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MARCH 11, 2010
Organizational Development & Human Capital Committee Meeting AmCham Events and
grams that are being Committee Meetings
developed in Panama by Legislation & Taxation Commit-
both international and tee, 7:30 AM, Tuesday, March
16th at AmCham.
national organizations to
improve the educational Environmental Committee
system in Panama. meeting, 12:00 noon, Tuesday,
The members also heard March 16 at AmCham. The
topic for this meeting will be
from Mrs. Ahden Busch,
“The Amazing Versatility of
who is in charge of the Algae.”
Customer Service Sub-
Real Estate Committee, 7:30
committee. This sub-
AM, Wednesday, March 17 at
committee was created
Photo: Organizational Development & Human Capital Committee AmCham.
Chair: Maria Eugenia Fonseca to help improve cus-
tomer services in Pa- Remember to check our web-
On February 25th, the about the program nama. site: www.panamcham.com, to
verify the data on your com-
Organizational Develop- UNEE. Mr. Glenn Tjon, Chair of
pany page. If it needs updat-
ment & Human Capital This program tries to the Information & Com- ing, send your new information
(ODHC) Committee met create a link between munication Technology, to Flor Suárez at
at Amcham with twelve universities, companies was also invited to this firstname.lastname@example.org
people in attendance. and the government to meeting to speak about
In this meeting the facilitate business devel- the 2010 Advanced
members heard from opment, technology and Business Leadership Fo- US Department of State
Modaldo Tuñón, Rector human resources. rum that will be organ- The US Embassy invites all US
of Universidad Latina de Mr. Tuñón also talked ized for both commit- citizens who are interested in
Panama, who spoke about the different pro- tees. testing for the Foreign Service
Career to access http://
Real Estate Committee Meeting The US Department of State is
the lead US Foreign Affairs
Gairling, the promotion agency, hiring for the Foreign
of Law 41 (presented by Service and State Department
Frank Morrice), and Sta- Civil Service for work at State
tistics (presented by Department offices in the U.S.
Chairman C.E. Maurice and over 265 posts abroad.
Belanger). Career options:
During the meeting, the Foreign Service Officer
members discussed re- Foreign Service Specialist
cent bad publicity focus- Civil Service
ing on alleged ethics Jobs in Iraq
violations by certain Jobs in Afghanistan
brokers, and on how to Local Employment in U.S.
improve the image of Employment in U.S. Embassy
Photo: Real Estate Committee
Chair: C.E. Maurice Belanger the Real Estate Brokers and Consulates abroad.
in Panama. The mem- Testing is currently being con-
The Real Estate Com- the committee is devel- bers are considering ducted until the end of March
mittee had its monthly oping this year, includ- what actions to take. 2010.
meeting on February ing the Guidebook of The next meeting will be
24th, in which its mem- Real Estate in Panama, held on Wednesday, Now More Members Can Re-
bers heard a progress Educational Seminars March 17. ceive AmCham News and Events
report on projects that presented by Gail
During its monthly meeting, the
Humor Time AmCham Board of Directors
You lovers of the English Why do we speak UP At other times the little agreed to expand the number of
language might enjoy and why are the offi- word has real special officers of member companies
this. cers UP for election and meaning. that can receive communica-
There is a two-letter why is it UP to the sec- People stir UP trouble, tions directly from the AmCham.
word that perhaps has retary to write UP a line UP for tickets, work Effective immediately, member
more meanings than report ? We call UP our UP an appetite, and companies may designate up to
any other two-letter friends. think UP excuses. ten people within the organiza-
word, and that is UP. And we use it to To be dressed is one tion that may receive periodic
It's easy to understand brighten UP a room, thing, but to be notification of AmCham news
UP, meaning toward polish UP the silver; we dressed UP is special. and events. Simply send your
the sky or at the top of warm UP the leftovers list with names and business
A drain must be opened
the list, but when we and clean UP the email addresses to Flor Suárez
UP because it is
awaken in the morning, kitchen. at email@example.com
why do we wake UP? and we will add those names to
We lock UP the house I can’t explain it, so it
At a meeting, why does our data base for the AmCham
and some guys fix UP is UP to you to figure it
a topic come UP? News, events, and other notifi-
the old car. OUT.
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