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Leadership Manual 2020-2021

The Association of California School Administrators is the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the United States, serving more than 17,000 California educators.

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Association of California School Administrators staff liaison to the Legislative Policy Committee. Kristy also serves as support staff to the Vice Presidents for Legislative Action, Adult Education Council, Business Services Council, Education Options Council, and the Human Resources Council. Additionally, Kristy is responsible for managing the department's events and assists with the staffing and coordination with regulatory agencies and state appointments. Jason Henderson – Legislative Analyst Jason's primary role within Governmental Relations is to research, track, and follow state and federal legislation and education‐related policy issues that are significant to the public education system via data entry, updates, and reports. Additionally, Jason coordinates and attends national affiliate partner advocacy events in order to expand ACSA's national voice. He also works closely with ACSA's Adult Education Council and advocates on after school programs, physical education, mental health, and nutrition. Suzanne Caffrey – Advocacy and Engagement Coordinator Suzanne develops and implements grassroots advocacy strategies and programs, locates innovative funding streams for ACSA PAC, contributes to the political strategy of the entire department and acts as ACSA's liaison to the organization's campaign finance attorneys. She works closely with the statewide Vice President of Legislative Action to manage ACSA's legislative and constitutional candidate endorsement process, including crafting the candidate questionnaire to include current issues and incorporates ACSA's legislative priorities in the overall endorsement process. Suzanne is the staff liaison to the Vice Presidents for Legislative Action and assists in planning ACSA's annual Legislative Action Day. 47

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