Join us on Wednesday, March 24 at 3:30 pm ET for a Veteran Workforce Policy Outlook virtual event hosted by Samsung and The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers.
What You’ll Learn
- Opening Remarks
- Megan Pollock, VP Strategic Communications, Samsung
- Manufacturing Workforce
- Carolyn Lee, Executive Director, The Manufacturing Institute
- Remarks from the Biden Administration
- Terri Tanielian, Special Assistant to the President for Veterans Affairs for the Domestic Policy Council
- Fireside Chat on the Military & Veterans Agenda
- The Impact of Heroes MAKE America Upskilling
- Babs Chase, VP Military & Veterans Programs, The Manufacturing Institute
- Marsalis Leonard, Maintenance Technician, Georgia-Pacific, Heroes MAKE America Graduate (Ft. Campbell, 2020)
- Norris Sherfield, Quality Control Supervisor, Niagra, Heroes MAKE America Graduate (Ft. Hood, 2020)
After registering, join the virtual event from your web browser at 3:30 PM ET on March 24th using this link https://samsungdcevents.com/.
Tips for Attending
- Be an active participant – ask questions, answer polls, engage in chat
- Invite others within your Veteran and Policy network
Terri Tanielian, Special Assistant to the President for Veterans Affairs for the Domestic Policy Council
Terri Tanielian is a nationally recognized expert in veteran policy as well as mental health policy. Most recently, she served as a Senior Behavioral Scientist at the RAND Corporation where she led several landmark studies examining the needs of military service members, veterans, their families, and their caregivers. She has expertise in suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention and response, and behavioral health. She has testified multiple times in front of both the House and Senate. In 2019, she served as a RAND Congressional Fellow with the House Committee on Veterans Affairs where she informed evidence-based policy making designed to reduce veteran suicide. She has also served on several national advisory committees related to improving mental health responses to disasters, terrorist incidents, and public health emergencies. She has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications on topics ranging from improving access to and quality of mental health and substance use treatment, improving public health emergency preparedness and response, and improving support systems for veterans, military families, and caregivers. Born in upstate New York, Tanielian graduated from Boston University and received her Master of Arts degree from The American University.
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