Friday, July 16, 2010

President Hall Addresses Congressional Subcommittee

UVI President David Hall addressed the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 15. The Subcommittee is led by Del. Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam). The hearing was held on the topic of "Technical Assistance Program: Evaluating Its Ability to Meet the Needs of the Insular Areas." Other testifiers included Michael Ada, secretary of commerce for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Charlene Leizear, director of the Technical Assistance Division of the U.S. Department of Interior's Office of Insular Affairs, and Anu K. Mittal, director of the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Natural Resources and Environment Team.