National Rural Stakeholder COVID-19 Briefing

Mar. 26, 2020 , 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Contact Arthur Scott (202) 942-4230

Join other rural leaders from across the country on a stakeholder call with representatives from key federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Agriculture, Federal Communications Commission, Small Business Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, to discuss efforts aimed at ensuring rural communities are provided essential resources to combat the COVID-19 crisis.

From protecting and bolstering critical infrastructure to preserving access to critical services, this call will provide participants with the opportunity to engage with key federal partners in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Speakers Include:

  • Joby Young, Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Jennifer McLain, Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Justin Cain, Acting Chief, Operations and Emergency Management Division (OEM), Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB), Federal Communications Commission
  • Bette Brand, Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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