Quorum Call: The Inside Scoop on Issues and Advocacy in 2020

January 28,  1:30-3 p.m.
Room: N310GH – North Concourse

John Boehner Former U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner will headline this fast-paced government affairs session which will be packed full of short, informative presentations offering issue updates and profiles in local, state and federal engagement. Come be inspired to join GCSAA's grassroots army and arm yourself with legislative and regulatory intel to take back to your facility.

Presented by the GCSAA Government Affairs Committee





Kevin Sunderman, CGCS, GCSAA Government Affairs Committee chairman
Chava McKeel, GCSAA Director, Government Affairs, Lawrence, Kan.


Golf Advocacy Matters!
John Boehner, 53rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C 

Presidential Election, GCSAAPAC and Federal Lobbying Update
Bob Helland, GCSAA Director, Congressional and Federal Affairs, Alexandria, Va.  

State/Local Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy Update
Michael Lee, GCSAA Manager, Government Affairs, Lawrence, Kan.

2020 Excellence in Government Affairs Award Winner

Peter Gorman, Technical Representative, Atlantic Golf & Turf, Turners Fall, MA

Educating City Hall on Golf Course Management
Robert Searle, Golf Course Superintendent, Abenakee Club, Biddeford Pool, Maine

Golf Goes to the State House with a Coalition
Eric David, Golf Course Superintendent, United States Naval Academy Annapolis, Md.

Connecting with Congress
Kyle Barton, Golf Course Superintendent, Tam O’Shanter Country Club, West Bloomfield, Mich.


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