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Trips sponsored by

German Marshall Fund of the United States


Total cost of 58 trips: $293,716.68


Traveler: Matthew Lyons (from the office of Earl Hilliard)
Destination: TRAVEL TO BRUSSELS FROM WASHINGTON
Purpose: EUROPEAN UNION STUDY TOUR
Date: Jan 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,570.45
source

Traveler: Deborah Willig (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM; FRANKFURT, GERMANY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Jan 8, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,511.92
source

Traveler: Andrea Andrews (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM & PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,287.00
source

Traveler: Priya Dayananda (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: BRUSSELS AND PARIS FRANCE
Purpose: FACT FINDING - LEARN ABOUT NATO & THE EUROPEAN UNION
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,287.00
source

Traveler: Ben Hansen (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination:
Purpose: TO DISCUSS E.U. - U.S. RELATIONS
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,487.00
source

Traveler: Henry Dixon (from the office of Harold Ford)
Destination: BELGIUM, FRANCE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP-EUROPEAN UNION DEFENSE POLICY
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,287.00
source

Traveler: Gene Green (from the office of Gene Green)
Destination: HEIDELBERG, GERMANY
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN E BUSINESS AND POLICY FORUM
Date: Nov 27, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $7,779.00
source

Traveler: Sharon Ringley (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: HEIDELBURG, GERMANY
Purpose: E-COMMERCE POLICY FORUM
Date: Nov 27, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,370.00
source

Traveler: Rick Boucher (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: FRANKFORT/HEIDELBERG
Purpose: SPEECH TO ELECTRONIC COMMERCE FORUM ON INTERNET RELATED ISSUES ON THE U.S. AGENDA
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $3,850.00
source

Traveler: David Sarokin (from the office of Richard Durbin)
Destination: FLORENCE, ITALY
Purpose: ATTEND WORKSHOP ON BIOTECHNOLOGY
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,542.00
source

Traveler: Jessica Porras (from the office of Richard Durbin)
Destination: FLORENCE, ITALY
Purpose: BIOTECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,497.00
source

Traveler: Henry Nickel (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN AND PARIS
Purpose: TO MEET WITH EUROPEAN LEADERS TO DISCUSS TRANSATLANTIC SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,021.52
source

Traveler: G William Hoagland (from the office of Pete Domenici)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Purpose: DISCUSS POLICY ISSUES RELATING TO ECONOMICS & BUDGETS OF EU COUNTRIES, NATO, SECURITY ISSUES, AND BROAD FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES. ARRIVAL IN BERLIN ON MORNING OF 1/10/01. POST BREAKFAST JANUARY 17 AT MR. HOAGLAND'S PERSONAL EXPENSE. APPROVED BY ETHICS COMMIT
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,022.11
source

Traveler: Annissa Mcdonald (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Purpose: EDUCATION ON EUROPEAN-U.S. RELATIONS, FOCUSED ON NATO
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Traveler: Susan Olson (from the office of Doug Bereuter)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM; BERLIN, GERMANY; AND PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: ISSUES: NATO-RELATED, EU-RELATED, US-GERMAN AND US-FRANCE ISSUES
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Traveler: Nancy Tippins (from the office of Sonny Callahan)
Destination: BRUSSELS-BERLIN-PARIS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - US/EU/NATO SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Traveler: Susan Gossman (from the office of David Price)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM; BERLIN, GERMANY; AND PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: NATO-RELATED, EU-RELATED, US-GERMAN AND US-FRANCE ISSUES
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Purpose: MEETINGS ON NATO, EO, US-EUR RELATIONS
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Purpose: MEETINGS ON NATO, EO, US-EUR RELATIONS
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Traveler: John Miller (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: LATVIA, BULGARIA, ROMANIA
Purpose: ABOVE NATIONS SEEKING ACCESSION TO NATO
Date: May 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $2,943.80
source

Traveler: David Olson (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: LATVIA, BULGARIA, ROMANIA
Purpose: TO ATTEND MEETINGS AND SEMINARS RELATED TO ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS INTO THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION
Date: May 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $2,899.80
source

Traveler: Frederick Downey (from the office of Joseph Lieberman)
Destination: LATVIA, ROMANIA, BULGARIA
Purpose: ADDRESS ISSUES RELATING TO NATO ENLARGEMENT AND ACCESS STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THESE CANDIDATES
Date: May 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $2,924.80
source

Traveler: Eric Johnson (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: BRUSSELS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,639.20
source

Traveler: Michael Costellano (from the office of Sander Levin)
Destination: BRUSSELS
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,565.80
source

Traveler: Kenneth Kraft (from the office of David Hobson)
Destination: BRUSSELS
Purpose: ASSESS EUROPEAN UNION AND NATO ENLARGEMENT AND REORGANIZATION
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,565.20
source

