by Michael Vela
In preparation for the San Antonio delegation to
arrive in Washington DC on Tuesday, March 5th the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber
of Commerce and The Greater Chamber staff spent the day walking the halls of the
nation’s Capitol, confirming appointments with respective State Representatives
and Congressmen. This year's SA to DC trip is a partnership between the San
Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Free Trade Alliance and The Greater San
Antonio Chamber of Commerce. Together, we will host a delegation consisting of
more than 150 business leaders, state and local elected officials from San
Antonio at the Nation’s Capitol.
This year’s delegation consists of 12
committees: Small Business, Immigration, Military, Healthcare & Bioscience,
Transportation, Water, International Trade, Education, Technology,
Manufacturing, Aerospace, and Hospitality & Tourism.
Chamber President & CEO, Ramiro Cavazos, along with Jose Maria Gonzalez,
Director of International Business, and Michael Vela, Director of Communications
were delighted to visit with former San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO, Louis Escareño on Sunday.