Keynotes Announced for NMBA's Annual Policy Conference


    Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA)

    Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment

    Congressman Graves played a key role in developing certain provisions of the recently-signed Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act and, in his new role as Chairman, will lead the subcommittee overseeing water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Join Congressman Graves as he shares his perspective on policy issues significant to the ecological restoration industry.


    Kenneth Mehlman

    Former Chair of the Republican National Committee and Member & Global Head of Public Affairs at KKR

    Ken Mehlman currently oversees KKR’s global external affairs activities and leads the firm’s Environmental Social Governance (ESG) programs. Before joining KKR, Mr. Mehlman led the Republican National Committee as 62nd Chairman and worked as Campaign Manager of President Bush's 2004 re-election campaign. Join this prominent investor and counselor on national legislative and public affairs as he discusses the ecological restoration industry’s opportunities to strategically educate, communicate, and engage policy makers and industry stakeholders.




    Join the National Mitigation Banking Association at their Annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.

    This conference is a unique opportunity to interact with policy makers and regulators, mitigation bankers, investors and others involved in the ecological restoration industry supply chain.

    This is the only conference put on by the ecological restoration industry for the ecological restoration industry – all proceeds go directly back to NMBA’s operating budget to help the industry educate stakeholders on the importance of this multi-billion dollar industry that employs thousands while restoring our lands and waters!



    University Club of Washington, DC

    Please note that the dress code in the Club is “business casual”

    Business casual for men is defined as creased slacks (no denim), collared shirt (polo/dress shirt) and non-athletic shoes. Comparable attire is required for ladies (no denim).

    Conference Venue

    Voted one of the top twenty distinguished City Clubs in America, The University Club of Washington, DC has established itself as a city club destination of choice.

    The University Club is conveniently located within walking distance of (a few blocks north of) the White House.

    University Club of Washington, DC
    1135 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

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