Learn the Legislative Basics to Help Protect Your Business
Description: How well do you understand the legislative/regulatory process? Anything from plastic bag restrictions to raw material import regulations to a ban on the sale of pets can directly or indirectly impact your bottom line. Have you ever wondered how you can effect change so that your business avoids the consequences of bad legislation? Join the Pet Advocacy Network Government Affairs staff as we review how laws and regulations are proposed, considered by elected officials, and ultimately enacted or rejected—and how you can play a part in the process.
Ashley Brinkman, Director Government Affairs: Joined the Pet Advocacy Network in August 2022. She has a master's degree in policy, an undergraduate degree in environmental biology, and over seven years of government affairs experience in Washington, D.C. She has served as a docent at the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky and a naturalist’s assistant at a Raptor Rehabilitation Center in Indiana.
Alyssa Miller-Hurley, Senior Director Government Affairs: Joined the Pet Advocacy Network in November 2022. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Arizona State University and her master’s in public administration from Northeastern University. Alyssa is a professional advocate who has worked at the national and state levels throughout the nation.