Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 (8:30 to 11 a.m.)
Presenters: Ann Marie Cook, President & CEO of Lifespan of Greater Rochester; and Bill McDonald, Executive Director of Medical Motor Service
Intended Audience: Board leaders and executive staff
Do you know what a member item or an earmark is? Do you know when to talk with legislators and when to talk with their staff? Most important, do your legislators know who you are and what you do? Whether your interest is funding, regulation, or public policy, what happens in Albany and Washington has a great impact on your organization and you should be involved in shaping it. Topics will include:
- How things get done in Albany and Washington
- Building relationships with both public officials and staff
- Framing your public policy objectives and making your strongest case
- Roles of board members and executives
- When hiring a professional lobbyist makes sense
Our workshops are located in the Hughes Rotunda room of the Ralph Wilson Education building, on the campus of St. John Fisher College - 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.
Workshops are 8:30 - 11 a.m. and $40/per person, which includes a continental breakfast.
Government and the Nonprofit: What Boards Need to Know
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