Grassroots Seminar Agenda

The Grassroots Workshop is an independent event run in partnership with the Grassroots Professional Network. This event requires a separate ticket.

Monday – February 26th

Location:

The Citadel’s Hagood Stadium

69 Hagood Ave. Charleston, SC 29403

1:00pm – 4:15pm
Pre-Conference Grassroots Seminar (separate ticket required – limited space)

1:00pm – 1:15pm
Opening Remarks

Shane Greer, Co-Owner, Campaigns & Elections

Joshua Habursky, Chairman, Grassroots Professional Network

1:15pm – 2:00pm 
Panel 1: In the Beginning of Time: The Story of Capitol Advantage and the First Grassroots Advocacy Software

Moderated by Joshua M. Habursky, Chairman, Grassroots Professional Network

Panelists:

Bob Hansan, Founder & President, Capitol Advantage 

Mark West, Original Cap Wiz Architect

Kevin Rooney, Senior Vice President of Product, Capitol Advantage

Pam Fielding, President, 720 Strategies

2:15pm – 2:30pm
Intermission and Networking 

2:30pm – 3:15pm
Panel 2: The History of Grassroots & Advocacy Communication
Moderated by Sue Zoldak, Founder and Owner, The Zoldak Agency

Panelists:

Sherry Whitworth, Executive Vice President, VoterVoice a FiscalNote Company 

Randy Ford, President, National Write Your Congressman

Chris Casey, Author The Hill on the Net Congress Enters the Information Age

Noelle Clemente, Vice President, S-3 Public Affairs

3:15pm – 3:30pm
Intermission and Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:15pm 
Panel 3: The Evolution of Grassroots & Advocacy Communication

Moderated by: Lindsay Gill, Account Executive, Phone2Action and Advisory Board Member , Grassroots Professional Network

Panelists:

Cody Lyon, Director of Grassroots and Policy, Advocacy American Farm Bureau

Elizabeth Shaw, Manager of Federal Grassroots Development, American College of Cardiology

Adam Taliaferro, State Advocacy and Alliance Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb 

Karl Eckhart, VP of Intergovernmental Affairs, National Association of Home Builders

Seminar Sponsors

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