2021 FEW Mentoring Program

The 2021 Mentoring Program selectees are: Jacqueline Davis, Marisa Fountain, Vickie Harper, Cherie Hinkle, Krystal Kemp, Vernique Leathers, Deana Mastin, Vanessa Miller, Lametrice Sims, Vikki Williamson and Claudia Womble 

The purpose of the FEW Mentoring Program is a competitively selective mentor and training opportunity for those who aspire to become effective leaders within FEW and to build their network in the government for career advancement.

This program is exclusive to FEW members who wish to go through the first class of graduates of the revised FEW Mentoring Program. It is a 12-month program consisting of insightful learning objectives, webinars, training sessions, and direct mentorship by Senior Executive Service (SES) or equivalent leaders with the federal government.

Mentoring is a mutually beneficial experience where valuable knowledge, invaluable experience and astute insight is shared. It offers growth opportunities on professional and personal levels for both Mentors and Mentees.

Mentee Benefits

  • Become Empowered to Make Better Decisions
  • Learn from Experience of Others
  • Gain Encouragement and support
  • Improve Self-Confidence
  • Establish a Focused Direction
  • Understand Available Career Opportunities

Mentor Benefits

  • Develop Leadership & Management Skills for Others
  • Strengthen Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Strengthen Skillset of the Federal Workforce
  • Improve the Self-Confidence of Others
  • Grow Professional Networks
  • Expand Career Opportunities for Others


  • Current Federal Employees
  • Active FEW Members of at least three (3) years
  • Hold Elected/Appointed Position at Region/Chapter


  • Application Period: April 1, 2021 through April 15, 2021.
  • Mentees will be notified in June by FEW President.
  • 12-month Mentor Program kicks of at 2021 Virtual Leadership Summit II  (August 9-13).
  • 2021 Mentee graduation service to be held at 2022 National Training Program (July 2022).


"We are very excited to introduce the newly revitalized FEW Mentoring Program for professional development, highly rewarding partnerships and networking.  We look forward to reading your application." 

Karen Milner, Special Assistant for Mentoring