A very happy afternoon was enjoyed by members attending the Annual General Meeting kindly hosted by Elizabeth Armstrong. Sincere thanks were offered to Mitsuko Kawasaki for her leadership as President over the past two years. Appreciation was expressed for the many contributions of non-returning 2015-17 Board members: Valerie Pryce (Secretary), Terry Hodgins (Hospitality) and Margaret Michaels (Librarian). The new Board appears in https://oharaottawa.com/about/board-officers/ Left to right are Lindsay McKercher (Librarian), Derek Kitchen (Internal Communications/Newsletter), Mitsuko Kawasaki (Past President), Sandra Olney (President), Penny Davis (Membership), Elizabeth Armstrong (Secretary, Second Internal Communications-Newsletter/Second External Communications – Website), Helen Westington (Treasurer). Missing are Mitsugi Kikuchi (Honorary Advisor Emeritus), Marie-Eve Coupal (Vice-President) and Tom Nicholls (Hospitality).