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Navigating the Promotion Process

WIST Special Panel
WIST Program Office
August 7, 2014 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Building 362
The Women in Science and Technology (WIST) program will host "Navigating the Promotion Process" a panel discussion Thursday, August 7, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Building 362 Auditorium.

The discussion will begin with a presentation from Tracey Rossett who will provide an overview of the career path framework and discuss some complexities of the promotion process.

The panel members will be asked to comment on the following:

  • What steps are taken in your directorate/division to enable employees (especially early career) to understand the promotion process?
  • What is the best venue for a promotion discussion? (Appraisals? Development Discussions? Anytime?)
  • How should an employee approach an individual for discussion of a promotion?
  • How are annual appraisals and promotions connected, if at all?

All employees are invited to attend and be a part of the discussion. There will be an opportunity to ask questions. If you prefer, you can also send your questions and comments to the panel by emailing them to  


Geralyn Becker
Human Resources Deputy Division Director

Panel Members

Stephen Streiffer
Interim Associate Laboratory Director
Photon Sciences Directorate

Ray Bair
Chief Computational Scientist for Applications
Computing, Environment and Life Sciences Directorate

Don Hillebrand
Energy Systems Division Director
Energy Engineering and Systems Analysis Directorate

Emilio Bunel
Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division Director
Physical Sciences and Engineering Directorate

Tracey Rossett
Human Resources Division Director