November 14, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Karine Shnorhokian
tel: 917-428-1918

ANC OF NEW JERSEY TO ORGANIZE COMMUNITY EVENT: “DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN”

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Ridgefield, NJ — On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the Armenian National Committee of NJ (ANC-NJ), in conjunction with the ANCA ER Endowment Fund, will be organizing a social workshop for community activists with special guest speaker, Tim White, Vice President of Public Affairs with Beckerman, an independent full-service strategic communications agency.

The event will take place at Bibiz Lounge & Restaurant in Westwood, NJ from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Open to professionals and community activists in the New Jersey & New York area, the event will focus on developing an effective grassroots advocacy campaign. The function will also allow an opportunity for professionals to network and engage further with our guest speaker.

“We look forward to having Tim White speak to our local activists, and help us further engage and collaborate on pressing issues facing our community,” commented James Sahagian, ANC of NJ Chair. “Grassroots mobilization and leadership are the key components and foundation of the Armenian National Committee of America. White’s insight will add significantly to help strengthen our effectiveness,” he continued.

Tim White is a registered government affairs agent in New Jersey and manages issue advocacy campaigns for local and statewide regulatory/legislative initiatives. Tim also has extensive experience developing and managing strategic programs designed to obtain regulatory approval and stakeholder support for real estate projects and public utilities.

Prior to his move to Beckerman, White was Vice President at MWW Group and was a political consultant, communications director and campaign manager for several statewide, legislative, county and municipal campaigns for elected office. He served as Political Director for the New Jersey Republican State Committee in 2004, as Special Assistant to the Mayor of Jersey City and as Special Assistant to the Bergen County Executive. He is frequently featured as a political commentator/policy analyst on Fox News’ America Live with Megyn Kelly, My9 News’ New Jersey Now and on NJTV’s NJ Today as was a member of Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop’s Transition Team in 2013.

To register for the event, please visit https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=ba4b1b . There is a $25 registration fee, which also includes appetizers, beer and wine. For more information, you can email anc.nj@anca.org, or call Sarine Adishian at (646) 265-5144.

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