RSVP: CFM Presents the Local Impact of the Fiscal Cliff

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An ELGL Forum with CFM Strategic Communications

The Fiscal Cliff, Sequestration, PERS reform, CRC – What is the local impact?

Join us to hear about the high profile issues that are likely to dominate the 113th Session of Congress and the 2013 Oregon State Legislative Session and the potential impact to local government.

Thursday, November 29 from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

Madison Room at the Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205

Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Megan Messmer, ELGL Project Coordinator, 

Speaker bios 

Joel Rubin – As Vice President, Federal Affairs, Joel brings to CFM broad public policy experience as a senior Congressional aide and successful private sector lobbyist. Joel served as Legislative Director to Congressman Brian Baird (D-WA), where he worked on a wide range of issues including transportation, taxes, trade, defense, energy, economics and budget. As Legislative Director, Joel was also was responsible for Baird’s Transportation and Budget Committee assignments, managing the legislative agenda and coordinating the appropriations process. Before joining CFM, Joel worked as a lobbyist with a D.C. firm where he represented cities, counties and private sector clients, many of which are based on the West Coast. Joel currently represents the following cities in Oregon and Washington:  Battle Ground, Lacey, Longview, Sherwood, Tigard and Vancouver.

Jessica Adamson – As the Senior Public Affairs Associate in the CFM State Affairs team, Jessica has in-depth of knowledge about the Oregon Legislature that spans across party lines. Her respected career also included more than a decade in the private sector, lobbying on behalf of the state’s heavy construction industry. Prior to joining CFM, Jessica served as chief of staff for House Co-Speaker Arnie Roblan, D-Coos Bay. In that role, she worked closely with her Republican counterpart as part of a unique power-sharing agreement to oversee state agency budgets and the Ways and Means process.