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California Lt. Gov. Mona Pasquil to be FANHS national conference speaker

"Lt. Gov. Mona Pasquil FANHS conference speaker" by Dr. Fred Cordova Seattle (FANHS National) – Simeona (Mona) Viernes Pasquil – the first woman, more importantly the first Filipino American, to be appointed acting Lieutenant Governor of the State of California – has verbally agreed “unanimously” to be the principal speaker at the Filipino American National Historical Society’s 13th National Conference July 24 in Seattle. Lt. Gov. Pasquil will speak at the conference’s Saturday evening dinner. The three day conference is being held at Seattle University. A third-generation Pinay from Sacramento, Calif., Mona - as all of her friends call her - was an active participant in FANHS’ Fifth National conference in 1994 at San Francisco. Mona’s parents, Cornelio and Connie Viernes attended the First Young Filipino Peoples’ Far West Convention in Seattle. That 1971 gathering, earmarked as the “Birth of the Filipino American Movement,” has spurred the 2010 FANHS


Filipino American National Historical Society 13th NATIONAL CONFERENCE July 22-24, 2010 Seattle University Broadway and Madison / Seattle, Washingtin 98122 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION Postmarked by Sent After June 18, 2010 June 19, 2010 FANHS Member $100.00 $120.00 Senior Member (62 and over) $ 90.00 $100.00 Student Member $ 90.00 $100.00 Non-Member / Regular $140.00 $150.00 Non-Member / Students & Seniors $110.00 $120.00 Full Registration includes conference sessions / Thursday –continental breakfast and Authors’ Reception / Friday - box lunch and membership meeting snack / Saturday - evening banquet. One-Day Regisration includes sessions and meal for the day – but not Saturday dinner: Members $ 40.00 Non-Members $ 50.00 Members: Students and Seniors $ 30.00 Non-Members: Sr/St $ 40.00 Banquet Only: $50.00 per person Historic Tours: (Wed. 7/21/10) - tentative fee w/lunch - $30 / Space

FANHS National Conference - July 21-24, 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS

13th National Conference Seattle University Broadway and Madison / Seattle, WA 98122 July22 - July 24, 2010 PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM. INCLUDE IT AS COVER PAGE OF YOUR PROPOSAL TITLE OF THE PROPOSED PAPER, PANEL, WORKSHOP or FILM ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. TYPE OF PROPOSAL (check one): ___ INDIVIDUAL PAPER/PRESENTATION - Individual papers/presentations on related topics will be grouped into panels. Presenters will each have 15 to 20 minutes to make an oral presentation of their work. __ PANEL A panel includes three or four personal accounts or papers, each 15 to 20 minutes, on specific historic events or experiences. Include list of participants. Indicate name of session chair/moderator and/or contact person on form. ___ ROUNDTABLE A Roundtable includes personal accounts of specific experiences and the subsequent sharing of similar experiences and ideas with others in the group. Indicate nam