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2022 State Advocacy Forum

State Advocacy Forum

The 2022 APMA State Advocacy Forum was held virtually via Zoom on August 20. Coordinated by APMA’s Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA), the State Advocacy Forum is a conference that provides an opportunity for state association leaders and representatives to discuss ongoing state legislative issues. Previously the forum has been held biennially and only in-person. The 2022 event was the first virtual State Advocacy Forum.

General Information and Registration


  1. Welcome and Introduction 
    Iowa Podiatric Medical Society Welcome – Nicole Jedlicka, DPM, IPMS president 
    Video: Podiatric Physicians: The Most Comprehensive Provider for Foot and Ankle Needs 
  2. State Podiatry Boards and Why They Matter – Spotlight on Iowa 
    Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards – Russ Stoner, executive director, FPMB 
    The Components of the Legislative Process - How A Regulation is Adopted – 
    Barbara Campbell, FPMB director and president, State of Arizona Board of Podiatry Examiners
  3. Running for State Office – Kevin Malecek, director, Economic Development and International Trade
  4. Running a State PAC  Kristin Brackemyre, director, PAC and Government Relations, Public Affairs Council 

Discussion Guides 

  1. State Issues Breakout Guide
  2. Advocacy Strategies and Tactics Breakout Guide 

Policy Briefs and Tip Sheets

Supplemental Materials

2023 Innovation Grant Application - Apply by September 15, 2022

The APMA Center for Professional Advocacy (CPA) is also pleased to announce that applications for the Professional Advocacy Innovation Grants are now being accepted! Apply by September 15, 2022!

Follow-Up Materials 

Previous State Advocacy Forums 

Members can view materials from the 2021 State Advocacy Forum2019 State Advocacy Forum2017 State Advocacy Forum2015 State Advocacy Forum, and 2013 State Advocacy Forum.

CPA Contact Information 

For questions about the 2022 forum or previous forums, contact CPA staff at healthpolicy.hpp@apma.org

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