CITE Maryland is
part of the Consortium of Information &
Telecommunications Executives (CITE),
an effective nonprofit employee resource group and networking system whose goals are to increase the individual and collective
effectiveness of African-American managers and associates, and to add value to Verizon and
the broader community. The organization is comprised of over three thousand
members from thirteen national locals who dedicated members sponsor
seminars, workshops, and other activities directed toward the professional and personal
development of its members. We support education programs, have a strong focus on outside
scholarship funding, and are involved in community activities.
The mission of
CITE Maryland, is to provide an organizational framework through
which its members may maximize their opportunities to participate in the
communications industry primarily through targeted strategic efforts:
professional development and training of its members, scholarship for youth,
and community outreach.
Market and Communicate the Benefits of CITE Maryland
to grow membership
Understanding the Business model through
Increase Revenue (W & M Initiative)
More effective and timely communication up, down and
across with all of it’s constituents
Active Involvement and Community Partnerships
CITE Maryland will be the
leading Employee Resource Group (ERG) and nonprofit organization
providing information and assistance to the members of CITE Maryland and all
employees of Verizon Communications and its subsidiaries while serving and
providing information and assistance to the African-American communities in
which we serve.
Provide our members opportunities to meet and network
with employees from all departments in Verizon who can provide
professional and personal support.
Continue to provide seminars and workshops designed
to enhance our member's development.
Work on projects that benefit the African-American
communities, in which we live and/or work.
Over $80,000.00 in scholarships and book awards donated through our
Annual Elizabeth Knight Memorial Scholarship Awards Breakfast
Awarded three (3) $1,000.00 scholarships & laptop
computers, at the
Annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast in November 2006.
membership in the NAACP, Baltimore Urban League and the Maryland
Association of Nonprofits.
membership in the Citizens Planning & Housing Association.
Partnered with the former Bell Atlantic-Maryland, Inc. and the American
Red Cross to perform Bone Marrow Testing on minorities during a Blood
Provided computer software application and Internet training to users of
Baltimore County (Randallstown, Woodlawn and Catonsville Branches) and
Baltimore City (Broadway and Northwood Branches) Libraries, and to the
Family Technology Center through Project Helping Hands. The project is
so successful that other CITE® organizations
are duplicating it in their areas.
webslinger members received 1997-1998 Verizon's Leaders in Excellence
Awards, Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, and The Governor’s
Volunteer Appreciation Certificate for wiring numerous Baltimore City
Schools for the Internet.
- Members are provided opportunities to meet and network with Verizon
Senior Officers and other employees from various departments who can
provide career and professional support.
are provided opportunities to attend seminars and workshops designed to
enhance their development
- Members work on projects that benefit African-American communities,
such as: volunteering skills, talents and time to schools, libraries,
soup kitchens; and raising money for scholarships
Regional and National Organizations -
Members are automatically enrolled as members of the Consortium of
Information and Telecommunications Executives (CITE®),
and the National Association of Black Telecommunications
CITE Maryland Message
Members can call 410-393-2337 to leave a message on or receive a
group distribution message.
Newsletter- Informs members about
CITE Maryland and CITE® through our
newsletter The Messenger.
- Keeps members informed
about CITE Maryland and the Executive Committee…www.cite-md.org.
Information and Telecommunications Executives
(CITE Maryland) is an
effective networking system and a diversity resource group whose goals are
to increase the individual and collective effectiveness of African-American
managers and associates, and to add value to Verizon and the broader
community. The organization is comprised of dedicated members who sponsor
seminars, workshops, and other activities directed toward the professional
and personal development of its members. We support education programs, have
a strong focus on outside scholarship funding, and are involved in community