Twelfth Annual Wheler Family Conference on World Affairs

On Advocacy | Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Keynote Address and Plenary Session | 9 - 10 a.m. | Catherine Cummings Theatre at Cazenovia College
David St. John
David St. John
Principal
St. John Communications
Cazenovia, NY
[ Biography ]
Moderator
Nicole Lennon, from Hobart, NY
Senior, Liberal Studies Major, Cazenovia College

Directions
[ Catherine Cummings Theatre ]
Breakout Panels: "Advocacy" | 10:10 - 11:05 a.m.
Panel 1
Amy Bennison '93
Co-Founder, Academic Advocates, Charlotte, NC
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Shari Whitaker
Director, Alumni Relations, Cazenovia College

Location
Eckel Hall, Room 104
Panel 2
Sarah Hoppe Relyea '84
Supervisor, Starting Together Program, Community Action Partnership of Madison County, Canastota, NY
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Ann Sheedy
Assistant Professor, Human Services, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Coleman Hall, Room A
Panel 3
Jessica Hanley Johnson '07
Manager, Alliance Development and Social Media, J Strategies, Inc., Kirkville, NY
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Savannah Chinski, from Schenectady, NY
Junior, Social Science Major, Cazenovia College

Location
Williams Hall, Room 245
Panel 4
Bethany LaLonde '06, M.S.W.
Client Assistance Program Advocate, Disability Rights of New York, New York, NY
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Mary Handley
Professor, Human Services, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Coleman Hall, Room B
Panel 5
Larry Carpenter
Village Administrator, Canastota, NY
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Corky Goss
Professor, Art, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Reisman Hall, Room 115
Panel 6
Jessica Ziehm
Executive Director, New York Animal Agriculture Coalition, Upstate New York
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Karin Bump
Professor, Equine Studies, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Eddy Hall, Room 303
Panel 7
Catherine Calzada Mural
Senior Associate Director of Public Policy
New York Farm Bureau
Albany, NY
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Thad Yorks
Associate Professor, Biology and Environmental Biology, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Eddy Hall, Room 105
Panel 8
David St. John
Principal, St. John Communications, Cazenovia, NY
[ Biography ]

Moderator
Lisa Sasser
Campaign Director, Institutional Advancement, Cazenovia College

Location
Catherine Cummings Theatre



Conference Luncheon (by invitation only) | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Morgan Room in Hubbard Hall
Karen Boronczyk
Sarah Webster Address
Karen Boronczyk
Senior, Thomas J. Corcoran High School, Syracuse, NY
Abigail Kortz
Sarah Webster Address
Abigail Kortz
Freshman, Biology Major, Cazenovia College
Senator David Valesky
Luncheon Address
Senator David Valesky
New York State
[ Biography ]
Final Session | 2:30 - 4 p.m. | McDonald Lecture Hall in Eckel Hall
DVD cover for King: A Filmed Record

Screening of King: A Filmed Record... From Montgomery to Memphis, a 1970 documentary from Academy Award nominee Sidney Lumet and Oscar winner Joseph L. Mankiewicz that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ On IMDb ]

Moderator
Dr. Eric Boyer
Professor, English, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]