Tag: Macedonia Caucus

UMD Applauds 32 Members of Congress for Urging Secretary Tillerson to Visit Macedonia

UMD Applauds 32 Members of Congress for Urging Secretary Tillerson to Visit Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the voice of the Macedonian-American community in Washington, D.C., applauds the efforts of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans Co-Chairs Congressman David Trott, Congressman Brendan Boyle, Congressman Steve Stivers, and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, along with members of the Macedonia Caucus and friends of Macedonia for sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex…

MALC2017’s Memorable Moments; Detroit to host MALC2018

MALC2017’s Memorable Moments; Detroit to host MALC2018

The Annual Macedonian-American Leadership Conference, abbreviated as MALC, celebrates the strong alliance between the Republic of Macedonia and the United States of America. This year, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and its young leaders program, Generation M, hosted the fourth MALC —a three-day event from June 8th-11th—that worked fervently to emphasize and reaffirm the cooperative relationship between the two countries…

Congressman John Conyers of Michigan Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman John Conyers (Democrat-13th Congressional District of Michigan) has joined the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). Currently, the Caucus numbers twenty members of Congress. Click here to send a letter to your member of Congress to join the Macedonia Caucus. Congressman Conyers took office in 1965, and…

Congressman Dave Trott of Michigan Joins Macedonia Caucus

Congressman Dave Trott of Michigan Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman Dave Trott (Republican-11th Congressional District of Michigan) has joined the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). Congressman Trott took office this past January, and serves on the House Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and as a member of the Subcommittee on…

UMD Met Congressman Bentivolio of Michigan to Discuss U.S.-Macedonia Relations

UMD Met Congressman Bentivolio of Michigan to Discuss U.S.-Macedonia Relations

On Monday, April 28, 2014, UMD President Metodija A. Koloski and International Policy and Diplomacy Fellow Lidija Velichkovska met with Congressional Caucus of Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans member Congressman Kerry Bentivolio of the 11th District of Michigan. UMD thanked Congressman Bentivolio for his strong friendship of Macedonia, advancing the U.S.-Macedonia relationship, and for being one of the original co-sponsors of H.…

Foreign Affairs Committee Member Congressman Radel Joins Macedonia Caucus

Foreign Affairs Committee Member Congressman Radel Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce the 21st member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus) – Congressman Trey Radel (Republican-Florida). Congressman Radel represents the 19th Congressional District of Florida. Congressman Radel assumed office on January 3, 2013. Prior to running for Congress, he worked as a TV reporter, anchor, conservative radio host, and…

U.S. Flag Flown Above Congress Honoring Macedonian Metropolitan Kiril

U.S. Flag Flown Above Congress Honoring Macedonian Metropolitan Kiril

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to inform the public of a very historic occasion for the Macedonian-American community and the Macedonian Orthodox Church. Today, Congresswoman Candice Miller (Republican-Michigan), Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans, arranged for the American flag to be flown above the U.S. Capitol Building in honor of Polosko-Kumanovski Metropolitan Kiril. UMD notes…

Congressman Kerry Bentivolio of Michigan Joins the Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to welcome Congressman Kerry Bentivolio (Republican-Michigan) as the 18th member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). Congressman Bentivolio represents the 11th Congressional District of Michigan, including the cities of Troy and Bloomfield Hills where many Americans of Macedonian heritage reside. For over 20 years, Congressman Bentivollio served in the…

Metropolitan Metodi Meets with Congresswoman Miller and Congressman Pascrell

Metropolitan Metodi Meets with Congresswoman Miller and Congressman Pascrell

On April 11-14, 2013, His Eminence Metropolitan Metodi of the American-Canadian Macedonian Orthodox Diocese is on his first official visit to Washington, D.C. to attend the United Macedonian Diaspora’s Macedonian-American Leadership Conference. As part of his agenda, Metropolitan Metodi visited the U.S. Congress today to meet with long-standing friends of Macedonia and the Macedonian-American community, Congresswoman Candice Miller of Michigan,…

Congressman Robert B. Aderholt Becomes 19th Member of Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman Robert B. Aderholt (Republican-Alabama) became today the 19th member of Congress to join the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus).  Aderholt is serving his eighth term representing Alabama’s 4th Congressional District.  Congressman Robert B. Aderholt has served as U.S. Representative since 1997.  He is a member of…

UMD: Congresswoman Johnson (Texas) Joins the Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (Democrat-Texas) has joined the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus) bringing the membership up to 18.  Congresswoman Johnson serves the Thirtieth Congressional District of Texas.  Congresswoman Johnson has been a U.S. House Representative since 1992.  In December 2010, Congresswoman Johnson was elected as the…

Macedonia Caucus Founder Candice Miller Selected as Chairwoman of House Administration Committee

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulates Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans Founder and Chair Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-MI) on being selected to serve as the Chairwoman of the United States Committee on House Administration for the 113th Congress.  The House Administration Committee is responsible for the general administration and day-to-day work of the U.S. House of Representatives as well…