Government Relations Toolkit - Laying the Foundation for a Proactive Program

Government Relations Toolkit - Laying the Foundation for a Proactive Program

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Apr 09, 2018 - Apr 09, 2018 Eastern


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Online - Webinar

United States

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Successful government relations requires a solid foundational structure. Regardless of size or budget, any association can achieve advocacy success with a proactive approach that involves both professionals and volunteers.

This session, part of a four-part online seminar series on important components of a comprehensive GR program, addresses the underlying reasons for the government relations function in an association and explores its essential elements. Register today to:

  • understand who and what you need to establish or strengthen your advocacy program
  • explore how to align your program with your organization’s mission and strategic plan
  • identify strengths and gaps in your current structure
  • determine the action steps necessary to solidify your GR efforts.

This online seminar is a 60-minute live online session that features facilitated audio content and conversations. Before the seminar, registrants will receive login information and links to test their computer and become acquainted with the platform. Participants will have access to recorded sessions, reference materials, and more for up to 30 days following the program.

Registration for this online program will close Friday, April 6, 2018, at 12 noon EST.

The full four-part series is also available for registration, or you may register for any of the other individual sessions:

Full Series: Government Relations Toolkit Online Seminar Series

Session 2: Mounting an Advocacy Campaign

Session 3: Making Your Voices Heard

Session 4: Complying With Legal and Ethical Requirements

  • Speakers

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      Dawn M. Bauman, CAE

      Dawn Bauman is Senior Vice President, Government Affairs for the Community Associations Institute (CAI). She is the lead industry advocate for federal, state and local and state legislative and regulatory issues facing the community association housing model. Bauman works with hundreds of volunteer leaders throughout the country serving on CAI legislative action committees and CAI government affairs committees to advocate for strong and sensible public policy for America and Canada’s community associations. Bauman has a long tenure with CAI and prior to her current role served as • Executive director of the Community Association Manager International Certification Board (CAM-ICB) • SVP, Membership and Chapter Development • Executive vice president of the CAI Washington Metropolitan Chapter, CAI’s largest chapter in the nation • Executive director of the CAI Central Arizona Chapter in Phoenix, Arizona She began her career with the American Cancer Society and has also served as executive director for The ALS Association (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Valley of the Sun, Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, National Society of Fund Raising Executives, and Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. Bauman holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has earned the prestigious Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.

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