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Future Candidate School

On Monday May 7, 2012

What you will learn

Future Candidate School

4 days, $250 (meals included)

LI's unique Future Candidate School teaches potential candidates the steps to take now to ensure a winning campaign in the future. The training focuses on your personal and political preparation for a future career in elected office.

The nation's top campaign experts and leading political consultants will show you how to prepare yourself for a successful candidacy.
You will learn to:
· Develop the attributes of effective candidates
· Build a strong base of grassroots support
· Define and develop your message
· Raise funds
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Details

Starts Monday, May 7

Starts  Monday, May 7, 8:30 AM through Thursday, May 10

Location:
Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map
Cost

$250.00

Manager

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Tyler Foote

What graduates say

Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor

State Representative (SC)

 "With the help of many, I defeated the eight-year incumbent 57% to 43%. My campaign success was fueled by enrolling in LI's Future Candidate School. It was a most valuable experience. LI smoothed our political road to success." 

Alonzo Baldonado

Alonzo Baldonado

State Representative (NM)

“This was my first time running for public office, and it was against a political veteran. It was a tough race, but LI gave me the education needed to run a successful campaign.”

Your faculty

Karin Agness

Karin Agness

Founder of Network of enlightened Women

Karin Agness is the Founder and President of the Network of enlightened Women (NeW), the nation's premier organization for conservative university women. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she founded N...

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Abigail Alger

Abigail Alger

Digital Director

Abigail (Abby) Alger is the Director of Digital Training for the Leadership Institute.

Previously she was the Digital Director for Freedom Partners and for the House Republican Conference for Chairwoman Cathy McMorr...

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Michael Bayes

Michael Bayes

Michael Bayes is an attorney with HoltzmanVogel PLLC, with a primary focus on campaign finance and election law, lobbying and ethics compliance, and tax-exempt organizations.

Before joining HoltzmanVogel PLLC, Micha...

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Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor

Founder at The Nancy Bocskor Company

About Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor, tagged a “Democracy Coach” by a major German newspaper, teaches citizens in the United States and internationally how to communicate with ...

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Glen Caroline

Glen Caroline

Director, NRA-ILA Grassroots Division

Glen Caroline serves as Director of the NRA-ILA Grassroots Division, which is comprised of 17 staff members, stationed out of NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, VA, as well as in key regions throughout the country. He develops a...

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Stephen Clouse

Stephen Clouse

Founder and President of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc.

Stephen is the founder and president of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc., a strategic communications/fundraising firm established in 1991. His firm provides consultation, message development and television training to...

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Holly Davis

Holly Davis

Holly Davis is the Vice President of Gauge Market Research, a political polling and services company she helped to found in 2007. In her role at Gauge, Holly concentrates her practice on political training and education. S...

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Chris Doss

Chris Doss

Deputy Director for Grassroots at the The Leadership Institute

Chris' political work has taken him across the U.S. and to nearly twenty countries where he's met and worked with heads of state and members of parliament. He even took one prime minister home for Thanksgiving; another tha...

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Tyler Foote

Tyler Foote

Tyler Foote is the Virginia State Director for Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – a national grassroots organization that mobilizes citizens to advocate for policies that advance free-market solutions and economic free...

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Daniel Gainor

Daniel Gainor

VP of Business and Culture, Media Research Center

Dan is the T. Boone Pickens Fellow and Vice President of Business & Culture for the MRC, is a veteran editor with more than two decades of experience in print and online media. Gainor regularly appears on the FoxNews.c...

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Rick Hendrix

Rick Hendrix

Founding Partner of ClearWord Communications Group

Rick Hendrix has worked as a direct mail fundraising professional for three decades. For 10 years, he directed the direct mail program here at the Leadership Institute where he oversaw a more than tenfold increas...

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Ian Ivey

Ian Ivey

Branch Chief, General Services Administration

Ian Ivey has been training people in teaching, communications, and argumentation for more than 20 years.

In 1997, while Ian was in law school at Georgetown, he began training instructors at Kaplan Test Prep. Ian was...

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George Landrith

George Landrith

President, Frontiers of Freedom

George C. Landrith III is the President and Chairman of Frontiers of Freedom having been hand selected to lead the organization by its founder U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop, in 1999. Previously, Mr. Landrith served as the Vi...

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Marci LeBlanc

Marci LeBlanc

Director of Planned Giving, The Leadership Institute

Marci LeBlanc graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1997 with a double major in English and Political Science—specializing in third world developing economies. She is a few hours short of a minor in French....

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Chris Malagisi

Chris Malagisi

Editor-in-Chief, Conservative Book Club

Christopher Malagisi is Editor in Chief of the Conservative Book Club (division of Salem Media Group), which is the largest political book club in the country with over 750K members nationwide. Malagisi is responsible for ...

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Todd Meredith

Todd Meredith

Co-Owner, Morgan, Meredith & Associates

Todd Meredith is owner and CEO of Morgan, Meredith Companies, a DC based conservative fundraising firm. For 25 years he has worked at Morgan, Meredith raising money for over 300 Republican political campaigns, Leadership P...

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Anita MonCrief

Anita MonCrief

Anita MonCrief is a Senior Advisor at True the Vote and is the Editor-in-Chief of Emerging Corruption, but she is best known as the ACORN/Project Vote Whistleblower.

MonCrief attended the University of Alab...

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Steven Sutton

Steven Sutton

Vice President for Development, The Leadership Institute

Steven joined the Leadership Institute eight years ago as Vice President of Programs. As Vice President of Programs, he directed all LI's training programs, from political grassroots to student groups on college campuses. ...

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Michael Watson

Michael Watson

Delegate-VA-93

A husband, father, craftsman, entrepreneur and son of a tugboat Captain, Mike Watson knows what it means to put in a hard day's work. Starting his career as a skilled craftsman and turning that trade into successful busine...

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