24th General Meeting of H.A.N.C.
October 22-23, 2010
Capital Hilton Hotel , Washington, DC
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM & MEETING AGENDA
Friday, October 22, 2010
12-2 pm Participation at the Federation of Hellenic Teachers Event on Capitol Hill
Commemorating the 2500 years of the Marathon in Greece. We are all invited to attend.
Mrs. Stella Kokolis, President 718-745-2870
2:00 pm HANC Meeting called to order
Capital Hilton Hotel (Meeting location to be posted at Hotel Lobby)
Please visit the Pontian Photo Exhibition by Eleftherios Kosans
Welcome by: Ted Manousakis, President Pan Cretan Association, Host Organization
Opening remarks and Welcoming Guests by Paul Kotrotsios, President of HANC
(Invited): His Eminence Archbishop Dimitrios of America or Representative of the Archdiocese
US Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD)
Deputy Minister of YPEX, Honorable Dimitri Dollis
His Excellency the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, Vassilios Kaskarelias
SAE US Coordinator, Mr. Theodore Spyropoulos
AHEPA Supreme President Mr. Nicholas Karakostas and Members of the Supreme Lodge
AHI Exec. Director Mr. Nick Larigakis
3:00 pm: Greetings by all Presidents of Federations, Members of HANC
3:30 pm Report of the Vice Presidents
4:00 pm Report of the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer
4:15 pm Report of the Secretary and Assistant Secretary
4:30 pm Report of the Committees (Feel free to join any committee you want to work with. After all we all need to share the responsibilities and contribute to the organization)
National Issues Committee
Latest developments, information, call for joining the committees and plan of action.
Latest news on the Greek teachers recall, Alternative solutions, plan of action
Credentials Committee , Youth, Culture and Public Relations Committees
All Federations must fill in the Form for their Delegates and contribute to the committees names
What interests us today? Economic outlook Local, National, International- Greece Invited Speakers experts in the field.
6:00 End of 1st Day of the meeting. Special Announcements
7:30 pm Welcome Diner Embassy of Greece. Please reserve your tickets $100pp by October 15. Thank you
Saturday, October 23, 2010
8:00 am – 10:00 am:
Attend opening session with Breakfast.
Briefing of the National Issues current situation by two State Department Officials
Moderator: Nick Larigakis, Executive Director of AHI
10:00 am Topic: Pontian Genocide “WE NEVER FORGET”
Presented by the National Issues Committee of HANC in cooperation and coordination with the Federation of the PanPontian Federation in USA and its president Dimitri Molohides.
Expert Speakers invited by the Federation will inform the Members of HANC. This is an opportunity for the first National Issue, concerning Hellenism to be briefed on by the Federation. In our next meeting the NIC will decide who gets the floor and mostly will be the Federation members active in the HANC National Issues Committee.
1:00 pm: Delegates Report and “Report on Charter Schools”
1:30 pm :New and future topics to be discussed. Special assignments
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