Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), based in New York City, is a membership organization for independent professionals in the publishing industry. Members are editors, writers, indexers, proofreaders, researchers, independent publishers, translators, and others who offer a broad range of skills and specialties. Membership in EFA is one way to establish yourself as a professional freelance editor. To learn more about EFA membership and its many benefits (online and in-person classes, job postings, discussion lists, and so on) please visit www.the-efa.org.
EFA NorCal is one of many local EFA chapters nationwide. We meet monthly with the purpose of finding and strengthening connections among editors and those who use their diverse services in the Northern California area. EFA members and interested nonmembers may join the Meetup group and attend meetings.
Our chapter meets in Sacramento and surrounding areas. Times, dates, and locations change to accommodate holidays or special events; check our Meetup site or our chapter page at www.the-efa.org for the latest information.
Though not an official EFA event, this is a useful presentation you might be interested in.
Did you know that joining forces with another company can increase your business’s chance of securing larger government contracts?
Learn a step-by-step process for successfully teaming for a government contract. This webinar will cover:
• What is a teaming agreement?
• Benefits of teaming
• Factors to consider when selecting a teaming partner
• Considerations when negotiating agreements
• Small-business considerations
• Introduction to the Mentor-Protégé Program
• Differences between subcontracting, teaming, and joint venturing
• Tips for success
• Contracting with the US Army Corps of Engineers
Norcal PTAC Sr./Lead Procurement Specialist
Christina is a business consultant and facilitator with over 20 years of experience in developing process improvement and training programs to position small businesses for government sales. She specializes in 8(a) certification, contract vehicles to include GSA, and proposal writing. She holds a BS in business administration from California State University, Los Angeles and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Monique M. Holmes
Deputy for Small Business Programs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Honolulu District
Monique Holmes has 30 years of private and public sector experience. As a Small Business Program Analyst, Monique increases opportunities for small businesses, reduces hardships, and eliminates restrictive barriers faced by small businesses.
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