State Governmental Affairs Conference

Baton Rouge, LA

Published: Oct 5, 2018

Event date: 4/30/2019 Export event

Stand up with your peers at this year’s Louisiana Governmental Affairs Conference. Joining us this year will be our current Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff Landry, who will speak about ADA. Also in attendance will be our new NCUA Regional Director, Keith Morton, who will address the current climate of NCUA and its structural changes. Attendees will also hear from yearly favorites, such as Jeff Brooks and Rob Rieger. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to say thank you to those legislators who have supported us in the past, and cultivate new relationships with our state legislators!

New this year is a condensed one-day schedule! Registration and networking will begin at 9:30 am with program to commence at 10:00 am. All attendees will be transported to the Capitol at 4:00 pm for lobbying efforts. The evening will conclude with our yearly Legislative Seafood Social at the Capitol Park Museum from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

Agenda to Include:

  • Welcome/League Advocacy Update
  • Attorney General Jeff Landry discussing current status of ADA
  • NCUA Regional Director Keith Morton with a NCUA Update on current climate of NCUA
  • Jeff Brooks, Adams and Reese, with a National Legislative Update
  • Eli Jospeh, CUNA Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer, with a CUNA Update
  • Rob Rieger, Adams and Reese, with a Louisiana Legislative Update

Credit Union professionals and volunteers with a desire to continue fostering the relationship between the credit unions and our elected officials.

Jeff Landry became Louisiana Attorney General on January 11, 2016. Prior to being elected state Attorney General he served as a member of the United States House of Representatives. As one of Louisiana’s Congressmen - General Landry became known as a ferocious advocate of the Constitution, a leader on national energy policy emphasizing increased domestic oil and gas production, an activist for conservative family values, and a promoter of true reductions in wasteful government spending.

Keith Morton serves as the Regional Director for the Southern Regional office in Austin, Texas. Mr. Morton is also the President of the Asset Management and Assistance Center (AMAC). As President, Mr. Morton serves as the key advisor to the NCUA Board on AMAC matters, including liquidation payouts, managing assets acquired from liquidations and management of recoveries for the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. AMAC also provides assistance and advice pertaining to conservatorships, real estate and consumer loans, appraisals, bond claim analysis, and reconstructing accounting records.

Jeff Brooks combines his budget and appropriations experience, his understanding of financial service matters, and his knowledge of legislative strategy to represent clients from the Gulf South, as well as those in virtually every corner of the country. Jeff guides clients on issues that arise at the federal level in energy, transportation, public works, budget appropriations, education and financial services. Jeff knows that positive outcomes often hinge on smart, sound legislative strategy, the patience to wait for the right time to put it into play, and the ability to work closely alongside those with whom he’s developed trusting personal relationships

Eli Joseph serves as Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Congressional Relations at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). In this capacity, Eli leads the Congressional Relations team at CUNA and is responsible for the execution of its legislative advocacy efforts. Eli joined the Credit Union National Association as Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer in February 2016.

Robert L. Rieger, Jr. advises clients in government relations and related litigation matters in Louisiana and Washington, D.C. He focuses his practice on the needs of individuals and companies in the public utility, telecommunications, electricity generation, and health care industries as well as addressing corporate law, governmental ethics, campaign finance and general administrative law issues. He devises and implements legislative and litigation solutions designed to curb agency overreach and promote a level playing field for entities subject to governmental or professional licensing or regulation.

$269 per attendee
$99 per guest – this includes lunch and Seafood Social

*For the purposes of those applying for a grant, the registration fee includes food and beverage valued at $69 per person which cannot be deducted from the cost of the program.

Hilton Baton Rouge Captiol Center
201 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

LCUL has contracted a discounted room rate of $155 per night. Click here to book online or you may book by calling 1-800-955-6962 and mentioning our group code LCUL. The room block will close April 15,2019. 

If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Angela Gervias, VP of Advocacy.