Two past members of the President George W. Bush administration will be in the spotlight for the World Affairs Council‘s 2022 H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner at the Fairmont Dallas on Wednesday, November 9.
Dinner Co-Chairs Stephanie and Hunter Hunt and Ashlee and Chris Kleinert have just announced that the Honorable Jeanne L. Phillips will be this year’s awardee with Dr. Condoleezza Rice serving as the evening’s keynote speaker.
During the Bush White House years Jeanne was appointed to the position of Permanent Representative to the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, while Condoleezza served as U.S. National Security Advisor (2001-2005) and U. S. Secretary of State (2005-2009).
In addition to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson serving as honorary chair and Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt chairing the host committee, Hunt Consolidated Inc. will be the presenting sponsor.
The Mallon Award “is presented annually to individuals who play an important role in the growth of the global reputation of our region,” with monies raised benefiting the World Council’s “mission of public programming, student education, international exchange and diplomatic services.”
Previous award recipients include: Frank Pitts, Ambassador R. Richard Rubottom, Ebby Halliday-Acers and Maurice Acers, Robert Crandall, The Honorable David G. Fox, The Honorable Robert Strauss, The Honorable Annette Strauss, Stanley Marcus, Lorinne Emery, F. Trammell Crow, Russell H. Perry, George Haddaway, William E. Cooper, The Honorable J. Erik Jonsson, Lester M. Alberthal Jr., The Honorable Albert V. Casey, Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Ray L. Hunt, President George H. W. Bush, Raymond D. Nasher, Lee R. Raymond, Thomas J. Engibous, Gerard J. Arpey, Dallas Center for the Performing Arts and The Trinity Trust Foundation, Ross Perot and Ross Perot Jr., Dr. Kenneth Cooper, Jeffrey P. Fegan, Randall Stephenson, Alan Boeckman and David Seaton, Lucy Billingsley, Rex W. Tillerson, The Honorable Richard W. Fisher, Doug Parker, Dirk Nowitzki, The Honorable Ron Kirk, The Honorable Michael S. Rawlings, The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison and The Honorable Kathryn Walt Hall and Craig Hall
Tickets and sponsorships are available here. Special early bird pricing applies to all tickets until Thursday, September 15.
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