Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby Leads Discussion in Portland, Maine

Jul. 15, 2010, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Robert Bixby
Courtyard by Marriott Portland Airport
100 Southborough Drive, South Portland , Maine, 04106, United States

The event is open to the public and everyone is invited to bring guests.  Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP for the event to Concord's New England Regional Director, Jeff Thiebert, at (703) 894-6222 or [email protected]

The Concord Coalition's Executive Director Robert Bixby will lead a group discussion about our national debt and the nation's fiscal challenges.  Bob will be joined by former Congressional Budget Office Senior Analyst Paul Cullinan.  Following the presentation the audience will interact with the speakers and discuss our fiscal challenges with the rest of their community. This is a great opportunity to become involved in these issues and find ways that you can have an impact.

  • 6:00 -  Opening Remarks
  • 6:10 - Presentation
  • 6:30 - Group Discussion
  • 6:55 - Closing Remarks
About the Host
Robert Bixby Headshot

Robert L. Bixby is executive director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan organization that encourages fiscal responsibility in Washington and helps educate the public about the federal budget and the need to protect our children and future generations from excessive government debt.

Bixby joined Concord in 1992 and served in several positions, including policy director and national field director, before being named executive director in 1999. He has served as a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Debt Reduction Task Force (the Domenici-Rivlin commission), which produced a model plan for comprehensive fiscal reform.

He frequently speaks around the country on the nation’s fiscal challenges and possible bipartisan solutions, including greater government efficiency, tax reform and improvements in the entitlement program. He has testified at congressional hearings and been interviewed by news organizations around the country. Bixby has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN and Fox News.

He and The Concord Coalition’s “Fiscal Wake-Up Tour” were also featured prominently in the critically-acclaimed documentary film “I.O.U.S.A.”

Bixby has a bachelor's degree in political science from American University, a juris doctorate from George Mason University School of Law, and a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Before joining Concord, he practiced law and served as the chief staff attorney of the Court of Appeals of Virginia.