Sending Office: Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro
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Upcoming Panel Discussion with Members:
Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

Thursday January 18      12:00-1:00 pm      Rayburn 2358-C

Dear Colleague,

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.


  • Aon: Bridget Gainer, Vice President of Global Affairs;
  • Microsoft: Portia Wu, Director of Workforce Policy;
  • United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters: Chris Haslinger, Director of Education and Training;
  • The Hartford: Jodi Greenspan, Claims Chief of Staff;
  • Guilford Apprenticeship Partners: Tammy Simmons, Vice President of Human Resources and Marketing at Machine Specialties; and
  • Capital Community College: Dr. Wilfredo Nieves, President.

If you have any questions or would like to attend, please contact Liz Albertine in Rep. DeLauro’s office at or 5-3661.



Rosa L. DeLauro                                              Kathleen M. Rice                                      Suzanne Bonamici

Member of Congress                                        Member of Congress                               Member of Congress


Derek Kilmer                                                   Daniel Lipinski                                           Suzan DelBene

Member of Congress                                       Member of Congress                                Member of Congress


Lisa Blunt Rochester                                      Bobby Scott                                               Donald Norcross

Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress                                  Member of Congress


Mark Pocan                                                    Joe Courtney                                               Marc Veasey

Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress                                  Member of Congress

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