The NKY Chamber is proud to host a Government Forum on the Federal response to the Heroin and Prescription Drug Epidemic with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli.
Mitch McConnell (R- KY) is the United States Senate Majority Leader. Elected to that position unanimously by his Republican colleagues in 2014, he is only the second Kentuckian to ever serve as Majority Leader in the U.S. Senate. McConnell currently serves as a senior member of the Appropriations, Agriculture, and Rules Committees. First elected to the Senate in 1984, McConnell is Kentucky’s longest-serving senator. He is the proud father of three daughters and is married to former Secretary of Labor, Elaine L. Chao.
Michael Botticelli became Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy on February 11, 2015. Previously, he served both as Acting Director and Deputy Director of National Drug Control Policy. Mr. Botticelli has more than two decades of experience supporting Americans who have been affected by substance use disorders. He is also in long-term recovery from a substance use disorder, celebrating more than 25 years of sobriety. Born in upstate New York, Mr. Botticelli holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Siena College and a Master of Education degree from St. Lawrence University.
Government Forum is an annual event organized by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to connect the business community with elected officials and public policy stakeholders. Government Forum is sponsored by Title Sponsors Duke Energy and Fidelity Investments. Members: $30, non-members: $60.