Meeting Archive:
CGP Legislative Update

Meeting Description:
Join CGP's contact in Washington, Perry Wasserman for the last update of 2017.  
Date: Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Time: 03:00 PM EST
Duration: 45 minutes
Host(s): Michael Kenyon
 Presenter Information
Perry Wasserman

Perry is managing director of 501(c) STRATEGIES, a DC-based firm that specializes in designing and implementing legislative campaigns, coalition building and grassroots organizing on a range of legislative and regulatory issues important to nonprofit organizations. Prior to launching 501(c) STRATEGIES in 2005, Perry served as the legislative specialist in the public policy practice group of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, where he tracked and analyzed developments relating to intellectual property and media law. He also lobbied on behalf of a national education trade association and assisted in securing federal appropriations exceeding $200 million for a school reform program.

Michael Kenyon

Michael joined the CGP staff in 2012 as president and CEO. He visits Washington, DC, regularly to participate in nonprofit coalition programs and to educate legislators about provisions that support charitable giving. Before joining the CGP staff, Michael served as the executive director of the Percussive Arts Society. At PAS, he lead an international music service organization that promotes percussion education, research, performance and appreciation, with 7,500+ members, 50 U.S. chapters and 28 international chapters. Among many successful initiatives at PAS, he led the organization through development of new facility for the Rhythm! Discovery Center, a museum and educational space that USA Today named one of the top places in the United States for hands-on music making. 

Chris Hoyt
Christopher Hoyt is a Professor of Law at the University of Missouri Kansas City) School of Law where he teaches courses in the area of federal income taxation and business organizations. He received an undergraduate degree in economics from Northwestern University and he received dual law and accounting degrees from the University of Wisconsin.

Professor Hoyt currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Charitable Group of the American Bar Association's Section of Trusts and Estates.  He is also on the editorial board of Trusts and Estates magazine. He is an ACTEC fellow and has been designated by his peers as a "Best Lawyer". He was elected to the Estate Planning Hall of Fame by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He is a frequent speaker at legal and educational programs and has been quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, MONEY Magazine, The New York Times and The Washington Post.