The Membership Committee works to increase membership by encouraging retirees, as well as staff about to retire, to join AFICS/NY and benefit from its activities and services.  This Committee also is responsible for producing the Directory of Members, latest 2019 issue  .




Related Activities

 Membership  information page.


Activities / Achievements

  • Made presentations at UN Pre-retirement seminars showcasing AFICS/NY’s value-add.
  • Organized NEW MEMBERSHIP MEET AND MINGLE, in partnership with the Social and Other Events Committee.
  • Participated in AFICS/NY table at the UN on Staff Day. 2019 gallery
  • Targeted Funds and Programmes with HQ in New York, to expand membership diversity.
  • Revised the Membership Application Form, to allow for pro-rated membership based on when people join during the calendar year.
  • Revised the Annual Membership Dues Form to offer the option of switching from yearly to life-time membership.
  • Revised “Why Join AFICS/NY?” – a basic advocacy document, to better showcase AFICS/NY.
  • Published the new Directory of Members in August 2019.



Membership Committee Members

Co-Chairs:  Dr. Sudershan Narula and Nancy Raphael

  • Miguel Arnabal
  • Fernando Astete
  • Paulette Austin
  • Andres Castellanos del Corral
  • Gail Bindley Taylor
  • Anna Frangipani
  • Dawne Gautier
  • Mary Lynn Hanley
  • Deborah Landey
  • Barbara Linardo
  • Joan McDonald
  • Agnes Pasquier Castro


Committee Meetings

When:   As needed.

Where:  AFICS/NY Conference Room, DC1-580


Idea Board

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