Board & President Elections
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Communication from the Federation of Alliances Françaises USA
The Federation Announces New Officers and Directors for 2009-2010
Mimi Gregory Elected New President
At the National Meeting and Conference just concluded in Naples FL, the Board membership of the Federation elected:
President - Mimi Gregory (AF de Bonita Springs FL)
Becca Brodarick (AF de Louisville KY)
Marie-Laure Arnaud (AF de Charleston SC)
Jack McCord (AF de Chicago IL)
Treasurer: Carole Crosby (AF de Grosse Pointe MI)
Corporate Secretary: Matthew Wyatt (AF de Nashville TN)
The Membership elected as new Board Members:
Carole Crosby, (AF de Grosse Pointe MI)
Matthew Wyatt (AF de Nashville TN)
Eileen Brau (AF de Puerto Rico)
Alwyn Rogier-Chapman (AF de Grand Rapids MI and AF de Charleston)
The new Board members serve, effective immediately, for a three year term with the possibility of a second 3-year term.
The Membership also approved the following amendment to the By-Laws:
Henceforth, the Federation President will serve a 2-year term, with the possibility of re-election to a second 2-year term. The President will take office on January 1 following the election.
Mimi Gregory's term of office will be 2 years with the possibility of a second 2-year term. She will take office January 1 2009.
The following members of the Board have retired at the expiration of their second 3-year terms:
Jane Bernbach will remain President until December 31 2008 to ensure a smooth transition of the President's responsibilities. Other current officers will also remain in office until December 31, 2008
The following members of the Board did not stand for re-election to their second 3-year term:
Dr. Christopher Pinet has resigned from the Federation Board.