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January 15, 2016

Guest Speaker: Nancy Floreen (At-Large), Council President, Montgomery County Council
Topic: The Year Ahead for the Montgomery County Council

January 15, 2016 Recap  

The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced Nancy Floreen who is the newly elected President of the Montgomery County Council and will serve in that capacity for one year. 

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October 16, 2015

Guest Speakers: David Fraser-Hidalgo (D15), Marc Korman (D16), David Moon (D20), Maricé Morales (D19), Will Smith (D20) 
Topic: The Upcoming 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session

October 16, 2015 Recap  

The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the panelists:

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March 14, 2016

Guest Speaker: John Stierhoff, Partner, Brian Quinn, Counsel, Venable LLP
Topic: Maryland General Assembly 2016 Legislative Session Midway Report

March 14, 2016 Recap  

The Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced John Stierhoff and Brian Quinn of Venable LLP who serve as MCCC’s contract lobbyists in Annapolis for state advocacy. 

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December 18, 2015

Guest Speaker: Melanie Wenger, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Relations, Montgomery County
Topic: Montgomery County Priorities in the Upcoming 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session

December 18, 2015 Recap  

The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced Melanie Wenger who has been Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations for over ten years.

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April 17, 2015

Guest Speakers: Montgomery County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly Leadership: Senator Nancy King (D39) and Delegate Shane Robinson (D39)
Topic:  The 2015 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly

April 17, 2015 Recap                              

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May 20, 2015

Guest Speakers: Chris Mann, Managing Partner and Gary Korn, Director, Morgan Franklin
Topic:  Growing Your Business – What you need to know

May 20, 2015 Recap

Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Chris Mann and Gary Korn of MorganFranklin to discuss strategies and tactics to consider in growing your business.  

Mr. Mann began with a brief list of why people start a business:

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April 15, 2015

Guest Speakers: 

  • Angela Beemer, Director, Montgomery College
  • Wendelin C. Donahue, Ed.D. Assistant Director, Career & Internship Services Center, The Universities at Shady Grove

​Topic: Are Internship Programs Right for Your Business?

April 15, 2015 Recap

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May 12, 2015

Guest Speakers: Chuck Bean, Executive Director, and Robert Griffiths, Director Technical Services, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Topic: The Council of Governments (COG) and Regional Transportation

May 12, 2015 Recap

Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Chuck Bean and Bob Griffiths to speak about the work of the COG.

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March 9, 2016

Guest Speaker: Paul Wiedefeld, WMATA General Manager
Topic: WMATA's New Leadership: Updates and Vision for the Future

March 9, 2016 Recap  

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January 12, 2016

Guest Speaker: Rick Kiegel, Project Manager, CCT, MTA, Office of Planning
Topic: CCT Updates

January 12, 2016 Recap  

The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., welcomed MCCC members and welcomed guest speaker, Rick Kiegel, a contractor on assignment to MTA for the last 11 years, and Gary Erenrich, Montgomery County Department of Transportation, to discuss updates and the potential impact of the Corridor Cities Transitway. 

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