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2014 Annual State Budget Update & Advocacy Program- Wilmington
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DANA's Annual Budget Update has been sponsored by Nemours. We’ll have presentations from Delaware’s OMB, DHSS, and DSCYF (Kids Dept.), as well as a representative of the Legislature, and Drew Fennell, to talk about Advocacy and Lobbying.

When: 2/21/2014
From 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 S Madison Street
Wilmington, Delaware  19801
Contact: John Baker

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2014 Annual State Budget Update & Advocacy Program

Offered in conjunction with Nemours Foundation, The Delaware Office of Management & Budget, DHSS, and DSCYF

Join us for this signature DANA program that bring all the key players together once the Governor has presented his proposed 2015 Budget. You’ll hear from the experts what they have planned for the 2015 Budget Year, including the Office of Management and Budget’s Bert Scoglietti, the Division of Health and Social Service’s Kevin Kelley, and the Division of Services for Children Youth and their Families’ Brian Reynolds. We’ll review the budget cycle and opportunities that you have to give input and comment to Legislators, Departments, and the Joint Finance Committee. We’ll also have Legislative Leader present to handle your questions. Drew Fennell, Esq. will wrap the program up with her helpful advice on Advocating and Lobbying for nonprofits. The discussion will be facilitated by George Meldrum of the Nemours Foundation.

There is no charge for this program! 


8:30 – 9:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast – Courtesy of Nemours Foundation

9:00 - 9:10am Welcoming remarks 

Christopher Grundner

9:10 - 10:10am State Budget Update: Governor's Budget Overview and Key Agency Reports


Bert Scoglietti, OMB

Kevin Kelley, DHSS

Brian Reynolds, DSCYF

Moderator: George Meldrum

10:10 - 10:40am The Legislative Budget Picture: Q & A with Sen. Brian Bushweller, Member of the Joint Finance Committee

10:40 - 11:00am The Legislative Budget Cycle 

John Baker

11:00 - 11:50am Advocacy – The Opportunity for Voice and Legal Concerns

Drew Fennell, Esq. (former ACLU Ex. Dir.)

11:50- 12:00pm Closing remarks

George Meldrum, Nemours Foundation