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Why should you join FMA?
The Federal Managers Association is the oldest and largest professional association representing the interests of the nearly 200,000 managers, supervisors, and executives serving in todayís federal government. Since 1913, FMA has been a passionate advocate for excellence in federal public service through effective management, as well as a forceful champion of its membersí legislative agenda.
FMA effectively brings your concerns on job, career, salary and benefits, retirement security and other issues to the attention of lawmakers and top agency decision-makers. Its team of advocates, policy analysts, and communications specialists leads this effort. FMA members also play a vital role. They testify before Congress, furnish issue briefs to lawmakers and share concerns with them, and comment on current and proposed federal policies and regulations.
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With FMA, your voice is heard.
The Associationís considerable political influence stems from a team approach to advocacy. When lawmakers or agency decision-makers consider proposals that could adversely affect the management of the federal workforce, they quickly realize that TEAM FMA stands together to protect the interests of all its members.
FMAís grassroots mobilization, backed by an aggressive political action committee, ensures strong allies on Capitol Hill who support the Associationís policy goals. These combined efforts help the Federal Managers Association to achieve continued regulatory and legislative success while serving as a sounding board for federal agencies and Congress.
As a group, FMA is a respected member of the federal employee community. The Association is an active member of the Public Employees Roundtable (PER), Employee Thrift Advisory Council (ETAC), Fund to Assure an Independent Retirement (FAIR), Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA), as well as various agency-level labor-management councils. FMA also maintains an ongoing dialogue with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
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Through its educational partners, as well as management training offered at the annual National Convention, the Federal Managers Association sponsors valuable professional development programs for its members and the federal management community. FMA continually partners with research organizations and academia to provide a broad spectrum of opportunities for the enhancement of your managerial skills.
The Federal Managers Association is a dynamic, proactive association that not only fights for and protects your interests, but offers you money-saving benefits and valuable services. Join the Federal Managers Association today, and become part of a movement to ensure our federal government is as efficient and effective as it can be.