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GovConNet Committe Co-chair, Lexy Kessler/Aronson LLC; Guest Speaker Molly Gimmel of Design to Delivery; Barbara Ashe/Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce The first GovConNet Committee meeting of 2012 welcomed Molly Gimmel of Design to Delivery as the guest speaker for the January 19 meeting.   Molly is an expert at preparing winning proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. The focus of the presentation was:  Strategies on How to... Read More
    From Left to Right: Co-Chair Charles Atwell, IBI, MCCC President & CEO Gigi Godwin, Concilmember Hans Riemer, Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, OfficePRO   Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, OfficePRO, called the meeting to order and introduced Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer.   Councilmember Riemer emphasized during his discussion that growing Montgomery County’s tax base is essential to maintaining the services that many citizens currently... Read More
    Jonathan Genn (left), Percontee and Geoff Morgan (right), Washington Adventist Hospital, address the Economic Development Committee Committee Co-Chair Stewart Edelstein, Executive Director, Universities at Shady Grove, welcomed the committee and introduced Geoff Morgan, Vice President, Expanded Access, Washington Adventist Hospital and Jonathan Genn, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Percontee, Inc to discuss the LifeSci Village development project in... Read More
    WMATA General Manager & CEO Richard Sarles speaks to the Chamber's Infrastructure and Land Use Committee   Committee Vice-Chair Gus Bauman took attendance and welcomed the committee. He introduced Richard Sarles, General Manager & CEO of the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA).   Sarles began the conversation by discussing the 27 NTSB recommendations and its criticism of WMATA he faced upon his arrival after the Fort Totten metro... Read More
    Towanda Livingston, WSSC Director, Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise Office speaks to the Small Business Committee.   Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, OfficePro, called the meeting to order and introduced the speakers. The committee first heard from Necola Shaw of WMATA.   Ms. Shaw presented a PowerPoint presentation entitled “Doing Business with Metro”.  She began by stating that Metro’s new theme is “Moving... Read More
    From left to right: Gus Bauman, Committee Vice Chair, Lon Anderson, AAA, Gigi Godwin, MCCC President & CEO   Committee Vice-Chair Gus Bauman, Bevridge & Diamond, took attendance and welcomed the committee. He introduced Lon Anderson, Public Affairs Managing Director at AAA Mid-Atlantic.  Mr. Bauman chaired and Mr. Anderson served on the Maryland State Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC).  They discussed the final BRC report which was submitted on Nov. 1... Read More
    From left to right: Dr. Stewart Edelstein, Committee Co-Chair, Gigi Godwin, MCCC President & CEO, and Councilmember Craig Rice   Co-Chair Stewart Edelstein, Executive Director, Universities at Shady Grove, welcomed the committee and introduced Councilmember Craig Rice, who represents the north county in the County Council.   Rice framed his remarks by saying that education was the “number one” function of local government because it is the... Read More
   r   From left to right: Gigi Godwin, MCCC President & CEO, Delegate Bill Frick, MCCC Legislative Affairs Committee Vice-Chair, Joshua Bokee, Comcast.    Vice Chair Joshua Bokee, Comcast, introduced the committee and welcomed Delegate Bill Frick to the meeting. Delegate Frick represents District 16, which includes Bethesda, Potomac, and Rockville. Delegate Frick serves as the Chair of the Revenues subcommittee of the House Ways & Means Committee.... Read More

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