Congressional Staff Panel Discussion - An Insider’s Guide to Working With Congressional Offices
2:00 PM, Monday 20 Jun 2016 (1 hour)
Break 03:00 PM to 03:15 PM (15 minutes)
Bring your questions and get the inside scoop as Jay Butera moderates this lively discussion with an all-star panel of Congressional Staffers. Find out how things really work on Capitol Hill and learn what moves an issue in a Congressional office. What gets prioritized and what gets ignored? What are the biggest mistakes most advocates make? What’s the one thing all ultra-effective advocates know? You’ll leave with sound advice on how to take your congressional relationships to the next level. Panelists include: Charles Castagna - Legislative Assistant to Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Rachel Gentile - Senior Legislative Assistant to Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Jim Gray - Legislative Assistant to Rep. Pat Meehan (R-PA), and Joshua Lipman - Senior Legislative Assistant & Counsel to Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL).