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Thu, Jan 18



NACC Southwest - Annual General Meeting 2024

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting. We encourage as many members as possible to attend and participate in shaping and strengthening the future of NACC Southwest Chapter!

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NACC Southwest - Annual General Meeting 2024
NACC Southwest - Annual General Meeting 2024

Time & Location

Jan 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Houston, 2107 CityWest Blvd, Houston, TX 77042, USA


About the Event

The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) is an established, highly recognized, and reliable organization that works to protect and promote the interests of its Norwegian-American business community within energy, space, life science and culinary to mention a few. The NACC Southwest Chapter, formed in 1973, aids in developing mutually beneficial cooperation between Norwegian and American business communities throughout Houston and other Southwestern cities.

NACC Southwest Chapter members are invited to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2024 between 5:00pm - 8:00pm.   

We are delighted that our Patron Member, Equinor,  will be the host for the event and as such, all members interested in attending must be registered in advance. Confirmed registrants will receive important information required for arrival and attendance.  We encourage members to register as soon as possible, before the deadline of Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

Annual General Meeting Agenda

Item 1: Welcome / Safety

Sigrun Øxnevad, VP Marketing and Supply Crude Products and Liquids North America, Equinor

Item 2: Welcome, NACC 2023 in Review and 2024 Activity Plans

Kristine Klavers, President, NACC Southwest

Item 3: Events Program 2024

Lisa Kandala, Secretary and Events Committee Member, NACC Southwest Board Member

Item 4: Young Professional Member Events

Ole Sparkhaug, NACC Southwest Board Member

Austin Smith, NACC Young Professional Member

Item 5: NACC Membership Update

Celia Wise, Membership Director, NACC Southwest Board Member

Item 6: Election of NACC Officers and Board Members

Jacob Brechan, Nominating Committee, NACC Southwest Board Member

Item 7: Treasurers Report

Kari Vestreng, Treasurer, NACC Southwest

Item 8: Presentation “The Importance of the Norwegian American Business Community”

Antony Dsouza, Honorary Consul of Norway and Regional President, Maritime Americas, DNV

Item 9: Presentation “Energy Strategy”

Chris Golden, US Country Manager, Equinor

Item 10: Open Forum / AOB

Item 11: Lights Snacks and Member Networking

Any NACC member interested in becoming a Director of the NACC Board should contact either Jacob Brechan - Chair of the Nominating Committee or the NACC Southwest President, Kristine Klavers at This notice needs to be received by Monday, January 8, 2024.

As a kind reminder, the Annual General Meeting is for NACC members only. If you are not yet a member, please considering joining today by visiting our webpage: The NACC is pleased to offer several membership categories to suit your corporate and individual needs!


The Board of NACC Southwest

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