Local San Antonio HDI Chapter

HDI San Antonio looking forward to 2017!

The HDI San Antonio Local Chapter kicked off the year last week with our first Board of Directors meeting for 2017.  We are very excited about our prospects as we start 2017 with an excellent core group of officers and a solid game plan to expand our influence in the local IT support community.  Here is a brief overview of our plans for serving you and this great community:

Officer Elections

Nominations are currently open for the following positions on our HDI San Antonio Local Chapter Board of Directors.  Please contact Bernard Beaullieu for more information regarding the Board of Directors and what is required to serve.

  • President – Term 6-1-2017 – 5-31-2019 Nominees – Doug Rabold, CPS Energy
  • VP of Communications – Term 6-1-2017 – 5-31-2019 Nominees – Currently soliciting nominees
  • VP of Vendor Relations – Term 6-1-2017 – 5-31-2019 Nominees – Currently soliciting nominees
  • VP of Membership – Term 6-1-2017 – 5-31-2019 Nominees – Bernard Beaullieu, Beaullieu & Associates

Other HDI San Antonio Board of Directors positions include:

  • VP of Events – Term through 5-31-2018 – Rosana Mason , CPS Energy
  • VP of Programs – Term through 5-31-2018 – Jesse Vazquez, Y&L Consulting
  • VP of Social Media – Term through 5-31-2018 – Stephen Steinbach, Whataburger

Programs & Events for 2017

For 2017, we are planning a membership meeting for the third Thursday of February, April, June, August and October.  Our first meeting will be a Lunch Social on February 16 from 11:30 to 1:00.  Please save the date and look for a formal announcement within the week.  Our 8th Annual Awards Luncheon will be on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

We are planning a variety of fun/informative events for this year including; Tours, Asset Management, Cyber Security, Culture and Presentations form the National Conference.  Are you interested in presenting at a Local Chapter event?  Would you like to share your thoughts on some insightful programs for 2017?  Please contact our VP of Programs Jesse Vazquez.

Membership & Community

We are very excited about the prospects for 2017.  Our plan is to focus on driving membership value and an increased sense of community within San Antonio Information Technology.  We are honored to serve you and thank you immensely for your continued support.

 

Thank You San Antonio for Another Great Year!

Thank you San Antonio for making this another great year for the HDI San Antonio Local Chapter.  Last week we finished off 2016 with a bang at the 7th Annual Awards Banquet honoring San Antonio’s top IT Support Professionals.   Every year HDI recognizes North America’s top Service Desk Analysts and Desktop Support Technicians starting with a local Awards Program.  As always, we had a great group of nominees from local area organizations including:

Congratulations to our HDI San Antonio Analyst of the Year, Jerry Sullivan, Whataburger and Desktop Support Technician of the Year, Lazaro Ferdin, Whataburger.  They will go on to compete at the HDI Regional level.

 

Please join us in thanking Y&L Consulting for sponsoring our Awards Banquet again this year.  We would also like to thank Joel Spring, RxDesign for volunteering to photograph our event again this year.

Y&LWeb design, professional photography, illustration, animation, video, and multimedia to meet your prescribed needs .:. www.rxdesign.com

Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday season and a joyous 2017!

Your HDI San Antonio Local Chapter Board of Directors

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HDI Desktop Support Certification Class coming to San Antonio December 5th…Reserve your spot today!

HDI San Antonio is proud to host the two-day HDI Desktop Support Technician certification class on December 5th & 6th. This course is relevant for anyone providing workstation hardware or software support – over the phone, via chat or at deskside.  Don’t miss this opportunity; reserve your seat now to ensure availability!

For more details and to reserve your spot, call your HDI San Antonio local chapter VP of Training and Development, Doug Rabold at (210) 793-0069 or via email Doug@hdisanantonio.org

Thank You for Attending Incident Management with Alex Sayavedra!

Thank you to everyone who was able to make it out and participate with your local San Antonio HDI Chapter featuring Alex Sayavedra, Senior Manager at Rackspace. It was a great time with a lot of great information and insight on how Alex helped make Incident Management a success with Rackspace Hosting.

We hope to see you all again at our next event.

 

 

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Special thanks to Robert Half technology for their sponsorship and support.

 

Thank you to CPS for providing the the facility and Spaghetti Warehouse for lunch.

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Training Class in San Antonio…

HDI San Antonio is proud to host the two-day HDI Desktop Support Technician certification class on December 5th & 6th. This course is relevant for anyone providing workstation hardware or software support – over the phone, via chat or at deskside. Seating is limited so hurry now to reserve your spot!

For more details and to reserve your spot, call your HDI San Antonio local chapter VP of Training and Development, Doug Rabold at (210) 793-0069 or via email Doug@hdisanantonio.org