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Webinar: Executing a Successful State Government Affairs Strategy
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
Category: Webinar

Executing a Successful State Government Affairs Strategy

Topics to be addressed include analysis of the legislative landscape, developing a strategic plan for your legislative advocacy, best practices when communicating with legislators, and helpful tips for growing member participation in your advocacy efforts.

Date & Time: November 18, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Speakers: Deanna Kuykendall, Manager of State Government Affairs, National Athletic Trainers’ Association
CAE:  1 Hour, Domain 7 - Advocacy
Zoom: Live Webinar (link will be emailed prior to meeting)
Registration: Complimentary for DFWAE Members, $25 for Non-members


Deanna Kuykendall has worked in government/government affairs for nearly 20 years. After graduating from Eastern New Mexico University, she joined the office of Congressman Sam Johnson, where she served for ten years. Following her time with the U.S. House of Representatives, Deanna was appointed as Chief of Staff for Texas State Representative Scott Turner after successfully running this campaign for office. When Representative Turner decided not to run for re-election four years later, Deanna transitioned into the private sector, where she consulted with businesses, non-profits, and campaigns. In 2018, she joined the National Athletic Trainers’ Association as the Manager of State Government Affairs. In her spare time, Deanna serves on numerous boards and commissions throughout the community. She and her husband of 16 years, Chuck, reside in McKinney.