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DC Week: What Associations and Non-Profits Can Learn from Election 2012
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)
Join Social Media Club DC for a networking lunch and panel discussion featuring experts from the association and non-profit advocacy space as we talk about the tools and tactics that worked and didn't work in 2012. Please note that you must RSVP on Eventbrite to confirm attendance + let us know what you would like to eat for lunch.
- John Brougher - @JohnBrougher, Vice Presiden of Marketing and Nonprofit Sales, NGP VAN
- Colin Delaney - @epolitics, Director Online Communications, National Women's Law Center
- Tammy Gordon - @floridagirlindc, Director of Social Communications, AARP
- Dave Leichtman - @Dleichtman, Vice President, Services and Support, Salsa Labs, Inc.
Netwoking 12:00 - 12:130
Panel Discussion 12:30 - 1:30
Q&A + Networking 1:30 - 2:00
About the Speakers:
John Brougher: John serves as the Vice President of Marketings and Nonprofit Sales for NGP VAN, and has been working with technology and communicationfor years. He has a passion for progressive politics, new media, and marketing. John also founded and manages the MaleFeminists.com blog that strives to be a strong ally in the broader fight for equality. Previously working as New Media Communications Manager for the Democratic Governors Association (DGA), John is a Democracy for America (DFA) trainer and has served as a speaker for countless conferences and panels and emceed numerous events.
Colin Delany is founder and editor of Epolitics.com, a site that focuses on the tools and tactics of Internet politics and online political advocacy. The author of "How Candidates Can Use the Internet to Win in 2012" and a comprehensive guide to the 2008 Obama online campaign, Colin has worked as a consultant to help dozens of advocacy campaigns promote themselves in the digital world. He is currently Director of Online Communications at the National Women's Law Center and also writes the "Technology Bytes" column for Campaigns & Elections magazine.
Tammy Gordon is AARP's Director of Social Communications. She launched AARP's social media guidelines, established branded social platforms, trained hundreds of staffers growing the organization's engaged social presence into a nationally recognized leader. Today, she manages a six person team of community managers and bloggers, as well as serving a network of nearly 300 staffers across the country use social media on a regular basis.
Dave Leichtman has extensive experience with online communities, project development and a wide-ranging technical background. Dave’s team is responsible for all client-facing support of and training for Salsa Labs products. He previously served as liaison to the Obama Campaign in 2008 at Blue State Digital as well as Analytics Director and Training Director. Dave is also very active in Virginia Democratic politics and is an elected member of the state party and a tech and communications advisor to many campaigns. He holds a B.S. in physics, computer science, and mathematics from William & Mary, and a M.S. in physics from the University of Washington. Dave loves his family, Democratic politics, beer, and particle physics - in that order.
Includes premium lunch fair- Catering by District Taco (indicate preferences on RSVP) and beverages (Bloody Mary and Irish Coffee Bar :).
When & Where
Social Media Club - DC (Washington, D.C. Chapter)
SMC-DC is the DC Chapter of the Social Media Club, which hosts conversations in cities around the world that explore key issues facing professionals and organizations as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other. As the world’s largest organization of Social Media Professionals, we reach leading influencers and social media enthusiasts in face to face meetings held in over 230 cities around the world.