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Government Issue Day

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For Government Day the class members were treated to discussions with: U.S. Representative Ron Barber (AZ-2), Ken Bennett- Arizona Secretary of State and Mayor Rothschild who helped us to kickstart the day at TEP Headquarters with his speech on Leading a City.  The class had Q&A sessions with panels featuring: Martha Durkin-Tucson City Manager, Kelly Udall- Sahuarita Town Manager, Greg Caton- Oro Valley Town Manager, Michael Racy- Racy & Associates, Lea Standridge- Raytheon Missile Systems, Tim Bee- The University of Arizona, Carolyn Campbell- Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection and  weighed in on such topics as Managing Government and Working with Government. They also were able to engage in roundtables with Elected Officials: David Bradley- Arizona State Senator, Ethan Orr- Arizona State Representative, Carol Zimmerman- CAWCD Board of Directors, Joe Hornat- Oro Valley Town Council, Michael Hicks- Tucson Unified S.D. Governing Board.