Chautauqua Dining Hall
900 Baseline Road
Boulder 2140 will be hosting an event called Political Engagement for Young Professionals at the Chautauqua park on Tuesday, June 19th from 5:30-8:00pm. The event will be in the form of a moderated panel discussion that consists of 1 Democrat, 1 Republican, and 1 Libertarian representative. Topics to be discussed include health care, job market, GMOs, gay marriage, pro life vs pro choice, foreign policy, immigration, education, national debt, new energy economy, and other pertinent issues for this election year. It will be a lively discussion with some of Colorado’s most prominent and up and coming political figures at one of Boulder’s most exclusive venues.
Cost: $35 members, $40 non-members until June 18th, $40 day of event, includes 2 drinks (beer) and heavy appetizers
Not a 2140 Member? Buy membership for $99 and get the event at the Member rate.
Moderator -Andy Boian founder & chief executive officer Dovetail Solutions. A Denver native, Andy is passionate about the integration of business and community. In 2005 he founded dovetail solutions, a company that maximizes its clients’ branding, public relations and marketing efforts by bringing together the public, private, political and community sectors. Andy is a natural “connector,” a term coined in The Tipping Point by author Malcolm Gladwell. Andy has effectively parlayed this skill into his professional life.
Speaker - Joseph Neguse Democrat -2nd Congressional District (Current Term 2009-2015, Democrat) University of Colorado Regent Joseph Neguse is a CU alumnus and civic leader who has spent years advocating for public higher education. A Democrat, he was elected in 2008 to the CU Board of Regents to represent Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District. Neguse is one of the youngest public officials in the state, and was presented the “Rising Star Award” by the Colorado Democratic Party in 2010. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee; his six-year term ends in January 2015.
Speaker - Tom Janich - Republican. Tom Janich was born and raised in Adams County and is married with two great kids. His work experience includes warehouse management, real estate sales and appraisal and positions as a firefighter, EMT, and Haz-Mat –Technician. He is said to be the most fiscally conservative elected official in Adams County “saving taxpayers millions in unwanted tax increases and [I] have the battle scars to prove it.” He has 20 years of public service on local government committees, councils, boards, and community organizations. Among many things, Tom believes
in capitalism not socialism
in free markets not non-productive government regulations
in less government not more welfare and entitlement programs
that we need to return to patriotic and moral values,
marriage is between a man and woman
Speaker- Kevin Hotaling - Libertarian (29, City Council Candidate, District Captain – Boulder GOP, Founder – Front Range of Freedom)
Co-founder, Aktion Lab Web Development
2009 and 2011 Candidate, Boulder City Council
Arts and Crafts Director, Colorado Young Americans for Liberty
Founder and Director of Messaging, Front Range of Freedom
Kevin Hotaling is a web design, development and marketing consultant from Boulder, CO. He’s been volunteering part-time for the Ron Paul campaign since 2007 and has held a variety of leadership roles in the Campaign for Liberty and Young Americans for Liberty. He also ran for Boulder City Council in both 2009 and 2011. Most recently, he founded the Front Range of Freedom, a coalition of Colorado Liberty organizations, and hosted the first annual Front Range of Freedom Conference.