The National Philoptochos Society Executive Board Members for 2022-2024. (Photo: Courtesy of National Philoptochos)
NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America and Chairman of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society reappointed Arlene Siavelis Kehl as National Philoptochos President, and appointed the Executive Board Members for the 2022-2024 term, according to a news release dated November 1.
On accepting the reappointment of Archbishop Elpidophoros, President Kehl stated: “It is with the utmost humility that I accept this reappointment. I am immensely proud to lead my Philoptochos sisters as co-workers in Christ in our significant work. The National Philoptochos Executive Board has accomplished many endeavors in the last two years, and we have more to do in the next term as we aid the less fortunate among us.”
The members of the new Executive Board are Anita Kartalopoulos, First Vice President; Jeannie Ranglas, Second Vice President; Valine Georgeson, Third Vice President; Philippa Condakes, Secretary; Barbara Pasalis, Treasurer; Harriet Stoukas, Assistant Treasurer; and Maria Logus Past National President/ Advisor to the Board. In advisory positions are Aphrodite Skeadas, Protocol Officer, and Martha Driscoll as Parliamentarian.
Additionally, the Metropolis Presidents are as follows: Jennifer Constantin, Direct Archdiocesan District President; Athena Kalyvas, Metropolis of Boston President; Stella Piches, Metropolis of Denver President; Irene Politis, Metropolis of Atlanta President; Debbie George, Metropolis of Detroit; Joyce Spanakis, Metropolis of Pittsburgh President; Jeannie Ranglas, Metropolis of San Francisco President; Marilyn Tzakis, Metropolis of Chicago President, and Eleni Constantinides, Metropolis of New Jersey President.
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society is the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. More information is available online: www.philoptochos.org.
SAN FRANCISCO – The opening of Uproot, the Greek Chamber Music Project (GCMP) concert tour marking the centennial of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, takes place on Friday, February 3, 8 PM, at Old First Concert, 1751 Sacramento Street in San Francisco, and live-streamed online.
MILAN — Italy's government has increased security around its diplomatic missions around the globe in response to “a crescendo of terroristic attacks” by an anarchist network that has been acting in solidarity with an imprisoned Italian militant, the foreign minister said Tuesday.
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