John D. Welty

 President’s Message


 It is an honor to have been selected to be the President of the World Affairs Council of the Desert for the 2016-17  season. We have an outstanding group of speakers identified for the season who will speak to topics which include  Cuba, the Taliban, Turkey, Global Energy, GITMO, Pakistan and other areas. Please go to our  website at to get more information. In addition we will seek to strengthen our educational  programs for our youth participants which is a critical part of our program. We will also take some additional steps to add members to our organization.Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your President. I look forward to working  with you and hearing from you about steps we can take to strengthen the World Affairs Council of the  Desert.

John D. Welty





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