ELIPPS Policy Education Seminar

Fall 2015

ELIPPS Policy Education Seminar-Module A 

*to sign up please use the following CRN*

CRN: 74018 (POL 298)

Credit: 1 (Please sign up for 1 credit only)

Course Description: Emerging Leaders in Policy and Public Service (ELIPPS) will host a policy education seminar series for 1 credit during this whole academic year. The fall quarter will be the first module of the series. During the fall quarter, five seminars will be hosted for two hours each. The details of the seminar are the following:

When: Alternate Mondays starting Sep 28 from 12-2 pm

Where: Garrison Room, Memorial Union

Grading: P/NP

Course Outline:
  1. Overview of the CA Legislature and the Legislative Processes 
    1. When: September 28, 2015
    2. Speakers: Brian Ebbert, Assistant Chief Clerk/Parliamentarian, CA State Assembly, and Russell Tomas, Director, Assembly Floor Analysis, CA State Assembly
  2. Intersection of Research and Policy
    1. When: October 12, 2015
    2. Speaker: Amber Mace, Policy Fellow, Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy, UC Davis, and Deputy Director, California Council on Science and Technology
  3. Overview of the CA Budget Process and Decision Making
    1. When: October 26, 2015
    2. Speakers: Alvin Gilbert Block, Associate Director, UC Center, Sacramento, and Christian Griffith, Chief Consultant, Assembly Budget Committee
  4. Mock Policy Bills Hearing
    1. When: November 9, 2015
    2. Facilitator: Christian Griffith, Chief Consultant, Assembly Budget Committee
  5. Role of State Agencies in Influencing Policymaking and CA’s Legislative Oversight on Agencies
    1. When: November 23, 2015
    2. Speaker: Taylor Roschen, Legislative Manager, California Department of Food and Agriculture, and Assembly member Ken Cooley, CA State Assembly District 8