Join Real Women Run for a full-day training at Salt Lake Community College, Miller Campus from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (lunch included) on Saturday, January 16th.

Real Women Run has designed an inspiring, educational day for you. Expert panelists and speakers will give insights about leadership, volunteering on campaigns, and pursuing elected office or an appointment on a board or commission.

Debbie Walsh
Debbie Walsh

This event will feature a keynote address by Debbie Walsh, Director of the Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute, Rutgers University.

Debbie Walsh is director of the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), at Rutgers University. CAWP is recognized as the leading source of research and data about women and politics. CAWP promotes greater knowledge and understanding about women in politics and government and works to enhance women’s influence and leadership in public life.

Real Women Run Winter Training
Saturday, January 16, 2016
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Salt Lake Community College, Miller Campus
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, Utah 84070

Cost: $15

Thank You 

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Schedule

8:30       REGISTRATION

9:00       WELCOME

Anne Burkholder, CEO YWCA Utah, Founding Member Real Women Run

9:05      OPENING REMARKS

Karen Gunn, Associate Provost, Economic Development and Business Partnerships, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program Salt Lake Community College

9:15        INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER

Sheryl Allen, Former State Representative, Vision 2020, Founding Member Real Women Run Winter

9:20      WHY WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN POLITICS

Keynote Speaker: Debbie Walsh, Director, Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute, Rutgers University

10:10     PANEL DISCUSSION: TALES FROM THE TRAIL 

We Did Run for Office

Moderator: Rep. Becky Edwards, Utah House of Representatives

Panel:   Louenda Downs, former Davis County Commissioner

Caitlin Gouchnor, Ogden City Council

Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck, Utah House of Representatives

Josie Valdez, Democratic Party activist and former candidate

11:00     BREAK

11:15     TWO WAYS TO THE BALLOT

Caucus or petitions?  How do I do this?

Mark Thomas, Chief Deputy/Director of Elections, Utah

12:15     LUNCH: IT WAS FUN BUT TOUGH AND WE DID IT!

Introduction: Anne Burkholder, CEO YWCA Utah, Founding Member Real Women Run

Speaker: Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski

1:15       BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

SHOW ME THE MONEY

Campaign Finance and Successful Fundraising

Christine Passey, Jackie Biskupski Campaign Fundraising Chair

Sarah Nitta, Republican Party campaign activist

IT’S ALL ABOUT YOUR BASE AND GETTING THEIR HELP

Campaign Management and Field Organization

Representative Kim Coleman, Utah House of Representatives

Senator Jani Iwamoto, Utah State Senate

SMILE, YOU’RE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Utilizing Social and Traditional Media

Holly Richardson, Former Utah House of Representatives and State Senate Candidate

2:15        BREAK

2:25        BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

SHOW ME THE MONEY

Campaign Finance and Successful Fundraising

Christine Passey, Jackie Biskupski Campaign Fundraising Chair

Sarah Nitta, Republican Party Campaign Manager, Candidate House of Representatives

SMILE, YOU’RE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Utilizing Social and Traditional Media

Holly Richardson, Former Utah House of Representatives and State Senate Candidate

BE ALL THAT YOU CAN BE

Finding Your Message & Campaign Research to Support It

Lindsay Zizumbo, Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center, Democratic Party Campaign Manager, Count My Vote

Senator Ann Millner, Utah State Senate

3:25       BREAK

3:35       BREAKOUT SESSION THREE

BE ALL THAT YOU CAN BE

Finding Your Message & Campaign Research to Support It

Lindsay Zizumbo, Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center, Democratic Party Campaign Manager, Count My Vote

Senator Ann Millner, Utah State Senate

IT’S ALL ABOUT YOUR BASE AND GETTING THEIR HELP

Campaign Management and Field Organization

Representative Kim Coleman, Utah House of Representatives

Senator Jani Iwamoto, Utah State Senate

GETTING TO KNOW YOU – AND YOUR TALENTS

Serving on Boards and Commissions

Chris Bray, Vice-President, Collective Impact, United Way of Salt Lake

Marcia White, Ogden City Council

Resources