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Foreign Affairs Council Meeting

Foreign Affairs Council Meeting
Thursday, June 27, 2019


Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) — Thursday, June 27, 2019 — DACOR BACON House (l-r) FSYF President John Naland, DACOR President Paul Dening, AAFSW President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, AFSA President Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, American Academy of Diplomacy President Ambassador Ronald Neumann, Council of American Ambassadors Ambassador G. Philip Hughes, ADST President Susan Johnson, Nelson B. Delavan Foundation Ambassador William C. Harrop, Business Council for International Understanding Vicki Weil, FAC Founder and President Ambassador Thomas Boyatt. Not pictured: Una Chapman Cox Foundation Ambassador Lino Gutierrez, Diplomacy Center Foundation Ambassador Roman Popadiuk, US Diplomatic Studies Foundation Ambassador David Miller.

The Foreign Service Council (FAC) was founded by Ambassador Thomas Boyatt and is comprised of at least twelve organizations that support the American Foreign Service, including AAFSW. The organizations that participate in the Foreign Affairs Council are: American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF), DACOR, Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW), American Academy of Diplomacy, Council of American Ambassadors, Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST), Nelson B. Delavan Foundation, Business Council for International Understanding, Una Chapman Cox Foundation, Diplomacy Center Foundation, US Diplomatic Studies Foundation.

FAC Founder and President Ambassador Boyatt presides over the quarterly meetings during which updated information regarding the American Foreign Service is exchanged and discussed. The Foreign Affairs Council met again on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the DACOR BACON House to set its agenda for the 2019-2020 year.

Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, PhD
AAFSW President