ACP is the premier, non-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of business continuity professionals. ACP provides a powerful peer-to-peer networking and learning environment for its members through chapters across the country. Our Greater Area Washington DC Chapter will provide you with the resources to build a professional network in our nation's capital and beyond!

As we usher in the 2016, the Executive Board wishes all a Happy New Year. We welcome our newly elected board members, general members, and look forward to everyone’s support and feedback as we plan another year of programming designed to provide professional development.

Our overall Chapter goals this year are as follows:

  • Participate in community involvement initiatives (Education, Business, Charity, Government)
  • Conduct 8 professional development meetings (Presentation/ Workshop/ Facility/ Roundtable/ Panel Discussion/Training
  • Seek sponsorship opportunities
  • Network with ACP peers
  • Identify and sponsor a candidate for the annual ACP, DC Metro Area scholarship
  • Keep actively engaged in LinkedIn business continuity and emergency management groups

Remember, we're here to serve you and work together toward the success of our ACP chapter.

The Executive Board

ACPDC MVP 2015In its final meeting of the year, the Washington DC Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) presented the Chapter’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award to Brenda Brown-Paul, Secretary for the Chapter. In accordance with the ACP National’s Most Valuable Player Award Program, the Award is designed to recognize a single individual within the Chapter who has gone above and beyond to assist the Chapter, ACP National, the disaster preparedness community and business continuity practices in general.

Brenda as a certified business continuity manager is the owner of “Be Perpetual,” a business consultancy in Maryland. She has spent over 25 years in the IT field, with a focus on Business & Service Continuity Management and has worked with several Fortune 500 companies as a government contractor as well as with small companies. Brenda has served on the ACP DC Board off and on for the past six years, serving as IT Director, Education Director and now Secretary.

Much thanks,