SEMI Honors Congressman Michael McCaul for Government Leadership

SEMI Honors Congressman Michael McCaul for Government Leadership

 

Rep. McCaul (left) receives his SEMI 2011 Leadership Award from David B. Miller (DuPont)
Rep. McCaul (left) receives his SEMI 2011 Leadership Award from David B. Miller (DuPont)

 

U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) is the recipient of the SEMI 2011 North American Government Leadership Award. The award   recognizes policymakers in the United States who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on issues and policies that support the U.S. microelectronics and photovoltaic manufacturing value chain.

The award was presented during the association’s annual lobbying day by David B. Miller, SEMI North America Advisory Board chairman and DuPont Electronics and Communications president.  Twenty-five SEMI member company executives participated in the Washington Forum.

Representative McCaul is a co-founder and co-chair of the House High-Tech Caucus, vice-chair of the Republican Conference High-Tech Taskforce, and a member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. With these roles and his notable support for the America Competes Act last year, he has distinguished himself as a leader on high-tech issues.

“SEMI is pleased to present the Government Leadership Award to Congressman McCaul,” said Karen Savala, president of SEMI North America, “He is a leader and champion on high-tech innovation issues.  Throughout his first three terms, and now into his fourth, Representative McCaul has made a priority of issues that are important to our industry and to the advancement of innovation in America.”

The SEMI North American Government Leadership Award was established in 2004 to recognize policymakers in the United States that promote pro-innovation policies. Recipients of the award are selected by the SEMI North American Advisory Board, and the award is presented in conjunction with the SEMI Washington Forum, one of the organization’s annual executive meetings with elected legislators and Federal officials in Washington, D.C.

For more information about public policy at SEMI or the award, contact Mr. Jamie Girard at 202.289.0440 or jgirard@semi.org.

May 3, 2011