Roundtable Policy Discussion -- Treating Barriers to Prosperity: Addressing the Impact of Opioids on Economic Development in Appalachia

Somerset County Office Building, 300 N. Center Avenue, Somerset, PA 15501

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0 Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 01:00 |

This is a roundtable meeting of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Background Memo

Roundtable participants will include:

  • U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11), Chairman, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
  • U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus (PA-12)
  • The Honorable Tim Thomas, Federal Co-Chair, Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Mr. Dennis Alvord, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs, U.S. Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • The Honorable Patrick J. Stefano, State Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • The Honorable Carl Walker Metzgar, State Representative, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Commissioner Gerald Walker, County Commissioner, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
  • Steven K. Howsare, Executive Director, Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission
  • Mr. Andrew G. Rush, MBA, MPT, Chief Executive Officer, Somerset Hospital and Somerset Health Services, Somerset, PA
  • Dr. Robert Gillio, Medical Director for Population Health and Clinical Innovations, J.C. Blair Memorial Health System
  • Mr. Ron Aldom, Executive Director, Somerset County (PA) Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Shawn Kaufman, Director of Human Resources, Riggs Industries


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