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Annual Public Service Symposium To Take Place In December

November 18, 2022

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Nov. 18, 2022) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will host the annual Public Service Symposium on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. The event will be held at The Partnership’s office at 700 Locust St., Ste. 100 Des Moines, IA 50309.

The 2022 Public Service Symposium will feature information regarding running for public office and engaging in public servantship. This free, in-person event will include a combination of speakers and networking opportunities. Speakers will be announced upon their confirmation.

The Symposium will include a panel with local leaders. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Representative Carter F. Nordman
  • Erin Lee Schneider, Assistant Dean for Student Services, Drake University Law School
  • Windsor Heights City Councilmember Joseph Jones: Keynote/Moderator

More panelists will be announced as they are confirmed.

“If you are planning on or even have a spark of an idea to run for public office at any level, this event will help you learn more about what the process looks like and what you should know as you are making the decision,” said Andrea Woodard, Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy at The Partnership. “Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from those who have run for office in the past and from experts in the political process.”

Registration for the event is now open on The Partnership’s website.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership   

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.