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Apr 13, 2011

Fundraising Campaign a Success!


FOA's 2011 Fundraising Campaign "Money for HONEY!" is complete!  We have reached our goal of raising $1,425 for the Lejan bee farm improvements.

Thank you to everyone who contributed! 

Mar 20, 2011

2011 Fundraising Campaign

What's the buzz?
"Money for HONEY!"
Friends Of Armenia has launched its 2011 Fundraising Campaign to provide improvements for an ambitious honey business in Lejan.
Our goal is to raise $1,425 – we can do this!  Learn more and donate here.

Mar 5, 2011

2011 Board of Directors

The election results are in for FOA's 2011 Board of Directors.

We are still looking for a much-needed Membership Officer to keep our membership strong and growing.  Interested?  Contact David at for more information. 

Dec 7, 2010

Holiday Greetings

Join us in sending holiday greetings to Armenia PCVs and staff!  Just fill out our simple form, and we'll combine everyone's messages in an electronic card scheduled to arrive just in time for Nor Tari. 

Nov 3, 2010

FOA Board Nominations

Calling all aspiring officers!  
As the end of 2010 approaches, it's time again for FOA Board nominations, and we need your talent and enthusiasm!  The terms of service for the Board of Directors will expire on December 31. All FOA members are eligible and encouraged to apply for the officer positions listed below. 
If you are interested in applying, contact Bonnie Barron by December 10 at Please include a brief statement describing your qualifications and why you want the position. Voting will begin on December 13 when an email ballot will be sent to all FOA members.

Available Officer Positions for 2011
President – Directs all organizational activities; actively recruits new members and assists with fundraising; serves as liaison to National Peace Corps Association and Peace Corps Armenia; coordinates monthly Board meetings; collaborates with all Board members and Committee Chairs.

Secretary-Treasurer – Oversees all financial matters; maintains records of good-standing with U.S. Government and affiliated offices; assists with conducting Board meetings.

Membership Officer – Recruits new members/secures renewal memberships; maintains FOA membership database; welcomes new members/thanks renewed members; coordinates Board elections; collaborates with Membership Committee Chair.

Communications Officer – Writes and designs quarterly e-newsletters; coordinates content on FOA website and other websites of related interest (i.e. PeaceCorpsConnect, Facebook, Yahoo!Groups, LinkedIn, etc.); advises to and supports communications and marketing needs of all Board members and Committee Chairs.

Technology Officer – Maintains and updates FOA website with content and functionality; maintains organizational emails and document repository; advises to and supports tech needs of all Board members and Committee Chairs.