This week: July 30, 2021 - Jeffrey W. Smith - Youth Apprenticeship in Maryland

July 30: Jeffrey W. Smith - Youth Apprenticeship in Maryland

This Week: Jeffrey W. Smith – Youth Apprenticeship in Maryland

July 30th
Jeffrey W. Smith, Program Manager for Apprenticeship and Training, Office of Workforce Development, Maryland Department of Labor


Engaging a new generation of workers and employers through youth apprenticeships ensures that Maryland remains open for business.

The Apprenticeship Maryland Program (AMP) specifically invests in key industries including manufacturing, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and traditional apprenticeships.

By empowering your future workforce now, you’re investing in your company, your community, and your future.


Eligible Career Track Occupations, please see:

Michele Levy – Mobile Med

July 23rd

Michele Levy is proud to be MobileMed’s new Director of Development and Outreach. She enjoys mobilizing and supporting the entire community to help ensure our patients have access to high-quality, culturally-appropriate healthcare. Michele has a breadth of experience in fundraising, marketing, communications and volunteer management. Prior to MobileMed, Michele has worked in a number of leadership roles including Director of Development for Sarcoma Foundation of America and Director of Individual Giving at United Cerebral Palsy. She is also an AmeriCorps*VISTA alum. Since 2010, Michele has also held the fundraising credential of Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International.

Michele graduated as an Isabella Cannon Leadership Fellow at Elon University with a degree in Public Administration and Political Science with a Human Services minor. She received a MPA in Nonprofit Management from George Mason University.

Christine Syversen – Classification Talk

July 9th

Christine Syversen is our Club’s first Virtual Member. Located in Oslo, Norway, she is no stranger to North Bethesda Rotarians: her company, Flagship Trade Net, has for years taken on the task of designing, building and maintaining the club’s website.
Today, Christine is in the process of taking over the family company, following in the footsteps of her father, longtime NB Rotary Club member Lasse Syversen.
Christine is a marketing person to the core. From an early age, she been active on the World Wide Web. She started her first company in 1998, an e-commerce shopping mall. Key words like SEO, e-commerce, customer service, digital marketing, web development, social media, marketing strategy, sales, quality assurance are part of her everyday life and work. (Editor: FYI, SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, a measure of how effectively web pages are displayed in search results.)
On February 1st 2021, Christine took on the position of Vice President for Ritmarine Ltd, owner of Flagship Trade Net