Opening Keynote 8:30–9:30am
2017 Legislative Session Sneak Preview
An insider preview on what business can expect in Oregon’s 2017 Legislative Session from three long-time Oregon business lobbyists. Moderated by John Rakowitz, Director of Public and Strategic Affairs, AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter. [clear]
Jon Chandler is the CEO of the Oregon Home Builders Association, which represents 4000 member firms involved in every aspect of the residential and light commercial development and construction industry. In addition, Jon is the lobbyist for the OHBA on such issues as land use planning, environmental and natural resource policy, transportation, and issues arising out of the Endangered Species Act. He is also a nationally recognized speaker on growth management issues. [clear]
Craig Campbell is the President and Legal Counsel for The Victory Group, Inc. He has 14 years of lobbying experience in addition to 10 years of experience working in the legislative process both as legislative staff and working in the executive branch. He has developed an expertise in Transportation, Military, Emergency Response, Public Safety, Energy, Early Childhood, Tourism, Economic Development and Government Reform Policy. [clear]
Shawn Cleave is responsible for lobbying the State Legislature on behalf of REALTOR® interests and initiating and coordinating the Association’s political communication and grassroots advocacy strategy at the local, state, and federal levels. He also serves as staff liaison to the REALTOR® Party Committee, RPAC Trustees, and Government Affairs and Political Affairs Key Committees. [clear]
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