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 permit the business to listen to straight from subject material consultants and lawmakers in Washington on key business points and their state of play within the 117th Congress. “Each Congress presents a novel legislative panorama, much more so with a change in presidential administrations,” mentioned Tal Coley, Director of Authorities Affairs. “Attendees will hear from the consultants on the place key points stand and actions they’ll take to turn into engaged in advocacy. Perception into the economic system, such because the housing outlook for 2021, may also show useful to our member’s companies and will likely be a pleasant precursor to our Influence Washington Summit scheduled for this fall.” Session matters will deal with agricultural labor reform, the H-2B Visa program, taxes, and the economic system.
Confirmed program audio system embrace:
Robert Dietz, PhD – Chief Economist, Nationwide Affiliation of Residence Builders (NAHB)
Dr. Robert Dietz additionally serves because the Senior VP for Economics and Housing Coverage at NAHB, the place his tasks embrace housing market evaluation, financial forecasting and business surveys, and housing coverage analysis. He has revealed tutorial 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 Regulation, previously CJ Lake LLC
Lynn Jacquez’ skilled background spans non-public regulation apply, authorities relations, and repair within the Federal authorities. In her work for its Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and Worldwide Regulation, she had major 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 regulation and laws, he identifies and educates enterprise house owners on methods to affect and alter political methods for a market benefit.
Laurie Flanagan – Govt Vice President, DC Legislative and Regulatory Companies, 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 power, 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. Further members will likely 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 protected] or by cellphone at 614-487-1117.