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Goulston & Storrs to Host NDIA-New England Chapter Board Meeting

November 29, 2012Press Releases

November, 2012 – Goulston & Storrs is pleased to announce that it will host the upcoming Board Meeting of the New England Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association on Wednesday, December 12.

The New England Chapter of the NDIA is made up of representatives from government and industry (large corporations, small companies, and professional service providers) located across New England. The chapter consists of approximately 1200 members representing leading organizations in the New England region that support the defense industrial base. The Chapter's goal is to be the place to exchange information and ideas in the defense and homeland security marketplace.

Shai Bazak, Counsel General of Israel to New England, will be the special guest speaker. He will bring his view of the Middle East from an Israeli perspective. Born and raised in Jerusalem, Mr. Bazak has served in several IDF combat units, and holds multiple degrees from Bar Ilan University.

Mr. Bazak has held many positions in Israeli government, including media director and spokesperson for Benjamin Netanyahu when he was the leader of the opposition party and during his first term as a prime minister. Mr. Bazak was also the Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico, and one of the founders of the North American organization Nefesh B’nefesh.

Mr. Bazak has also held many positions in the private sector, including as the CEO of a high-tech American private investment company in Israel, Old City Group, and was also a professor of media at the interdisciplinary center in Herzliya . He also has served on several boards for business companies and public organizations in Israel.

Kerry Scarlott, a director in Goulston & Storrs’ International Trade group and NDIA Board Member commented, “We are pleased to host NDIA-New England Chapter’s Board meeting, and look forward to what will undoubtedly be a very timely and informative discussion.”