TFSG, founded in 1994, is a group of 40 people who have spent time outside of America with America's Foreign Service, academia, or business, or as an accompanying family member.
TFSG presents four luncheons with speakers and one members-only luncheon each year. This website lists the speakers with bibliographies that TFSG members write to accompany each speech. It also features links to international databases, publications, think tanks, and published works by members and speakers
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE GROUP
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WWW.TFSG.ORG

 

April 2019 Luncheon Meeting
11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Mimi’s Café
10515 N. Mopac Expy Northbound, #O, Austin, TX  78758

Speaker, speech title, and April menu will be announced soon.

RSVP:  Please confirm your attendance and menu choices by noon on Tuesday, April 2.

  • By mail to TFSG, P.O. Box 50246, Austin, TX  78763-0246, or
  • By e-mail to Joe McLean at TFSG.Texas@gmail.com, or
  • By phone to 512-345-6878 or 512-797-0538

Lunch begins at noon.  Members $24, guests accompanied by members $30.  No new reservations after 12 noon on Tuesday, April 2.  No-shows or cancellations after this date will be billed for their lunch.  AFSA and DACOR members are welcome to attend one luncheon per year, except for the December luncheon, at the member price.

Checks made out to TFSG and mailed in advance is our preferred payment method (P.O. Box 50246, Austin, TX  78763-0246).  Please include your menu choices, your name, and a phone number or email address so we can confirm your reservation.  All reservations are confirmed, so if you do not get a confirmation, please contact us.

TFSG memberships are $30 per person for three years or $12 per person per year.  The three-year membership price for those who live more than 50 miles from Austin or are over 90 years of age is $20 for one person and a spouse/partner living at the same address.  Memberships make excellent gifts for people who have spent years overseas and their family members.

 

Information of Interest
Austin is home to several groups who bring in experts on various aspects of national and international affairs, and some of their upcoming major speakers/events are listed on their websites.  Please share this list with your friends.

Clements Center events (University of Texas at Austin)
https://www.clementscenter.org/

Strauss Center events (University of Texas at Austin
https://www.strausscenter.org/

Kozmetsky Center events (St. Edward’s University)
https://www.stedwards.edu/kozmetsky-center

LBJ Presidential Library events
http://www.lbjlibrary/org/events/all

GlobalAustin events
www.globalaustin.org/events

 

TFSG Officers
Chair:  Jerry Mitchell, mitchelljerryk@yahoo.com
President:  John S. Wood, jsw69intadv@hotmail.com
Treasurer:  Joe McLean, jmclean@computermoms.com
Editor:  Sandy Wilder, swilder@texas.net
Webmaster:  Jane Dunham, janedunham@me.com
Transportation Coordinator:  vacant
Contact Coordinator:  Doris Scott, dscott007@austin.rr.com