Federal Executive Board of Minnesota

Programs

POLICY BOARD

The Policy Board is the governing body (executive committee) of the Federal Executive Board.

DIVERSITY COUNCIL

As designated by the FEB, the purpose of the Diversity Council will be to coordinate programs and activities that promote a safe, diverse workforce within the Federal Government. In addition, serve as a liaison between the Federal community and the minority, veteran and disabled communities within the State of Minnesota.

FEDERAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COUNCIL

This interagency council works to prepare to meet the challenges brought by natural or man-made disasters which may affect one or more agencies in Minnesota. The Federal Emergency Preparedness Council coordinates interagency preparedness actions, negotiates partnerships with State and Local Government agencies and conducts training as needed.

FEDERAL OUTREACH AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT (FOLD) COUNCIL

The FOLD Council developed a mission statement for the FOLD program, which is to serve as a premier inter-agency leadership program by which we develop and support future leaders to deliver exceptional results in a dynamic environment. The program objectives are as follows:

  • Developing oral and written communication skills
  • Providing mentorship/coaching
  • Driving positive change
  • Developing critical thinking
  • Assessing talent and performance
  • Assessing self
  • Team-building
  • Maximizing business relationships
  • Embracing diversity
  • Managing up in your organization

HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL

The Personnel Officers Council coordinates and implements outreach and referral activities which will benefit the entire Federal community. One of the primary foci is to represent Federal agencies at area schools and job/career fairs. The council strives to address all Federal employment needs, in terms of both external hiring and retaining current Federal employees.

SHARED NEUTRALS (ADR) COUNCIL

The ADR Council is a cooperative arrangement between Federal agencies in Minnesota within which member agencies submit disputes for resolution and share their mediation networks. The program is designed to provide a pool of qualified, objective mediators. The services are provided at no cost to agencies because they are sharing staff (trained mediators) and time involved.

 

LOCAL FEDERAL COORDINATING COUNCIL

The Local Federal Coordinating Council serves as the governance and oversight body for the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Combined Federal Campaign.

 

SMALL AND DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL (SADBOC)

SADBOC provides networking opportunities for Federal employees striving to meet supplier diversity goals as well as supplying support for small and disadvantaged businesses seeking to comply with local, state and federal contracting requirements. With these goals in mind, SADBOC sponsors an annual Government Procurement Fair in the spring.

 

OTHER PROGRAMS

Government on Display Exposition at Mall Of America Workgroup

The FEB staff works with agency representatives from October to January in coordinating the agency wide expo at the Mall of America. This event brings an average of 50-55 agencies from Federal and State government to exhibit, educate and communicate with the general public the last weekend of January each year.