LACDP Club Summit Tentative Agenda

Track Title/Topic Presenters
10:00am -12:00pm
John A. Perez, Political Director, UFCW local 324
Building Your Club Creating a Mission and Message That Resonates Member, Democratic National Committee
Building Your Club Creating Rules for a Well-Run Organization Garry Shay, Lead Chair CDP Rules Committee, Member Democratic National Committee
Eric Bradley, Controller, California Democratic Party
Engaging to Win The New Media Joel Bush, Momentum Communications
Engaging to Win Your Club in Campaign 2008 Clark Lee, Political Director, LA County Dem Party Ken Maxey, Deputy Political Director, CDP
Making Your Club Influential How to Create a Presence and Effect Change with Elected Officials, the Community and Issue Advocacy Bobbie Anderson, Vice Chair, LA County Dem Party John A. Perez, Political Director, UFCW local 324
Making Your Club Influential How to Get the Most Out of the Party & How to Become a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention Mary Ellen Early, Democratic National Committee Garry Shay, Democratic National Committee
Understanding the The Many Parts of a Campaign: Paid Media, Earned Doug Herman, Senior Strategist,
World Around Us Media, New Media and Direct Voter Contact The Strategy Group
12:45pm-2:15pm
Understanding the World Around Us The Rules of the Game: Campaign Finance Rules and Reporting and Election Law Update Laurence Zakson, Reich, Adel, Crost & Cvitan Kindee Durkee, Durkee and Associates
2:15pm-3:00pm
Engaging to Win The Future of Our Party: Reaching Out and Connecting with Young Voters Eric Bauman, Chair, LA County Democratic Party Becca Doten, President LA County Young Dems representatives of UCLA & USC College Democrats
3:15pm-4:45pm; Three 30 minute sessions
Creating a Year-Round Grassroots Presence with Clark Lee, Political Director, LA County Dem Party
Building Your Club Little or No Money Bill Hackett, Chair Pasadena United Dem HQ
Building Your Club Fundraising: Tips, Tricks and Planning Robert Kaplan, principal, Robert Kaplan Company
Building Your Club Getting the Word Out: How Your Club Can Use the Media Effectively Nick Velasquez, Communications Director, office of Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo
Building Your Club How to Create a Strong Leadership Team, Engage Your Members, Grow Your Membership and Recruit New Volunteers and Activists Adam Seiden, Executive Director, LA Cty Dem Party Agi Kessler, Chair, Dem Party San Fernando Valley
How to Plan, Organize and Be Creative with Adam Seiden, Executive Director, LA Cty Dem Party
Building Your Club Meetings and Events Marilyn Grunwald, President, Sherman Oaks Dem Club
How to Run a Smooth and Fair Endorsement Garry Shay, Lead Chair CDP Rules Committee
Building Your Club Process John A. Perez, Political Director, UFCW local 324
Engaging to Win Growing the Party, Registering New Voters and Signing up Permanent Absentee Voters Patt Sanders and John P. Perez, co-chairs LACDP Voter Registration Committee
Engaging to Win Making Every Vote Count: An Update on Voting Rights and Voting Systems Carolyn Fowler, President, New Frontier Dem Club Damian Carrol, Pres, San Fernando Vly Young Dems co-chairs LACDP Election Board Committee
Engaging to Win Organizing at the Precinct Level and Developing Your Voter File Andrew Lachman, President, Democrats for Israel Clark Lee, Political Director, LA County Dem Party
Engaging to Win Talking to Voters: Persuading, Educating and Motivating Michael Trujillo, California Field Director, Clinton for President
Making Your Club The How and Why of Resolutions and the Party Mary Ellen Early, Democratic National Committee
Influential Platform Clark Lee, Political Director, LA County Dem Party
Understanding the World Around Us The Alphabet Soup of the Democratic Party Eric Bauman, Chair, LA County Democratic Party Garry Shay, Lead Chair CDP Rules Committee