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May 5th, 2017
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Tech Nite 17 Recap
SVTC Spring Election Slate of Candidates
Immerge Partners with Google (5/5)
Presidio | Cisco Security Fundamentals (5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24)
E-N Computers Lunch & Learn (6/6)
Ten Lenhart Pettit Attorneys Honored
Job Opening: Software Engineer (Jenzabar)
Job Opening: Senior Network Engineer (Blue Ridge Community College)
BRCC Workforce and Continuing Education Seeking Instructors
Job Opening: Part time IT/Network Support Professional (Chiedo IT)
Job Openings: Computer Network Specialist, Massanutten Technical Center


SVTC Board of Directors
Slate of Candidates | Spring 2017 Election | Class 1

Once a year, SVTC members vote on who will join its board of directors for a 2 - year term in one of its two classes. On June 30, 2017, the term for our class 1 of directors expires. This May we are conducting the annual election for class 1, whose term will start on July 1, 2017. In March and April, SVTC members contributed suggestions to a slate of candidates which was then approved by the board of directors. The election takes place online as well as in - person, and finishes up at the Annual Meeting on May 25, 2017 at the Wood Grill.

Slate of candidates, class I, spring 2017:
  • Joey Groah, DIGICO
  • Phil Douglas, Dynamic Aviation
  • Chiedo, The Chiedo Companies
  • Chip Harvill, Cadence
  • Mike Lam, Premier Technical Services
  • Ed Pease, BRCC
  • Ron Perry, grep Innovation
  • Sandra Quigg, Friendship Industries
  • Greg St. Ours, WAW
  • Nick Swayne, JMU CoE

Short bios for each candidate will be available online at next week.

Please join us:
May 25 luncheon | Annual Meeting | Wood Grill , 11:30 am  

Immerge Partners with Google to Get Your Business on the Map!
May 5 | 10am-12pm | Harrisonburg

To celebrate National Small Business Week, Immerge is partnering with Google to offer a FREE classes to get your business on the map. May 5, 2017. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. The training will take place at Immerge's office at 139 N Liberty St. Suite 202, Harrisonburg VA 22802 Directions  

Get found on Google Search and Maps ~ We explain how to set up Google My Business, a free tool that helps you manage information displayed to customers on Google Search and Maps.

Grow your business online ~ We provide an overview of Google tools to help you improve your presence online, including Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics, Google Apps for Work, and more.

Attendees will receive a free Google backpack, pen, and post-its.

Presidio | Cisco Security Fundamentals 
May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th |12-2pm | JMU Lakeview Hall 

E-N Computers Lunch & Learn | 
6 Criteria for Buying Cloud and Outsourced Tech Services 
For CFO's, CIO's, and IT Managers
June 6th | 11:30am-1:00pm | Mrs. Rowes, Staunton

Many organizations look for outside assistance to keep critical networks and applications running that support their business. Often these services are sold as hourly consulting, managed services, or cloud service plans. Ian MacRae owner of E-N Computers has been nationally recognized as one of the leading Tech Services firms by MSPMentor. Ian will guide you through 6 considerations when hiring an outside firm to work on your technology, and explain the difference between managed services, tech consultants, and cloud service plan.
Dutch Treat but the Pie is on us! 

Ten Lenhart Pettit Attorneys Honored

Lenhart Pettit is pleased to announce that ten of its attorneys have been honored by designations from 2017 Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.  Five of Lenhart Pettit's attorneys have been recognized for inclusion in the "Virginia Super Lawyers" list and five of its attorneys have been named to the "Virginia Rising Stars" list.  The designation process is a multi-phased selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  

Many of Lenhart Pettit's attorneys have also received recognition from Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC) and Virginia Business magazine's "Legal Elite."

For more information, click and read about the Super Lawyers of 2017.

Job Opening: Software Engineer
Jenzabar | Harrisonburg

Jenzabar (Harrisonburg) is looking for a talented and experienced Software Engineer to join our team of passionate people in designing and developing a high quality, user focused administrative software for higher education. This individual should be highly proficient with PowerBuilder and MSSQLServer and have a passion for software development as well as a keen eye for well-designed software solutions. The Software Engineer should have solid experience with programming techniques that will facilitate the use of our application. Solid experience and troubleshooting skills working with PowerBuilder applications in a production environment is highly preferred. If you enjoy working in a team environment to develop an application that will not just let users do their work but help them do their work, then please consider joining the Jenzabar team.

Get more information  about this job opening and others on their website.

Job Opening: Senior Network Engineer
Blue Ridge Community College | Weyers Cave

Blue Ridge Community College is looking for a mission driven network engineer to support the  BRCC  Enterprise-wide Area Network. The chief objective of this position is to provide technical expertise for managing  the  BRCC   LAN  and  WAN  networks. Management of the network includes all the components rel evant to a converged data, voice and  video Network and includes routers, gateways, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VoIP call managers, video bridges, scheduling systems and wireless. This position is responsible for the "hand-on" design, deployment and troubleshooting of the various components of the network. The  BRCC  network infrastructure supports the Student, Faculty, and Staff with two remote locations.


BRCC Workforce and Continuing Education Seeking Instructors
Blue Ridge Community College | Weyers Cave
Contract instructors needed with strong facilitation and interpersonal skills who are experienced with teaching adults/business professionals. The areas of expertise required are in: Office 365, SharePoint and Crystal Reports. Please contact Suzie Dull at or (540) 453-2337.

Job Opening: Part time IT/Network Support Professional
Chiedo IT | Downtown Harrisonburg

Chiedo IT is hiring a part-time IT/Network Support professional. 

Contact with your resume for details.

Job Openings: 
Computer Network Specialist

Massanutten Technical Center

Oversees the operation of the MTC local area network, and connection to the RCPS Central office. Responsibilities  include installing, testing and performing routine maintenance on  Microsoft  servers,  as well as administration of the google apps domain  and all local area network equipment. Identifies and solves problems related to  computer network technology and to communicate with users, manufacturers, and vendors concerning networking, hardware, or software issues. Oversees all audio / visual systems on the campus. Installs and maintains all classroom and conference room video projectors, document cameras, DVD video players.

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