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NoVA Campaign Academy - Session 1

On Saturday May 20, 2017

What you will learn

NoVA Candidate and Campaign Academy

The Leadership Institute's Campaign Academy is an intensive five month program that gives conservative candidates and those who support them the skills to fight and win in today's competitive public policy arena. This program is ideal for candidates, campaign operatives, elected officials, and conservative activists.

Our 2017 program in Fairfax runs for five months, and begins on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Each month, participants attend a full day seminar focused on a specific theme: Strategy, Communications, Candidate Development, Fundraising and Voter Contact.

Because this is a comprehensive program, participants enroll one time, pay one $150 tuition fee and are invited to all seminars, webinars and related programs. Participants who complete the program receivea Certificate of Completion and are invited to a networking event with alumni of the program.

The dates and topics for each session of the Fairfax Academy are:

Sat. May 20 – Session 1 Strategy

Sat. June 17 – Session 2 Communications

Sat. July 15 – Session 3 Candidate Development

Sat. August 19 – Session 4 Fundraising

Sat. September 16 – Session 5 Voter Contact

Each full-day session starts at 9:00AM and wraps up at 5:00PM. A continental breakfast, lunch, and light refreshments will be provided at each session.

Student Special! Register for $75 and get a full refund upon successful completion of the five sessions.

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Starts Saturday, May 20

Sat. 20 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Comfort Inn - University Center 11180 Fairfax Blvd. Fairfax, VA 22030 Map



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Angel Chitnatham

Angel Chitnatham

Political and Fundraising Training Director, Leadership Institute

Angel is the Political and Fundraising Training Director at the Leadership Institute. In addition to overseeing trainings for both political and fundraising divisions, she develops and manages the Leadership Institute's Fu...

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Matt Mackowiak

Matt Mackowiak

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Justin Murff

Justin Murff

Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, President, NexGenerosity

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Adrienne Royer

Adrienne Royer

Digital Communications Strategist, CMDI

Adrienne joined CMDI in 2014 as the Digital Communications Strategist in order to manage social media, CMDI's blog and external marketing.

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