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  • n  the member of a group whose duty it is to convene meetings

  • Harris, who will be her church's 29th black bishop, is the convener of a coalition of minority and social-action caucuses that seeks to prod the Episcopal Church into what Harris .
  • One reason--ironically enough, given the convener's hostility to big money in politics--might be cash.
  • No small part of the significance of the conference was that its convener and chairman was the Church of England's second ranking prelate and its real intellectual and spiritual .
News & Articles

  • Could the Verizon-NSA Metadata Collection Be a Stealth Political Kickback?
    By Patrick Durusau, who consults on semantic integration and edits standards. Durusau is convener of JTC 1 SC 34/WG 3, co-editor of 13250-1 and 13250-5 (Topic Maps Introduction and Reference Model, respectively), and editor of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard at OASIS and ISO (ISO/IEC 26300). Originally published at Another Word for It . Why Verizon? The first question that came to mind ...
    June 8, 2013 - Naked Capitalism
Quotes

  • Sandra White in The Sun
    Furious Nats MSP Sandra White said: "I am shocked and disgusted at these remarks. The fact they were uttered by the convener of a committee which was considering extremely important and sensitive issues makes it even more sickening. His stupid...
  • Morgan Tsvangirai in Reuters Canada
    I've been advised by the convener (Mbeki) that very little work is left ...... the position is that we have been advised by the facilitator that we re-convene at 4 (pm local time on Thursday),Tsvangirai said.

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