Join NACo and White House Officials, Call for Updates on the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout.

Every Maryland county is a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo), and all Maryland county elected officials and staff are invited to join the NACo National Membership Call.

Eduardo Cisneros White House COVID-19 Intergovernmental Affairs Director

WHAT? Please join the National Association of Counties and White House COVID-19 Intergovernmental Affairs Director, Eduardo Cisneros, and White House Vaccinations Coordinator, Dr. Bechara Choucair, tomorrow, Thursday, June 17 for a national membership call with updates on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

WHO? Featured speaker Eduardo Cisneros, MPP is the White House COVID-19 Intergovernmental Affairs Director. Prior to joining the White House, he was the Director of Civic Engagement at AltaMed Health Services and the National 2020 Census Director at the NALEO Education Fund. Mr. Cisneros was the Assistant Division Director of SEIU Healthcare, the National Regional Political Director of Hillary for America and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Special Assistant to the Secretary. He also served as a Policy Advisor to the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education. He holds a master’s in public policy from the University of Chicago.

Bechara Choucair, MD White House Vaccinations Coordinator

Featured speaker Bechara Choucair, MD, is responsible for overseeing the national vaccination efforts under the Biden-Harris administration. He has been named White House COVID-19 Vaccinations Coordinator and focuses on coordinating the timely, safe, and equitable delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations for the U.S. population, in close partnership with relevant federal departments and agencies, as well as state and local authorities. Prior to joining the administration, Dr. Choucair served as senior vice president and chief health officer at Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Choucair oversaw the organization’s efforts focused on addressing the social health of its 12.2 million members and the 68 million people who live in the communities it serves.

WHEN? Thursday, June 17, 2021; 1:00 pm EDT