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Thursday, October 31 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Government Affairs: How to Change Policy Without Selling Out

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Keep calm and let your brand drive you on. This session will discuss how to avoid sleezy backroom deals and allow your organization’s identity and mission  to drive policy change through issue campaigns in your state.

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Mark Cunningham

Vice President of Communications, Beacon Center of Tennessee
Mark Cunningham serves as the Vice President of Communications and Outreach at the Beacon Center of Tennessee and Beacon Impact. He oversees both the communications, marketing, and outreach arms of both organizations. He also serves as Beacon’s chief spokesman, leads the organization’s... Read More →
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Emily Wismer

Government Affairs and Policy Specialist, State Policy Network
As SPN’s Government Affairs and Policy Specialist, Emily works directly with state think tanks to develop transformational policy efforts and cultivate high-performing policy leaders at the state level. Emily also serves as a policy advisor to state think tanks in their efforts... Read More →
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Ron Shultis

Director of Policy and Research, Beacon Center
Ron Shultis serves as the Director of Policy and Research for both the Beacon Center and Beacon Impact. As Director, Ron leads and conducts Beacon's in-house research, sets the organization's policy agenda and coordinates research with Beacon's senior fellows. Additionally, Ron... Read More →

Thursday October 31, 2019 9:30am - 10:45am MDT