UPDATED: Governor Brown to Meet With President Obama, Congressional Delegation, During National Governors Association Winter Meeting


2-23-2012

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. is in Washington, D.C. this week to attend the National Governors Association 2012 Winter Meeting.

Governor Brown will also meet with President Obama, senior White House officials and members of California’s Congressional delegation during the five-day trip.

Governor Brown's confirmed events are listed below. Schedule subject to change.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

When: 2:00 p.m. EST
Where: U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202

**NOTE: This meeting is closed to press.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Democratic Governors’ Meeting with President Barack Obama and Other Senior Administration Officials

When: 10:00 a.m. EST
Where: Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20500

**NOTE: This meeting is closed to press. There will be a media availability immediately following the meeting at approximately 12:20 p.m. EST at the stakeout just inside the NW gate of the White House. For more information, contact Kate Hansen at 202-355-3796 or Mark Giangreco at 410-929-4680 with the Democratic Governors Association.

Lunch with People’s Republic of China Ambassador to the U.S. Zhang Yesui

When: 1:00 p.m. EST
Where: Private Residence

**NOTE: This meeting is closed to press.

Meeting with U.S. State Department Officials

When: 3:15 p.m. EST
Where: Harry S. Truman State Department Building, 2201 C Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20520

**NOTE: This meeting is closed to press.

Democratic Governors Association Chair’s Dinner

When: 6:30 p.m. EST
Where: The Newseum, Great Hall of News, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

**NOTE: This event is closed to press. For more information, contact Kate Hansen at 202-355-3796 or Mark Giangreco at 410-929-4680 with the Democratic Governors Association.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

National Governors Association Opening Session

When: 11:00 a.m. EST
Where: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

**NOTE: Media covering this event must be credentialed. For more information, contact Jodi Omear with the National Governors Association at 202-624-5346.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Western Governors’ Association Meeting

When: 7:00 a.m. EST
Where: Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 200A, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250

**NOTE: This event is closed to press.

NBC Meet the Press Appearance

When: 9:00 a.m. EST (for local television listings, click here).

Meeting with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

When: 1:30 p.m. EST
Where: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

**NOTE: This meeting is closed to press.

Governors' White House Dinner

When: 6:00 p.m. EST
Where: The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20500

**NOTE: This event is closed to press.

Monday, February 27, 2012

National Governors Association Closing Session

When: 9:00 a.m. EST
Where: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

**NOTE: Media covering this event must be credentialed. For more information, contact Jodi Omear with the National Governors Association at 202-624-5346.

National Governors Association Governors’ Meeting with President Barack Obama

When: 10:30 a.m. EST
Where: The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20500

**NOTE: This meeting is closed to press. Following the meeting, a media availability is likely. For more information, contact Jodi Omear with the National Governors Association at 202-624-5346.

Meetings with California Congressional Delegation

When: 5:15 p.m. EST
Where: U.S. Capitol, House Visitors Center, Washington, D.C. 20001

**NOTE: These meetings are closed to press.

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