SGRC Regional Advocacy Meetings

The AOA State Government Relations Center (SGRC) will host a series of four regional advocacy meetings across the United States later this summer and fall to build on the profession’s historic, statehouse momentum in 2021 and prepare advocates for future successes. Consult the schedule below to find the regional advocacy meeting pertaining to your particular state.

October 20 - 21, 2022
Westin Portland Harborview
Portland, ME

Directly connecting affiliates' advocates with colleagues who have faced challenges and found successes in the legislative trenches before, the AOA SGRC Regional Advocacy Meetings are opportunities to hone affiliates' advocacy strategies with firsthand input from seasoned statehouse veterans. Each of the four regional advocacy meetings, beginning in July and continuing through October, will feature collaborative and interactive sessions intended to provide advocates with the latest information about the challenges and opportunities facing the profession. 

Be sure to access the AOA SGRC Regional Advocacy Meeting dates and registration links specific to your state below. Each region will be updated with additional information on meeting dates, registration and housing details in the coming weeks. For specific questions, please contact the AOA SGRC at The SGRC Regional Advocacy Meetings are supported by Johnson & Johnson Vision, Janssen, the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety and Lumenis.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Northeastern Regional Advocacy Meeting

Northeastern region states include: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachussetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont.

Location: Portland, ME
Date: Oct. 20-21, 2022




Speaker Bios

The Northeastern Regional Advocacy Meeting will take place at the Westin Portland Harborview. Housing for our Northeast meeting closed.