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Public Policy Conversation Circle With U.S. Representative Mike Quigley

Description

Attendees will have the chance to ask questions on whether COVID-related relief will happen in the lame duck period or under a new administration. Get answers on the government’s plan for helping the meetings industry recover from the pandemic as well as ways organizations can become better advocates for the association management profession.

Agenda
11:10
Welcome and Opening Remarks – Greg Heidrich

11:15
Remarks from Rep. Mike Quigley

11:25
Fireside Chat with Mike Quigley and Industry leaders

Moderated Discussion: Greg Heidrich
Panelists: Rep. Mike Quigley, Geof Brown, CEO, NAFPA, David Whitaker, President and CEO, Choose Chicago


11:50
Audience Questions – Open Discussion

Noon
Closing Remarks

Contributors

  • Geoffrey Brown, CAE

    Geoffrey E. Brown, CAE, is the chief executive officer of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). In this role, he is responsible for the association’s strategic direction, external relations, and ensuring its operational success.

    He has worked in association management since 2000. Prior to joining NAPFA in 2013, Brown had been an account executive with Sentergroup, a Chicago-based management consultancy specializing in associations and other nonprofit organizations. At Sentergroup, he was responsible for overseeing client relationships, managing day-to-day operations for multiple associations, coordinating the execution of strategic corporate initiatives and contributing to the firm’s business development efforts. Prior to his time at Sentergroup, Brown served as an association manager for SmithBucklin Corp., the world’s largest association management company based in Chicago. While there, he managed client strategy development and operations, provided counsel to association leaders, and managed delivery of client services across multiple business units.

    Brown received his Bachelor of Arts degree in government & politics from the University of Maryland and his certificate in fundraising management from Indiana University.

    He is a member of American Society of Association Executives and received his Certified Association Executive designation (CAE) in 2010. He is also a member of the Association Forum of Chicagoland where he serves on the Board of Directors as Chair-elect. Brown also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values.

  • Greg Heidrich

    Greg Heidrich has served as Executive Director of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) since 2007. He serves as chief executive for the organization and provides management oversight and direction to the full range of the Society’s activities.

    The Society of Actuaries is the largest professional credentialing body for the actuarial profession in the world, with more than 31,000 individual members and nearly 40,000 students worldwide taking its qualifying examinations. Members of the Society work in a variety of roles, but primarily in the life, health, and property/casualty insurance industries and in employee benefits consulting and administration. In the latter, members of the Society are at the forefront of the design, development and administration of retirement and long-term care programs, both traditional and emerging designs.

  • Mike Quigley

    United States Representative

    Michael Bruce Quigley is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district, serving since the April 7, 2009 special election. The district includes most of Chicago's North Side, as well as several of the city's western suburbs. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Quigley is a former member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, where he represented Chicago's northside neighborhoods of Lakeview, Uptown, and Rogers Park. He also teaches environmental policy and Chicago politics at Loyola University Chicago.

  • David Whitaker

    President & CEO, Choose Chicago

November 30, 2020
Mon 11:10 AM CST

Duration 0H 50M

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