VOR Annual Conference and Washington Initiative 2016
VOR 2016 Annual Conference and Washington Initiative
June 4 - 8, 2016
All VOR meetings will take place at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.
Saturday, June 4, 2016
VOR Board Report to Membership 1:00 pm
Time will be provided for member questions and comments
Reports from the States 3:30 pm
Participants report on news from their states. Session is moderated by VOR Board Members
Networking and Hospitality Reception 5:30 pm
Join VOR board members and staff for an informal reception. Due to an overwhelming response in past years and hotel limitations, only certain participants will be invited to bring food. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Folders for Congressional visits will be available at this time.
Sunday, June 5, 2016
VOR 2016 Annual Conference and Legislative Briefing
“Voices for Choice”
Legislative Committee Meeting 10:00 am
Registration: Network with families from across the country 12 Noon
Welcoming Messages to Conference Attendees _ 1:00 pm
Ann Knighton, President and Hugo Dwyer, Executive Director
Speeches and Presentations 1:30 pm
VOR Committee Chairs update members on recent activities and coming goals
VOR Members share their personal stories about the ongoing struggle to keep their facilities open
Speakers To Be Announced
VOR Annual Raffle
Legislative Briefing 4:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Issue Briefing. Folders for Congressional visits will be distributed.
Installation of 2016-2017 Board Members & Officers 5:30 pm
Monday, June 6 – Wednesday, June 8, 2016
The Washington Initiative
Visits to Capitol Hill - Personal meetings with Members and Congress and their staff are the most effective way to educate and influence federal lawmakers. Join choice advocates from around the country as we work together to convey the importance of residential choice and family decision-making directly to Members of Congress. Plan time to cover your state’s Congressional Delegation.
Monday, June 6, Informal De-briefing 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 7, Informal De-briefing 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Reports by state spokespersons regarding Congressional visits.
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