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Glaros to serve as Region Forward Coalition Chair – First Meeting of 2018 Convenes January 26
Prince George’s County Council Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Region Forward Coalition. City of Falls Church Vice Mayor Marybeth Connelly and DC Council Member Robert White will both serve in the position of Coalition Vice Chair. The Region Forward Coalition will convene its first meeting of 2018 on Friday, January 26, 11:00 a.m. at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 777 N. Capitol Street, Washington, DC.
“This year, the Region Forward Coalition will focus on several overarching goals, but we want to do this through a lens of equity and inclusion so we can grow jobs and increase opportunities for more of our neighbors,” said Chair Glaros. “I look forward to working with Vice Chair Connelly, Vice Chair White, and Coalition members on the policies, practices and programs that support Region Forward’s vision of creating a more prosperous, accessible, livable and sustainable Metropolitan Washington.”
Region Forward is a commitment by COG and its member governments, who together seek to create a more prosperous, accessible, livable, and sustainable metropolitan Washington. The Region Forward Coalition provides cross-cutting regional policy capacity and long-range regional planning recommendations to the COG Board of Directors.
COG is an independent, nonprofit association of 23 local governments supported by financial contributions from its member governments, Federal and State grants and contracts, and donations from foundations and the private sector. COG connects leaders across borders to help shape strong communities in Metropolitan Washington.