Conversation with Annie Roberts, 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate

annierobertsAnnie Roberts is an artist, architect, business owner, longtime member of Amnesty International. Annie has served as Area Coordinator for both New York City and Connecticut, Leader for Local Group 13 and is running for the 2013 AIUSA Board Candidate.

 

 

Covered in the Episode:

  • 3:00 Annie talks about her professional background as artist and architect
  • 4:33 what first led her to get involved with Amnesty International & Local Group 11
  • 6:23 The early days of Group 11
  • 8:17 The different roles Annie has held within Amnesty International
  • 10:01 Being a member of Group 13
  • 12:35 Future of local group within Amnesty
  • 14:14 Membership empowerment
  • 17:30 The victory of abolishing the death penalty in CT
  • 18:16 The struggles with closing Group 13
  • 20:29 Why Annie wants to run for AIUSA’s Board of Directors
  • 23:25 Skills Annie would bring to her board service
  • 24:35 Amnesty’s mission and prioritizing our work
  • 32:35 Amnesty’s “moving closer to the ground
  • 34:40 Concerns of the membership
  • 38:33 “My heart is within membership service”
  • 39:46 Interested working with International Council Meeting
  • 40:40 Final thoughts
  • 43:00 Amnesty’s members are “my people”

 

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