2012 Legislative Day - March 7th; 12pm - 3pm
Albany Room, Empire State Plaza

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Greg Allen Part 1

Greg Allen Part 2

Assemblyman Felix Ortiz 

Micheal Hogan Introduction

Marc Butler Introduction  

Jeffrion Aubrey Introduction

Thomas Abinanti Introduction

Award to NAMI HARLEM                                              

                                              2012 NAMI-NYS Legislative Conference Agenda



Registration opens in the concourse in front of the Albany Room. Legislative packets distributed for those with morning meetings.


 Legislative visits can be scheduled at this time.


Tips to Successful Advocacy Visits

Review of the 2012 NAMI-NYS Action Agenda


Keynote Address

Michael F. Hogan, Ph.D, Commissioner, New York State Office of Mental Health

Update from Department of Health

Gregory S. Allen, MSW, Director, Program Development and Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs, New York State Department of Health

Presentation of Legislative Champion Awards

Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Chair, Assembly Mental Health Committee and Senator Roy McDonald, Chair, Senate Mental Health and Developmental Disability Committee.

Presentation of NAMI Foundation Award


Speeches by Members of the New York State Legislature


 Panel-How to Create Safe and Affordable Housing for People with Mental Illness


Ralph Fasano, Executive Director, Concern for Independent Living

Clarence Jordan, NAMI Board 

Andrew Sperling, NAMI Legislative Director


End of formal program- Legislative visits can be scheduled at this time.


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