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Voices in Advocacy Podcast
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Why Storytelling is a Powerful Tool in Advocacy Communication On today’s show we talk with a distinguished professor of communications at the highly esteemed Carnegie Mellon University on the topic of Storytelling – which is recognized as an important component to a successful advocates’ meeting with elected officials. We speak with Ed Barr, Communications Coach for select master’s students at Carnegie Mellon University located in Pittsburgh, PA.
ABOUT the GUEST
Ed Barr is a Communications Coach for select master’s students at Carnegie Mellon University located in Pittsburgh, PA. Professor Barr has also taught at the Heinz College of Public policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the author of 101 Tips For Improving your Business Communication and two additional books on communications and marketing.

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This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
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At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates
Learn how National FFA prepares young farmers to advocate for the future of the agriculture industry. This organization has over 760,000 members with over 8800 chapters. It is among the largest youth organizations and the largest career and technical student organization in the United States. Today we speak with the Advocacy and Literacy Officer of the National FFA Organization, known to many as the Future Farmers of America.
ABOUT the GUEST
Celya McCullah Glowacki, the Advocacy and Literacy and Ag Based Experiences Manager at the National FFA Organization. Prior to joining National FFA, Celya was the state program leader for agriculture education at the Indiana Department of Education. She is a native of Oklahoma and graduate of Cornell with a Bs in Communication.  She is actively involved with the Miss Agriculture USA program, a non-profit that celebrates and promotes agriculture, where is she currently the National Elite Ms Agriculture USA. Celya is passionate about mentoring Native American and Indigenous youth as a member of the Cherokee tribe. And to add to all of this, she is an Emmy winner from her time at ESPN.

Thank you to our sponsor: Rap Index, tell them Roger sent you.

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This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
www.VoicesinAdvocacy.com
480 488-9150
At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates
Fighting for Pro-Manufacturing Policies with the ”I Make America” Advocacy Campaign This trade group which is 125 years old and has more than 1,000 member companies is the leading organization in North America advancing construction and agriculture equipment manufacturers in the global marketplace while using some unique programing to achieve their advocacy goals.
ABOUT the GUEST
Wade Balkonis is the Director, Grassroots Advocacy at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). A 125-year-old trade association, AEM consists of more than 1,000 member companies, representing 200+ product lines in the off-road agriculture, construction, mining, and forestry equipment industry. Wade is responsible for the 10+ year old I Make America campaign which advocates on behalf of the 2.8 million men and women of the industry. Prior to this position, Wade managed the PAC and grassroots programs for Walgreens and H&R Block, worked in constituent relations roles for a Member of Congress and the Mayor of the City of Milwaukee, and worked in Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) for private industry.

Thank you to our sponsor: Rap Index, tell them Roger sent you.

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This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
www.VoicesinAdvocacy.com
480 488-9150
At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates
From Legislative Specialist to Chief Administrative Officer, we explore advocacy for the vital agriculture industry and the family farm.. Our guest began on the family farm growing cotton, tobacco, watermelon, and peanuts. He rose from Legislative Specialist to Chief Administrative Officer and shares the value of quality and quantity of grassroots farm advocacy.
 
ABOUT the GUEST
Jeffrey Harvey is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Companies.  In this role, Harvey works with the Farm Bureau President and senior leadership to develop and implement the Company’s strategic management plan.  Harvey oversees the day-to-day functions of the Company.
In 2001, he joined GFB as a Legislative Specialist and later served as Director of the organization’s Public Policy Department. 

Thank you to our sponsor: Rap Index, tell them Roger sent you.

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This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
www.VoicesinAdvocacy.com
480 488-9150
At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates
Gun Violence - An Epidemic in America Normally this podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy. Today the show is dedicated to the act of advocacy. Today’s show is an editorial on gun violence in light of the all too familiar recent events.
This is an editorial by Roger Rickard, the opinions expressed our those of the host.
 
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Why advocating for the vital and necessary crop protection is so important to American farmers. Today’s guest represents the developers, manufacturers, formulators and distributors of plant science solutions for agriculture and pest management in the United States. Come with me as we learn more.
 
ABOUT the GUEST
Chris Novak is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CropLife America (CLA).  CLA’s member companies 
produce, sell and distribute virtually all of the vital and necessary crop protection and biotechnology products used 
by American farmers. Novak joined CLA in August 2018. 

Prior to joining CLA, Novak was the Chief Executive Officer of the National Corn Growers Association, a grower-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington. 
 

Thank you to our sponsor: Rap Index, tell them Roger sent you.

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This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
www.VoicesinAdvocacy.com
480 488-9150
At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates
Advocates Don’t Volunteer Unless They Truly Believe It’s Going to Make the World a Better Place Do you know what 340B program is? If you said no, you are not alone. Today we speak with the National Advocacy Manager of Community Voices 340B. Come with me as we learn more.
ABOUT the GUEST
Since 2017 Rhiannon Klein has been the National Advocacy Manager for Community Voices for 340B. Rhiannon began her career in Global HIV/AIDS advocacy as the government relations intern for the ONE Campaign in Washington D.C.  She lives in Lansing, Michigan with her husband and young daughter. Rhiannon grew up in Anchorage, Alaska.
 

Thank you to our sponsor: Rap Index, tell them Roger sent you.

https://www.rapindex.com
 
This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
www.VoicesinAdvocacy.com
480 488-9150
At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates
Using Leadership Development Programs to Create Today’s Advocates and Tomorrow’s Leaders at the American Soybean Association Today we speak the Executive Director of Government Affairs for an organization has 26 affiliated state associations representing 30 soybean producing states. Stay tuned as we learn about their advocacy efforts for more than 500,000 soybean farmers.
ABOUT the GUEST
As Executive Director of Government Affairs, Christy Seyfert leads the American Soybean Association’s Washington, D.C., office. In this role, she directs and implements policy strategy and manages policy staff. The organization has 26 affiliated state associations representing 30 soybean producing states and more than 500,000 soybean farmers. She joined ASA in October 2019.
Prior to joining ASA, Seyfert held roles in both the private sector and federal government related to public policy and agriculture.
 

 
Thank you to our sponsor: Rap Index, tell them Roger sent you.

https://www.rapindex.com
 
This podcast is dedicated to the art of advocacy.
Contact Voices In Advocacy at:
www.VoicesinAdvocacy.com
480 488-9150
At Voices in Advocacy, we work with organizations that want to inspire, educate, engage, and activate their supports to become even better influential advocates