San Francisco, CA -- BDPA's National Board of Directors (NBOD) unanimously approved the charter for our BDPA Hampton Roads Chapter, Saturday February 7, 2009. Stakeholder communities in Virginia's Tidewater region include Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Yorktown. Colleges, universities, and HBCU/MIs within the chapter's region include Elizabeth City State University, Hampton University, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, and Tidewater Community College.
Joseph McMahon, pictured above, accepted BDPA's oath on behalf of his new chapter as BDPA Hampton Roads' first Chapter President. McMahon is a retired U.S. Navy pilot employed by regional sponsor Sabre Systems, Inc. Sabre Systems specializes in providing high-quality information technology, professional engineering, statistical and demographic analysis and business solutions services.
NBDPA and BDPA's Hampton Roads Chapter received support and endorsements from neighboring Richmond, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Chapters of BDPA. Additional highlights will be featured in February editions of NBDPA's BDPA Link and participating local chapter editions of bdpatoday.