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Dates: September 24-26, 2004
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort Conference Center
7677 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, Arizona

Some acronyms used below:
      AZ LAC - Arizona Chapter of LAC
      LAC - Lithuanian-American Community, Inc.
      NBD - National Board of Directors
      NEB - National Executive Board

The Honorable Stephen Mull, U.S. ambassador to Lithuania, arrived directly from Lithuania to be a part of the LAC XVII NBD 2nd Session in Phoenix. Throughout his visit, he graciously posed for photographs and was the main speaker at the Saturday banquet. Photos shown below were taken by Onute Damaite Fielding of Sun Lakes, AZ, board member of AZ LAC.

martinaitis With AZ LAC members Adolfas, Ginta and Rita Martinaitis of Cave Creek, AZ.   With Sigita Simkus-Rosen of New Haven, CT, and Danguole Ilginis of Palos Hills, IL, and Session organizer and AZ LAC board member Aldona Vaitkus of Paradise Valley, AZ.   nelsas With Angele Nelsas of Fullerton, CA.

petrulis With AZ LAC board member Antonija Petrulis of Phoenix, AZ.   group With Siga and Kestutis Eidukonis of Tucson, AZ, Dr. Violeta Juodakis of Tucson, AZ, and Daiva and Prof. K. Paul Zygas of Tempe, AZ.   group With Dr. Terese and Algis Kazlauskas of Orland Park, IL.

group With Julius Veblaitis of Union, NJ, Vytautas Reklaitis of Phoenix, AZ, Angele Nelsas of Fullerton, CA, and Rimantas Bitenas of Watchung, NJ.   giedrimas With Dr. Dalia and Edvinas Giedrimas and son of Rocky Hill, CT.   koll With Joan and Victor Koll of Sun City West, AZ.

group With Vytas Maciunas of Cherry Hill, NJ, Danute Gedeika of Hamilton Square, NJ, ..., Rimas Gedeika of Hamilton Square, NJ, and Kazys Razgaitis of Rosemont, PA.   kozica With Birute Kozica from Daytona Beach, FL.   group With Dr. Regina Narusis of Cary, IL, Prelate Edmundas Putrimas of Toronto, Canada, Lithuania's Honorary Consul in Arizona Prof. K. Paul Zygas of Tempe, AZ, and Marija Remys of Westchester, IL.

az With AZ LAC board members Algis Karsas and Algis Motiejunas, both of Scottsdale, AZ.   hood With Lithuanian National Foundation board member John Stankunas, NBD member Laima Sileikis-Hood of New York, NY, and Ann and Landis Aden of Mesa, AZ. Landis is an AZ LAC board member.   kumpikas With Dr. Giedre Kumpikas of Hollis Hills, NY.

kvedaras With Milda and Algis Kvedaras of Sun City, AZ.   likas With Daiva Likas of Scottsdale, AZ.   grupe With Kestutis and Jurate Miklas of Singer Island, FL.

group With Rimvydas and Mrs. Tamosiunas of Webster, NY.   group With ....   group With Birute Vindasius of Palos Hills, IL, and Birute Vilutis of Schererville, IN.

misius With Jurate and Zenonas Misius of Cave Creek, AZ. Zenonas Misius is a AZ LAC board member.   tallat-kelpsa With Marija and Rimtis Tallat-Kelpsa of Tucson, AZ.   vosylius With Minnesota Chapter of LAC president Algirdas Vosylius of Roseville, MN.

group With Giedre and John Stankunas of Greenwich, CT.   With Mrs. Vosylius of Roseville, MN.