How Will Elections Affect You? Join DMA for Nov. 9 Teleconference Briefing; RSVP Today
November 8, 2006 — Election Day 2006 has come and gone.In short, the political winds of change have blown.To shed some light on how yesterday’s election results could affect direct marketing, the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) will host a free, members-only teleconference briefing on Thursday, November 9 from to
Specifically, DMA’s government affairs team, which includes staff veterans and outside lobbyists, will be on the phone with our members to:
·Discuss the election results.
·Answer your questions.
·Review the potentially “hot-button” issues for 2007, which we expect to include privacy, data security, spyware, postage rates, and online sales tax.
Please RSVP Today
If you would like to participate in this free, members-only teleconference briefing, please RSVP before today (Wednesday, November 8) to Stephanie Hendricks via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 202-861-2407.
Hear from the Experts
Our experts have a wealth of experience at the national and state levels:
·Jerry Cerasale, DMA’s senior vice president for Government Affairs, has been with DMA for more than a decade, having previously served as chief counsel to the subcommittee on postal issues within the US House of Representatives.
·Steve Champlin, vice president of the Duberstein Group, has nearly 30 years of experience as a lobbyist and in staff positions for key Democratic members of the House of Representatives.
·Jim Conway, a vice president on DMA’s government affairs team, has a background in telecommunications policy that includes 13 years chief legislative counsel for Siemens and a stint as legislative aide to former Senator Jacob Javits.
·Anne Darr and Dan Smith of DeHart and Darr Associates counsel DMA on legislative and regulatory issues in the 50 states.The firm has a network of state consultants and lobbyists, and has represented direct marketers for over 30 years.
·Ed Gleiman, a former chairman of the Postal Rate Commission, advises DMA on postal issues.
·Emily Hackett, executive director of DMA’s Internet Alliance, is our in-house expert on state legislative issues related to online marketing and communications.
·Stuart Ingis, a partner with Venable, LLP, counsels DMA on privacy and Internet issues.He is the co-author of Privacy Protection in the United States: A Survey.
·Dan Meyer, vice president of Duberstein Group, has more than 25 years of Hill experience, having served as Chief of Staff in the Republican Whip office and Chief of Staff in the Speaker’s Office, working for former Congressman Newt Gingrich.
·Mark Micali, vice president for Government Affairs, has been with DMA for more than a decade, having previously worked on Capitol Hill on the legislative staff of former Congressman Dan Rostenkowski.
·William Nordwind, a partner at Venable, spent more than 15 years on Capitol Hill, including five years as counsel to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the House Energy & Commerce Committee.