NEC Notes
August 2019
to the August 2019 edition of
The New England Council's E-Newsletter.

Fall Events - Save the Date
Congressional Roundtable with Rep. David Cicilline
September 9, 2019
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Omni Providence Hotel
Providence, RI
Congressional Roundtable with Rep. Jim McGovern
September 16, 2019
8:00 - 9:30 am
The Hampshire House
Boston, MA
Congressional Roundtable with Rep. Joe Courtney
September 23, 2019
8:00 - 9:30 am
The Hartford Club
Hartford, CT
Recent Events
Congressional Roundtable with 
Sen. Maggie Hassan
On July 8, 2019, Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) spoke to NEC members about her recent work in the U.S. Senate at a Congressional Roundtable at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford, NH.  NEC member BAE Systems sponosred the breakfast.  The Senator is pictured here (R) with Christiana Thornton of the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation.  
Politics & Eggs with 
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), a candidate for the 2020 democratic Presidential nomination, shared her vision for the future of our country at a July 9, 2019, Politics & Eggs breakfast at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College.  The Senator is pictured here (L) with Amy Schwartz of the University System of New Hampshire.  
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Capital Conversations with
Sen. Maggie Hassan
Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) also addressed Council members in Washington, DC, as the featured guest at a July 16, 2019, Capital Conversations breakfast in the nation's capital.  She is picture here (C) with former Congressman Frank Guinta (L) and Alex Hecht (R), both of ML Strategies, who hosted the breakfast.
Congressional Roundtable with
Rep. Jim Langevin
Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) updated NEC members on his recent work in Congress at a Congressional Roundtable in Providence on July 19, 2019.  The luncheon was sponsored by NEC member Bank of America.  The Congressman is pictured here (R) with Melissa Travis of the RI Society of CPAs.
Save the Date - 2019 Annual Dinner
NEC to Honor New Englanders of the Year October 21
Mark your calendars!  One of the most anticipated events of the year, The New England Council's 2019 Annual Dinner, will take place on the evening of Monday, October 21, 2019, at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center in Boston.  The evening will begin with a reception at 4:30 p.m., followed by the dinner program beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of our 2019 New Englander of the Year Awards.  Stay tuned for the announcement of this year's honorees in the coming weeks!

A variety of sponsorship opportunities, as well as individual tickets, are available.  Contact Larry Zabar for more information.  
Talent Pipeline Partnership Directory - Deadline Extended

Last Call for Submissions - Due September 15
Last September, The New England Council released the second edition of  "Partnerships for the Talent Pipeline: Directory of New England Higher Education & Industry Partnerships." The directory details examples of models used in New England to connect students and employers in order to strengthen our regional workforce and ensure career success.

The Council is seeking submissions from our members - both educational institutions and employers - to include in the third edition of the directory, which will be released this fall.  Council members are invited to share information on various partnership programs, including experiential learning opportunities (i.e. internships, apprenticeships), mentoring programs, and curriculum development and coordination initiatives.  

To submit information on a partnership program, please  CLICK HERE.

If you have any question, pleas contact  Taylor Pichette .
NEC in the News
Op-Ed Calls for USMCA Approval
To complement the Council's recent advocacy in support of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Council President & CEO Jim Brett authored an op-ed piece outlining the importance of the agreement to the region's economy and calling on Congress to approve the new trade deal.  The Op-Ed was published in several publications in July:
More Op-Eds
Policy Committee Updates
Financial Services Committee Meets with Rep. Kustoff
On July 15, 2019, NEC Financial Services Committee members had the opportunity to meet with Rep. David Kustoff (R-TN) during his visit to Boston.  The breakfast meeting was hosted by NEC member LPL Financial.  Rep. Kustoff briefed members on his work as a member of the House Financial Services Committee.

For more information, please contact Griffin Doherty
Member News from Our Blog
Membership Update
June New Members

Please join us in welcoming the following new members who joined the Council during the month of June.
Arthur Petrosinelli of Organogenesis with Rep. Jim Langevin.