2019 Public Policy Summit

Friday, November 8, 2019
Sheraton Minneapolis West Hotel 
12201 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305 (Map)


Free for members - Reserve your spot today!

MSSA's Public Policy and Advocacy Summit is an annual meeting of members to discuss and identify issues to be included in MSSA'S 2020 Public Policy Agenda for the upcoming legislative session. Click here to view MSSA's 2019 Public Policy Agenda.

This event is free for all current MSSA members. All members are invited and encouraged to attend. Not an MSSA member? Join Today!

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**You must first log in to your MSSA account to register. To create an account, click here**


8:30 AM

Registration / Check-in / Coffee and Pastries

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Christina Zeise, MPP, MSW, Executive Director, MSSA

9:15 AM 


9:45 AM

MSSA Public Policy Committee Update
Committee Co-chairs Marcia Milliken, Executive Director of MN Children's Alliance; and Susanne Desmond, Hennepin County
10:15 AM


Review MSSA Public Policy and Advocacy Redesign
Christina Zeise and Marney Thomas, MPA, Director of Membership and Advocacy for MSSA

11:00 AM 

Review Legislative Proposals

12:30 PM

Buffet Lunch / Review Legislative Proposals (continued)

4:00 PM 

Adjourn - end time may vary dependent on number of proposals submitted and length of discussion

Hotel Information

If you are traveling to attend the summit, MSSA has a room block at the Sheraton Minneapolis West Hotel for your convenience. To secure your event room rate of $99, please use the link below to reserve your room by Friday, October 25, 2019.

Book your hotel room now

Cancellation and Refund Policy

MSSA does not refund individual or agency member dues.

MSSA does not refund registration fees, unless MSSA receives written notification of cancellation 3 weeks prior to the event. There is a $25 processing fee for all refunds. Event registration fees can be transferred to another person. In some circumstances, refunds may not be available, in these cases the specific refund policy will be listed on the registration information.