AVMA-CAN Webinar

Listen Up, Legislators: The Keys to Success

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

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View the presentation slides here: Listen Up Legislators: The Keys to Success (PDF)

This AVMA webinar discusses advocacy and why your participation in the political arena matters to you, your profession and your business. From small business and tax decisions to deciding who's going to practice veterinary medicine, others are making decisions every day that affect you personally. You can let others make the decisions for you or you can attend this webinar and find out how to make your voice heard. If you want to learn how to deliver a message to an elected official, this is the session for you!

You will learn:

  • The four keys to effective communication with elected officials, including knowing what you want, who to ask, how to ask and how to follow-up
  • The factors that influence elected officials
  • The top ten things elected officials and staff hate to hear


Stephanie Vance, the "Advocacy Guru" of Advocacy Associates, LLC. Stephanie has over 20 years of experience in Congressional affairs, having worked in a prominent DC law firm, lobbied for National Public Radio and worked in various Congressional offices, holding positions as Legislative Director and Staff Director. She has given presentations on advocacy at seminars and workshops around the country.

If you have and questions about this webinar or AVMA-CAN, email avmacanatavma [dot] org (AVMA-CAN) or call Stephanie Fisher at (202) 289-3208.