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Legislation #: 141079 Introduction Date: 12/18/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, SHARP, CIRCO, MARCASON, CURLS, FORD, TAYLOR, BROOKS, DAVIS AND REED
Title: Welcoming Clark Plexico to the People to People International organization.

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12/17/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/18/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 141079

 

Welcoming Clark Plexico to the People to People International organization.

 

WHEREAS, five years prior to joining People to People, Mr. Plexico was based in both Tashkent, Uzbekistan and Kabul, Afghanistan serving as Country Director/Chief of Party and Director of Political Processes for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, using his political and business skills to instill democratic principles and to help build democratic institutions in the post-Soviet states of Central Asia and Afghanistan; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Plexico was a founder of an international government affairs company that assisted corporations, non-profits, and government leaders to plan international business ventures, trade missions and exchanges and also led successful legislative and regulatory advocacy campaigns; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Plexico has led education, trade, and mission groups throughout the Middle East and East Asia and was a founder, facilitator and faculty member for the Central Eurasian Leadership Academy, a leadership program conducted annually in Istanbul, Turkey that has trained more than 400 emerging leaders from the nine countries of the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Afghanistan; and

 

WHEREAS, before being elected to political office, Mr. Plexico lived and worked abroad for over a decade starting his own international real estate company that operated in Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East, including two and a half years in Iran; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Clark Plexico to the People to People International organization; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Clark Plexico with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council for joining People to People International and wishing him many years of success in this new endeavor.

 

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