UNA 70th Annual Spring Dinner featuring The Honorable John Kornblum


invites you to join us for the Chapter’s 


    Friday, April 10, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


The Honorable John Kornblum

Former US Ambassador to Germany

   “The UN at 70:  Perspectives for the Future”

Baker Donelson Conference Center

First Floor, 211 Commerce Street

Nashville, Tennessee

Limited Paid Parking ($10) available under the building; limited free parking on the street

Reservations Required

By noonWednesday, April 8

To reserve:  call (615)   615-627-7352     or email   mpsilveira@usa.net

Cost: $20.00  if reserved by noonMonday Apr. 6;  $25 thereafter

Pay at the door, by check or with cash only

Vegetarian option available if reserved in advance

(Limited student scholarships available upon request on a first-come, first served basis.)

John C. Kornblum has a long record of service in the United States and Europe both as a diplomat and as a businessman. He is recognized as an eminent expert on U.S.-European political and economic relations, in particular in Central and Eastern Europe.

He served as the U.S. ambassador to Germany from 1997 to 2001. Before that, he occupied a number of high-level diplomatic posts, including U.S. assistant secretary of state for European affairs, special envoy for the Dayton Peace Process, U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Process), deputy U.S. ambassador to NATO, and U.S. minister and deputy commandant of forces in divided Berlin.

From 2001 to 2009, he was chairman of Lazard Freres Germany. He currently serves as senior counsellor to the international law firm Noerr LLP and as a senior adviser to the worldwide consultancy Accenture.

Mr. Kornblum has also served on a number of supervisory and advisory boards including those of Thyssen-Krupp, Technologies AG, Bayer AG, Russell Reynolds, and Motorola Europe. He is a member of the boards of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, the American Academy in Berlin, the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, and of numerous nonprofit organizations on both sides of the Atlantic. He received a B.A. from Michigan State University in 1964, and he has been the recipient of many awards, including a Knights Cross of the Order of Merit from Germany and an Order of Merit from Austria.