COMING EVENTS


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.

 BoiseCFR Meetings

Meetings are for members and invited guests. If you are not a member and would like to get further details about attending a meeting as a guest or joining, please go to our Membership page and fill out the simple form to receive more details about attending a meeting and joining the BoiseCFR.

 Reservations for BoiseCFR Dinner Meetings

All persons attending a dinner meeting need to RSVP their attendance at least two days before the meeting.  You can get information about making a reservation on our Reservations page.

Meetings are for members and invited guests. If you are not a member and would like to get further details about attending a meeting as a guest or joining, please go to our Membership page and fill out the simple form to receive more details about attending a meeting and joining the BoiseCFR.


BoiseCFR Covid-19 Dinner Meeting Protocol

Since there is still a threat of Covid-19, worldwide, the BoiseCFR Board is asking only fully immunized persons attend our dinner meeting. We have reduced the number of members at each dinner table, and have increased the spacing between tables. Masks are optional.


BoiseCFR January Meeting

Date:            Thursday, January 5, 2023

Time:           7:00 p.m. MT - Dinner (Social hour starts at 6:00 p.m.)

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

Cost:            $35.00, including tax and tip.                       
                       Please make checks payable to the Boise Committee on Foreign Relations.

                         Please see the above note from the BoiseCFR Board on the present Covid-19
                         protocol for our dinner meetings.

                         Please return reservations within two days before the meeting.
                         You must rsvp to make certain there will be sufficient seating and meals.

Speaker:     David Levine

Topic:          "How the U.S. Counters Autocratic Interference in its Elections "

David Levine , is the Elections Integrity Fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy. David previously served in a range of positions administering and observing elections, and advocating for election reform. As the Ada County, Idaho Elections Director, he managed the administration of all federal, state county and local district elections in Boise and its environs.

As Election Management Advisor for the Washington, DC Board of Elections, he supported the Executive Director and the Board in highly complex matters relating to elections operations, data management, voter registration and outreach, and advised others concerning legislation, statutes and regulations impacting election programs. He also served as the Deputy Director of Elections for the City of Richmond, Virginia.

Before he actually administered elections, David worked with advocacy groups to improve the election process. He has also observed elections overseas in a number of countries for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Haverford College and a law degree from Case Western Reserve University.

David previously spoke to BCFR in October of 2020 over Zoom about "The vulnerabilities of elections in the U.S. and abroad".



FUTURE BoiseCFR DINNER MEETINGS

Because of scheduling issues at the Riverside Hotel, we will not be having a December meeting. We will attempt to schedule an early June meeting as a replacement. We are working on scheduling our January meeting.


Boise Committee membership renewal notices for our 2022-2023 season were mailed in August.  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.

Also, consider a tax-deductible contribution in support of students.