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BoiseCFR Annual Membership Renewal

Note: Membership renewal notices for this  season were mailed to you in August. If you have not paid, please return it with your dues payment to BCFR, P.O. Box 2572, Boise, Idaho 83701.

If you have not received your 2017-2018 renewal notice or have lost yours, please fill out the following renewal form and mail it and your membership payment to the above address: Membership Renewal Form

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BoiseCFR March Dinner Meeting

Date:            Monday March 5, 2018 

Time:           Social hour 6:15 p.m.; dinner 7:00 p.m.

Place:          Riverside Hotel- Room TBD   (click for hotel room map)

Cost:            $25.00, including tax and tip. Please make checks payable to the Boise
                       Committee on Foreign Relations.

Speaker:      Amanda Sloat

Topic:          How to Not Lose Turkey

Amanda Sloat, is a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings. She is also a nonresident fellow in the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School. Her areas of expertise include Turkey and Southern Europe, British politics, the European Union’s foreign policy, and trans-Atlantic relations.

Sloat served in the U.S. government for nearly a decade. She was most recently deputy assistant secretary for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs at the State Department, where she was responsible for U.S. relations with Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey as well as for coordinating European engagement on Middle East issues. She also served as senior advisor to the White House coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf region and as senior advisor to the assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs. She previously worked as senior professional staff on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, with responsibility for European policy.

Sloat holds a doctorate in politics from the University of Edinburgh and a bachelor's in political theory from James Madison College at Michigan State University. She has published a book, "Scotland in Europe: A Study of Multi-Level Governance" (Peter Lang Pub Inc, 2002). She has written widely on European politics in academic and foreign policy outlets.


FUTURE BoiseCFR DINNER MEETINGS

Since we had two meetings in January, we will not have a February meeting.  BoiseCFR  has scheduled a March meeting on March 5th, with a topic on Turkey. See meeting notice above.

Membership renewal notices for our 2017-2018 season have been mailed. Please send your renewal payments soon.  If you are not a member and are interested in joining the Boise Committee, please go to our Membership page to get more information about joining.