Join us in exploring the impactful realm of advocacy at both the local and national levels. ATA's Hill Office, orchestrating over 25 Calls on Washington annually, is poised to share invaluable insights into empowering individuals to spearhead tangible change through active participation in advocacy endeavors at home and on Capitol Hill.
Unveil the fundamentals of effective advocacy in our illuminating "Advocacy 101" session. Elevate your understanding of where to embark, adeptly communicate with elected officials in your state and district, master the art of navigating meetings with legislators, and delve into a plethora of additional strategies to push your issues forward. Let's collaborate to amplify your influence and become a catalyst for transformative change.
Presented by Women in Motion
President & CEO, Iowa Motor Truck Association
Brenda Neville is the President & CEO of the Iowa Motor Truck Association, a statewide trade association that has been representing the interested of Iowa’s trucking industry since 1942.
Director of Legislative Affairs, American Trucking Associations
Alex serves as Director of Legislative Affairs for the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and lobbies Members of Congress on topics related to trade, labor, workforce development, homeland security, defense, and infrastructure, among others.
Grassroots Program Manager, American Trucking Associations
Abbey Schroeder joined ATA as the Grassroots Program Manager in April 2023. As an Arizona native, Abbey began her career by interning on Senator John McCain’s final election campaign.
Manager, Business Development, Geotab
Emily Williams is a seasoned sales professional in the field of transportation and fleet management. Her career started in technology sales but she found her way into trucking in 2014. Her various roles exposed her to the intricacies of the transportation industry, as well as the profound impac