PA Leadership Conference Panels Announced

Member Group : PA Leadership Conference

Harrisburg, PA – The 2011 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference, to be held April 8th and 9th at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), will feature four interactive panel presentations including Path to A Better Pennsylvania; Curbing Union Power; School: It’s Your Choice and TEA Time: Effective Grassroots Activism. The panels will be interactive, with conference participants having the opportunity to submit questions to panelists.

The panel moderators and panelists include:

Path to a Better Pennsylvania
Moderator: Matthew Brouillette, Commonwealth Foundation
Panelists: Joe Sterns, Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania
Michael Geer, Pennsylvania Family Institute
Scott Roy, Range Resources
Lynne Schmidt, PPG industries
John Stephenson, National Taxpayers Union

Curbing Union Power
Moderator: Simon Campbell, Stop Teacher Strikes
Panelists: Daryl Metcalfe, State Representative
Vicki Craft, Keystone Associated Builders & Contractors
John Bear, State Representative
Larry Pastor Neshaminy Taxpayers Group
Chris Prandoni, Americans for Tax Reform

School: It’s Your Choice
Moderator: Otto Banks, REACH Alliance
Panelists: Jeffrey Piccola, State Senator
Anthony Williams, State Senator
Jeanne Allen, Center for Education Reform
Robert Enlow, Fdn for Educational Choice
Richard Komer, Institute for Justice

TEA Time: Effective Grassroots Activism
Moderator: Katy Abram, Americans for Prosperity
Panelists: Rich Davis, American Sheepdogs
Ana Puig, Kitchen Table Patriots
Sam DeMarco, Veterans and Patriots United
Robert Howard, Coalition for Responsible Government
Kim Schmidtner, Lehigh Valley Project 9/12

In addition to the panel presentations, a pre-conference campaign training workshop and a pre-conference workshop on the U.S. Constitution taught by the Constitutional Organization for Liberty will be held on Friday morning, April 8th; and a Blogger Conference sponsored by Americans for Prosperity will be held following the conference on Saturday afternoon, April 9th.

Featured speakers at the 2011 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference include Fox News analyst Charles Krauthammer; U.S. Senator Pat Toomey; former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore, now with the Free Congress Foundation; Rose Tennent of the Quinn & Rose program; John Fund of the Wall Street Journal; John Gizzi of Human Events; Tim Phillips of Americans for Prosperity; Lt. Governor James Cawley and State Senator Jake Corman.

Complete information and registration for the 2011 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is available at