August Anniversary Breakfast

August 17, 2017
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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5151 Stars and Stripes Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Government Agency Panelists

Charlene Argate is a Senior Benefits Advisor at the United States Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).  As a Senior Benefits Advisor, Charlene provides technical assistance and customer service to employers, employees, and service providers in private sector retirement and welfare benefit plans.  She also conducts outreach and education on ERISA and other federal laws related to employee benefits. 

Prior to serving as a Benefits Advisor, Charlene worked as an Investigator with EBSA, conducting civil and criminal investigations of employee benefit plans.  She also serves as an instructor at the Basic Training course for all EBSA new hires.  Charlene received her B.A. from the University of California, San Diego, and her J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.  She is a member of the State Bar of California. 

Roger Jung is an Employment Tax Consultant at the CA Employment Development Department (EDD) Tax Branch for 12 years. Roger began is state service in Tax Branch as a tax auditor in San Francisco. He has been an employment tax consultant for the Field Audit and Compliance Division since 2010. He assists taxpayers in resolving issues relating to their accounts and conducts employment tax seminars to educate tax payers with regard to state payroll tax requirements and employment status in the San Jose area. 


Mariaelena Lemus began her career with the Social Security Administration in July 1996 as a Bilingual Service Representative in San Jose, CA. In March 2003, she was promoted to Bilingual Claims Representative. In her current role, she acts as a liaison between community organizations, state agencies, congressional offices, private corporations and advocacy agencies.  She provides presentations on important information about SSA's programs and promotes its goals. At the panel, she may include topics on SSA benefits, Medicare and what you can do online.



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$40.00 SVAPA Member Ticket

$50.00 Guest Ticket

$100.00 Vendor Table (includes one breakfast)