Annual General Member Meeting is one of the most significant and awaited events at AmCham. As usually, it gathered Chamber members to evaluate AmCham’s performance of the past year and discuss the action plan for the upcoming year. The main speeches of the Meeting were held on the topics of the last year’s activities and achievements, Annual Report, and projects developed and implemented by AmCham Committees, Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resources. The speakers of the event were AmCham President John Maxemchuk and AmCham Executive Director Mila Malairau, presenting overall activity of AmCham. Cristina Pereteatcu, CSR Committee Co-Chair and representative of British American Tobacco at AmCham, reported on CSR initiatives organized during 2008, as well as, Svetlana Bodaci, HR Committee member and MOLDCELL representative, held a discussion on HR Committee plans for future. Following the presentations, AmCham members in attendance elected the new Board of Directors. 10 of the members are returning to the Board of Directors and 2 of them are new to the Board. Here is the list of the new Board of Directors:Board of Directors Members(returning to the Board)John Maxemchuk - Sun CommunicationsDavid Brodsky - Brodsky Looper Reed & Partners Consultants and Legal AdvisersConrad Fritsch - CNFABoris Efimov - Dionysos MereniCristina Harea - Horizon Capital AdvisersVladimir Didilica - Moldovan Chamber of Commerce and IndustryLudmila Costin - PricewaterhouseCoopers AuditAlexander Turcan - Turcan&Turcan Law FirmSilvia Radu - Retelele Electrice Chisinau (Union Fenosa Group)Aurel Cepoi - XEROX (new to the Board)Iurie Renita – British American TobaccoIuri Cicibaba - HP MoldovaThe official part of the Meeting was closed by the raffling of the 3 Lucky Draw Prizes among the participants of the 2008 Membership Satisfaction Survey. Here are the Lucky Winners of the lottery:50% off AmCham Annual Membership Fee – Coca Cola HBC2 hours of bowling voucher at Rock &Roll Bowl – Trimetrica 500 MDL voucher for Season’s Brasserie – First Audit International All the participants present at the Meeting also received a Steilmann Privilege Card.After the official part of the Meeting was complete all members and guests were invited to attend the reception cocktail party.AmCham would like to thank all the members that attended the Meeting. We will be looking forward to meeting you soon at the AmCham upcoming events.