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