KALAMAZOO — State Rep. Julie M. Rogers (D-Kalamazoo) will host her first coffee hour of the year for residents of House District 60 on Friday, Jan. 15, from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The representative will provide an introduction to the office, discuss initial policy priorities for the 2021-22 term, and allow residents an opportunity to share their ideas and views. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a virtual coffee hour.


To attend the coffee hour, individuals should register by 10 a.m. on January 14. Individuals who register will receive a link to attend the coffee hour later that afternoon. Residents of House District 60 should use the following information to register for Rep. Rogers’ first coffee hour:


Friday, January 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Link: https://forms.gle/2xC6rTuFLpcfhGRs8

By Email: JulieRogers@house.mi.gov

By Phone: (517) 373-1785


Rep. Rogers is also pleased to announce that she will be joined by Lori Dey, her Legislative Director, and Bionca Stewart, her Constituent/District Services Director.


“Lori has been working in the Michigan House of Representatives since 2009 and brings a wealth of experience to the role,” said Rep. Rogers. “Bionca is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University, a Kalamazoo resident and she is looking forward to serving the residents of Kalamazoo, Portage and Kalamazoo Township.”


Following the retirement of long-term House District 60 Legislative Director, Julie Vogel, Lori and Bionca will be key in helping the office transition into the 2021-22 term.


“Julie Vogel has been an absolute champion for the residents of House District 60 for almost three decades,” said Rep. Rogers. “We sincerely thank her for her many years of service and for her dedication to our community and to the state of Michigan. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors.”


If residents are unable to attend the coffee hour, Rep. Rogers encourages individuals to contact her directly at JulieRogers@house.mi.gov or by calling her office at (517) 373-1785 if they have any questions or are in need of state assistance. To sign up for regular e-mail updates, which will provide information about her work at the Capitol and in the community, go to Rogers.Housedems.com.


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