Admiral Patrick M. Walsh (Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet) and Representative Cynthia Thielen sharing ideas at the Military Partnership Conference.
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It’s been a busy week in the 50th District! A few of Representative Thielen’s community activities over the past week include:

January 21st, 2011: Rep. Thielen attended the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Change of Command ceremony for outgoing Commanding Officer Col. Robert D. Rice and incoming Commanding Officer Col. Jeffrey R. Woods. Rep. Thielen, on behalf of herself and fellow Kailua Representatives Chris Lee and Pono Chong, presented Col. Rice with a certificate commending him for his 29 years of military service and dedication to the Windward community.

January 28th and 29th: Rep. Thielen and her staff will participate in the Kokua Foundation-sponsored ‘AINA In Schools Garden Party at Kainalu Elementary School and the Ramsar Wetland of International Importance sign dedication for Kawainui Marsh (Rep. Thielen was instrumental in obtaining this important designation).

Representative Thielen continues to serve on the following Committees:

Judiciary (JUD), Ranking Member
Consumer Protection & Commerce (CPC)
Energy & Environmental Protection (EEP), Ranking Member
Water, Land, & Ocean Resources (WLO), Ranking Member
Housing (HSG), Ranking Member