Archive for May 11th, 2009

May 11, 2009

Candidate/Campaign Worker Workshop

by lewwaters

Received in email from the Clark County GOP:

Candidate/Campaign Worker Workshop

Vancouver, WA – The Clark County Auditor’s Office is sponsoring a campaign workshop, “Winnings Ways to Run for Office – A Candidate/Campaign Worker Workshop.”

The free workshop takes place on Wednesday, May 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Clark County Elections Office, 1408 Franklin, Vancouver, WA. An informal reception will follow the program.

Three panels of experts will describe what it takes to carry out an effective campaign for a candidate or issue in Clark County :

>Making the decision to run.

Campaign Strategies- Jaime Herrera, State Representative 18th District;
Marsha Manning, Campaign Consultant.

>Nuts and Bolts of a Campaign

Marissa Madrigal Chief of Staff to Jeff Cogen Multnomah County Commissioner, Campaign Consultant

Ann Rivers, Public Affairs Consultant

>Tools and Resources

Tim Likness, Clark County Elections Director
* The official process and Election Office resources

Lori Anderson, Washington State Public Disclosure Commission
*Complying with public disclosure laws

Curtis Knopp, Washington Department of Transportation
*Campaign signs

Jane Van Dyke, League of Women Voters
*Fair Campaign Practices Project

The workshop will be helpful for current candidates for public office and for people considering becoming candidates, for those who are working on a campaign for an issue or candidate, or who think they might in the future, as well as anyone who is interested in the topics. Time will be available for questions and answers during the program as well as during the informal reception following the workshop.

Contact: Greg Kimsey, Clark County Auditor, 397-2078
Tim Likness, Elections Director, 397-2345