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USAA Official To Headline Bank of America Volunteerism Program At Texas A&M April 19

April 08, 2013

April 8, 2013

Harriet Martin,
Vice President of the Office of Community Affairs, USAA

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, will present the annual Bank of America Volunteerism program April 19, featuring Harriet Martin, vice president of community affairs for USAA.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the George Bush Presidential Library Orientation Theater, beginning at 4 p.m. Although the event is open to the public, advance registration is required to ensure appropriate accommodations considering space limitations, organizers of the event note.

Headquartered in San Antonio with offices nationwide, USAA provides a full range of financial products and services to the military and their families and is known for its corporate volunteerism and community service.

Ms. Martin administers USAA’s charitable contributions programs and oversees the community educational initiatives and volunteer programs.  She also serves as president of The USAA Foundation and as president of The USAA Educational Foundation.  Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Liberty University and has completed graduate level courses in organizational leadership and development.  A dedicated community volunteer, she has a particular interest in programs focused on education, military and veteran causes, and senior adults.

The Bank of America endowed its Program on Volunteerism through the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation in 2000.  Now administered by the Mosbacher Institute, the program is an effort to educate individuals and corporations on the importance of volunteer activities in today’s society.  Previous speakers in the series include Tim Russert, Elaine Chao, Jenna Bush, John Zogby, Curt Smith, and Robert Pease.

Seating is limited and available on a first- come, first- served basis. Registration is required by April 16 via e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone: 979-845-1927.

For additional information, go to http://bush.tamu.edu/mosbacher/events/volunteerism13.