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Congressional Visits Day 2019

Congressional Visits Day 2019 - April 2 & 3

The Optical Society and its National Photonics Initiatve (NPI) partners participated in the 2019 Congressional Visits Day (CVD) to advocate for optics and photonics.

Documents delivered to members of Congress during Congressional Visits Day 2019:

Photos from Congressional Visits Day 2019:

Carlos Lopez-Mariscal, Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and Yuankai (Kenny Tao)
Carlos Lopez-Mariscal, Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), and Yuankai (Kenny) Tao
Russell Pinnegar, Maryna Meretska, Waylin Wing, and Barbara Darnell posed with a cardboard Elvis outside of the office of Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)
Russell Pinnegar, Maryna Meretska, Waylin Wing, and Barbara Darnell posed with a cardboard Elvis outside of the office of Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)
Barbara Darnell with Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)
Barbara Darnell with Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)
Christiane Ebongue, Dan Russano, and Madeleine Anderson
Christiane Ebongue, Dan Russano, and Madeleine Anderson
CVD participants outside of the Capitol building
CVD participants outside of the Capitol building
Brandon Buscaino and Luke Horstman at the STEM on the Hill reception
Brandon Buscaino and Luke Horstman at the STEM on the Hill reception
California team outside of the Capitol building
California team outside of the Capitol building
CVD participants at the STEM on the Hill reception
CVD participants at the STEM on the Hill reception
Marc Himel and Rafaeila Frota outside of the office of Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL)
Marc Himel and Rafaeila Frota outside of the office of Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL)
Rebekah Olson, Shermineh Rostami Fairchild, and Rafaeila Frota ready for their next meeting to begin
Rebekah Olson, Shermineh Rostami Fairchild, and Rafaeila Frota ready for their next meeting to begin