2014 Annual Meeting
The 2014 Academy Annual Meeting
was held on Wednesday, May 28th, from 12 to 2 pm at the DLA Piper/Cohen Group conference center.
The annual meeting speaker was The Honorable Tom Perriello, who talked about the concerns and focus of the new Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR). Perriello, a former Congressman from Charlottesville, Virginia has overseas experience in Africa and Afghanistan. He had been asked by Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom to lead the Department's preparation of its second QDDR.
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Tom Perriello, Special Representative to the Secretary of State for the QDDR[/caption]
Additionally, the heads of Academy committees updated members on the work they had done in the past year.