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JUNE 23, 2009
Tourism & Construction Special Meeting AmCham Events and Philadelphia Trade Mission.
The AmCham Environ- ing commissioning for
mental and Construction existing and new build- ODHC Committee,
Committees are holding a ings. The team is com- 12:00 noon, Thrusday,
special joint meeting on prised of professionals in June 18 at AmCham.
Building Commissioning. partnership with an estab-
This will be held Thurs- lished Central American
tee, 8:00 AM, Friday,
day, June 25th from MEP (Mechanical, Electri-
12:00-1:30 PM in the Am- cal, Plumbing) Consulting June 19 at AmCham.
Cham conference room. A firm. The team has two AmCham Networking,
light lunch will be served. LEED-Accredited Profes- 6:00 PM, Tuesday, June
Our presenters are BCE- sionals, both registered 23 in Los Platillos Hall Photo: Crystal Cooper( AmCham Intern), Natalia Olson, Kevin Shinn,
Building Commissioning members of US Green at Cervecería Nacional Guillermo Ronderos (Word Trade Center Panama), Arlene Harrison,
Experts: “Energy Savings Building Council. Services in La Locería. Reserva- Andrea Townrow, David Hunt (AmCham Executive Director), Ken Trujillo
(Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Philadelphia), Al Schulman, Juan
one building at time.” include: tions required. Valencia, Varsovia Fernández (Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Phila-
Building Commissioning New Building Commis- delphia) and Delmy Reyes (Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Philadel-
is the process of ensuring Tourism Committee, phia).
that all the subsystems for 12:00 noon, Wednesday,
Retro Commissioning. This past June 8th, Am- seeds for flowers, vegeta-
HVAC (Heating, Ventila- June 24 at AmCham.
Energy Modeling & Cham received the visit of bles and grains, and re-
tion and Air Condition- Jilma Batista Birthday, five companies from the search lab dietary prod-
ing), Plumbing, Electrical, June 24. (Who is this?) World Trade Center of ucts; H2L2 LLC, repre-
Fire/Life Safety, and MEP Energy Saving
Workshops & Consulting. Greater Philadelphia. sented by Natalia Olson,
Building Security are oper- Construction & Envi-
MEP Inspections & Pro- Annie International Inc, provides services for ar-
ating as intended by the ronmental Committee,
ject Management. represented by Kevin chitectural, planning and
building owner and as 12:00 noon, Thursday,
Shinn and Juan Valencia, infrastructure firms; In-
designed by the building MEP Commissioning- June 25 at AmCham.
manufactures and distrib- gram Jaen, LLC repre-
architects and engineers. related design.
utes products for beauty sented by Arlene Harrison,
BCE is a newly estab- Obtaining Commission- salons; Agricultural Ex- provides services for
lished company, geared ing Certificate. AMCHAM
PERSONALITY ports, Inc, represented by banks and investments
toward conducting build- Al Schulman, distributes enterprises; and Environ
Written by: L. Jennifer Simpson
Billingual Employee Candidates:
AmCham member Mi returned to Panama. They
Oportunidad is a sub- are bilingual and available
contractor for a U.S. State for interviews at no cost to
D ep a rt m en t -ap p r o ve d AmCham members. Their
cultural program that résumés are available at
sends young Panamanians email@example.com
to the US for up to two All of the candidates are Alejandro Felix de Souza
years to work and study looking for permanent, is a member of the Am-
while living with an full-time daytime posi- Cham Board of Directors.
American family. The tions. Those currently Souza holds a B.A. in In-
following candidates have taking university courses ternational Relations with
successfully completed in Panama City are in a minor in Internal Trade
their USA work-study evening programs that will and Economics from the
programs and have not affect a day job. University of Montevideo, Photo: The meeting with Mr. Al Schulman from the company
Uruguay; an M.A. in Inter- Agricultural Export, Inc.
Melissa Pineda: Currently studying International Busi- national Business from
ness at Universidad de Panamá. Sophia University, Tokyo, Corp, represented by An- build business contacts.
Gina Robletto, B. A. in Law and Politics Science from Japan; and a Post-graduate drea Townrow, who also During their visit, they
Universidad de Panamá. Diploma in International is from World Trade Cen- met with AmCham mem-
Antonio Hector Guelfi Sánchez: Second Trimester of Relations from the Fon- ter of Greater Philadel- bers: ExpertLab, Con-
Procedural Law (Master’s), Universidad Interamerica- dazione di Ricerche e phia, provides consulting struction Management
na; B.S. in Law and Political Science, ULACIT. Studi Internazionali of services and equipment for Group, OTEPI, McKinney
Evelyn E. McNulty Guerra:B.S. in Law and Political Florence, Italy. waste water processes. Internacional, Banco
Science, University of Panama. He had worked as the Each of those companies Aliado and Global Con-
Commercial Attaché in the came to interview several cepts Consulting, among
Rosseline Morales: Courses in Medicine and Maritime
Embassy of Uruguay in Panamanian companies to others.
at Universities in Chiriqui.
Japan and is currently Vice
Karla Him Petrocelli: BS in Tourism (Hotels), Univer- Written by: Jilma Batista.
President for Corporate
sidad Latina de Panamá; working on a degree in Public Affairs for Cervecería
Relations at the University of Panamá. Nacional. HUMOR TIME
He is a member of the Resumé Bloopers mspreadsheet progroms.
Executive Board of the 3.Received a plague for
Please make checks out to Panama Chapter of the These are taken from real mSalesperson of the Year.
“American Chamber of Commerce.” UN’s Global Compact; a resumés and cover letters 4.Reason for leaving last
founding member of the and were printed in For- mjob: maturity leave.
Most banks, including out to “PANAMCHAM,”
CSR and ODHC Commit- tune Magazine: 5.Wholly responsible for
ours, are now rejecting “AmCham,” or 1.I demand a salary com–
tees of AMCHAM, Presi- mtwo (2) failed financial
acronyms on checks. Con- “AmCham Panama.” mmiserate with my mex-
dent and founder of Centro s i n s t i t u t i o n s .
sequently, they are not Please let your accounting tensive experience.
Da Vinci, Panama’s first 6.It’s best for employers
accepting checks made office make checks out to: dedicated center for Gifted 2.I have lurnt Word Per- mthat I not work with
and Talented Children. mfect 6.0 computor and mpeople.
“American Chamber of Commerce.”
Phone: 301-3881 Fax 301-3882
Aquilino de la Guardia Ave and 47 St, Ocean Business Plaza Bldg, 17 floor.