The Silicon Valley Board of Directors met recently and developed a Mission and Vision Statement, they are as follows:

Mission:  "The Silicon Valley AFCEA Chapter serves its members by providing a networking venue and a positive exchange of information by leveraging the bay area's entrepreneurial innovators, IT industry and government."

Vision:  "To be the bay area's premier information technology, communications, and electronics association for professionals and entrepreneurs in the IT industry, academia and government."

The Silicon Valley Chapter serves the local, state, federal agencies and military communities. The chapter focuses on Communication Systems as they pertain to unified communication and collaboration, security, and information assurance. The chapter enriches its membership through regularly scheduled events at locations throughout the Chapter region. Fund raising activities bolster our ongoing awards and scholarship program.

Next Meeting:   Our next quarterly luncheon meeting will be at 1100 AM on 5 August - Location: Palo Alto Elks Lodge , 4229 El Camino Real, Palo Alto CA 94306. Our guest speaker is the FBI's Assistant Special Agent in Charge (Cyber Branch) of the San Francisco Division, Mr. Malcolm Palmore.  Mr. Palmore currently oversees the San Francisco Division’s criminal intrusion and national security cyber teams as well as the division’s cyber forensic personnel and assets. The Eventbrite link below allows you to register for the event. We hope to see you on 5 August!!!

Eventbrite - SV AFCEA Presents:  Chinese Threats to the Internet - It's Not Just Hacking

Sincerely, The AFCEA Board