2014 Leader Training

July 1–6, 2014
Grand Hyatt Washington

Opening General Session
Keynote Speaker: Ms. Barbara Sisson, Assistant Chief of the Army Reserve

Key Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting the Practice of Engineering
Speakers: NSPE General Counsel Arthur Schwartz and Arielle Eiser.
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NSPE Order of the Engineer Lunch
Keynote Speaker: Victor Mendez, Acting United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation

Advocacy at the Local, State, and National Levels—Critical Considerations and Key Tools
Speakers: Marcie McNellis, Multistate; Mark Brazier, Voter Voice; John Wanner, PSPE Executive Director; and, Trish Smith, TSPE Executive Director.
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Getting the Message Out: Using Social Media and Public Relations in Shaping Public Perceptions about P.E.s
Speaker: Monica Bussolati

How NSPE and State Societies are Using Social Media Effectively in Membership Marketing
Moderator: Willis Turner, Executive Director, WSPE
Panelists: Marti Kramer, Executive Director, CSPE; Trish Smith, Executive Director, TSPE; Chris Stone, NSPE Past President and; Stacey Ober, NSPE Senior Public Relations Mgr.

Leading Volunteers I—The Three Tiered Federation: Opportunities and Challenges
Speaker: Todd Mann, President & CEO, Todd Mann Consulting Group
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Leading Volunteers II—Key Financial Reporting and Legal Compliance Issues
Moderated by: NSPE Executive Director Mark Golden
Speakers: NSPE General Counsel Arthur Schwartz and Daniel Cassidy, NSPE Senior Director, Finance & Administration

Leading Volunteers III—The Three Tiered Federation: Opportunities and Challenges
Speaker: Todd Mann, President & CEO, Todd Mann Consulting Group
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Closing Session
Keynote Speaker: Representative Dean Arp, P.E., North Carolina

NSPE Installation of Officers Ceremony & Lunch
Keynote Speaker: Jamie Notter

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