Government Affairs Academy
The Government Affairs Academy (GAA) is a conference created and taught by the HPBA Government Affairs Department staff and outside consultants. Established in 2006, the GAA consists of members and Affiliate staff from all over the United States who travel to Washington DC for a crash course in becoming agents of change.
For a week, attendees participate in rigorous elective sessions around lobbying, initiating grassroots advocacy campaigns, communicating with Congress, and learning how to become spokespeople for the hearth industry to promote HPBA's legislative agenda.
Next offering is scheduled for 2019
- Media Training
- Negotiation and Testimony Training
- Introduction to Federal Lobbying
- Lobby State Legislatures
- Industry Issues
- Codes and Regulations
- Grassroots/Lobbying: The Path to Political Power (2009)
- The Place for Pellets in Commercial/Institutional
- Facilities (2009)
- Communicating with Congress
- Inside Lobbying
Contact Karen Luther, Executive Director, at email@example.com or 978-440-0344