ANCA-WR Meets with California Governor Gavin Newsom

Posted on September. 6. 2019

SACRAMENTO – Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Board and Staff members traveled to California’s capital to meet with Governor Gavin Newsom to discuss policy priorities and issues of concern to the state’s Armenian American community. During the visit, delegation members also met with the Governor’s Appointments Secretary Cathryn Rivera-Hernandez, Director of External Affairs Priscilla Cheng, Director of Civic Engagement and Strategic Partnerships Maricela Rodriguez, and Legal Affairs Secretary Catherine E. Lhamon. “As the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization, we work on the local, state, and federal levels to promote our community’s interests and policy priorities,” remarked ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian, Esq. “We are grateful to Governor Newsom for taking the time to meet with us to discuss our priorities and to connect us directly with members of his staff who are responsible for the policy areas we discussed. We look forward to delivering tangible results for our community in the coming months and to continuing our productive relationship with the Governor and his Administration in line with his stated agenda of promoting cultural diversity and ensuring inclusiveness for all Californians.” 

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