Kansas-Paraguay Annual Meeting

Final reminder – if you haven’t made a reservation for either the Friday dinner or Saturday Annual Meeting, email jpoertner@sunflower.com immediately.  We need to tell the caterers the number of attendees on Tuesday March 5.

The Kansas-Paraguay Quarterly meeting is Friday March 8 in the English Room of the University of Kansas Student Union.  There is a dinner at 6 pm ($14.50) followed by the board meeting. 


Saturday, March 9, 2013


Registration $25 Students $5

LOCATION:  University of  Kansas Student Union, Mallot Room

8:00am-9:15am:    Registration

9:15am:                    Welcome and introduction  of guest

9:15am-9:45am:     Observations concerning the impeachment of President Lugo  while traveling in Paraguay—KPP Board member Miguel Gonazlez-Abellas.

9:45am-11:00am:   Report and panel discussion of the Public Policy and Presidential Elections Project.

  • Dr. John Barnett, Professor of Political Science, Emporia State University.
  • Dr. Bob Beatty, Professor of Political Science, Washburn University.
  • Dr. Edward Flentje, Professor of Political Science, Wichita State University.
  • Professor Jared Larson, St. Olaf College, Minnesota
  • Dr. Michael Smith, Professor of Political Science, Emporia State University.

11:00am-11:30am:   History of the Kansas Paraguay Partnership—KPP Board  member Merrill Raber.

11:30am-12:00          Transporting fire and emergency rescue equipment to Paraguay—KPP Vice-President Steve Richards and KPP Board member Scott Fromme.

12:15pm                      Lunch

1:15pm                       Introduction and welcome to his Excellency Fernando Pfanni Caballero, Paraguayan Ambassador to the United States.

1:45pm                       Report of voting by the nominating Committee and the  introduction of new officers and board members.

2:00pm                     Reports and comments of members.

2:30pm                       Adjournment.



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