State and Local Government Relations Conference

21 Apr, 2021

2021 State and Local Government Relations Conference

September 28-29, 2021 | Alexandria, Va.

Once a year, leaders and practitioners in state and local government relations gather to discuss current and emerging trends, best practices and tricks of the trade.


Who Should Attend?

  • State and local government relations practitioners
  • Senior-level executives
  • Public affairs professionals and lobbyists
  • Recent hires

What Attendees Like

  • Networking with the top experts and practitioners in the state government relations community
  • Innovative ideas and best practices to implement immediately
  • Peer-to-peer learning and information sharing
  • Opportunities to cross-train your team

Do I Need to be a Member To Attend?

No, but members receive a discount on their registration fee.

Advisory Committee

2021 State and Local Government Relations Conference Advisory Committee

Adam E. Kerns, Zurich North America
Amanda Wolfe, American Institutes for Research
Andrew R. Hackman, Serlin Haley LLP
Anne Law, The American Institute of Architects
Bethany Nadeau Dame, American Property Casualty Insurance Association
Bill Otto, Sourcewell
David Mintz, Texas Apartment Association
Frank Rizzo, FSB Public Affairs
Isabela Dorneles, American Planning Association
Jack Quinn III, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Jessica Stram, Target Corporation
Jill Birnbaum, American Heart Association
John Joseph Richard, The Aluminum Association
Jonathan Spontarelli, State and Federal Communications, Inc.
Jordan Wildermuth, Nurse-Family Partnership
Joseph Ohayon, Wells Fargo & Company
Kaylyn Tinsley, Global Payments
Kwame Boadi, Dominion Energy Services, Inc.
Liz Malm, MultiState
Manthan Bhatt, Advanced Medical Technology Association AdvaMed
Matt Szigety, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Matthew Marinello, Atlantic Health System
Megan Murray Cusick, American Library Association (ALA)
Morgan Beach, Pet Food Institute
Peter Vujovich, Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund
Pierce J. Haley, Serlin Haley LLP
Sally West, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Sean Moore, U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association
Sherry Whitworth, FiscalNote
Shirley Allison Rollins, Association for Clinical Oncology
Steve Blackistone, National Transportation Safety Board

Want to help plan the conference? Contact Kelly Memphis, Manager of Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Practice to join the advisory committee.


Who should I contact if I have more questions?

State and Local Government Relations Conference
Kelly Memphis, Manager of Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Practice
202.787.5957 | email

Sponsorship Opportunities
Kristin Hanley, Conference Logistics
202.787.5968 | email

Caryn Seligman, Senior Director
202.787.5866 | email

This program is eligible for 4 credits towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management , 4 credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management and 6 credits toward the Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying.

This program may be applied for 7 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.