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Post Election 2018 Webinar with Patrick Cooney

Event Date: 
Monday, November 19, 2018
2:00 PM EST
Registration Fee: 
Complimentary to DTA Members
1 hour

Please plan to join Patrick Cooney, President of The Federal Group and DTA Legislative Representative to take an in-depth look at the results of the 2018 Congressional Midterm Elections. Mr. Cooney will measure the impact of the make-up of the new Congress on the political landscape in Washington and what it means for the dental industry on the federal level as we move towards the start of the 116th Congress. He will also review some of the key gubernatorial races in the states.

About the Presenters: 

Patrick Cooney

President of The Federal Group and DTA Legislative Representative

Patrick Cooney established The Federal Group, Inc. in 1999 with the objective of providing affordable, high quality government relations consulting services to companies, associations, municipalities and non-profit organizations.

Prior to establishing the firm, Mr. Cooney represented the interests of the national clinical laboratory scientists as Associate Director of Government Affairs for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), and the physical therapists as the Senior Policy Advisor for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).   As the senior advocate for each of these organizations he was responsible for the federal legislative and political strategies of each profession on Capitol Hill.  ASCLS and APTA remain valued clients of The Federal Group today.

Mr. Cooney served as a congressional aide to Congressman Dick Swett (D-NH) who served the United States House of Representatives from 1991 – 1995.  He also served as the State Field Director on the 1990 reelection campaign of the late Senator Jim Exon (D-NE) who served as a Senator from 1979 – 1997.

Mr. Cooney has expansive knowledge of the legislative, regulatory, and political processes in Washington.  He frequently speaks on government relations matters, particularly in the area of health care policy. As a long time advocate for sound public health policy he formerly served as Chair of the Public Health Advisory Board for the City of Alexandria, Virginia.

Mr. Cooney is a graduate of the College of Business at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  

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