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Wednesday, August 12 • 9:00am - 11:30am
Lobbying and Advocacy Boot Camp

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Learn from the experts.  This session will provide a primer on working with state and federal legislators.

  • How to get and keep their attention on our issues.

  • Demystifying the Federal Communication Commission.

  • Understanding the rules of the road and how to effectively participate.

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Gerard Lederer

Partner, Best Best & Krieger LLP
Gerard Lavery Lederer is a partner in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Municipal Law practice group in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining the firm in 2011, he was an attorney with Miller & Van Eaton, a nationally-recognized telecommunications law firm. | | Mr. Lederer serves as legislative counsel to TeleCommUnity, a collection of local governments dedicated to ensuring respect for local rights in federal legislative activity. He... Read More →

Ana Montez

The Utility Reform Network (TURN)
Ana M. Montes has served as the Organizing Director for The Utility Reform Network (TURN) since 2008. At TURN Ana is responsible for resolving utility complaints from California consumers and managing TURN’s statewide consumer education, leadership development and advocacy projects.    She also developed and manages a statewide project called PolicyVoice that works with community based organizations and leaders to generate a... Read More →
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Mike Wassenaar

President, Alliance for Community Media
All Things Community Media. Seriously. | | Active ACM volunteer since 2003, I began working for ACM last year. | Trained as a journalist and film/tv historian, I started working in radio when I was 14 (yay, youth media!). Worked in community radio for a decade in Madison and Minneapolis, then was lucky enough to work at SPNN in St Paul.

Wednesday August 12, 2015 9:00am - 11:30am
San Marino

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