We are very pleased to announce that An Orphan Smiles held its first organizational meeting on November 8, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. It was truly an amazing experience for all of us that gathered to meet. Many of us have "known" each other for many years, but only thru an email connection. So to actually meet in person was truly very special. There was lots of hugs, and laughter,and sharing, and we gathered from 10AM to late in the afternoon to discuss, to select, to approve everything from board of directors, to officers, to finances, to policies, to communication, to programs, to volunteers, to short and long range goals. It was a highly productive session.
We are pleased to announce the Board of Directors and Officers for An Orphan Smiles, Inc, as:
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Diane Sitkowski President/Treasurer
Rachael Davidson Vice PresidentKelly Smith Secretary
Besides those named above, also attending were Marina Pravednikov and Leslie Reinhold and Lynn Kolber was with us for part of the time thru a webcam hook-up.
We all expressed a strong interest in making this an annual meeting in early November at a different site each year. So as we grow, hopefully, some of you could also join us.
The Minutes of the Meeting will be posted in the Files Section of the An Orphan Smiles Group.