Public Policy Division

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The Public Policy Influence & Advocacy (PPIA) Division shall be responsible for developing and maintaining interactions between the Libertarian Party of Nevada and elected government officials, as well as tracking the results of interactions to help shape candidacy strategy. The PPIA Division shall also be responsible for ensuring that the Libertarian Party input is provided for key legislation and initiatives when and where possible.

PPIA Division general responsibilities:

  • Work with Elected and Appointed Officials. Build Relationships with City Council members, County Commissioners, Assemblymen, State Senators, Congressmen and US Senators as well as their staff.
  • Profiles. Maintain records within our CRM to create a profile on each elected official to include their issues, their financial backers and their voting history.
  • Legislation. Review and analyze all bills to determine which pieces of legislation are favorable to the Libertarian Party and our core principles. Author bills and identify co-sponsors for proposed legislation.
  • Lobbying. Consider the addition of someone to become a full/part time paid lobbyist if funds will support it.

PPIA Division Committees:

  • Public Policy Influence & Advocacy Committee. General committee for maintaining relationships with elected and appointed officials and their profiles. Maintain and update a field manual for the PPIA Division.
  • Legislation Committee. Review and analyze all existing laws and determine which laws we want to move into a more Libertarian direction. Determine which new legislation the Libertarian Party wants to endorse and which legislation we want to fight. Draft legislation to move public policy into a more Libertarian direction and identify sponsors.

 

Positions, Job Descriptions & Requirements

 

Public Policy Director

Job Description: The Public Policy Director manages and oversees the PPIA Division. Their primary function is building relationships for the Libertarian Party of Nevada with elected and appointed officials and reviewing legislation in Nevada. Additionally, the Public Policy Director will provide leadership, training, and mentoring to county parties and draft the PPIA Division field manual.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for establishing and populating all necessary committees as well as recruit and appoint all leaders within the PPIA Division.
  2. Mentor and lead all other members of the PPIA Division.
  3. Develop and maintain relationships with elected and appointed officials in Nevada.
  4. Work with the Legislative Director to review all legislation in Nevada and determine which bills the Libertarian Party will oppose and which we will support.
  5. Develop, implement, and evaluate a public policy plan.
  6. Maintain a profile on each elected and appointed official.
  7. Collaborate and work with the Volunteer, Outreach and Event Divisions.
  8. Draft a plan for the state to work together with the counties to develop similar programs on the local level.
  9. Oversee the drafting and publishing of the PPIA Division field manual.

Qualifications

  • Strong networker with business development skills.
  • Experience with legislation (drafting and review).
  • Experience working with elected officials and their staff.
  • Sincere commitment to work with all constituent groups including all other staff, board members, and volunteers.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial.

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Assistant Public Policy Director

Job Description: Responsible for assisting the Public Policy Director in all aspects of the position.

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Legislative Director

Job Description: The Legislative Director primary function is reviewing all legislation in Nevada. The Legislative Director will build relationships for the Libertarian Party of Nevada with elected and appointed officials. Additionally, the Legislative Director will provide leadership, training, and mentoring to county parties and assist in drafting the PPIA Division field manual.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Review all legislation in Nevada and determine which bills the Libertarian Party will oppose and which we will support.
  2. Draft new bills to introduce to Nevada legislators and identify sponsors for the bills.
  3. Develop and maintain relationships with elected and appointed officials in Nevada.
  4. Draft a plan for the state to work together with the counties to develop similar programs on the local level.
  5. Assist in drafting and publishing of the PPIA Division field manual.

Qualifications

  • Strong networker with business development skills.
  • Experience with legislation (drafting and review).
  • Experience working with elected officials and their staff.
  • Sincere commitment to work with all constituent groups including all other staff, board members, and volunteers.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial.

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