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Foreign Policy Association of Harrisburg - PO Box 60665 Harrisburg, PA 17106-0665
The Foreign Policy Association of Harrisburg celebrated its 63rd anniversary in 2012.


Programs for 2014 - 2015
See NEXT EVENT below


Who We Are
The Association believes that foreign policy is everyone’s business.  
Our mission is to offer, in an unbiased way, information about international issues and policies to our citizens to help them make informed judgments about their relations with neighbors in our global space.

 
 Our local Association, while aligned with the national Foreign Policy Association, is independently governed by a local board of directors. Our local Association is non- profit and nonpartisan.  It is funded by membership fees and donations.
What We Do
The Association presents a series of eight monthly dinner meetings which feature speakers selected for their experience or expertise on the topics selected by the Board  of Directors.  The meetings are usually conducted on the fourth Thursday of the month.  A social hour starts at 17:30 (5:30) PM, dinner is at 18:30 (6:30) PM, the speaker begins promptly at  19:30 (7:30) PM, and a Q/A session follows.  The presentation is free and open to the public.
 
The Association hosts a reception in November for the “International Fellows Class” at the U.S. Army War College.  The Fellows are foreign military officers from more  than 50 countries who spend a year studying with their U.S. military counterparts.
 
In May, the Association sponsors a visit to the U.S. State Department followed by  a briefing at a foreign embassy from its ambassador.  A corresponding ethnic luncheon  is planned between the briefings.

The “Great Decisions” program encourages small informal groups to meet  to discuss key issues from the National Association study guide, Great Decisions.
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FPA OFFICERS BOARD OF DIRECTORS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Past Presidents
President
Clem Gilpin

Vice President

Michele Sellitto

Secretary

Ann Glasscock

Treasurer

Frank Matunis
Term ending 2015

Howard Davison
Nan Spiers-Marsh
Ron Pontius
Catherine St. Pierre
Phyllis Skok
Kevin Springman
Alan Stolberg
Term ending 2016

Fay Geegee
Donna Julian
Anne-Marie Lane
David Messner
Richard Slade
Pete St. Pierre
Lou Thieblemont
Stuart Snyder
On Board

Robert Cypcar

Alan Gallagher
J. Thomas Rogers
Col. Edward Skender
David J. Spader

Meeting Locations for 2014 - 2015

September 25 – Governors B (Hotel)

October 23- Keystone ABC (Convention Center)

December 11 – Governor B (Hotel)

January 22 – Governor B (Hotel)

February 26 – Keystone DE (Convention Center)

March 26 – Governor B (Hotel)

April 23- Governor B (hotel)

May 28- Governor B (hotel)


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Meetings are held at the Radisson Hotel
Walnut Street & Erford Street  
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA 17011
717.763.7117
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Radisson Hotel Web Site

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SPECIAL 
November Event

The 38th Annual International Reception
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Information Here




RESOURCE LINK
Dr. Wayne A. Selcher
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Professor of International Studies Emeritus
Elizabethtown College

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

Dr. Selcher's home page




Social hour & Dinner Information

Time: 5:30 PM: Social Hour (Cash Bar)
6:30 PM: Sit Down Dinner
7:30 PM: Presentation w/ Q & A
Cost for FPA Members: $23.00
We Welcome Non-members to attend dinners.
The non-member cost is: $26.00
There is no charge for anyone to attend the
program presentation only, beginning at 7:30 PM.
For Dinner Reservations E-mail:
Ron Pontius at: ronpon@comcast.net
Or
You can also click on the reservations link
on the FPA web site: www.fpa-harrisburg.org
Or
Call and leave a detailed message for
Ron at (717) 991-0899
Notes: Reservations by telephone must be
made by 10 PM on the Monday before the
Thursday meeting; or if by e-mail, by 9 AM
Tuesday before the meeting.
When making or canceling a dinner reservation be
sure to give your complete name, address, and
phone number. We need that information to notify
you if a meeting is canceled due to inclement
weather or for other reasons.
NOTE: We bill “No-shows!”
If you come for dinner as a “Walk-in” without
a reservation, we cannot guarantee that the hotel
will be able to provide you with a meal.


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