Water Power Week, Washington, D.C - May 13-15, 2024
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Advocacy Masterclass: Navigating Capitol Hill – Strategies for Effective Lobbying and Communicating Legislative Priorities

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Room Number: Federal A/B
Day: 3/13/2024

Explore the insider tips and practical advice that every advocate should be armed with before setting foot on Capitol Hill.
From understanding the legislative process to navigating the halls of power, our panelists will share invaluable insights to ensure you are well-prepared for a successful lobbying experience.
• Learn about best practices, communication strategies, and how to build lasting relationships with legislators and their staff
• Discover the art of crafting compelling messages that resonate with policymakers and leave a lasting impression.


Ruth McCormick
Ruth McCormickDirector, Federal and State AffairsBusiness Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)Moderator
Hali Gruber
Hali GruberLegislative Director, Office of U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris RodgersU.S. House of RepresentativesPanelist
Scott Hennessey
Scott HennesseyVice President, Federal Policy,Brookfield Renewable Energy Group (US)Panelist
Amy Thomas
Amy ThomasGovernment Relations DirectorAmerican Public Power Association (APPA)Panelist
Sarah Venuto
Sarah VenutoPrincipal and CounselCornerstonePanelist


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