The Foreign Service Journal, November 2015

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | NOVEMBER 2015 77 AFSA NEWS AFSA BOOK MARKET Start your holiday shopping at AFSA! The second annual AFSA Book Market will showcase books by Foreign Service and FS-affiliated authors, who are featured in this month’s “In Their Own Write” roundup (see p. 31). AFSA invites you to stop in to shop for books and meet the authors. Coffee and tea will be served. When: Thursday, Nov. 19, 1-4 p.m. Where: AFSA Headquarters Who: Open to the public n NEWS BRIEF NEWS BRIEF AFSA/MARIAC.LIVINGSTON A NEW FACE AT AFSA’S USA I D OF F I CE In September, the American Foreign Service Association wel- comed its newest staff member, Erika Bethmann. Erika joined the team as the staff assistant in the AFSA USAID office located at the Ronald Reagan Building in Wash- ington, D.C. A New Jersey native, Erika splits her time between working at AFSA and studying at The George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs. She was previously a content development specialist with Law Street Media, a web-based platform covering law and public policy written by and for millennials. Erika first came to AFSA as an intern from June to September 2015, supporting AFSA’s labor man- agement efforts at USAID. AFSA is pleased to welcome Erika to the team. n Take AFSA With You! Change your address online, visit us at Or Send changes to: AFSAMembership Department 2101 E Street NW Washington DC 20037 Moving?