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Fiscal cliff diner summit

  • In Washington, politicians talk about the fiscal cliff. In the rest of the world, they actually plan for the fallout. Five Virginia community leaders come together at a local coffee shop (Northside Arlington Social) to talk about the decisions they’re making to protect their organizations from the fall.

    Michelle Cowan
    Director, Management & Finance, Arlington County

    Tom Mastaglio
    (Defense contractor runs a company employing about 100 people, based in Norfolk VA)

    Lynn Ann Casey
    CEO, Arc Aspicio
    (Homeland security contracting company that employs about 35 people)

    Ken Naser
    Executive Director, ALIVE
    (VA non-profit organization that runs a pre-school, shelter and foodbank)

    Michael Hairston
    Music teacher and president of the Fairfax Education Association
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