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RVIA's Capitol Hill Advocacy Day On June 5

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April 12, 2013 by   - () Leave a Comment

RVIA members gather on the steps of the U.S. Capitol during Advocacy Day in 2012.

Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) members will visit members of Congress and their key legislative staff during the association’s Capitol Hill Advocacy Day, scheduled for June 5 during Committee Week.

“Advocacy Day is one of the highlights of Committee Week for attendees and a vitally important element in RVIA’s efforts to increase awareness of the industry and our issues at the federal level,” said Jay Landers, RVIA’s senior director of government affairs, in a press release. “These visits and meetings help strengthen relationships between RVIA members and the members of Congress who represent their states and districts.”

RVIA’s Government Affairs staff schedules appointments with elected officials, provides briefing materials and accompanies members on visits. The program also gives participants the opportunity to have photos taken with congressmen and senators.

Advocacy Day begins with a morning meeting during which RVIA members are briefed on the issues they will be discussing with congressional members and their staff. The briefing includes rehearsal exercises that help RVIA members practice discussing key issues before they set out to meet elected officials.

For more information on RVIA’s Capitol Hill Advocacy Day visit http://www.rvia.org/?ESID=CHAD or contact Monika Geraci at mgeraci@rvia.org or (703) 620-6003 (ext. 318).

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