The members of the Executive Committee of Na Bolom.ch wish you happy holidays and all the best for 2018.
We remember Trudi on the 24th anniversary of her death on December 23rd quoting her: “Protecting nature is the most important thing because it gives us life”.
Best wishes for you and your families.
Nuria Font de Berlioz
NA BOLOM SWITZERLAND
With the name of: Schweizer Kulturverein/Association culturelle Suisse Na Bolom.ch was founded on July 7, 2013, as an independent and non-commercial association in accordance with Swiss legislation.
It is neutral both politically and religiously. It is based in the cantons of Bern and Geneva.
OBJECTIVES OF NABOLOM.CH
The objectives of Na Bolom.ch are to: Promote the life, works and legacies of Gertrude Duby Blom.
Preserve her personal patrimony in Na Bolom (Mexico).
Promote and facilitate projects, which help to preserve and to continue the ecological and cultural legacy of Gertrude Duby Blom in the Highlands of Chiapas and especially in the Lacandon forest.
Plan and promote trips to Na Bolom and the Lacandon forest focused on scientific, academic and cultural activities, according to the Program for Na Bolom Voluntaries created by Gertrude Duby Blom in 1970.
Assist –whenever possible- the activities and projects of Na Bolom in Mexico
AIMS OF NA BOLOM. CH
Bring back Gertrude Duby to the imaginary and contemporary history in Switzerland; sustain her legacy and patrimony in Mexico;
render homage to her fruitful life.
MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NA BOLOM.CH 2017-2019
The General Assembly of the Swiss Cultural Association Na Bolom.ch held on November 20, 2017, postponed the election for the post of Presidency while electing other formal members. It decided to work during a period of transition in order to fulfill its commitments while waiting for candidates for the post of President and his or her subsequent election during an Extraordinary General Assembly to be held no later than July 2018.
Members for the transition period 2017-2018
Ms Ivonne Meyer-Escobar
PR for the Swiss German region/Responsible for the Volunteers Program.
Ms Kyra Núñez-Johnsson
PR with Na Bolom AC in Mexico/ Monitor of the Reforestation program in Naha.
Mr Jorge F. Paniagua Solís
Communications and editorial Coordinator.
For more information read Newsletter No. 5 or consult the Secretary General.
Members are invited to propose candidatures to the President’s post; one year of membership is required.