Traveler: Richard Blackwood (from the office of Frank Lucas)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,516.12
source

Traveler: Michael Enzi (from the office of Michael Enzi)
Destination: MUNICH, GERMANY
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $8,338.90
source

Traveler: Michael Burgess (from the office of Michael Burgess)
Destination: MIAMI
Purpose: MEETING WITH THE GERMAN PARLIAMENT-BUNDESTAG
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,435.50
source

Traveler: Rob Bishop (from the office of Rob Bishop)
Destination: KEY LARGO, FL
Purpose: MEETING OF THE CONGRESS BUNDESTAG FORUM, A PROGRAM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG AND THE U.S. CONGRESS TO IMPROVE DIALOGUE AND COOPERATION
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,175.55
source

Traveler: Brent Perry (from the office of George Allen)
Destination: ROMANIA, TURKEY, AZERBANAN, ARMENIA AND GEORGIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR OF THE BLACK SEA
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $7,711.55
source

Traveler: Daniel Fata (from the office of Jon Kyl)
Destination: ROMANIA, TURKEY, ARMENIA & AZERBAIJAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING (TO REVIEW PROSPECTS OF BLACK SEA INTEGRATION INTO TRANSATLANTIC INSTITUTIONS)
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $7,137.00
source

Traveler: Jessica Fugate (from the office of Richard Lugar)
Destination: ROMANIA, TURKEY, GEORGIA, AZERBAIJAN, ARMENIA
Purpose: TO FURTHER THE DIALOGUE CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A EURO-ATLANTIC STRATEGY FOR THE BLACK SEA REGION
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $7,711.55
source

Traveler: Frederic Baron (from the office of Barbara Mikulski)
Destination: ROMANIA, TURKEY, GEORGIA, AZERBAIJAN AND ARMENIA
Purpose: STUDY TOUR OF THE BLACK SEA REGION
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $7,711.55
source

Traveler: Richard Harper (from the office of Dianne Feinstein)
Destination: ROMANIA, TURKEY, AZERBAIJAN, GEORGIA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR OF THE BLACK SEA REGION
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $7,711.55
source

Traveler: Cliff Stammerman (from the office of William Delahunt)
Destination: ROMANIA-TURKEY-AZERBAIJAN-ARMENIA-GEORGIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $8,011.55
source

Traveler: Michael Haltzel (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: GERMANY
Purpose: GERMAN MARSHALL FUND CONFERENCE IN BERLIN ON "THE EU CONSTITUTION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE U.S. AND TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS" AND MEETINGS WITH GERMAN OFFICIALS
Date: Feb 7, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Traveler: Matt Sonnesyn (from the office of Lamar Alexander)
Destination: BALKANS REGION
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $5,575.00
source

Traveler: Erik Raven (from the office of Robert Byrd)
Destination: SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO, KOSOVO, MACEDONIA
Purpose: ASSESSMENT OF SECURITY AND POLITICAL SITUATION IN BALKANS
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $7,955.00
source

Traveler: Luis Jimenez (from the office of Rahm Emanuel)
Destination: BELGRADE, SERBI-SKOPJE, MACEDONIA-PRISTINA, KOSOVO-PODGORICA, SERBIA & MONTENEGRO
Purpose: CONTINUE DIALOGUE WITH GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY OFFICIALS TO IMPROVE AND EXPAND RELATIONS
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $6,206.45
source

Traveler: Jennifer Stewart (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: BELGRADE, SERBIA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF STUDY TOUR OF THE BALKANS, INCLUDING SERBIA, MACEDONIA, KOSOVO, AND MONTENEGRO
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $4,780.15
source

Traveler: Kevin Fitzpatrick (from the office of Steve Chabot)
Destination: SERBIA, MACEDONIA, KOSOVO, MONTENEGRO
Purpose: MEET WITH GOV'T OFFICIALS, USAID, UN MILITARY COMMAND, NGO'S, BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES, PARLIAMENTARIANS
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $6,336.45
source

Traveler: Doug Campbell (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: SERBIA, MACEDONIA, KOSOVO, MONTENEGRO
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $5,575.45
source

Traveler: Halie Soifer (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: BELGRADE, SERBIA-MACEDONIA, KOSOVO
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $5,653.45
source

Traveler: Kelly Bulliner (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-BELGRADE, SERBIA-SKOPJE, MACEDONIA-PRISTINA, KOSOVO-PODGOVICA, MONTENEGRO-BELGRADE, SERBIN
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR OF THE BALKANS TO EXPAND THE DIALOG BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE BALKANS. WE SAW FIRST-HAND THE LINGERING TERRITORIAL AND ETRIC TENSIONS, BUT ALSO SAW MANY OPPORTUNITIES FROM ALL SIDES FOR PROGRESS AND GROW
Date: Feb 19, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $6,283.45
source

