Dear ACP Supporting Members,
Please sign up and confirm your participation in Legislative Day, within the coming week:
Association of Compost Producers Meet Your Legislator Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The week before International Compost Awareness Week!
California State Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA
DATE: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Schedule for Leg Day May 1, 2019 -
7:00-8:00 Set up, registration and member early-bird networking at Statehouse Restaurant in basement of State Capitol.
8:00-8:30 Breakfast and Welcome Address -Breakfast Sponsor: Chris Seney, Republic Services, Inc.
8:35-9:30 Opening remarks - ICAW Resolution author
Compost story video
Brief Review of Talking Points – Kathy Lynch
Best Practices for Visits – Kathy Lynch
Review of packets and handouts - Jeff Ziegenbein
9:30-9:35 Kathy reviews map of offices in Capital – How to prepare papers
9:35-10:30 set up on Capitol lawn for tabletop booths for the suppliers, regulators and members - (Tabletop booths are open 10:00 until 4:00)
9:45-12:00 Morning appointments with your legislators
11:30-12:00 Media Time to speak with Board of Directors/Members
12:00-1:00 Luncheon on the lawn of Capital – Lunch Sponsor: Julia Wetstein, Vegware US
Partners in Compost Awareness Week - Hand Out Compost Awareness Posters
Pick up box lunch on the back table and take a seat under tent
Visit tables to chat with equipment vendors, regulators & suppliers
*Invited to lunch on the lawn, regulators – Hank Brady, Cal Recycle and Compost Resolution, Policy – Grant Cope, CalEPA, Solid Air waste, CDFA
1:00-3:30 Afternoon meetings with legislators and/or regulators
3:30-4:00 Meet under the tent to debrief and share experience and visit trade show tables.
4:00 – 5:00 Reception meet and greet - (Sponsor Opportunity $600)
Steve Jimenez, Olympic Wire & Equipment
What you need to do:
- Commit to participate now, - send me an email confirmation ASAP, reserve your flights (if needed) only $100.00 for the day. Includes advocacy briefing, webinar with lobbyist, breakfast, lunch and reception.
- Review overall Plan for the Day above
- Receive and review Leg Day Appointment Setting Steps - delivered to you upon your commitment (Will be sent out to every member who signs up)
- Set Appointments with your State Assembly Members & Legislators
- Show up at the State Capitol on May 2, 2018! - and join your fellow composters for a day at your State Capitol
On behalf of the Association of Compost Producers Board and Staff, thank you for supporting your industry by taking part in this very important day of citizen advocacy!
For Those Coming in the Night Before: One nearby hotel ACP members have stayed in is the Residence Inn Sacramento Downtown at Capitol Park, 1121 15th Street, Sacramento, California 95814 Phone: (916) 443-0500, There is no room block this year.
ATTIRE: Please plan to dress in business casual, but also be sure to wear comfortable shoes to walk around the Capitol for the day.
BUSINESS CARDS: Bring as many of your business cards as possible, they make great leave behinds for legislators and staff members to follow-up with after the Legislative Day.
ACP CONTACTS: If you have any questions before, during or after the day, please feel free to contact the ACP team.
Dan Noble, Executive Director: DanWylderNoble@gmail.com | (916) 992-8389
Jeff Ziegenbein, ACP President: firstname.lastname@example.org | (909) 993-1981
Jonelle Tannahill, Industry Relations: email@example.com | (916) 833-7807
Not a supporting member? Contact Jonelle Tannahill to get you connected. Please get back to me ASAP so we can get the ball rolling on this important Annual Event for ACP Members.
Dan Noble, Executive Director
Association of Compost Producers
The Calif. State Chapter of the US Composting Council
“We Build Healthy Soil” - www.HealthySoil.org
Cell/text: (619) 992-8389, DanWylderNoble@gmail.com