October 28, 2015 saw the NCAFP hold it's annual membership meeting. The meeting was the first to be presided over by NCAFP Chairman Grace Kennan Warnecke and President Rosemary A. DiCarlo. Membership attendance was strong, and those present heard reports from Ambassador DiCarlo on the state of the NCAFP, Ms. Warnecke on the organization's recent Asia trip, Richard R. Howe, Esq. on the financial state of the organization, and Donald S. Rice, Esq. on the nomination of officers for the next year.
The membership elected the following individuals to trusteeship, and some, subsequently, to office:
Honorary Chair - Honorable Paul A. Volcker
President Emeritus - Dr. George D. Schwab
Chairman of the Board - Grace Kennan Warnecke
Vice Chairman of the Board - Honorable Nancy E. Soderberg
President - Honorable Rosemary A. DiCarlo
Executive Vice President and Treasurer - Richard R. Howe, Esq.
Senior Vice President - Donald S. Rice, Esq.
Senior Vice President - Professor Donald Zagoria
Vice President - Edythe Holbrook
Secretary - John V. Connorton, Jr., Esq.
Trustees - Kevin Backus; Honorable Donald M. Blinken*; Steven Chernys; Professor Michael Curtis; Mary Wadsworth Darby; Honorable Karl W. Eikenberry; Judith Hernstadt; Thomas J. Moran; Honorable Matthew Nimetz*; Honorable Thomas R. Pickering; Honorable Jeffrey R. Shafer
*Executive Committee. All appointed officers are ex-officio
The meeting was followed by a public panel on U.S.-Russia relations, featuring Thomas E. Graham, Managing Director, Kissinger Associates and Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, Yale University, and Professor Ivan Safranchuk, Associate Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations.