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2018 President's Message

Submitted by marife_callender on 10 February 2018 - 12:00am

NCI President's Message for February 2018


Dear Kith and Kin:


I am deeply honored by the confidence reposed in me by the NCI Membership, as I assume the duties of the office of the President of the Nationalities Council of Indiana for this, my third, and final year.


Our 2018 NCI Officers include Leslie Clumb, who will be assuming the office of 1st Vice President, Maryam Kiani, who is stepping into the office of 2nd Vice President, Alma Smith, who will continue as Treasurer, and Pamela Gemmer, who will be taking the place of Jodi Banton as Secretary.


We have also assembled a remarkable Board of Directors that will include Geethe Babu, Aster Bekele, Marife Callender, Mary Clark, Maryori Duarte Sheffield, Baljit Singh Oberoi, Jeff Peterson, and Jordan Rodriguez.


Our next regularly scheduled meeting, at which we will discuss our 2017 Year End Financial Report, our 2018 Budget, and our 2018 Festival Theme, will convene on the second Monday of the month, at the Latvian Community Center at 1008 West 64th Street, at 7:00 PM on Monday, February 12, 2018.


If you have not already done so, please contact Treasurer Alma Smith, and make your reservations for the 2018 NCI Winter Gala at the Latvian Community Center from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Saturday, February 17, 2018.


I remain, yours, aye!


Carson C. Smith, FSA Scot

President 2016-18

Nationalities Council of Indiana