2019 Public Policy Summit

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


Thanks to everyone who attended the Public Policy and Advocacy Summit on November 8!


8:30 AM

Registration / Check-in / Coffee and Pastries

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Christina Zeise, MPP, MSW, Executive Director, MSSA
Terryl Gordon, President, MSSA

9:10 AM

MSSA Legislative Update
Nancy Silesky, MSSA Contracted Lobbyist
9:40 AM

Census 2020
Ellen Wolter, Research Scientist, Minnesota Compass 

10:40 AM


Review of Public Policy Vision and Legislative Proposals
Marcia Milliken, Executive Director of MN Children's Alliance, Committee Co-chair
Susanne Desmond, Hennepin County, Committee Co-chair

12:30 PM

Buffet Lunch / Review Legislative Proposals (continued)

2:00 PM*

MSSA's Public Policy Redesign Presentation
Bethany Snyder, Consultant, Snyder Strategies 

4:00 PM* 


 *Start and end times may vary depending on number of proposals submitted and the length of discussion.

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.