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USH2020: Government Relations Strategy: How you can be an advocate

July 6, 2020

Brian Forni, U.S Government​​​​​​

Presentation Summary:

Learn how you can play an integral for the Usher Syndrome Coalition at the local, state, and federal level.

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Speaker Bio: 

Since 2016, Brian Forni has been developing and implementing congressional, legislative, and programming strategies in support of an Executive Branch agency's mission and work across the globe, strengthening the agency's relationships with Congress, non-profits, businesses and government officials. 

From 2011-2016, Brian worked with a Eurasian embassy in Washington, D.C., providing strategic counsel and lobbying services in support of international business development, congressional relations, trade promotion, management of grassroots campaigns, and political fundraising. And from 2002-2011, Brian worked in the U.S. House of Representatives for a senior Member of Congress, including as the staff director for the House Foreign Affairs Committee Europe Subcommittee. 

Brian enjoys traveling, exploring cultures, cuisine, and drinking red wine. He grew up near Cape Cod, Massachusetts, but has called Washington, D.C. home since 2006.

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