The Vice President of Fako America, Mola Henry Njie, has announced the holding of a teleconference between Fako America and local/regional Fako organizations in the United States. The conference, which is scheduled to take place today, will will focus primarily on potential areas of cooperation between FA and the regional associations; on the mission and vision of FA; and on the possibility of these regional bodies officially becoming FA affiliate chapters. Find below the agenda for this historic meeting. Details will follow in a subsequent posting .
Agenda of Teleconference between Fako America and Presidents of Regional Fako Organizations in the United States - Saturday, November 19, 2006
- Membership: Local chapters as the driving force behind FA’s membership buildup. Presentation by Mola Sam Moki (5 minutes).
- Affiliation: How local chapters can become FA affiliate chapters and why. A Review of Article III of the FA bylaws by Mola Augustine Kange (10 minutes).
- FA Vision Implementation: Local chapters as partners in implementing FA's statutory goals at local level (in areas such as networking among FA members, and promoting Fako culture and history). Presentation by Mola Henry Njie (5 minutes).
- Brief description of program
- How local chapters can participate in the program.
- A focus on the agenda item of specific interest to local chapters (i.e., developing a student and professional database of FA members and Fako natives in the US)
- Rationale for the project
- Type of assistance expected from chapters on this project
- An appeal to local chapter Presidents to take message of cooperation to members
- A reminder to use the Internet forum to ask any question or make any suggestion related to Fako America.
- A proposal for quarterly teleconferences (February and May 2006) to review progress on issues and areas of cooperation identified during the upcoming November 19 2005 teleconference.
Vice President, Fako America