Registration Desk OPERATION IDENTITY HOSTS
THE A.A.C.’s SOUTHWEST
REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Sheraton Uptown Hotel
January 13-15, 2000

O.I. members man the registration desk
Kathie Forward (left), Lorraine Wheeler (2nd fr. right)
and Jay Johnson (right, face obscured)
 
Carol Schaefer is introduced by Barbara Free

Conference attendees relax during
a lunch break

(Back Row, l-r)
Kathie Forward & Elizabeth Avens;
(Front Row, l-r)
Jim Johnston, Ft. Collins, CO;
a birth mother
from California; Yoko, a UNM student re-
searcher from Japan; and an unidentified male adoptee

Conference attendees relax during a lunch break
Keynote speaker Carol
Schaefer is introduced
by Barbara Free

 

BELOW, Left: Attendees gather at luncheon honoring Sally File. BELOW, Right: Author Carol Schaefer embraces unidentified conference attendee

Attendees gather at luncheon honoring Sally File Author Carol Schaefer embraces unidentified conference attendee
 
O.I. Members at the Opening Ceremonies Newly elected O.I. Secretary, Trinidad Martinez, also attended the Conference Scott Littleford sits with his birth mother, Sally Lawrence
Jesus Martinez (left), Carol Schaefer (center) and Cyn-
thia Gomez (right) at the Opening Ceremonies
Newly elected O.I. Secre-
tary, Trinidad Martinez, also attended the Conference
Scott Littleford sits with his birth mother, Sally Lawrence
 
Robert Martinez sells raffle tickets to an unidentified conference attendee O.I. Vice President Lee Morgan chats with author Beth Kane in the Book Room
Robert Martinez sells raffle tickets to an unidentified conference attendee O.I. Vice President Lee Morgan (left) chats with author Beth Kane in the Book Room
 
Conference attendees congregate in Book Room Adoptive mother, Billye Coye, asks a question during legislative panel discussion on Saturday
ABOVE: Conference attendees congregate in Book Room;
RIGHT: Adoptive mother, Billye Coye, asks a question during legislative panel discussion on Saturday.
 
Part of Triad Agency’s panel of adoptive and birth parents during their presentation.
Part of Triad Agency's panel of adoptive and birth parents during their presentation