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Congress Planning and Advisory Council meets

Council exchanges ideas and strategies in advance of the 2015 International Congress.

February 12, 2013


The Congress Planning and Advisory Council (CPAC), which represents the five international zones of The Salvation Army, recently met at International Headquarters for a two-day exchange of ideas and strategies for the 2015 International Congress, which will be held July 1 to 5 at the O2 Arena in London’s east end.

The Council considered topics ranging from Accommodations to Travel, Schedule to Outreach, and a host of other issues that will constitute the building blocks of the observance of the 150th anniversary of The Salvation Army.

Recommendations from the CPAC will be presented to the General for her input and decisions and will be implemented by the Congress Office. The CPAC was chaired by the Congress Executive Officer, Commissioner Bill Cochrane, International Secretary to the Chief of the Staff.

First row (left to right) Commissioner Jim Knaggs, Commissioner Deise Eliasen, Commissioner Bill Cochrane, Lt. Colonel Eddie Hobgood.

Second row (left to right) Major Drew McCombe, Lt. Colonel Keith Conrad, Lt. Colonel Kathy Hobgood, Captain Mark Hall, BM. Nick Simmons-Smith, Lt. Colonel Alan Read, Lt. Colonel Ralph Bukiewicz

(Members not present for photo – Commissioner Aylene Finger, Colonel Benjamin Mnyampi, Colonel David Hinton & Lt. Colonel Edwin Masih)

Comments

  1. I am confident our Canadian Delegate; Major Mark Hall, will make a lasting contribution. May God’s blessing be above all arrangements.

  2. Concerned says:

    How come all these men are on the committe and only three women. I guess it’s a mans world after all.

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