Michigan Model Arab League

Hotel | Schedule | Councils | Country Assignments

February 16-18, 2017

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan

**Open to Collegiate Institutions**
Conference Fees: $45/delegate

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Contacts

Local Coordinator National Council Representative
Dr. Coeli Fitzpatrick Zach Hrynowski

Emily Bless 

Grand Valley State University National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
(fitzpaco@gvsu.edu) (zach@ncusar.org)

(emily@ncusar.org)

616-331-3748 202-293-6466
   
Secretary General Gabriella Patti
Grand Valley State University
Assistant Secretary General Andrew Haring
Adrian College
Assistant Secretary General  Stephanie Workman
Aquinas College

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Downtown Grand Rapids
310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 235-7611
Group Name: Model Arab League
Singles/Doubles Available ~ $129.00/night +tax

Council Chair Positions

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR OPEN CHAIR POSITIONS. TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT APPLY FOR COUNCIL CHAIR.

Councils

Council Chair Location
Secretary-General Gabriella Patti
Grand Valley State University
EC Foundation Room
Assistant Secretary-General Andrew Haring
Adrian CollegeStephanie Workman
Aquinas College
EC Foundation Room
Joint Defense Council Alexander Pollack
Adrian College
 EC 215-C
Council on Palestinian Affairs Kathryn Haroney  EC 215-D
Council on Political Affairs Allie Herkenroder
Spring Arbor University
 EC 215-B
Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers Jessie Kenely
Grand Valley State University
 EC 215-F
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers Devin Rittenhouse
Grand Valley State University
 EC 215-E

For topics for each Council, see the agenda.
***Please note that most of the Councils have different rooms for each day of the conference.***

Schedule

Thursday Time Location
Secretariat Meeting 3:30 – 4:00pm  EC Foundation Room
Registration and Pizza Reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm  EC 215-AH
Opening Ceremonies 6:30 – 7:45 pm  EC 201-03
Break 7:15 – 8:00 pm
Council Session I 8:00 – 9:15 pm See above
Friday Time Location
Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 am  EC 215-AH
Council Session II 9:00 – 12:00 pm See above
Faculty Advisers Meeting 11:00 – 12:00 pm  EC Foundation Room
Secretariat Meeting 12:00 – 12:30pm EC Foundation Room
Lunch (on your own) 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Council Session III 1:30 – 5:30 pm See above
Secretariat Meeting 5:30 – 6:00 pm  EC Foundation Room
Middle Eastern Appetizers 6:00 – 8:30 pm  EC 215-AH
Saturday Time Location
Secretariat Group Interview 8:00 – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 am  EC 215-AH
Council Session IV 9:00 – 12:00 pm See above
Faculty Advisers Meeting 11:00 – 12:00 pm  EC Foundation Room
Lunch (on your own) 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Summit Session 1:30 – 3:00 pm  TBD
Award Ceremony 3:00 -3:30 pm  TBD

Country Assignments

Algeria

 Northwestern University

Bahrain

Comoros

Djibouti

University of Detroit – Mercy

Egypt

 University of Michigan Dearborn

Iraq

 Aquinas College

Jordan

 Adrian College

Kuwait

Grand Rapids Community College

Lebanon

 Eastern Michigan University

Libya

Saginaw State University

Mauritania

Morocco

 Aquinas College

Oman

 University of Michigan Dearborn

Palestine

Saginaw State University

Qatar

Spring Arbor University

Saudi Arabia

 Aquinas College

Somalia

Sudan

 University of Detroit – Mercy

Syrian National Coalition

 Grand Valley State University

Tunisia

 Grand Valley State University

UAE

 University of Detroit – Mercy

Yemen

Featured image: “The Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University” by Kjetil Ree licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Student Leadership Development Program from the National Council on US-Arab Relations