1. AFTER 16 YEARS OF DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT AS A PUBLIC SERVANT, LORNA PALMER WILL BE RETIRING ON FEBRUARY 20 2018.

2. LORNA JOINED THE PUBLIC SERVICE IN DECEMBER 2001 FROM A CAREER AS AN ENGINEER AND PROJECT MANAGER IN PRIVATE ENTERPRISE. AFTER 2 MONTHS WITH LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA, LORNA JOINED DGIMPD AS A CS 4. SHE WAS PM OF MMEP AND DRP AS A CS4 AND DEPLOYED AS AN ENG 5 IN 2005 TO PM CFCSII (LATER XENA) AND JIIFC. WITH REG BOUCHER SHE WORKED ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW PROJECT MANAGEMENT STANDARD (OPM3 – ORGANIZATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY) WITH PMI. IN 2014 SHE JOINED MPMCT AS PCM MANAGER AND IS FINISHING HER CAREER AS SENIOR ARCHITECT WITH CSA AND DCO-DS.

3. IN HER RETIREMENT LORNA PLANS TO PURSUE CERTIFICATION AS A SOMMELIER, RUN, BIKE, SKI AND WALK DAISY. SHE AND STEVE WILL TRAVEL WHERE THEIR FANCY TAKES THEM AND ENJOY THEIR GRANDCHILDREN

4. AN OPPORTUNITY TO MINGLE WITH LORNA AND SHARE MEMORIES AND MAYBE SOME LAUGHS WILL BE HELD AT DOMINION CITY BREWERY, 15-5510 CANOTEK RD OTTAWA, FEB 21 2018 FROM 13:00 TO 17:00. AN RSVP IS NOT REQUIRED. HOWEVER IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND AND WOULD LIKE TO SEND CONGRATULATORY WISHES, ANECDOTES OR STORIES, PLEASE CONTACT CAPT LI VIA EMAIL AT [email protected]

5. VERY GOOD BEER AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE AVAILABLE AT DOMINION CITY, ALONG WITH BAR FOOD AND MENU ITEMS FROM GABRIEL’S PIZZA.

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