Congressional Visit Day

You have an opportunity to attend this year’s AIAA Congressional Visits Day (CVD)  in Washington D.C. on March 3-5th.  Be aware this occurs a little more than a week before spring break. Through face-to-face meetings with members of Congress, congressional staffers, key Administration officials, and other decision makers, Congressional Visits Day raises awareness of the long-term value that science, engineering, and technology bring to America There will also be some free time to explore the capitol. The group will be leaving around 11 on Tuesday and returning at 9 on Thursday. The majority of the cost will be covered by the department. You will have to become a national and local member of AIAA, which costs $35 if you are not a member of them already. Unfortunately only a limited amount of people can attend. Consequently there are only 8 available slots for the trip. If you want to attend please email me at nhemming@iastate.edu. Please include your full name, isu id, year classification (senior, junior etc.), any involvement you have in the aerospace department, and reasons why you want to go. Applications will close on Wednesday at midnight. If you are selected you cannot back out. Hope you all apply.

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