The 2024 Great Lakes Leadership, Diversity, & Inclusion Symposium

Hosted by Sector Norther Great Lakes in Sault Ste Marie, MI
April 25th-26th at the Lake Superior State University (LSSU) Walker Cisler Center
"Show UP: Leading and Developing our Diverse Workforce


Join Sector Northern Great Lakes and members from across the 9th District for a 1.5 day event highlighting the diverse workforce working in the Norther Great Lakes Region. Attendees can expect to hear from inspirational military and civilian members speaking on the significance of diversity and inclusion in our service while also gathering practical leadership skills and professional development opportunities from Coast Guard subject matter experts.


Agenda to include:
Hosted social events the evenings of the 24th and 25th
Representatives from the Coast Guard's minority Affinity Groups
Officer and Enlisted career counselling professionals from OPM and EPM
HSWL representatives and resources
And more to come!


Travel and Lodging:
Recommended lodging location is The Ojibway Hotel in downtown Sault Ste Marie
Recommended airports:
Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) - 1.25 hours from the Sault
Chippewa International (CIU) - 30 minutes from the Sault
Travel POC is LT Dave Ball at


Event POC: LT Joseph Snyder at