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NEBA Meeting Featuring Florida State University President John Thrasher
February 24, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Meeting: Tuesday, Feb 24, 12:00 Noon
Get there early – Meeting will start promptly at noon!!!)
Capital City Country Club
1601 Golf Terrace Dr.
FSU President John Thrasher will be our guest speaker. He is a former state legislator, businessman, lawyer and lobbyist who serves as the 15th President of Florida State University. He was approved by the Florida Board of Governors on November 6, 2014 and took office on November 10, 2014.
Thrasher grew up in Jacksonville and obtained his bachelor’s degree in business from Florida State University where he became a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity before joining the United States Army. He served first in Germany, where he received the Army Commendation Medal, and later in Vietnam, where he was awarded two Bronze Stars. Thrasher attained the rank of captain before his honorable discharge. He returned to Tallahassee and earned his law degree with honors from the Florida State University College of Law.
Thrasher also served as a Florida co-chair for the George W. Bush for President Campaign in 2004 and is a former chairman of the Board of Trustees of Florida State University. The FSU Medical School building is named after Thrasher.
THE BUFFET OPENS AT 11:30AM.
Please be there early enough to be seated by noon as we begin the meetings promptly
(If your name is not on the current paid list, you will be charged the guest rate for lunch)
Please pay as you enter. Cash/checks preferred; credit card machine available.
Lunch is $16.00 per person for members, $20.00 for guests
Checks must be made payable to: NEBA