Supreme President Galanis Visits Capitol Hill
SP Galanis with Sen. Johnson
Supreme President John W. Galanis made his rounds on Capitol Hill, Sept. 10, to discuss issues of importance to the American Hellenic community and AHEPA’s public policy priorities. A majority of the discussion centered on follow-up from last month’s White House discussion on Greece and its economic crisis.
Supreme President Galanis met at length with: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson(R-WI), chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chair, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues and co-founder of the Congressional Hellenic Israeli Alliance; and U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD), who sits on the Energy & Commerce Com
SP Galanis with Rep. Sarbanes
mittee. Galanis also met with Hellenic Caucus staff for U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), who is a co-founder and co-chair of the Hellenic Caucus.
“We thank each of the legislators and their staffs for the generous amount of time afforded to us,” Galanis said.”We appreciated their interest in our organization and our policy issues and the time they have already taken to address these issues. We look forward to working with them during the balance of the 114th Congress.”