One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer
. What a difference!How long have you been a member of SNAME? How did SNAME impact your career?I’ve been a SNAME member for 35 years. My first supervisor at the shipyard recommended I get involved with SNAME as a way of building my professional network. Then he made sure I was appointed House Committee Chair for the Hampton Roads Section, so I had to check in all meeting attendees and got to know people quickly. He also occasionally asked me to review and comment on technical papers.My favorite memories of those early SNAME years were the opportunities to rub elbows with senior company executives
Garamendi Calls for US Shipbuilding Revitalization
Congressman Garamendi Makes Case for Revitalization of American Shipbuilding Industry and American Jobs at Bay Planning Coalition Meeting in Oakland Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, spoke at the Bay Planning Coalition’s 2015 Decision Makers Conference. Garamendi's speech focused on America's pivotal opportunity to create thousands of American jobs by revitalizing America's shipbuilding industry. "
John Garamendi Advocates 'Buy America' T-HUD Amendments
Development Act (WRRDA) into law. WRRDA will put Americans to work rebuilding our water infrastructure, encourage business growth, and safeguard communities in flood prone parts of my district, such as Yuba City, Marysville, the Delta, and Sacramento County,” said Garamendi, a Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. “This stands in stark contrast to the extremely partisan House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill, which, if enacted into law, would drive our economy back into a deep ditch. This bill shortchanges our future by gutting