2021 National Council & Leaders Conference
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/13/2021 to 3/16/2021
When: Saturday, March 13 - Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Where: ROA Minuteman Memorial Building
1 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, District of Columbia  20002
United States
Contact: Diane Markham
(202) 646-7728

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Sunday, March 15 – Tuesday, March 17, 2020



ROA Minuteman Memorial Building

One Constitution Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002



Registration information will become available three months prior to the event.


Tentative Agenda

Saturday, 13 March
1030 – 1445 Executive Committee Meeting
1600 – 1800 President's Meeting with Committee Chairs

Sunday, 14 March
0830 – 1000 Department National Council Members
1015 – 1145 Department Presidents
Afternoon – Committee Meetings

Monday, 15 March
0830 – 1000 Service Sections 
1000 – 1200 National Council 
1315 – 1515 National Council 
1700 – 1800 Reception

Tuesday, 16 March
0800 – 0930 General Assembly
0930 – Until March on the Hill

Congressional Visits — “March on the Hill”

On Tuesday, March 16, ROA will sponsor a “March on the Hill” event. ROA NEEDS YOU AT THIS EVENT!  Don’t miss this opportunity to represent ROA on Capitol Hill.


Department National Council Representative

Each department is encouraged to have a Department National Council Member (DNCM) at this meeting. If your elected/appointed Department National Council Member cannot attend, you may appoint a representative (as allowed by your bylaws). To ensure this person will be able to cast a vote on behalf of the Department, you must notify Diane Markham (dmarkham@roa.org) of the substitution at least one week prior to the conference.



Information will be provided closer to the event.


Air Transportation

There are three area airports:

  1. Reagan National Airport. Distance from hotel: 6 miles. Drive time: 20 minutes

  2. Washington Dulles International Airport. Distance from hotel: 27 miles. Drive time: 30-40 min

  3. Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Distance from hotel: 33 miles. Drive time: 1 hour.

Ground Transportation

There are three easy and convenient ways to get around the city:

  1. Metrorail/Metrobus – Metrorail and Metrobus provide the safest, cleanest and most efficient way of getting around Washington, DC and the metropolitan suburbs. The Minuteman Memorial Building is a 15 minute walk from both the Union Station Metro stop (Red line) and Capitol South Metro stop (Yellow/Blue/Silver line). For a map, schedules and fares go to www.wmata.com.

  2. Taxicab – Taxi service is plentiful and economical in DC. In fact, DC has one of the highest taxi-to-citizen ratios in the country, with more than 6,000 taxis servicing the city. Taxis use a metered system just like every other city in the country. To order a cab, plan a trip, or calculate a fare, visit www.dctaxionline.com.

  3. Uber Technologies Inc. – Uber is here to help you get around DC hassle free and in style! Request a ride using the Uber iPhone or Android app.