The Underdogs Summit

Sat, Apr 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm


10:00- Intro Video
10:10- Welcome- Julia Pulver, Founding Director of WOM
10:20- Invocation- Rev Mandy Beal
10:25- Julie Brixie-State Rep, 69th District
10:45-Sen. Mallory McMorrow, Senate District 13
11:05- Kate Logan, Chair of the Veterans Caucus

11:30- Panel Break I-
“They Stole Our Ballot Initiative, What Next?”-
Danielle Atkinson, Founding Director of Mothering Justice
Dave Woodward, Oakland County Commission Chair
Dr. Alicia Renee Farris, State Director of Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan (ROC)
Mark Brewer, Goodman Acker

“What’s It Like To Work on a Campaign?”-
Ron Owens, Trip Director & Mid-Michigan District Director for Governor Whitmer
Tameka Ramsey, Owner/Principal Associate at TRamsey & Associates
Chris Jensen, Campaign Legend
Jaime Reimers, Deputy Director, Caucus Services, Michigan Senate Democrats

“I Moved The Needle In A Super Red Seat”-
Laura Dodd, Former Candidate, State House District 44
Kelly Breen, Former Candidate, State House District 38
Berta Griffin, Former Candidate, State House District 61
Poppy Hernandez, Former Candidate, State Senate District 34
Nicole Breadon-Former Candidate, State House District 43

12:30- 1:30 Lunch Break 1 hr

1:30- Susan J. Demas, Michigan Advance
1:50- Dem Leader Greig
2:10- Attorney General Dana Nessel

2:30- Panel Break II-

“Ok, We Won Some Power, What Do We Do Now?”-
Emily Durbin, Michigan Chapter Lead for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
Alanna Maguire, President of Fair Michigan
Ethan Schmitt, Mid-Michigan Community Organizer for Planned Parenthood
Regina Strong, Environmental Activist

“I Won A Seat I Wasn’t Supposed To Win”-
Rep. Laurie Pohutsky, House District 19
Sen. Dayna Polehanki, Senate District 7
Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden-House District 35
Sen. Rosemary Bayer, Senate District 12
Commissioner Gwen Markham-Oakland County Commission, District 9

“What If I Wanted to Run?”-
Sommer Foster, Canton Township Trustee
Adrienne Pickett, The Guerilla Politic
Beth Kelly, Chair of Calhoun County Democratic Party
Lori Goldman, Fems for Dems
Rep. Donna Lasinski, House District 52

3:30- Brianna Scott, MSU Trustee
4:00- Lavora Barnes, Chair of the MDP

Get your tickets now before we sell out. See you in April!
If you need a scholarship, please email!

Chippewa Middle School
4000 Okemos Rd, Okemos, Michigan 48864

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