Traveler: Adam Smith (from the office of Adam Smith)
Destination: BANGKOK, THAILAND TO TOKYO, JAPAN TO NAGOYA, JAPAN TO SEATTLE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT STUDY TOUR. THE TRADE AND POVERTY FORUM MOBILIZES POLITICAL WILL AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES IN THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $10,205.00
source

Traveler: John Mulligan (from the office of Adam Smith)
Destination: BANGKOK, THAILAND TO TOKYO, JAPAN TO NAGOYA, JAPAN
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT STUDY TOUR. THE TRADE AND POVERTY FORUM MOBILIZES POLITICAL WILL AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES IN THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $9,975.00
source

Traveler: Gregory Gross (from the office of Elizabeth Dole)
Destination: MUNICH, GERMAN
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN AND SPEAK AT A POLICY CONFERENCE ON U.S.-EUROPEAN RELATIONS
Date: Apr 6, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,923.00
source

Traveler: Robert Bennett (from the office of Robert Bennett)
Destination: GERMANY (MUNICH)
Purpose: SENATOR BENNETT WAS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THEIR CONFERENCE IN GERMANY
Date: Apr 8, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $7,187.00
source

Traveler: Serena Hoy (from the office of Harry Reid)
Destination: PARIS, FRANCE AND BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Purpose: STUDY TOUR OF EUROPEAN UNION POLICY AND INSTITUTIONS
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,768.34
source

Traveler: Michael Beckerman (from the office of Mike Conaway)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STUDY PROGRAM OF EU INSTITUTIONS IN BRUSSELS AND PARIS. THE PROGRAM SERVED AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROCESSES OF DEVELOPING EU POLICY AND IN PARTICULAR, TO THE INSTITUTES OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND COUNCIL OF MINIST
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,279.45
source

Traveler: Deana Funderburk (from the office of Virginia Foxx)
Destination: BRUSSELS-PARIS
Purpose: INTRODUCTION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION, EUROPEAN COMMISSION, & NATO AND TO FOSTER TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND UNDERSTAND PROBLEMS THEY FACE
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,597.31
source

Traveler: Erik Olson (from the office of Ron Kind)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM TO PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: INTRODUCTION TO THE PROCESSES OF DEVELOPING EU POLICY AND IN PARTICULAR, TO THE INTRICACIES OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,249.45
source

Traveler: Adam Peterman (from the office of Jim Ramstad)
Destination: BRUSSELS-PARIS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL INTERACTION REGARDING U.S.-EU RELATIONS
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,629.00
source

Traveler: Ken Cummings (from the office of Chris Van Hollen)
Destination: BRUSSELS & PARIS
Purpose: STUDY TOUR
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,690.25
source

Traveler: Rob Bishop (from the office of Rob Bishop)
Destination: BERLIN, GERMANY - ELMAU, GERMANY
Purpose: TO IMPROVE DIALOGUE AND COOPERATION BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG AND THE U.S. CONGRESS AND TO GAIN ADDITIONAL INSIGHT INTO GERMAN POLITICS AND POLICY
Date: Jul 2, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $15,982.24
source

Traveler: Steve Buyer (from the office of Steve Buyer)
Destination: BERLIN-MUNICH-WASHINGTON, DC (SB)
Purpose: PARLIMENTARY EXCHANGE WITH MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN BUDESTAG WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
Date: Jul 3, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $15,179.44
source

Traveler: Brad Miller (from the office of Brad Miller)
Destination: RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA-LONDON, ENGLAND-FRANKFURT (LANDSTUHL/RAMSTEIN AIR FORCE BASE), GERMANY-BERLIN, GERMANY-MUNICH, GERMANY-CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
Purpose: BRING TOGETHER ELECTED MEMBERS OF CONGRESS & GERMAN BUNDESTAG FOR DISCUSSIONS OF POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING US & EUROPE; TO DEVELOP INFORMAL CONNECTIONS W/ COLLEAGUES
Date: Jul 3, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $8,990.68
source

Traveler: Michael Turner (from the office of Michael Turner)
Destination: BERLIN & MUNICH GERMANY-DAYTON, OHIO
Purpose: TO BRING TOGETHER YOUNG INFLUENTIAL MEMBERS OF THE U.S. CONGRESS AND THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG FOR DISCUSSIONS OF POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING THE U.S. AND EUROPE AND TO BUILD INFORMAL CONNECTIONS WITH COLLEAGUES
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $7,203.52
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