Formerly called Delegate Assembly, the Public Policy Summit is MSSA's Annual Membership Meeting where our members discuss and vote on issues to be included in MSSA's public policy agenda for the upcoming legislative session. Click here to view MSSA's 2018 public policy agenda.
This event is free for all current MSSA Members! You are invited and encouraged to attend. Not a member? Join Today!
8:30 AM -- Registration/Check-in
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Please login to register.
9:00 AM -- Welcome/Introductions
Christina Zeise, MPP, MSW, Executive Director MSSA
9:10 AM -- MSSA Public Policy Committee Update
Marcia Milliken, Executive Director MN Children's Alliance, Chair and Christina Zeise, MPP, MSW, Executive Director MSSA
9:30 AM -- Advocacy 101/Nuts and Bolts
Susie Emmert, MSW, LGSW, Senior Director of Advocacy and Juliana Keen, MSW, LGSW, MPP, Advocacy Manager, both with Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
11:00 AM -- Review Legislative Proposals
Laurie Dahley, PhD, Asst. Professor, Concordia College, MSSA Board Chair and Marcia Milliken, Executive Director MN Children's Alliance
12:30 PM -- Buffet Lunch (Continue Legislative Proposal Reviews)
4:00 PM -- end time may vary dependent on number of proposals submitted and the length of discussion
For those traveling to the Metro Region, MSSA has a room block at the Crowne Plaza Aire for your convenience. Please call 1(800)227-6933 and reference "MN Social Service Association" for event room rate of $99.