Legislative Affairs

Atlanta Metropolitan Council members met with Congressman David Scott’s (GA-13) District Director Isaac DoDoo at his Smyrna, Georgia Office, October 17, 2018, to brief him on “U.S. Merchant Marine, U.S.-Flag Merchant Marine, A Critical Economic and National Security Asset.” Depicted are (L-R), Council VP Youth Programs Bill Wilkerson, Congressman David Scott’s District Director Isaac DoDoo, and Council VP Legislative Affairs Don Giles.

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Legislative Affairs - Congressman Ferguson

Atlanta Metropolitan Council members met with Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA-3) at his Newnan, Georgia Office, August 2, 2018, to brief him on "U.S. Coast Guard, Semper Paratus: Always Ready." Depicted are (L-R), Council VP Youth Programs Bill Wilkerson, Congressman Drew Ferguson, and Council VP for Legislative Affairs Don Giles

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Legislative Affairs - Senator David Perdue's Staff

Don Giles, Martha Zoller, Joyce White, Sarah Baska, Lamar Cheatham, and Harley Jones. 

Don Giles, Martha Zoller, Joyce White, Sarah Baska, Lamar Cheatham, and Harley Jones. 

Representatives of the NLUS Atlanta Metropolitan Council met with Georgia Senator David Perdue's Staff at his Atlanta Office, September 5, 2017, to provide a Navy League Legislative Affairs brief on " A CriticalEconomic & National Security Asset: U.S.-Flag Merchant Marine."  Depicted are (L-R) ATLAN Council VP Legislative Affairs Don Giles, State Policy Director Martha Zoller, State Director Joyce White, State Special Projects Director Sarah Baska, Former Atlanta Council President Lamar Cheatham, and Atlanta Council President Harley Jones. 

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Legislative Affairs - Congresswoman Karen Handel

Depicted are (L-R), CAPT (Ret) Jim Minta, Lilly Pratt, Emily Hamilton, Congresswoman Karen Handel, Don Giles, and Axel Spens.

Depicted are (L-R), CAPT (Ret) Jim Minta, Lilly Pratt, Emily Hamilton, Congresswoman Karen Handel, Don Giles, and Axel Spens.

Representatives of the NLUS Atlanta Metropolitan Council met with Congresswoman Karen Handel (Georgia District 6), at her Roswell, Georgia Office, August 29, 2017, to brief her on "The U.S. Navy: America’s Strength." Representatives of the local Lassiter High School Navy Junior ROTC Unit were also invited to attend the brief and meet Congresswoman Handel. Depicted are (L-R), CAPT (Ret) Jim Minta, Senior Naval Science Instructor, Lassiter-Pope-Kell High Schools, Lilly Pratt, Cadet CDR, Battalion CO, NJROTC, LPK High Schools, Emily Hamilton, Cadet LCDR, Battalion XO, NJROTC, LPK High Schools, Congresswoman Karen Handel, ATLAN Council VP Legislative Affairs Don Giles, and ATLAN Council Board Member Axel Spens.

Legislative Affairs - Congressman Hank Johnson

L-R: Dale Mastley, Don Giles, Congressman Hank Johnson, and Bill Wilkerson.

L-R: Dale Mastley, Don Giles, Congressman Hank Johnson, and Bill Wilkerson.

Representatives of the NLUS Atlanta Metropolitan Council met with Congressman Hank Johnson (Georgia District 4), at his Decatur, Georgia Office, August 25, 2017, to brief him on "A Critical  Economic & National Security Asset: U.S.-Flag Merchant Marine" Depicted are (L-R), ATLAN Council VP for Youth Programs Dale Mastley, VP Legislative Affairs Don Giles, Congressman Hank Johnson, and Council Member Bill Wilkerson.

Legislative Affairs - Congressman Rob Woodall

L-R: Martha White, Congressman Rob Woodall, Jeff Alexander

L-R: Martha White, Congressman Rob Woodall, Jeff Alexander

Your Atlanta Metropolitan Council members, Martha White and Jeff Alexander, gave the Navy League brief on the Needs for the U.S. Navy to United States Congressman Rob Woodall, (GA 7th district) on August 21, 2017. Congressman Woodall is a great supporter of the Navy League and always ready with numerous questions for us following our briefings.

Did you know that more Naval Academy appointments come from the 7th district than any other district in Georgia?

Jonquil City Kiwanis Presentation on Sea Power

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Council VP Legislative Affairs Don Giles addressed the Jonquil City Kiwanis Club, August 15, 2017. The subject was “Keeping Sea Lanes Open: the Importance of Sea Power to our Economy and our National Defense.” Three other council members also attended. Depicted (L-R) Council President Harley Jones, Council member Bill Wilkerson, Don Giles, Kiwanis Club President Len Freedman, and Council Director Axel Spens.

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Meeting with Congressman Tom Price (GA6)

Representatives of the NLUS Atlanta Metropolitan Council met with Congressman Tom Price (Georgia District 6), at his Roswell, Georgia Office, August 12, 2016, to brief him on "A Critical Economic & National Security Asset: U.S.-Flag Merchant Marine" Depicted are (L-R), ATLAN Council VP for Legislative Affairs Don Giles, Congressman Tom Price, Council President W. Lamar Cheatham. 

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Grass Roots Legislative Meeting

Representatives of the NLUS Atlanta Metropolitan Council met with Congressman Rob Woodall (Georgia District 7), at his Lawrenceville Office, July 28, 2016, to brief him on "The United States Marine Corps: The Most Ready when the Nation is Least Ready." Depicted are (L-R) new council member Jill Kirkpatrick Willis, ATLAN Council VP for Legislative Affairs Don Giles, Congressman Rob Woodall, Past Council President and current South Atlantic Region President Jeff Alexander, and council member Linda Alexander. 

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