Featured Speakers in 2017
Senior Director, Government Affairs
Vice President of Campaign Management
Executive Director & CEO
National Governors Association
Who Should Attend?
- State and local government relations practitioners
- Senior-level executives
- Public affairs professionals and lobbyists
- Recent hires
What Attendees Like
- Networking with the top experts and practitioners in the state government relations community
- Innovative ideas and best practices to implement immediately
- Peer-to-peer learning and information sharing
- Opportunities to cross-train your team
Do I Need to be a Member to Attend?
No, but members receive a discount on their registration fee.
2017 State and Local Government Relations Conference Advisory Committee
The Public Affairs Council would like to thank the following individuals for volunteering their time, insight and support in assisting with the planning of the conference:
Elizabeth Bartz, State and Federal Communications, Inc.
Tony Bawidamann, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Chris Bender, Adfero
Eric Brewer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Dustin Brighton, Internet Association
Trudi Lewis Boyd, Story Partners, LLC
Jean Cantrell, Philips North America
Kelsey Carlson, KSE FOCUS
Casey Cesnovar, Walgreens
George Cook, Toyota
Brian Donohue, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Eric Ebenstein, DJI
Rob Gazzola, DDC Advocacy
Angie Grover, Presence Health
Mark Guimond, Alzheimer’s Association
Andy Hackman, Serlin Haley LLP
Mary Hanley, Quorum
Jeff Hartgen, MultiState Associates Inc.
Marie Day Hayes, Wells Fargo & Company
Leif Johnson, The Advocacy Group
Tom Lee, Civic Point
Belén Mendoza, AARP
Mike O’Connor, Eli Lilly and Co.
Adrienne Olson, Quarles & Brady
Lindsay Patterson, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Gaurav Parikh, National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Jack Quinn, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Monica del Rio, Southwest Airlines
Tim Riordan, Stateside Associates
Breanna Schafer, Target Corporation
Chris Thomas, CH2M Hill, Inc.
Chris Vaughan, McKesson
If you would like more information about the advisory committee or if you would like to join, please contact Danielle Del Carlo, manager, government relations practice at firstname.lastname@example.org