Updated 12 March 2014

Text Box: Meeting information
Date:			Thursday
			20 March 2014
Place:				Rose State College
				Raider Room
Check-in:	11:30 a.m.
Lunch: 				Noon

$10  Members
$12 Non-Members

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MARCH Lunch Meeting

Our guest speaker is:   Judy Warren, OBAN Procurement Counselor at Francis Tuttle Technology Center.
Judy Warren is a procurement counselor with the Oklahoma Bid Assistance Network, where she helps client firms find potential government customers, register in government systems such as the Central Contractor Registration System, and market themselves to both government agencies and prime contractors.

In addition to one-on-one consultations, she coordinates training seminars on topics of interest to government contractors and vendors. She also writes a newsletter with information related to government contracting.

Prior to joining the PTAC, Judy served as the director of a small business development center, an adjunct instructor, a government buyer, a logistics manager and an inventory manager. Her professional affiliations include the National Contract Management Association; Association for Career and Technology Education; the Alliance of Supplier Diversity Professionals, and the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, where she serves on the Education Committee and the Professional Review Board.

Judy holds a B.B.A. in Business Management from The University of Central Oklahoma, and has completed post-graduate work in public administration at The University of Oklahoma. She has earned the designations of Certified Contracting Assistance Specialist (APTAC) and Certified Supplier Diversity Professional (ASDP).


Program:  Contracting with the Government


Sponsor:  The Ross Group Construction Corp.


The Ross Group Construction Corp. ("The Ross Group", "TRG") effectively delivers projects with regard to cost, quality, safety, and schedule. The company meets and exceeds project requirements by balancing stakeholder interests throughout the project life-cycle. The Ross Group is a preferred facility life-cycle solutions provider.

The Ross Group is a full-service contractor that takes clients from idea to occupancy. TRG has the ability to provide services for every aspect of a project's lifespan including: development, planning, programming, design, construction and facilities construction maintenance. This is achieved through avant-garde conceptual thinking, a variety of contracting solutions and multiple project delivery methods. The Ross Group incorporated in 1996 in the state of Oklahoma. Its offices are in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, OK (HQ).


Location:  Rose State College Student Center, Raider Room

Date:  Thursday, March 20th

Check-in time is 11:30 with the luncheon starting at 12:00

Cost:  Members - $10.00;  Non-Members - $12.00


PLEASE NOTE:  It is very important that you RSVP as soon as possible.  We have to get our head count to the meal vendor by COB Monday, March 17So to ensure that we will have meals for everyone we need you to RSVP before then. 


Please invite a friend to tag along with you to the next monthly SAME luncheon.  You know the great benefits of belonging to SAME, so please share our great society with others that you know—co-workers, business associates, friends, relatives.  All are welcome to attend our meetings and hopefully gain an appreciation for the wonderful benefits SAME has to offer!  See you at a meeting soon!


2012 1st Quarter

2012 2nd Quarter

2012 3rd Quarter

2012 4th Quarter

Luncheon Presentations 

January 2013

Economic Impacts of Tinker AFB on Midwest City

February 2013

JESB (No Presentation)

March 2013

VA Medical Center, the Present and Future

April 2013

ASCE Oklahoma’s Infrastructure Report Card

May 2013

Incident and Injury Free Work Safety Program

June 2013

Annual Readiness Conference

July 2013


August 2013


September 2013

Changes and Updates to the 45th Infantry Museum

October 2013


November 2013

Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps

December 2013

 2013 in Review