Roundtable on PR22-189, UMC Board Gorham Appointment


Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public roundtable of the Committee of Whole on PR 22-189, the “Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation Board of Directors Millicent Gorham Appointment Resolution of 2017.” The roundtable will be held Friday, April 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The stated purpose of PR 22-189 is to appoint Ms. Millicent Gorham to the Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation Board of Directors for a 3-year term. The Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation operates the United Medical Center hospital in Ward 8. The mission of the Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation is dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted in its care. The purpose of this roundtable is to receive testimony from public witnesses as to the fitness of this nominee for the Board.

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Peter Johnson, Special Counsel at (202) 724-8083, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on April 5, 2017 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. Copies of the legislation can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council’s office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us.

If you are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on April 21, 2017.