COVID-19 STRATEGIC RENEWAL TASK FORCE

The Task Force is committed to enabling regional collaboration that will set the foundation for accelerating economic recovery and shaping a stronger future for the Greater Washington region

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Rosslyn, VA

DEDICATED TO THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND RENEWAL OF THE DMV AS IT EMERGES FROM COVID-19

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LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE REGION

51 leaders across sectors are gathering from May 2020 to May 2021 to co-design actionable recommendations to accelerate and enable our region’s recovery following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Strategic Renewal Task Force Report

This report provides a summary of Task Force activities from April through October 2020 and presents a clear model for moving towards a unified long-term regional plan, an organized regional list of initiatives, and one integrated network of community stewards with the collective will to improve Greater Washington.

 

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Rebuilding our region’s economy after COVID-19 isn’t just a challenge—it’s an opportunity. We can come back stronger, but only if we work together across jurisdictions and sectors. That’s exactly what this impressive group of leaders can and will do.

Jack McDougle

President & CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade

TASK FORCE MEMBERS

 

Chuck Bean

Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Mary Brady

Executive Director,

The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

Bob Buchanan

President,

The 2030 Group

Dr. Andrew Flagel

President & CEO, Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area

Julie Coons

President &. CEO,

Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

David Harrington

President & CEO,
Prince George's Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Taylor

President & CEO,

Northern Virginia Technology Council

Jack McDougle

President & CEO,

Greater Washington 

Board of Trade

John E. Potter

President &. CEO,

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Martin Rosendale

CEO,

Maryland Tech Council

Stu Solomon

President & CEO,

Connected DMV

Paul J. Wiedefeld

General Manager & CEO,

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Hon. Tony Williams

CEO & Executive Director, Federal City Council

Glenn Blanchette

Regional Emergency Coordinator,

U.S. Department of

Health & Human Services

MG Omar J. Jones, IV

Liaison, Commanding General,
Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region

Kim Kadesch

Director, Office of

National Capital Region Coordination,

Federal Emergency Management Agency

William Ryan

Regional Director, Cybersecurity &  Infrastructure

Security Agency

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Dr. C. Anneta Arno

Director, 

Office of Health Equity,

DC Health

Victor Hoskins

President & CEO,

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

Eugene Kinlow

Director of Federal & Regional Affairs,
Executive Office of the Mayor of Washington, D.C.

Hon. Todd M. Turner

Chair,

Prince George's

County Council

Benjamin H. Wu

President & CEO,

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Allison Mayer

Deputy Chief of Staff

State of Maryland

Governor's Office 

Cassidy Rasnick

Deputy Secretary of Commerce & Trade Commonwealth of Virginia

Kelly Schulz

Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce State of Maryland

Katherine Bradley

Founder & Chair,

CityBridge Foundation

Dr. Wayne Frederick

President,

Howard University

Dr. Anne M. Kress

President,
Northern Virginia Community College

Denise Rolark Barnes

Publisher,

The Washington Informer

Rich Bendis

President & CEO,

BioHealth Innovation

Sameer Bhargava

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer,

Clark Construction

Richard Bynum

Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer,

PNC Financial

Services Group

James Cook

Vice President, Strategic Engagement & Partnerships,

The MITRE Corporation

Stephanie Davis

Chief Ethics &

Compliance Officer,

Volkswagen Group

of America

Stacey Dion

Managing Director

& Head of Global Government Affairs,

The Carlyle Group

Elliott Ferguson

President & CEO,

Destination DC

Scott Frisch

Executive Vice President. & Chief Operating Officer,

AARP

Nora Gardner

Managing Partner,

Washington, D.C.,

McKinsey & Company

Tim Gillis

Chesapeake Market Hub Leader & Office

Managing Partner,

KPMG

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Samuel Gordy

General Manager - Chief Strategy Officer, U.S. Public & Federal Market,

IBM Corporation

David Grissen

Group President of the Americas,

Marriott

Lesley Kalan

Corporate Vice President & Chief Strategy & Development Officer,

Northrop Grumman

Brian Kenner

Head of HQ2 Policy & Economic Development,

Amazon

Evan Kraus

President & Managing Director of Operations,

APCO Worldwide

Tony Lewis

Region Vice President, Public Policy,

Verizon

Anne Mahlum

Founder, Owner & CEO,

Solidcore

Radha Muthiah

President & CEO,

Capital Area Food Bank

Tim O'Brien

MTV Site Director,

Micron

Manny Rouvelas

Partner,

K&L Gates

Ken Samet

President & CEO,
MedStar Health

Dave Velazquez

President & CEO,

Pepco Holdings

As a Task Force comprised of some of the region’s strongest corporations, most impactful community organizations, and dedicated government officials, we have the power and obligation to rise to the challenge and ensure that our recommendations help to drive equitable reforms throughout the DMV.

Hon. Anthony Williams 

CEO and Executive Director of the Federal City Council, and former mayor of Washington, D.C.

The only way to build a stronger future for the DMV is to successfully deliver projects and solutions that span jurisdictional boundaries.

We've talked for long enough. It's time we make it happen.