Event Calendar

Thursday, February 23, 2023

SGMP Webinar: Precedence, Forms of Address and Seating

Start Date: 2/23/2023 1:00 PM EST
End Date: 2/23/2023 2:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Zoom

Organization Name: SGMP

Jackie Fenwick
Email: membership@sgmp.org
Phone: (703) 549-0892

Senior ranking federal government officials, local government officials, leaders from academia and private industry, and family are all attending your next event! How do you prioritize them, how do you address them and how do you seat them? 


  1. How to determine categories of precedence
  2. Recognize seating guidelines and role of the host
  3. Learn about resources available to help you address senior government leaders

Kathleen Ryan, CGMPKathleen Ryan, CGMP, is a Boeing Customer Engagement Team Lead.  She’s a retired Air Force Officer and former Chief of Protocol for the Department of the Air Force and was Aide-de-Camp to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  As a business owner, she was an Associate of the Protocol School of Washington® where she collaborated on the development of their Protocol Officer Training Course and with Harlan Lee & Associates, she conducted protocol training for the Missile Defense and Defense Intelligence Agencies. She is a Certified Government Meeting Professional and was selected the 2020 Sam Gilmer “Planner of the Year.”

Registration/Cancellation Policy
SGMP has opened up some of its live webinars to both SGMP members and non-members at registration fees. These webinars are complimentary for SGMP members and $20 for non-members per webinar, payable only by credit card. Webinar registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. You can register online and a Zoom link will be emailed to you one day prior to the event. For any registration questions, please contact membership@sgmp.org so that we can assist!  

All webinars are recorded for those who cannot attend the live webinar and wish to watch them at a later date.

Sponsorship Opportunities
If you are interested in sponsoring this webinar or one of SGMP's upcoming webinar, please contact SGMP's Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs, Chris McLaughlin or Mark Richardson. Sponsoring a webinar is a wonderful opportunity to connect with planner and supplier members on the virtual platform.