During the four day mission at the nation’s capital, leaders had the opportunity to meet with political figures to advocate for the Sacramento region. Region leaders advocated for various issue topics including Farm-to-Fork, Healthcare, Innovation, Clean Energy and Advanced Manufacturing, Transportation and Infrastructure, Urban Development, and Workforce Development.
Greater Sacramento Economic Council
Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
Sacramento Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Sacramento-Sierra’s Building & Construction Trades Council
Angel Barajas, Mayor, City of Woodland
Shiva Frentzen, Supervisor, El Dorado County
Pat Hume, Councilmember, City of Elk Grove
Phil Serna, Supervisor, Sacramento County
Donald Terry, Mayor, City of Rancho Cordova
US Chamber of Commerce, Rob Engstrom, SACC President / CEO Pat Fong Kushida, and Congressman Ami Bera at the Welcome Breakfast.
Healthcare Team led by Rick Heron, Chief Marketing and Brand Officer of Western Health, Keri Thomas, Director of Community and Government Relations of Sutter Health, William Reed, District 6 Chair of Domestic Workers of America Local 3930, and Garry Maisel, President and CEO of Western Health.
Urban Development Team led by Kevin Ferreira, Executive Director of Sacramento-Sierra’s Building and Construction Trades Council, Scott Maxwell, Vice President of Unger Construction Co., Aaron Stockwell, Business Manager of United Associated Local 447 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Refrigeration, Bob Walter, Senior Vice President of Cresleigh Homes Corporation.
Supervisor Phil Serna, Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Council Member Darren Suen
Councilmember Darren Suen, City of Elk Grove; Councilmember Pat Hume, City of Elk Grove; Councilmember Jay Schenirer, City of Sacramento; Mayor Susan Rohan, City of Roseville; Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento; Councilmember Jeff Harris, City of Sacramento; Congresswoman Doris Matsui; Supervisor Phil Serna, Sacramento County; Supervisor Shiva Frentzen, El Dorado County; Mayor Donald Terry, City of Rancho Cordova
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Read more about the Capital Region Executive Leadership Mission:
- “Local advocates: To save federal program dollars, learn to ‘talk Trump'” – Marc Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal
- “Capital Region Executive Leadership Mission Presented Chance to Advocate, Build Relations Says SAPCC’s Fong-Kushida” – ElkGroveNews.net
- “Sacramento’s Innovation Agenda Goes To Washington” – Meg Arnold, Valley Vision
- “Sacramento mayor defies ‘bully’ Trump in DC visit” – Sean Cockerham, The Sacramento Bee