All events will take place in the Explorer Room of the University Center

12:00-12:30 p.m. Introductions, Lunch, and Welcome

Kathy Davis, AAUW Marquette Liaison

Elizabeth Sommer, NMU Elect Her Liaison


Thank you to Northern Michigan University's Gender Working Group for providing lunch. Northern Michigan's Gender Working Group focuses on recognizing gender issues impacting, faculty, staff, and students and encouraging gender equality through programming and policy initiatives

12:30-12:45 p.m. The Importance of Young Women Running for Office Rebecca Thompson, Elect Her Facilitator
12:40-1:00 p.m. Exercise 1: What's your issue?  
1:00 -1:45 p.m. Making an Impact Judge Cheryl Hill, Marquette County Probate Judge
1:45-2:15 p.m. The Nuts and Bolts of Running for ASNMU and Elect Her-Campus Women to Win Campaign Strategy

Kat Klawes and Katelyn LiubakkaASNMU President and Vice President

2:15-2:30 p.m. Exercise 2: Building a Campaign Team


2:30-2:45 p.m.

Networking Break- Refreshments

2:45-3:15 p.m. The Importance of Message Kristi Evans, Northern Michigan University News Director
3:15-3:30 p.m. Exercise 3: Elevator Speech Rebecca Thompson, Elect Her Facilitator
3:30-4:00 p.m. Exercise 4: Campaign Simulation Rebecca Thompson, Elect Her Facilitator.
4:00-4:15 p.m. Strategy Sharing and Elect Her Networking  
4:15-5:00 p.m. Optional Networking Reception