Wednesday, Nov 30, 11:30 am
It's hard to believe that 2022 is almost over, and what a year it's been. The culmination of years of hard work paid off in September when the Seidel Chapter was named the Outstanding Extra-Large Chapter in AFA and it was truly a team effort.
This is the last membership meeting of the year and we have a great program planned for you. Major General Jim Williams (USMC, Ret) has closely tracked the war in Ukraine and will provide a strategic-level analysis of the conflict to date. And with over a month to go, who knows how the war will progress. Keep reading to see other upcoming events, which include election of our 2023 officers.
The meeting will be Wednesday, November 30 at the Gleneagles Country Club, 5401 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX. Check-in starts at 11:30 and lunch will be served at 12:00.
Fourth Quarter Membership Meeting Speaker
Update and Analysis of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Major General (USMC, ret) Jim Williams
Major General Williams served his country for 38 years in the United States Marine Corps, retiring with the rank of Major General in 2010. He commanded Marines at every level in combat operations and readiness and was last assigned as the Commanding General, 4th Marine Division. He also served on the Secretary of Defense’s Reserve Force Policy Board.
Jim has served or is serving on Boards of Directors or Boards of Advisors on several for-profit companies: Zenneck Power, LLC., Mobile Equity Corporation, and DCG International. In the non-profit sector; he has worked with The Tower Center at Southern Methodist University, the North Texas Crime Commission, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and National Museum of the Pacific War, The American Board of Physician Specialties and Disaster Medicine Committee, the Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas, the VA Medical Center of North Texas, the World Craniofacial Foundation, The Bridge-Homeless Program, and International Learning of Texas School, a public charter school.
General Williams also spends numerous hours helping Veterans and surviving spouses fight for the benefits and services they so rightfully deserve.
Election of 2023 Seidel Chapter Officers
The Nominating Committee recommends the following slate of chapter officers for 2023:
President - Joe Cordina
Executive Vice President - Ric Hamer
Secretary - Fletcher Sharp
Treasurer - Mike Bofferding
If you would like to submit a candidate for any of these offices, please click here and you can submit a nomination be email. You can also call John Campbell at 703-615-9324 with a nomination if you prefer. We will also take nominations from the floor at the meeting prior to the vote on November 29. The new officers will take office on January 1, 2023 and be formally sworn in at the First Quarter Meeting in 2023.
We'll conclude the meeting with a 50/50 raffle and will raffle off a signed, numbered, professionally framed print by noted wildlife artist Neal Anderson, donated by Bill Harding.
Bring a guest
Gleneagles Dinner Salad
Chicken with Sliced Tomato , Monterrey Jack Cheese, and Pesto Sauce
Seasonal Vegetable and Rice Pilaf Medley
New York-Style Cheesecake with Berry Sauce
Chocolate Bundt Cake with Vanilla Sauce
ROTC/CAP Uniforms are appropriate
CAP cadets/military/scouts in uniform: $25
18 years and under: $25
Email Bob Gehbauer or call 972-306-2270 for information or questions
If you have questions or suggestions for how we can make the Seidel Chapter better, please call me at 703-615-9324 or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for reading and have a great 2022
President, Seidel Chapter