April 13, 2018 - Representatives Morgan Griffith and Phil Roe will headline the Virginia Coal & Energy Alliance & Southern States Energy Board's 39th Annual Conference, May 21-22, 2018 at the Meadowview Conference Center, Kingsport, TN.
A native of Tennessee, Representative Roe was born on July 21, 1945 in Clarksville. He earned a degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Austin Peay State University in 1967 and went on and to earn his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in 1970. Upon graduation, he served two years in the United States Army Medical Corps.
Congressman Roe is Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs is the authorizing committee for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). “I know there is no commitment more important to our country than the solemn vow we have made to the men and women in our armed forces,” said Chairman Phil Roe.
As a physician, Congressman Roe has become an active player in the effort to reform our nation’s health care system. He is the co-chair of the House GOP Doctors Caucus and a member of the Health Caucus.
Prior to serving in Congress, Phil served as the Mayor of Johnson City from 2007 to 2009 and Vice Mayor from 2003 to 2007. He ran a successful medical practice in Johnson City for 31 years, delivering close to 5,000 babies.
Representative Morgan Griffith was first elected to represent the Ninth Congressional District of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives on November 2, 2010 and is currently serving his fourth term. Morgan is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over some of the most important issues facing Virginia’s Ninth District including public health and federal regulations.
For the 115th Congress, Morgan was named Vice Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. In addition, Morgan serves on its Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Energy.
Prior to his election to the U.S. House of Representatives, Morgan served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1994 to 2011, where he represented the Eighth District. In 2000, Morgan was elected House Majority Leader, the first Republican in Virginia history to hold that position.
Morgan is a graduate of Salem’s Andrew Lewis High School and an honors graduate of Emory and Henry College. After completing studies at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Morgan returned to Southwest Virginia where he practiced law for nearly three decades.
Conference registrations are now being accepted and limited exhibit space is available. The cost for exhibit space is $750.00 which includes regular 120 electricity, one 8 x 10 skirted table, two chairs and trash can. Also registration for one person to attend all meeting functions and special activities planned for attendees. Call today to insure the opportunity of showcasing your company or organization’s product or service.
Conference registrations are now being accepted and limited exhibit space is available. The cost for exhibit space is $750.00 which includes registration for one person to attend all meeting functions and special activities planned for attendees. Call TODAY to insure the opportunity of showcasing your company or organization’s product or service at the VCEA’s annual conference. The annual golf outing will be Monday, May 21st at the Meadowview’s Cattails nestled between the rolling foothills of the Appalachian and Great Smoky Mountains. The course is conveniently located adjacent to the hotel.
The annual fishing tournament will also be held Friday, May 18th – 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the TVA Ramp - Boone Lake Dam in the TriCities area..
For additional information, or to register, contact the Virginia Coal & Energy Alliance at 276-889-2262 or 276-889-4001, or E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the VCEA website http://www.virginiacoalenergy.com/.
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