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The STCU Governing Board held its 33rd Plenary Meeting on 14 December 2011224/406
14 Dec 2011
The STCU Governing Board held its 33rd Plenary Meeting on 14 December 2011, highlighted by the appointment of Ambassador Michael Einik as the new, incoming STCU Executive Director. Following STCU tradition, the outgoing STCU Executive Director, Mr. Andrew Hood (center), passed the ceremonial STCU “bulava” to Ambassador Einik (left) after his appointment. Ukrainian Governing Board Member, Dr. Boris Grynyov (right) was among the many GB participants to congratulate both Ambassador Einik and Mr. Hood.
Ambassador Einik becomes STCU’s fifth Executive Director since its inception, and the second American to hold this chief executive position. Mr. Hood leaves the STCU after more than 7 years as the Executive Director to return to work for the U.S. government in Washington DC.
The Governing Board also made several re-appointments of STCU executive and chief officer positions, approve the operating and supplemental budgets for fiscal year 2012, and approved over $5.44 million USD plus over 591,000 EUR in new project funding. For more on the 33rd STCU Governing Board Meeting, please visit: http://www.stcu.int/documents/stcu_inf/gbm/gbm33