CANA’s lobbyists will provide a legislative update for California, covering the “state of the state”, a recap of activity and outcomes impacting CRNAs in 2021 through the beginning of 2022. Time for Q&A will be provided.
Angela Blanchard, Partner, Political Solutions
As a partner at one of California’s “top 10” lobbying firms, Angela Blanchard manages the effortsof the Political Solutions’ advocacy team. Her expertise centers on health care policy and regulatory issues impacting provider scope of practice. Successful legislative and budgetary campaigns have included removal of treatment caps for cancer patients, extended health and privacy rights for minors, bills improving the California Children’s Services Program, Genetically Handicapped Persons Program, Every Woman Counts Program, and Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program, among others. She specializes in navigating the California State budget process and public health non-profit advocacy campaigns.
Kelly Mac Millan, MPA, Partner, Political Solutions
Kelly Mac Millan has served California through her nonprofit management and advocacy work for over 20 years. Primarily focusing on women’s health, Kelly has been a champion for breast cancer patients, domestic violence and sexual assault victims and California’s underserved. Kelly also has extensive experience in the political and government arena. She served as a Communication and Development Director for the Institute for Local Government, had her own political fundraising firm and served as campaign manager on local, state and federal campaigns.
Monica Miller, Owner & President, Sacramento Advisors, LLC
Monica Miller is the owner and President of Sacramento Advisors, LLC, which she founded after 24 years working in politics. Having worked on campaigns, as a consultant in the Senate and the Assembly and most recently a long-time lobbyist at a top ten lobbying firm in Sacramento, she launched Sacramento Advisors, LLC in order to take her passion for lobbying to another level. She enjoys helping clients navigate the legislative and budget process and now continues to promote their interests with her new lobbying firm.