Thursday, April 30, 2009

"Pilgrim Society"

Pilgrim Society

Pilgrim Society presidents

  • Benjamin, Strong (1914-1928)
  • Harrison, George (1928-1940)
  • Sproul, Allan (1941-1956)
  • Hayes, Alfred (1956-1975)
  • Volcker, Paul (1975-1979)
  • Anthony, Solomon (1980-1985)
  • Corrigan, E. Gerald (1985-1993)
  • McDonough, William J. (1993-2003)
  • Geithner, Timothy Franz (1961) 2003-present
    • "Timothy F. Geithner became the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on November 17, 2003. In that capacity, he serves as the vice chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee, the group responsible for formulating the nation's monetary policy. Mr. Geithner joined the Department of Treasury in 1988 and worked in three administrations for five Secretaries of the Treasury in a variety of positions. He served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs from 1999 to 2001 under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers. He was director of the Policy Development and Review Department at the International Monetary Fund from 2001 until 2003. Before joining the Treasury, Mr. Geithner worked for Kissinger Associates Mr. Geithner graduated from Dartmouth College with a bachelor's degree in government and Asian studies in 1983 and from the Johns Hopkins University| of Advanced International Studies with a master's in International Economics and East Asian Studies in 1985. He has studied Japanese and Chinese and has lived in East Africa, India, Thailand, China and Japan. Mr. Geithner serves as chairman of the G-10 Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems of the Bank for International Settlements. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Group of Thirty, a member of the board of directors of the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C., a member of the board of trustees of the RAND Corporation and a trustee of the Economic Club of New York. He and his wife, Carole Sonnenfeld Geithner, have two children." [17]
    • "Carole Marie Sonnenfeld and Timothy Franz Geithner, 1983 graduates of Dartmouth College, were married yesterday at his parents' summer home in East Orleans, Mass. The Rev. Thomas Keehn, a United Church of Christ minister, officiated. Mrs. Geithner, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sonnenfeld of Princeton, N.J., is a research associate for Common Cause (?), a public-affairs lobbying group in Washington. Her father is a professor of French and comparative literature at Princeton University. Her mother, Portia Sonnenfeld, is conductor of the Chamber Symphony of Princeton. Mr. Geithner, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Geithner of Larchmont, N.Y., graduated from the International School of Bangkok, Thailand. His father is the program officer in charge of developing countries for the Ford Foundation. His mother, Deborah Geithner, is a piano teacher. Mary P. Schowalter was maid of honor. Mr. Geithner was best man for his son."
"Fear not [there is nothing to fear], for I am with you; do not look around you in terror and be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen and harden you to difficulties, yes, I will help you; yes, I will hold you up and retain you with My [victorious] right hand of rightness and justice" (Isaiah 41:10, AMP).
"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up" (Gal. 6:9).
"Lift up your heads…that the King of glory may come in" (Psalm 24:7, AMP).
"Call on Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall honor and glorify Me" (Psalm 50:15)
"Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things" (Col. 3:1-2).

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