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,…

UMD Announces Macedonian-American Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.

On April 12-14, 2013, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) will host the 1st Annual Macedonian-American Leadership Conference (#MALC2013) at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.  The MALC2013 will bring together Macedonian-American leaders of various Macedonian cultural and faith-based organizations from throughout the United States.   “The weekend-long conference is a unique opportunity for our leaders to come to a central location…

UMD Applauds President Obama’s Immigration Initiatives

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), on behalf of our nation’s half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, applauds President Obama’s plan for comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S.  UMD expresses our desire for the Republic of Macedonia to join the Visa Wavier Program, enabling Macedonian citizens to travel to the U.S. for tourism or business on stays of 90 days…

New York Congressman Maffei Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to welcome the newest member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus) – Congressman Daniel B. Maffei (Democrat-New York).  Congressman Maffei represents the 24th Congressional District of New York and is the first member of Congress to join the Macedonia Caucus in 2013.   Congressman Maffei was first elected to…

UMD Expands U.S. Operations Team with Key Strategic Appointments

UMD Expands U.S. Operations Team with Key Strategic Appointments

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) Board of Directors was pleased to unanimously appoint six new positions based in the U.S.  Current Board Member Trajko Papuckoski was promoted to Director of U.S. Operations, and five Regional Representatives were appointed, including Nikola Cuculovski, as the UMD Tennessee Regional Representative, Gjorgji Gjeorgjievski, as the UMD Seattle/Washington State Regional Representative, Mishko Josifov, as the…

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…

UMD Congratulates President Obama

United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the leading voice for our nation’s close to half a million Americans of Macedonian heritage, congratulates President Obama on being re-elected to a second term in office as President of the United States and looks forward to continuing working with his Administration on strengthening U.S.-Macedonia bilateral relations.  UMD also commends Governor Mitt Romney for his service…