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4/28/2015
When: 4/28/2015
8 AM - 3 PM
Where: Desmond Hotel/NYS Capitol
Contact: Executive Director Tom Cote, MBA, CAE
518-437-1040


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Please join us for a day of advocacy, education and civics!  

This program is key to our work because we feel that a face to face meeting is the most effective way to communicate with the legislators. In addition, it allows us to incorporate our members into our work and further educates legislators on our positions on issues. Plus, it can be a lot of fun!

Whether you are an experienced advocate or brand new to the legislative process, this program can help make your visits easy and effective. Come down to the Capitol and meet your legislators.

NYSPA staff and lobbyists will prepare you for all of your meetings with legislators and equip you with a toolkit of information, position papers, talking points and packets for your meetings. 

The following issues will be the focus of our efforts:

  • PLLC Bill (legal partnerships with MDs
  • Duty to Protect
  • Expansion of Out of Network Benefits
  • Prescriptive Authority for Psychologists
  • Opposition of School Psychologist Licensure

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Executive Director Tom Coté, MBA, CAE at (518) 437-1040 or tcote@nyspamail.org.


Schedule:

8:00 am Breakfast Briefing & Lobby Training at the Desmond Hotel 
10:00 am Bus to Capitol
10:30 am Meetings with Legislators
3:00 pm Bus to Train Station or Back to the Desmond Hotel

 

Breakfast briefing and training will take place at the Desmond Hotel.  We have secured a group rate of $129 for participants. To reserve a room for Monday night, the 27th, simply call (518) 869-8100 and ask for the NYSPA group or click here to reserve a room online.