Kuwait Chapter First Vice President Matt Rayford and Treasurer Billy Henao attended the annual AUSA European Region Chapter Leadership Training Seminar held 21-23 August, 2014 in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Hosted by European Region President Eric Lien, the seminar was led by representatives from AUSA National Headquarters LTG (Ret) Roger Thompson, VP for Meetings and Membership, John Davies, Director of Regional Activities, and Millie Hurlburt, Director of Marketing.
The Association of the US Army European Region includes eight AUSA Chapters in Italy, Germany and Kuwait.
The weekend seminar began on Thursday evening with an informal “Ice Breaker” social hour. Friday and Saturday included a Chapter President’s Breakfast followed by seminar discussions and workshops on various subjects related to the operation of AUSA Chapters.
Included in this year’s seminar were workshops on the responsibilities of chapter treasurers, fundraising, and JROTC, and discussions on membership retention, reporting requirements, and member communications.
The Kuwait Chapter was proud to receive recognition during the seminar for the quality and effectiveness of the Kuwait Chapter Website and Newsletter.