Town of Windsor Mayor Kristie Melendez visited Washington D.C. Thursday, Dec. 12 to attend the White House Conference with Women Municipal Leaders. There were about 75 women in attendance representing local governments from across the country. Melendez was the only local leader representing Colorado.
The conference was hosted by the White House and included remarks from executive branch officials including Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. Vice President Mike Pence also made an appearance. Discussions were held concerning White House policies impacting state and local communities as well as cross-community collaboration and empowerment.
Mayor Melendez said she left the conference feeling supported as a female leader in local government.
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