COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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*UPDATE: NEW TIME* Camp Announces Hearing on Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 9:30 AM

Feb 14, 2013

*UPDATE: NEW TIME*

All other details will remain the same. 

The hearing will being immediately following the full committee markup that begins at 9:30 AM.



Focus Of The Hearing

The hearing will examine the itemized deduction for charitable contributions as part of the Committee’s work on comprehensive tax reform.  It also will receive testimony from witnesses on previous proposals to modify the deduction and its value.


Hearing Advisory
Camp Announces Hearing on  Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions


Witnesses

PANEL 1:

Mr. Eugene Steuerle, Fellow and Richard B. Fisher Chair, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Kevin Murphy, President, the Council on Foundations, Arlington, VA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. David Wills, President, National Christian Foundation, Alpharetta, GA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Brian Gallagher, President & CEO, United Way Worldwide, Alexandria, VA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Roger Colinvaux, Professor, Catholic University DC Law School, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Eugene Tempel, Dean of the Indiana University School of Philanthropy, Indianapolis, IN.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Jan Masaoka, CEO, California Association of Nonprofits, Sacramento, CA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


PANEL 2:                                                     

Mr. Mark Huddleston, President, University of New Hampshire, on behalf of the American Council on Education, Durham, NH.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Conrad Teitell, Chairman, Charitable Planning Group, on behalf of the American Council of Gift Annuities, Stanford, CT.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Jake Schrum, President, Southwestern University, on behalf of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Georgetown, TX.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Diana Aviv, President & CEO, Independent Sector, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Vinsen Faris, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Meals on Wheels, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Bill Rieth, President & CEO, United Way of Elkhart County, Elkhart, IN.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Jill Michal, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, PA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


PANEL 3:                                                      

Ms. Pamela King Sams, Executive Vice President for Development, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Nicole Busby, Executive Director, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, Alexandria, VA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Rand Wentworth, President, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Kim Morgan, CEO, United Way of Western Connecticut, Danbury, CT.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Terry Mazany, President & CEO, The Chicago Community Trust, Chicago, IL.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Brent E. Christopher, President & CEO, Communities Foundation of Texas, Dallas, TX.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Leslie Osche, Executive Director, United Way of Butler County, Butler, PA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


PANEL 4:                                                     

Mr. William Daroff, Vice President for Public Policy, Jewish Federations of North America, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Ruth Thomas, Vice President of Finance and Administration, SAT-7, Easton, MD.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. John Ashmen, President, American Gospel Rescue Missions, Colorado Springs, CO.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. John Berry, CEO & Executive Director, Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia, Atlanta, GA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Larry Minnix, President & CEO, Leading Age, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Scott Ferguson, President & CEO, United Way of Chattahoochee Valley, Columbus, GA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. LaKisha Bryant, CEO, United Way of Southwest Georgia, Albany, GA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


PANEL 5:

Mr. Mike King, President & CEO, Volunteers of America, Alexandria, VA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Jimalita Tillman, Executive Director, Harold Washington Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Tim Delaney, President, National Council of Nonprofits, Washington, DC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Bill Kitson, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Cleveland, Cleveland, OH.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Naomi Adler, President & CEO, United Way of Westchester and Putnam, White Planes, NY.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Cynthia Gordineer, President & CEO, United Way of Forsyth County, Winston-Salem, NC.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Karen Rathke, President & CEO, Heartland United Way, Grand Island, NE.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


PANEL 6:                                                     

Mr. Earle I. Mack, Retired Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Finland, Fort Lee, NJ.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Andrew Watt, President & CEO, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Arlington, VA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. John Palatiello, President, Business Coalition for Fair Competition, Reston, VA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Tony Ross, President, United Way of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Lisa Ireland, Executive Director, United Way of Orleans County, Medina, NY.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Ms. Tory Irgang, Executive Director, United Way of Southern Chautauqua County, Jamestown, NY.
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)