Virtual Event
April 29, 2022
9:00 AM ETT

Modernizing Congress: Moving the House Forward

Event Overview

The House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress was created in the 116th Congress in the pursuit to make a more efficient and effective Congress for the American people. With the committee in its final year, more than 140 bipartisan recommendations have been offered towards this endeavor.

Since its creation, the Committee has overseen 91 fully or partially implemented recommendations with continuing research and development into avenues to pursue the remaining recommendations, including work to secure continuity in staff operations, digitize legislative processes, improve constituent communication, and more.

Join CQ Roll Call and The House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress to discuss:

        • How committee leadership is ensuring the implementation recommendations 
        • Current recommendations in progress
        • Staffing and resource allotment

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AGENDA

9:00 AM

Welcome Remarks
Jason Dick, Editor-in-Chief, CQ Roll Call

9:03 AM

Policymaker Perspective
Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Chair, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
Rep. William Timmons (R-SC), Vice Chair, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
In conversation with Jason Dick 

9:30 AM

Expert Panel
Mark Strand, President, Congressional Institute
Keenan Austin Reed, Vice President, Alpine Group; Co-founder of the Black Women’s Congressional Alliance (BWCA)
Brad Fitch, President and CEO, Congressional Management Foundation
In conversation with Jason Dick

9:57 AM

Closing Remarks
Jason Dick

Featured Speakers

Rep. Derek Kilmer
(D-WA)

Chair, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

Rep. William Timmons (R-SC)

Vice Chair, Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

Jason Dick

Editor-in-Chief, CQ Roll Call

Brad Fitch

President and CEO, Congressional Management Foundation

Mark Strand

President, Congressional Institute

Keenan Austin Reed

Vice President, Alpine Group; Co-founder of the Black Women’s Congressional Alliance

Virtual Event
April 29, 2022
9:00 AM ET