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QCC President and Trustees Attend National Legislative Summit in Washington

February 2024
  • QCC Student Trustee Maria Mikhaeil (left) with Senator Elizabeth Warren (center) and other student representatives
    QCC Student Trustee Maria Mikhaeil (left) with Senator Elizabeth Warren (center) and other student representatives
  • (From left) QCC Trustee Dr. Satya Mitra, Congressman James McGovern and QCC Trustee Dr. Barur Rajeshkumar
    (From left) QCC Trustee Dr. Satya Mitra, Congressman James McGovern and QCC Trustee Dr. Barur Rajeshkumar
  • Dr. Satya Mitra (far left), James McGovern, Dr. Luis Pedraja, Geraldine Herlihy (second from right) and Maria Mikhaeil (right)
    QCC Trustee Dr. Satya Mitra (far left), Congressman James McGovern (second from left), QCC President Dr. Luis Pedraja (third from left), QCC Trustee Geraldine Herlihy (second from right) and Student Trustee Maria Mikhaeil (far right) with other community college representatives

QCC President Dr. Luis Pedraja and several members of the QCC Board of Trustees recently attended the 2024 National Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C. The Summit gathers over 1,000 leaders from community colleges across the country to showcase the importance of community colleges and educate leaders on federal policy issues. 

Dr. Pedraja and the Board of Trustees, including Student Trustee Maria Mikhaeil, were able to hear from members of U.S. Congress, administration officials, leading political analysts and others about the current climate in D.C., recent elections, and legislative issues impacting community colleges. Some topics covered included clean energy, the economic impact of community college students and child care on college campuses.

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