The Meso Foundation will host a Meet the Mesothelioma Experts teleconference about making a difference through advocacy on Thursday, February 22 at 8PM ET (RSVP here). In this installment of the series, Melinda Kotzian, CEO of the Meso Foundation, will be joined by William A. Franco and Julie P. Pawelczyk of The Conafay Group.
During the teleconference, Mr. Franco and Ms. Pawelczyk will provide an inside look into Capitol Hill and answer your questions. You will be able to ask questions live during the call. Melinda, along with our guests, will also provide an update on the mesothelioma patient registry bill.
William A. Franco has more than 30 years of experience working with the federal government, national trade associations and corporate government affairs programs in both state and federal relations. Mr. Franco currently serves as a government affairs advisor to The Conafay Group, focusing primarily on healthcare and biopharmaceutical policy issues.
With more than 20 years’ experience in Washington, D.C., Julie Pawelczyk serves as a legislative advocate on behalf of multiple nonprofit and corporate clients. She has extensive experience working with companies developing medical technology, as well as organizations focused on health and education programs, such as patient advocacy groups, child protection programs, medical research, and elementary and secondary education.
The Meet the Mesothelioma Experts teleconference is free, but an RSVP is required to receive the call-in information. You can RSVP at curemeso.org/experts.