Ms. Selina Carr-McEwen is new to the SPWA Board and currently serves as the V.P. Communications, her duties are to advise the Executive Board regarding message, media and timing of publicity for association programs, projects and events; oversee the association’s social media; and serve as an alternate point of contact for the PayPal account.
Ms. Carr-McEwen is the Budget Analyst, Defense Health Programs Programming Financial Operations Cell, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Falls Church, VA. She manages the Planning and Programming for 63K Civilian Personnel resources worth $6.2B. Prior to her recent movement to DHA, Selina spent 13 years in budget execution with the Air Force. In 2016 she graduated from the Air Command Staff College In-Residence program were she had the opportunity to join a team that competed and won the National 9/12 Cyber Student Challenge. The team ultimately went on to compete in Geneva, Switzerland making it to the semi-finals and receiving the "Best Overall Oral Presentation" award. Results of the StrengthFinder assessment indicate that Arranger and Communication were in her top five strengths.
Her latest achievement includes spreading the word about Civilian Developmental Education (CDE) by having two articles published in both the SAF/FM Newsletter and the Intensive Share. This targeted publicity resulted in more applicants applying and ultimately 13 of 14 Medical Air Force Civilians being selected for CDE in Oct 2018. When she is not at work, Selina keeps busy ensuring her daughter gets to hip-hop classes and softball games.