Arkadaslar Board Meeting
September 5, 2002
In attendance: Sandy Anderson, Pat Fesci, Jean
Fromberg, Peggy Hanson, Mike Jewell, Ken Hill, Linda Scheffer, John Wintrol,
Dave Weinman, and Susan Bayley
Actions Taken from July 11, 2002 Meeting
Action: Pat will look into the TEGV web site and report back to the
board at its 11/21 meeting.
2002 Bayram Dinner:
Action: The 2002 Bayram dinner for the Washington area will be held at
Kazan's in McLean, VA on Sunday evening, October 27.
Action: Susan will call Zeynel Uzun at Kazan's to begin arrangements
for the event, to feature a doner kebab dinner and include a Turkish rug
display and booth held by Zeynel's niece.
Action: Susan will email Serap Rada that Arkadaslar will be holding
its event at Kazan's on October 27 and that ATA members are welcome to
Action: Susan will invite the Ambassador and his wife, Cihad Erginay
and his spouse (or his successor), and Senator Byrd and his wife.
Action: Linda will invite Larry Montgomery so that he can sing
Turkish songs for the event.
Action: Linda will report on the costs of the two newsletters sent
out in fiscal year 2002 at the next meeting.
Future Board Meetings
Action: $3,000 will be set aside for a membership directory in 2003.
Action: Linda and Susan will present a draft budget for 2003 at the
Action: Susan will invite Mustafa Soykan to speak to the board about
his foundation immediately before the next board meeting.
Action: Peggy will ask a representative of Anatolian Artisans to
speak with the board immediately before the next board meeting.
Action: Arkadaslar will donate $1,000 to Ashoka, with a cover letter
from Susan introducing Ashoka to Arkadaslar and inviting a representative to
meet with the board immediately before its next meeting.
Action: Ashoka and its new projects in Turkey will be reported in
Buralarda and our web site.
Action: Susan will report to Lisa Martin that Arkadaslar review of
her NPCA project with affiliate groups and embassies in Washington, DC was
postponed, for discussion at our next board meeting, but that initial
reaction to the project was not positive.
Next Board Meeting: Thursday, November 21, '02: Bacchus restaurant
The meeting ended at 8:45 PM.