Our next meeting will be Jul 12 at the Doubletree Hotel (downtown).
The speaker for our meeting will be Lt Gen Noel T. "Tom" Jones, USAF (Ret), who is the Aviation Director for the City of San Antonio. He was appointed to his current position for a 12-month period while the City conducts a national search for a permanent director. He oversees the day-to-day operations at the San Antonio Airport System, made up of the San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Municipal Airport.
A retired Air Force Lt Gen, Mr. Jones was previously the Vice Commander of all U.S. Forces in Europe and Africa. encompassing the Air Force's command in more than 104 countries. A USAF Academy graduate, he held numerous leadership roles in his 35-year military career including oversight of airfields and large-scale command operations.
His presentation will provide us an update on San Antonio's Airport System.
The cost of the meeting is $20/person. There is a special reduced rate of just $15/person for Post Young Members (YMs) who make reservations in advance (not applicable to walk-ins). You MUST be a Post YM as shown on the latest available Post membership rosters to qualify for this special YM rate.
You can pre-pay (which is the preferred method) or pay at the door by selecting one of the ticket options above. Our goal is to move toward pre-payment for all participants.
If you select the pay-at-door option, payment will be collected when you check in. We ONLY accept cash or checks (made out to SAME, San Antonio Post) at the door. If using cash, correct change is appreciated.
You will receive an email confirmation through the Eventbrite system for your reservation(s).
Reservations are a MUST for our Post meetings. There will only be a few walk-in spaces available (if any) and there is no guarantee of seating for those that try to walk-in.
The deadline for reservations is Jul 7.
After that deadline, all reservations are FINAL and you are financially responsible for all reservation(s) you made.
If you pre-paid and cancel by the deadline, you will be issued a full refund. After the deadline, there will be no refunds and only substitutions are allowed.
You can cancel your reservations by sending an email to the Event POC at email@example.com.
Please be sure you receive a confirmation after your request a cancellation. If you do not receive a confirmation, contact the event POC at (210) 884-9731.
The meal will be a Mexican buffet featuring cheese enchilades, chicken fajitas, spanish rice, borracho beans, torillas, salad bar, dessert and beverage. There will also be a vegetarian plate option as an option to choose when you make your reservation above.
Those selecting the vegetarian option will have a red ticket in their nametag. Just present that ticket to one of the servers at the meeting.
Reserved table guests go through the buffet line first then it is opened for others. We start food service about 11:15 am.
If you are unfamiliar with the location of the Doubletree Hotel, see the map here and the directions at the Hotel website. It is located on the other side of I-35 and across the street from the main UTSA campus building downtown.
When using GPS devices to locate the Hotel, Cesar E. Chavez is the new name for Durango Blvd so you may have to enter Durango Blvd in your device.
There is FREE parking for our event in the parking garage next to the hotel.
The meeting is in the Salon de Gala room of the Doubletree.
There is also Professional Development Hour (PDH) credit available for those attending the meeting that are interested.
Check-in for the meeting generally starts about 11:00 am. There is a separate check-in table for those that pre-paid.
Nametags will be available for you at check-in. Please return the nametag holders to the box at the check-in table when you leave the meeting. You may keep the inserts.
We normally have one or two reserved tables for the meeting. These table(s) are for our speaker(s) and the other pre-identified special Post guest(s). These table(s) are marked with reserved sign(s). The rest is OPEN seating.
We post the speaker's presentation (if the speaker gives us permission) at our website within a couple days following the event.
We look forward to seeing you at our San Antonio Post meeting!!!
Post POC: Dick Kochanek
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