Annual Meeting

Berkeley Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, June 3rd

6PM Meet + Greet at Free House, 2700 Bancroft Way
Distribute Name Tags, share a few beverages

Thursday, June 4th

9AM Gather at Unit 1 Residence Halls All Purpose Meeting Room. Room L40. 2750 Durant Street.
Distribute remaining Name Tags
Report of the Nominating Committee
Election of FON Directors for 2 years
Finance Report, Treasurer

9:30 FON Activities Report, President
VSO Projects Report, Andy Philpot (Jim Clark to deliver)
African Community Health Initiative Report, Queen Obasi
Fantsuam Foundation Project Report, Greg Jones
Discussion regarding supporting specific projects vs general causes (Ebola relief fund, Boko Haram refugee feeding fund, annual AUN Scholarship)

10:15 – 10:30 Break + refresh

10:30 Story #1 Steve Clapp, An Accidental Volunteer

10:45 Story #2 Harold Crawford, Captured by Federals and suspected of being Mercenaries

11:00 Website Redesign Status Report. Discussion of Redesign Objectives, Mike Goodkind

11:30 Story #3 Dick Holmquist, Ann’s trip to Tamanrasset

11:45 Story #4 Lynne Hansen, Memories of Aba and the Mormon Church

12 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 Story #5 Greg Jones, Maiduguri – you can’t go back now, but we did in 2008. Thank you Mike Malaghan!

1:45 Story #6 Karen Keefer, I left with far more than I came with.

2:00 Dr Michael Watts Slides 1-22  Slides 23-44   Slides 45-66  Slides 67-88

3:00 – 3:30 Buffer, Break + refresh Organize for Thursday evening reunions. Dinner by Training Group or Geography

3:30 Abdullahi Edward Reflections on living in Nigeria for the past 45 years

4:15 Queen Obasi Perspectives on Nigeria from someone running health clinics in the East

5:00 Dr Stevina Evuleocha Headline Speaker

Dinner On your own in reunion groups

Friday, June 5th

No meeting scheduled for Friday during the day

12 – 1:30 Lunch. Arrange car pools for Nigerian Dinner

3:00 Board Meeting in some common space. Non-attending board members participating by conference call. Non-board members welcome to attend. Election of officers.

5:30 Setup for Nigerian Dinner

6 – 9:30 Nigerian Dinner, UU Church of Berkeley, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

Saturday, June 6th

9:00 – 10:00 Listed in Program as Slottman L11, but because of our size we probably will return to the All Purpose Meeting Room, L40

9:00 Story #7 Cathy Onyemelukwe, ??

9:15 Story #8 Catherine Skapura, Running a Roadblock

9:30 Story #9 Stephen Vincent, Poems

9:45 Story #10 Kathleen Whitney, Memories of Nigeria

10 – 10:15 Break, refresh

10:15 Story #11 Dorothy Herzberg

10:30 Story #12 David Axtell

10:45 – 11:15 Feedback. What did people like, dislike, what would they have liked instead? Is meeting together with Peace Corps Connect beneficial?

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