"I'm a small-town kid who grew up with a cornfield in the back yard and dreaming of serving my country in public office." Vice President Mike Pence
The Candidate Development Workshop is designed to build on the Campaign Management Workshop. The program helps current and prospective candidates identify the steps needed to run a successful campaign.
The workshop focuses on personal and political preparation for future service as an elected official and community leader. Additional on-demand content, which complements this material, is available to program enrollees.
Ideal attendees for the Candidate Development Workshop are individuals who are looking to become more politically active. Candidates, campaign staff, and volunteers involved at any level should attend.
Attendees will learn how to:
• Decide if they are ready to run
• Organize a campaign staff and structure
• Raise funds
• Work with the media
• Communicate with voters
Sat 11: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Baker Science Building - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 Map
$20.00 discount for early registration until 4/27/19
Your Cost: $30.00
Nathan is the Grassroots Program Coordinator at the Leadership Institute, where he has trained over 2500 activists, candidates, and elected officials. As LI's former Pacific Regional Field Coordinator, he oversaw campus programs in California and Hawaii. His activism led to pro-free speech policy changes at 11 colleges in California, including the largest community college district in the state and in the country.
As the former West Coast Regional Director at Young Americans for Liberty, he oversaw the creation of over 100 student groups and managed more than 20 state leaders.
In the 2016 Presidential Primaries, Nathan was the Northeast Regional Coordinator of Students for Rand Paul, where he redesigned the volunteer recruitment system to produce over 100,000 voter contact calls in 13 states.
During the 2014 election cycle, Nathan was a Deputy Field Director for the Massachusetts Republican Party, where he mobilized volunteers to canvass over 12,000 households for a successful gubernatorial campaign.
Originally from Boston, he has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Minor in Spanish from the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain.