The assembly also discussed and passed two amendments proposed by the Executive bureau
- The term of any elected bureau is reduced from two to one year, effective this year.
- Elections will follow the head-of-list procedure, whereby an entire bureau is elected at once.
These amendments have effectively ended the term of the current Executive bureau. A new bureau will be elected on January 31, 2014.
The Mauritanian Association of Greater Cincinnati recognized the following individuals for their commitment to volunteer service for the benefit of the community: Bakary Waiga, Hamadi Ould El Hedda, Mohamed Lemine Legraa, Saidou Wane and Mhamed A. Jelil.
The general assembly was honored by the presence of Immigration attorney Davis Zayas who elaborated on the Obama Immigration Act and answered several questions related to the provisions.
The MFAGC would like to thank all the members who participated at the meeting for making it a fruitful gathering, as well as all those who turned up to fulfill their membership dues.
The Executive Bureau
December 13, 2014