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USAWOA Masters Chapter

United States Army Warrant Officers Association

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Mission Statement

To champion the professional and personal development of Army Warrant Officers and their families in the CSRA and Fort Eisenhower, GA, through dedicated advocacy, resource provision, and community building.

To actively support and advocate for U.S. Army Warrant Officers and their families in the CSRA and Fort Eisenhower, GA, by providing resources, fostering professional growth, and nurturing a strong community network, while upholding the values and traditions of the Warrant Officer Corps.

Vision

Dedicated to empowering U.S. Army Warrant Officers and their families in the CSRA and Fort Eisenhower, GA, through professional support and community engagement.

To be the leading professional association in the Central Savannah River Area and Fort Eisenhower, Georgia, dedicated to upholding the highest standards of service and support for Army Warrant Officers across all components – Regular Army, Army National Guard (ARNG), and United States Army Reserve (USAR). Our commitment extends to serving active, former, and retired Warrant Officers, as well as their families, in our community. We strive to foster a strong, interconnected network that upholds the rich traditions and values of the Warrant Officer Corps, while addressing the unique needs and opportunities within the CSRA and Fort Eisenhower region. Our chapter is devoted to advancing the professional, personal, and familial well-being of our members, ensuring they receive the recognition, support, and resources necessary to excel in their roles and beyond.

Chapter History

The Masters Chapter, originally the Fort Gordon Chapter of the USA Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA), has a storied past with periods of inactivity and revival. Founded in 1974, with by-laws established in 1980, it first closed in April 2002. A 2005 revival attempt failed, leading to its 2008 dissolution. Efforts in 2010 under the new name 'Fort Gordon Masters' were also unsuccessful.

However, a pivotal moment came on February 3, 2015, when the Masters Chapter received an operating charter from USAWOA's National Headquarters. This day also marked the official assumption of roles by the newly elected leadership. The chapter's resurgence continued, gaining authorization to operate at Fort Gordon Installation on May 1, 2015, opening a new chapter in its history.

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Upcoming Events

Registration for the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Members is now OPEN!

Ready to join us? Register now to secure your spot at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Members. We offer several registration options to accommodate your needs.

If paying by check, please use the button below to download the registration form. Mail completed registration form and payment (MUST ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 30 September 2024) to: USAWOA, 462Herndon Parkway, Suite 207, Herndon, VA 20170-5235

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If you'd like to pay online, please use the button below to complete the online form.

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We plan on having monthly meetings/social events to prepare for hosting the 52nd AMM this October! Our May meeting will be this Sunday, June 2nd! Our Regional Director will be joining us. Hope to see you there!

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Volunteer Opportunities

Join us TechNet Augusta 2024, from August 19-22, is a key event for defense technology networking and learning. We will have an information table set up near the breakout sessions. We're looking for two volunteers a day to inform visitors about USAWOA and especially the 52nd AMM.
To sign up:  volunteersignup.org/CPDF4

The 52nd USAWOA AMM is set for October 28-31, 2024, in Augusta, GA. Don't miss this flagship event full of networking and development opportunities.
We need to fill the following Teams:

Meeting Arrangements Committee  - Arrangements shall include but not be limited to: 

  • Designated seating area for official visitors, other visitors, members and their guests. 
  • Entertainment for banquet and cocktail hour and schedule of events for spouses and dependents during meeting hours. 
  • Office space for Association and various committee administrative staff; computer(s), printers, modem access and secretarial support; telephones; and reproduction equipment. 
  • Transportation for visiting members and dignitaries to include those arriving by commercial modes. 
  • Escorts for visiting dignitaries as required. 
  • Advertisement of meeting; decorations; photographic coverage; preparation and distribution of registration/reservation forms (USAWOA Form 500-3) to regions/chapters; advance registration of members and registration of members upon arrival at meeting location. 

Total Members: Nine (9)

Credentials Team - This team's duty shall be to verify association membership and determine each member's eligibility to vote and/or participate in debate and will operate under the direct supervision of the National Parliamentarian

Total Members: Five (5)

Teller Team - This team shall tabulate and report the results of voting by the Association membership on annual elections of the Association officers and any other matters requiring mail voting. The Teller Team will receive, open, verify actual membership, separate ballots from proxies and deliver the proxies to the Credential Team for processing. 

Total Members: Five (5)

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Leadership

Chapter Leadership

ChapterPresident

Daniela Davies

President

CW3(Ret) Davies has been a member of USAWOA since 2009 and a member of the Masters Chapter since 2014. In 2019, Daniela became a lifetime member of USAWOA and member of the 1918 Society (#170).

Daniela also serves as the Chairperson for USAWOA's Web and Social Media Council and Chief Technology Officer for National Headquarters. She is also an adjunct-professor for cybersecurity related-curriculum at Augusta Technical College.

ChapterVP

Ryan Paul

Vice President

CW2 Paul has been a member of USAWOA since 2019. In 2021, he was elected as the Vice President of the Masters Chapter. Ryan is also a recipient of the USAWOA Honorable Order of the Eagle Rising (Bronze Level).

Ryan is a college-level, adjunct professor for cybersecurity-related curriculum and also a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the National Infantry Association, and the Association of the United States Army.

ChapterSecretary

Kevin Jones

Secretary

CW4 Jones was appointed as the Masters Chapter Secretary in 2019. Kevin is a recipient of the USAWOA Honorable Order of the Eagle Rising (Bronze Level).

Kevin is an adjunct-professor for cybersecurity-related curriculum.

Chapter Treasurer

Jonathan Rutherford

Treasurer

CW2 Rutherford joined USAWOA in 2019 and was appointed as the Masters Chapter Treasurer in 2022.

Jonathan is a recipient of the USAWOA Honorable Order of the Eagle Rising (Bronze Level).

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