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Grow Your Influence: Women to Women: Life as an Elected Official

A Happy Hour panel discussion with women who have, or are, successfully balancing their private lives and public service. 

Ever wonder how they do it? Care for their families, careers and serve in public office? A panel of female elected officials will "tell all" about how they balance life and serve the public. 

The panel consists of past and present elected officials from State, County, Municipal and Special District Offices. 

Panelists include:

  • Lori Saine, Colorado House of Representatives

  • Libby Szabo, Jefferson County Commissioner & past member of the Colorado House of Representatives

  • Heidi Williams, Mayor, City of Thornton

  • Jennifer Churchfield, Past Chairman of the Board, Cherry Creek School District

  • Vicki Pyne, Director, North Jeffco Parks & Recreation

Moderated by: Genevieve Wooden, Wheat Ridge City Council Member

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Grow Your Influence Series: Political Influence Year Round

  • Independence Institute- Basement Training Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Politics is a year-round business. It is no longer enough to only engage in activism during an election. In order to be successful, you must have the infrastructure in place to be effective and mobilize fellow citizens all year. This workshop focuses on how to keep your groups, friends, and you active and engaged all year. Learn how to increase your influence in your community by building a grassroots machine.

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