Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott, Jr. will travel to the White House on Friday to participate in a discussion with the nation’s mayors on transforming America’s communities.
Elliott will have the opportunity to engage with various cabinet officials and President Donald Trump will offer remarks.
Elliott said he has been invited to the White House on several occasions by officials from the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to discuss Opportunity Zones and various grant opportunities for the city of Wheeling, and he is again looking forward to the visit to Pennsylvania Avenue.
The welcome and opening remarks will be offered by Doug Hoelscher, Deputy Assistant to the President & Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs; Mayor Bryan Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills, Mich.; Larry Kudlow, Assistant to the President & Director, National Economic Council; and Joe Grogan, Assistant to the President & Director, Domestic Economic Council.
Panel One will consist of Jennie Lichter, Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy Council; Scott Turner, Executive Director, White House Revitalization & Opportunity Council; Ja’Ron Smith, Deputy Assistant to the President & Deputy Director, Office of American Innovation; and Michelle Marston, Chief of Staff, Office of Management & Budget.
Panel Two will be made up of Kellyanne Conway, Assistant to the President & Senior Counselor, and Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development; Administrator Jovita Carranza, U.S. Small Business Administration; and Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
The event will conclude with remarks from Trump.