
A Summit on Healthcare, Hiring, and Housing

March 15, 2016

2016 Summit Invitation2016 Summit ProgramExecutive Summary prepared for Members of Congress

Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship Awards.

The Foundation this year awards $81,500 in scholarships, more than in any other year.

Networking Luncheon

Panel Discussions

Summit Moderator — BG Gary Profit, USA (Ret), Senior Director of Military Programs, Walmart

Healthcare Panel

  • Moderator: COL Alice Demarais, USA (Ret)
  • COL Lucretia McClenny, USA (Ret), RN, MSNCommissioner on the VA Commission on Care
  • COL Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, USA (Ret), MD, MPH, Chief of Mental Health, Washington DC, and Virginia Community Based Outpatient Clinics
  • COL Deydre Teyhen, USA, Assistant Chief of Staff, Public Health and Director, System for Health & Performance Triad
  • Cathleen Wiblemo, Democratic Staff Director, Subcommittee on Health, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Hiring Panel

  • Moderator: BG Gary Profit, USA (Ret), Senior Director of Military Programs, Walmart
  • Jim Beamesderfer, Director, Veterans Initiatives, Prudential
  • Lisa J. Ford, Women Veteran Program Manager, Helmets to Hardhats
  • LTC Teresa W. Gerton, USA (Ret), Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
  • CAPT Steve Jordon, USN (Ret), Program Manager Veterans Employment Initiative, Northern Virginia Technology Council

Housing Panel

  • Moderator: Dr. Stephen Fuller, Director of The Center for Regional Analysis, School of Public Policy at George Mason University
  • MG Timothy McHale, USA (Ret), President and CEO, Homes for our Troops
  • Kimberly Mitchell, President, Easter Seals Dixon Center
  • Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, Vice President of Research, National Housing Conference

Keynote Address

General Richard Cody, USA (Ret), Corporate Senior Vice President, L-3 Corporation

The Army Women’s Foundation would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous support of the Annual Army Women’s Foundation Summit.