Dan Gilmartin and Melanie Piana Wrap Up Busy, Productive Week in D.C.

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Dene Westbrook

From Left League CEO & Executive Director Dan Gilmartin, Irma Esparza Diggs, League President Melanie Piana, Congressman Dan Kildee and NLC CEO Clarence Anthony.

(View more photos here)

They’re fighting for Michigan communities. They’re fighting for all the nation’s communities. They are fighting for more funding for infrastructure. They’re networking and building partnerships.

Wow, what a week for Michigan Municipal League CEO & Executive Director Dan Gilmartin and League Board President Melanie Piana, Ferndale city council member!!!

They have had an action-packed few days in Washington D.C. doing events around the State of the Union Address (Tuesday) and participating in Infrastructure Week and events with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National League of Cities.

They’ve met and seen numerous lawmakers, including U.S. Congressman Dan Kildee and U.S. Congressman Andy Levin. They’ve been working side-by-side all week with NLC Officials Clarence Anthony, CEO and executive director. and Irma Esparza Diggs, senior executive and director of federal advocacy. Read more about their time in D.C. this week here.

League Board President Melanie Piana with Congressman Andy Levin in D.C. this week.

Here is some additional information about their time in D.C. and the events they participated in:

NLC Event Thursday: City Hall 101: The Role of Cities in Moving America Forward

U.S. Chamber of Commerce event: Time to Invest in America’s Infrastructure

View more photos in this album on the League’s flickr page here.

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