How to Communicate with Congress

How to Communicate with Congress

by Stephanie Denise Vance
     
 
This book exlains, in clear and simple terms, why it's important to communicate with Congress, and how to do so effectively.

About the Author:

Stephanie D. Vance, author of Government by the People: How to Communicate with Congress, has over 10 years experience in Congressional affairs. She has worked in a prominent DC law firm, lobbied

Overview

This book exlains, in clear and simple terms, why it's important to communicate with Congress, and how to do so effectively.

About the Author:

Stephanie D. Vance, author of Government by the People: How to Communicate with Congress, has over 10 years experience in Congressional affairs. She has worked in a prominent DC law firm, lobbied for National Public Radio and worked in various Congressional offices, including positions as Legislative Director and Staff Director. Her work on congressional communications stems from a deep and abiding belief that government is effective only when citizens are active participants. She has presented the concepts behind How to Communicate with Congress at seminars and workshops around the country, including the Brookings Institution's Government Affairs Institute. Ms. Vance has also appeared on WAMU's "Public Interest" to discuss the basics of congressional communications. Her work has been the subject of a variety of print media stories, including an interview with National Journal's Cloakroom publication. Ms. Vance holds a Masters Degree in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University and is a 1999 German Marshall Fund Fellow.

Editorial Reviews

National Journal Group
In her self-published book, [Vance] takes an insider-looking-out approach and offers constituents a battery of tips on congressional inner workings and how to best be heard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780967518206
Publisher:
AdVanced Consulting
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
ADVOCACY ASSOCIATES, LLC
Pages:
91

What People are saying about this

Steve Mansfield
How to Communicate with Congress is a clear, concise guide for everyone interested in building more effective relationships with members of Congress and their staff. Packed with practical tips on how to get things done, the book is an excellent introduction to grassroots lobbying for association members as well as a cogent refresher course for association staff and leadership.
— (Steve Mansfield, Manager of Legislative & Public Affairs, The American Radio Relay League, Newington, CT)
Ruth Stenerson
A single hour spent with this clear, concise and to-the-point book can be a long step toward becoming an effective influence on a legislator, jurist, or other official.
— (Ruth Stenerson, Bemidji State University professor emerita)

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