Kick-Off Meeting Minutes

AFB 7/17/17 meeting minutes
32 people present. Over half under the age of 30.
Meeting took plane in Flint MI from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Below is the meeting minutes:
1. Why do we need this organization?
a. We need to get engaged and exposed to other cultures
i. Together we can help each other
ii. To share our values with others
b.Every city has an organization set up except beitsahour
i. Without it the new generation will be lost
ii. They will lose the values of our culture
iii. This is for the younger generation not for us
iv. We can to preserve our culture
2. Organization Mission and Objectives
a. has a draft version of the mission which we will need to build
3. How can it be done?
After long conversation on the best way to proceed. We agree to take small steps toward the final goal. So we agree to work on having a family re-union for Beit-Sahour with main focus on fun, culture, and family. To work toward this re-union, we formed AFB Fun team. During the re-union we will have a meeting to discuss the idea of the organization and its structure. To work on such task, we formed AFB advisory committee.
Both committees are flowed where anyone can join and contribute. Both committees are created as groups within face book with the names:
* AFB Fun Group
* AFB Advisory Group
In addition to using Facebook platform, Each committee will decide when and how they want to meet with focus on virtual meetings to allow remote collaboration.

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