Office of the Dean
LACC Annual General Meeting minutes
Meeting date : Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 11:30 am
Location : Consulate General of Indonesia, 3457 Wilshire Bd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
The By-laws require the attendance of minimum 15 General Members. Were present at the AGM:
Hon. H Consul General Allen Neiman Burkins Faso
Hon. Consul General Marco Antonio Valverde Bolivia
Hon. H Consul Deanne Neiman Botswana
Hon. Consul General James Villeneuve Canada
Hon. Consul General Michal Sedlacek Czech Republic
Hon. Consul General Elhusseini Abdelwahab Egypt
Hon. H Consul Jaak Treiman Estonia
Hon. Consul General Zerihun Retta (Dean) Ethiopia
Hon. Consul General Juha Markkanen Finland
Hon. H Consul Jordan Garcia Guinea
Hon. H Consul General Finbar Hill Ireland
Hon. H Consul Lorna Johnson Jamaica
Hon. Consul General Hyun Myung Kim Korea
Hon. H Consul Daiva Navarrette Lithuania
Hon. H Consul Abdelhak Saoud Morocco
Hon. H Consul General Andrew Leeka Palau
Hon. Consul General Lilliana Cino Peru
Hon. Consul General Mariusz Bromyra Poland
Hon. Consul General Eugen Chivu Romania
Hon.H Consul Grant Gochin Togo
Hon. Consul General Gülru Gezer Turkey
Hon. Consul General Abdullah Al-Saboosi U.A.E.
22 General Members were present, so the required quorum was reached.
Were also present, but not in the quality of General Member:
John Carlos Gamboa
Hyeo Kyeong Lee
2. Items for discussion
2.1.Welcome and call to order by Dean Zerihun Retta.
2.2.Secretary’s report by Lorna Johnson was read and approved.
2.3.Treasurer’s report by Daiva Navarrette was read and approved.
2.4.Acknowledgements: Hon. CG Gülru Gezer from Turkey was acknowledged by the Dean.
2.5.The Dean announced the expected schedule of future events and speakers (monthly meetings).
2.6.By-laws committee: the Dean announced to establishment of an ad-hoc by-laws committee and asked for candidates to participate. A brief discussion on changes of the By-laws followed.
2.7.Executive Committee: the Dean announced a few openings on the Executive Committee and his desire to fills these openings.
2.8.Dr. Jerrold Green, President and CEO of the Pacific Council on International Policy addressed the General Assembly. His keynote speech was followed by Q&A.
2.9.The AGM was concluded by the Dean.