BoiseCFR Annual Membership Renewal

Note: Membership renewal notices for this  coming season will be mailed to you in August. Dues payment can be made to BCFR, P.O. Box 2572, Boise, Idaho 83701.

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BoiseCFR September Dinner Meeting

Date:            Wednesday, September, 19 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:      Earl Anthony Wayne, Former US Ambassador to Mexico

Topic:          U.S.-Mexico Relations

Ambassador Wayne, is an accomplished diplomat and executive,. He has served in a wide variety of positions during his career, including as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Argentina, Deputy Ambassador in Afghanistan, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe. He left the State Department in late 2015 as a Career Ambassador, the most senior U.S. diplomatic rank.

Ambassador Wayne is currently engaged in a variety of activities. These include working as a Public Policy Fellow and Co-Chair of the Mexico Institute’s Board at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and as a Non-Executive Director on the Financial System Risk Advisory Committee of HSBC Latin America. Wayne serves as a non-resident advisor/fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Atlantic Council. Wayne is the Treasurer of the American Foreign Service Association and Treasurer of its PAC. He is a consultant and speaker on international and management Issues. In fall 2016, he taught at Hamilton College as the Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International Affairs. He has writes and speaks frequently on international topics, including Mexico, NAFTA, Afghanistan, trans-Atlantic relations and trade.


We have three speakers already scheduled for our  2018 -2019 season. 

In addition to Ambassador Wayne in September, we will have the present German Ambassador to the United States, Emily Haber speaking to us on October 17th.

On November 19th Deputy Consul General of Israel, Ravit Baer will be here.

BSU Distinguished Lecture Series: September 26, 2018

The Distinguished Lecture Series presented by the Honors College at Boise State University will feature former Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts.

Get further details at: BSU LINK

Membership renewal notices for our 2018-2019 season soon be 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.