Brian and Tom,
To let you know, when I sailed on the Island Princess over Christmas (12/16 - 12/26) there was a FOD meeting with a cruise staff member (champagne provided). It was held in the Explorers Lounge.
I was on the Coral Princess over Thanksgiving and there was not a meeting and I related this to Dominique (Island Princess) and she said that they (Island) have it every cruise, but it is apparently at the discretion of the Cruise Director.
On the Sun Princess Jan 10 (yes, 3 cruises in 45 days) there was one scheduled, but no cruise staff member was in attendance and no one really know if anyone was there for the meeting or not.