September 22, 2020

Learn from 25-year Capitol Hill veteran, Stephanie Vance, on how to effectively engage with your elected officials. This session will provide updates on current policy issues, advice on researching your legislators, and best practices/techniques for developing a winning message. Stephanie will share strategies for successfully delivering your messages. Your voice is more important than ever in addressing the challenges we are facing. This training will strengthen your effectiveness on Capitol Hill.


Stephanie D. Vance, also known as the “Advocacy Guru”, is the author of five books including Citizens in Action: A Guide to Influencing Government and The Influence Game. She is a 25 year veteran of Washington, D.C’s political scene and has held positions as a lobbyist, grassroots consultant and Congressional aide. Ms. Vance’s experiences as a legislative director and Chief of Staff on Capitol Hill led her to found Advocacy Associates, a firm dedicated to helping individuals and organizations be both heard and agreed with in the legislative environment. Ms. Vance holds a Master’s Degree in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University, a Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies at Georgetown University, and a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from Western State Colorado University. She lives and works in Washington DC.