BAY AREA ARMENIAN COMMUNITY TO HOST REPRESENTATIVES PALLONE AND SPEIER
Berkeley, CA – On Tuesday, March 30th at 7:00 p.m. U.S. House of Representative Members Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) will engage the Bay Area Armenian community in an evening of lively discussion. The event is organized by the Paros Foundation and St. Vartan’s Armenian Church, in cooperation with the Armenian Assembly of America Northern California.The event will take place at St. Vartan’s Armenian Church, 650 Spruce Street, Oakland, CA 94610, telephone: 510-893-1671.
Event is open to the public and admission is free.
Frank Pallone represents New Jersey’s Sixth Congressional District and was just sworn in to his 11th term in office. Pallone serves as a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over issues pertaining to energy, environment, health care, commerce and telecommunications. He also chairs the Committee’s powerful Subcommittee on Health. Representative Pallone has served as Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues since its inception.
Jackie Speier represents California’s 12th Congressional District, encompassing the southwest quarter of San Francisco and most of adjacent San Mateo County. She was first elected in April of 2008 after eighteen years in the California Legislature. She serves on the Committee on Financial Services, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. Representative Speier is a staunch advocate in Congress for positions on issues important to the Armenian American community.