2012 Annual General Meeting
26th January, 2012

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012

Place: Armenian Society of Los Angeles, 117 S. Louise Street, Glendale, CA 91205

Time: AGM at 11:00am, Reception: 12:00pm, Lunch: 12.30pm

Speaker: Paul R. Ignatius – Former Navy Secretary

Dear LACC Members and Friends,

The Hon. Jorge Lapsenson – Dean of the Los Angeles Consular Corps and the Executive Committee cordially invite all members of the Corps, Trade /Tourism Commissioners to attend our January 26, 2012 Annual General Meeting and luncheon.

The Annual General Meeting will begin at 11:00 at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles, 117 S. Louise Street, Glendale, CA 91205. Only Chiefs of Posts may attend the AGM. The reception will begin at 12:00 Noon where invited guests are included. The LACC welcomes the participation of accredited designees, trade/tourism commissioners, and Protocol and Liaison officers.

Note: Newly arrived Chef de Posts and accredited staff will be welcomed and introduced. Departing Chef de Posts will be recognized.

Reservations: By phone to Frank Cheng: (415) 774-6788 or by email to
fc@laconsularcorps.com by January 21st. Please forward your check in the amount of $50 for members, and $65 for non members, checks payable to the ‘Los Angeles Consular Corps’, are to be sent to HC D. Navarrette, Consulate of Lithuania, 2806 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404. (Reservations must be honored unless they are
cancelled at least 48 hours in advance).

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Paul R. Ignatius  

Mr. Ignatius served for eight years in the presidential administrations of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, first as an assistant Secretary of the Army, then as Under Secretary of the Army and Assistant Secretary of Defense, and finally in 1967 as Secretary of the Navy. Following his government service, he was president of the Washington Post for 2 years and president of the Air Transport Association for 15 years. He has served previously as chairman of the Board of Trustees for Logistics Management Institute. Mr. Ignatius is a Trustee of the George C. Marshall Foundation and a member of the Federal City Council and the Washington Institute of Foreign Affairs. Ignatius is the recipient of the Army Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, and the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award. A descendant of Armenian parents from the Kharpert region of Historic Armenia, Ignatius is a native of Glendale, Calif., and a graduate of the University of Southern California. He
earned an MBA from Harvard University after serving as a naval officer in World War II. He is also the author of On Board: My Life in the Navy, Government, and Business (Naval Institute Press, 2006).