Join the Fort Worth Post on October 6 for our monthly lunch with speaker Tammy Ford. Ms. Ford will be discussing the US Army Medical Command’s (MEDCOM) strategy for the development and implementation of a comprehensive sustainability program. In response to Executive Order 13423 which directed federal agencies to implement sustainable practices for energy efficiency, pollution and waste prevention and recycling, reduction of use of toxic or hazardous chemicals, building performance, and electronics stewardship and Executive Order 13514 that
requires federal agencies to develop strategic sustainability performance plans; MEDCOM developed a sustainability strategy with a primary focus of water and energy conservation and waste reduction. The objective: reduce the cost of operation and ownership of Army healthcare facilities.
Ms Tammy Ford is the Environmental Compliance Program Manager and currently the Sustainability Program Manager for the US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM). She holds a B.S. in Occupational Education from Wayland Baptist University and a M.S. in Management and Leadership from Webster University. Additionally, Ms Ford has completed the Army Management Staff College, Civilian Educations System’s Foundation thru Advanced courses. As the Environmental Program Manager, Ms Ford is responsible for environmental compliance policy development and management of the $6,000,000+ environmental compliance budget for over 30 Army medical treatment facilities and numerous clinics located across the United States and abroad. In her capacity as the Sustainability Program Manager, Ms Ford has developed the MEDCOM Sustainability Strategy with a primary focus on conserving water and energy and reducing waste to reduce the cost of operation and ownership of Army healthcare facilities. Ms Ford has spent 16 of her 30 years in federal service with the MEDCOM. She has served as the MEDCOM Program Manager for Environmental Compliance and Sustainability since 2010. Ms Ford is an Honorary Member of the United States Army Medical Department Regiment and a recent recipient of the Department of the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service. She serves the San Antonio Community as a member of the Alamo Federal Executive Board; has worked with the United Way as a Loaned Federal Executive; and is an active community and political campaign volunteer.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10/1 at noon. Regular member $25 / Young member $20 (pay with credit/debit card via PayPal (see home page link) or at the door with check or cash).