“Call on Washington” set for Sept. 29 & 30

MTAC is preparing to make our third “Call on Washington” Sept. 29 and 30. Arranged by the American Trucking Association (ATA), Call on Washington provides a rewarding opportunity for MTAC’s members to visit their congressional delegation in the nation’s capitol.


Mike Riley, Mike DeGrand, Mark Giuffré, and Norm Bolduc in Washington, DC.

Last year, Norm Bolduc, of Kay’s Trucking, Mark Giuffré, of UPS, and Mike DeGrand of DeGrand & Sons joined MTAC’s Mike Riley visiting the five congressional offices and both United States senators. We met personally with members and their staff, and we received a great reception from our elected officials.

ATA does a great job of organizing the meetings. Full briefings on all current issues are provided with staff experts from the National Trade Association. This year, we’ll squeeze in a little socialization, site-seeing, and have a lot of fun.

The ATA will help us secure rooms, which will be individually billed. MTAC will pick up dinners. Transportation to and from Washington is up to you.

If you are interested in attending, contact us here at MTAC. The tentative schedule is as follows.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

  • Briefings at ATA capitol office – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cocktail reception at ATA Capitol Hill office – 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dinner (TBD) – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

  • Breakfast at ATA Capitol Hill office & follow-up briefings – 8 a.m.
  • Depart to meet with Connecticut members of Congress – 9:30 a.m.
  • Cocktail reception at ATA Capitol Hill townhouse – 5 p.m.
  • Dinner (TBD) – 6 p.m.