Committee Meetings: December
On December 1, the Chapter members joined U. S. Ambassador to Laos, Daniel Clune, for a breakfast discussion. Pictured from left are Noah Geesaman of the U. S. Embassy, Surin Miranda, John Somers, Drummond Rimmer, Ambassador Clune, Duangmala Phommavong, Mark Griffiin ( Chapter leader), Leslie Glosby, Rutherford Hubbard, Ravi Dutta ( Chapter coordinator) and Michael Toyryla of the U. S. Embassy.
On December 14, committee met at AMCHAM’S Citi Boardroom to hear Ajarin Pattanapanchai, Deputy Secretary General, Thailand Board of Investment provide an update on the ways to promote Thailand as an aerospace hub for Southeast Asia. Pictured are the speaker ( center) with committee co- chairs and attendees.
Greater Phuket Chapter
On December 9, the committee hosted the first Phuket Family Christmas Party at Angsana Laguna Phuket. Pictured are kids with Santa Claus singing Christmas carols.
On December 15, members gathered at the AMCHAM Citi Boardroom to hear Greg Lamont from Pricewaterhousecoopers present the intricacies of the U. S. tax system and explain U. S. expats tax obligations. Pictured are the speaker ( third from right) with committee leader John Andes ( center) and meeting attendees.