Wednesday, May 30, 2007

ADC is holding its convention. I thought that I would share with you some elements of the delicious program:
"Celebrate Women! Honoring the Accomplishments of Women
Featured Guests
• HE Hunaina Sultan Ahmed Al Mughairy, Ambassador of Sultanate of Oman to the US
• Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah, Wife of Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the US
• Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)....
Keynote Speaker: Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah* of Jordan, Recipient, ADC
Global Humanitarian Award
State of Qatar, Recipient, Global Benevolence Award for Compassion to Victims of
Hurricane Katrina....
Federal Employment: Challenges and Opportunities
This panel is being sponsored by the US Army National Guard
Facilitator: Nawar Shora, ADC Director Diversity Education and Law Enforcement
• Shaarik Zaafar, DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
• George Piro, FBI
• Haytham Faraj, US Marine Corps (Judge Advocate General), Former ADC Intern
• CPT Hatem Abdine, Army National Guard...
Distinguished Guests
• Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)
• Congressman Nick Rahall (D-WV)
• Former Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK)
• Former Congressman Paul Findley (R-IL)
• Senator Joseph Biden* (D-DE)
• Senator Hillary Clinton* (D-NY)
• Senator Chris Dodd* (D-CT)
• Former Senator John Edwards* (D-NC)
• Senator John McCain* (R-AZ)
• Senator Barack Obama* (D-IL)
• Congressman Ron Paul* (R-TX)
• New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson* (D-NM)
• Former Wisconsin Governor & Former Secretary of Health and
Human Services (HHS) Tommy Thompson* (R-WI)
• Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney* (R-MA)"

Of course, none of the "distinguished guests" will appear with the exception of Paul Findley.