MCF Government Relations and Public Policy Committee Meeting

14Feb2019
DATE & TIME: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm CST
LOCATION: 
MCF, 800 Washington Ave N, Suite 703, Minneapolis, MN 55401
ADMISSION FEE: 
$0.00
MEMBER ADMISSION FEE: 
$0.00

MEETING AGENDA IS POSTED BELOW

This is the MCF Government Relations and Public Policy Committee’s first meeting of the year. Second hour of the meeting will be dedicated to an issue briefing and discussion on workforce development policy. The discussion will feature a presentation by Katie Clark Sieben, director of the Cargill Foundation and former commissioner of the Minesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Any MCF member is invited to attend the issue briefing from 2 to 3 pm.

The Government Relations and Public Policy Committee’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating proposals and recommending actions to the MCF Board of Directors related to public policy positions.  The committee annually recommends action on the Annual Advocacy Agenda.  The committee periodically recommends Board action on matters related to the Legislative Statement and Leadership Initiatives.
  • Evaluating proposals and recommending actions to adopt or revise MCF’s “Policies and Procedures for Government Relations and Public Policy.”
  • Providing consultation and advice to MCF staff to support planning and implementation of government relations and public policy activities and member services, including planning and implementation of the MCF Government Relations and Public Policy annual work plan.

This meeting is meant for government relations and public policy committee members. Want to join the committee? Contact Bob Tracy at btracy@mcf.org for more information.

MCF engages in public policy as a means to achieve the goals of:  (1) Expanding philanthropy, charitable giving and Minnesota’s community of grantmakers, and (2) Creating a more prosperous, inclusive and equitable Minnesota by eliminating disparities.

Read more about MCF's public policy advocacy or get policy news at MCF's Policy in Focus.

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