AmericanHort introduced by way of press launch that the AmericanHort Congressional Kickoff will happen on-line throughout the afternoons of Feb. 24-25.
The digital occasion will enable the trade to listen to straight from material consultants and lawmakers in Washington on key trade points and their state of play within the 117th Congress. “Each Congress presents a singular legislative panorama, much more so with a change in presidential administrations,” stated Tal Coley, Director of Authorities Affairs. “Attendees will hear from the consultants on the place key points stand and actions they will take to turn into engaged in advocacy. Perception into the financial system, such because the housing outlook for 2021, can even show precious to our member’s companies and might be a pleasant precursor to our Influence Washington Summit scheduled for this fall.” Session subjects will concentrate on agricultural labor reform, the H-2B Visa program, taxes, and the financial system.
Confirmed program audio system embody:
Robert Dietz, PhD – Chief Economist, Nationwide Affiliation of House Builders (NAHB)
Dr. Robert Dietz additionally serves because the Senior VP for Economics and Housing Coverage at NAHB, the place his tasks embody housing market evaluation, financial forecasting and trade surveys, and housing coverage analysis. He has printed educational analysis on the advantages of homeownership, federal tax coverage, and different housing points, and has testified earlier than Congress on actual property coverage points. He’s usually cited on housing and financial points within the nationwide media.
Lynn Jacquez – Managing Companion and Principal, JPH Legislation, previously CJ Lake LLC
Lynn Jacquez’ skilled background spans personal legislation apply, authorities relations, and repair within the Federal authorities. In her work for its Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and Worldwide Legislation, she had main duty for the drafting and processing of the Immigration Reform and Management Act of 1986 (IRCA) and refugee reauthorization laws.
Brian Kuehl – Principal, Ok·Coe Isom
A principal with Ok·Coe Isom, the nation’s main agricultural consulting and accounting agency, Kuehl leads the agency’s Federal Affairs service space. With a background in environmental legislation and laws, he identifies and educates enterprise homeowners on find out how to affect and alter political methods for a market benefit.
Laurie Flanagan – Govt Vice President, DC Legislative and Regulatory Providers, Inc.
Govt Vice President at DCLRS with over 20 years of expertise in federal affairs, Flanagan is a co-chair of the H-2B Workforce Coalition on behalf of AmericanHort. She is a trusted advisor and strategist with experience in a wide range of points together with vitality, labor and immigration, pesticides and fertilizers, small enterprise, and water coverage.
Choose members of Congress, workers, and officers from the Biden administration have additionally been invited to talk. Extra individuals might be introduced because the occasion attracts nearer.
This occasion is free for AmericanHort members, and non-members can register for $149 for each days. For extra info and to register go to www.AmericanHort.org/Kickoff.com or contact us by electronic mail email@example.com or by telephone at 614-487-1117.