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Annual Meeting with Ambassador David Pearce

  • Tue, June 06, 2017
  • 5:00 PM
  • Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd. Falmouth


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    Receive two tickets with priority seating to the event ($100 of your payment is tax deductible) and be listed on our program and invitation. If you are unable to attend but would like to be on the Host Committee (100% of your donation will be deductible), contact Amy Holland at 207-780-4337. Please list your name/s as you would like them to appear on our materials. Thank you!

Registration is closed
Please join us on
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

for the
World Affairs Council of Maine's
Annual Meeting and Dinner

Special Guest
 Ambassador David Pearce
Former U.S. Ambassador to Greece and Algeria

Around the World and Back Again: Lessons Learned and Rules to Live By
at the
Portland Country Club
11 Foreside Road, Falmouth

5:00 pm  Annual Membership Meeting*
5:30 pm  Reception with cash bar
6:00 pm  Dinner and Program

* Council members may attend the 5:00 business meeting portion only at no cost, at which Board elections will be held. This meeting will be upstairs in the Falmouth Suite. Click for the Agenda and the Slate of Nominations.

$75/person for World Affairs Council members
$100/person for non-member
Please join here now to receive the member rate!

Host Committee
Join our Host Committee for $250.
Receive two tickets for priority dinner seating and be listed on event literature.

About Ambassador David D. Pearce

David Pearce is an American diplomat who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Greece from 2013 to 2016Pearce previously served four straight overseas assignments, as Chief of Mission and Consul General at the Consulate General in Jerusalem, Israel, from 2003 to 2005; as Minister Counselor for Political Affairs at the Embassy in Rome from 2005-2008 (where he also made excursion tours to Iraq as a Senior Advisor to Ambassador Ryan Crocker); as Ambassador to Algeria from 2008 to 2011; and as Assistant Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, from 2011 to July 2012. He has also been a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. For nearly a decade before joining the Foreign Service, he was a reporter and foreign correspondent.

David Pearce was born in Portland, Maine,  grew up in Falmouth and graduated from Cheverus High School in 1968. He earned his B.A. in Classics at Bowdoin College in 1972 and an M.A. in Journalism at Ohio State University a year later.  

Dinner Menu:

Garden Salad

Fillet of Salmon - Farm-raised Atlantic salmon set on wilted spinach tossed in olive oil and topped with dilled baby shrimp and lemon in a light Chablis sauce
Mediterranean Chicken - Marinated breast of chicken grilled with a Provencal salsa of tomatoes, olives, capers and herbs

Dessert and Coffee/Tea

Thank you to the generous sponsors
of this program!

Lead Sponsor

Program Sponsors


Student Sponsor

Thank you to our Host Committee:
Deborah and Sam Barouch
Jim and Susan Carter
John and Wendy Doughty
Gordon and Donna Erikson
William Hall
Andrea and Chris Hester
Harry W. Konkel
Harold and Claudia Pachios
Steve Poulos
Davis R. Robinson
Kathleen H. and John F. Sutherland
Gail and Dave Witherill

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