Register Now for the 2022 Public Policy Roundtable



Registration is now open for the 2022 Association Public Policy Roundtable being held April 27, 2022, at the Cadillac Room! A perennial favorite for many MSAE members, this year's event program will explore issues that are top-of-mind for association leaders, government relations teams, volunteer leaders, and lobbyists gearing up for election-year activities. 

AGENDA (tentative)
10:00 AM  Welcome and Opening Remarks  
The Honorable Jocelyn Benson, Secretary of State 
10:30 AM  Implications of Redistricting: Now What?
Kyle Melinn, Editor & Co-Owner, MIRS News
Ben Solis, Staff Writer, Gongwer News Service
Rebecca Szetela,Commissioner, Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission
Edward Woods, III, Executive Director, Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission
Representative Tenisha Yancey, Michigan House of Representatives, District 1
Moderator: Adrian Hemond, CEO Grassroots Midwest
11:45 AM Lunch & Shop Talk
12:30 PM How Did They Get That Done?!?! Association Advocacy Success Stories
Scott Ellis, Executive Director, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association 
David Jessup, Executive Director (former), Michigan Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association 
Dave Ladd, Partner, Kelley Cawthorne
Noah Smith, Partner, Capitol Services, Inc. 

Moderator: Chris Fisher, Partner, Midwest Strategy Group 
1:30 PM Coloring Within the Lines: Lobbying Ethics & Campaign Finance*
Simon Schuster, Executive Director Michigan Campaign Finance Network
2:45 PM  Transparency and Term Limits
Rich Studley, President & CEO of Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Mark Gaffney, former President of MI AFL-CIO
3:30 PM A Conversation with Legislative Leaders
The Honorable Winnie Brinks, Minority Whip
The Honorable Donna Lasinski, House Democratic Leader
The Honorable Jason Wentworth, Speaker of the House
The Honorable Aric Nesbitt, President Pro Tempore 

Rob Fowler, Consultant, Public Policy Associates, Inc. 
4:30 PM Networking & Cocktail Hour

After a period of unparalleled challenge and division, MSAE invites you to be a part of this unique bi-partisan event. 

Event Location:
Cadillac Room
1115 S. Washington Ave.
Lansing, MI  48910

*This session fulfills the ethics credit requirement for renewing CAEs