FCEDC Visiting Washington DC and Meeting with Federal Agencies in December

Nov 18, 2021 | Blog Posts

IEDC logoFCEDC’s President and CEO, Robert Van Geons, is joining a small group of economic developers on a visit to Washington DC for meetings with federal staffers, December 7-9. This trip is organized by the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) Public Policy Advisory Committee (PPAC), which monitors legislative affairs and federal relations and recommends strategic and policy actions. Earlier this year, Van Geons was named the 2021 Chair of the Committee.

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