Impacto en México del Proceso de Elecciones USA en el 2012
Lugar: Aula IPADE de la Universidad Panamericana
Ponentes: Lorena Chambers y David Kramer
La Jornada Aguascalientes y Podemos Cambiar Aguascalientes invitan a la conferencia-debate Impacto en México del Proceso de Elecciones USA en el 2012 impartida por David Kramer y Lorena Chambers, representantes respectivamente del partido republicano y democráta. En la ponencia se tratarán temas el teme electoral estadounidense con un enfoque relativo a México, como por ejemplo el papel de la comunidad Hispánica en este proceso o como afectaría la relación bilateral de ambos países. Por supuesto, los conferencistas buscan provocar el debate e intercambio de ideas entre los asistentes.
Esta plática tendrá lugar el miércoles 19 de septiembre a las 12:00 hrs., en el Aula IPADE de la Universidad Panamericana.
Blvd. Josemaría Escribá de Balaguer 101
Fracc. Rústicos Calpulli
CP 20290, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
Tels.: (449) 910 62 00 ext. 713, 910 62 09
Adjuntamos biografías (en inglés) de los ponentes
Chambers Lopez Strategies
LORENA CHAMBERS is the only Latina, and one of only two women, to have produced broadcast commercials for any U.S. presidential campaign. She is the CEO of Chambers Lopez Strategies where she develops integrated social marketing and political strategies to assist her clients, candidates and causes win elections. Chambers Lopez Strategies focuses on media strategies on the independent expenditure side of things to bridge any information gap there may be between a campaign and the voters.
In the 2012 election cycle, Chambers is a media consultant for Priorities USA and SEIU COPE. For the 2010 midterm elections, Chambers was a media consultant for Patriot Majority in Nevada and helped create strategy and advertisements to re-elect U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. In October 2009, and on behalf of a consortium of national civil rights organizations, Chambers developed the creative campaign forwww.healthequityforall.org. And in 2008, she led the only third-party advertising campaign targeting voters to help elect President Obama, while also helping create a advertising media program for Mark Warner’s successful U.S. Senate campaign in Virginia. Previously, she led the consulting team for the NEA’s I.E. project and also helped defeat the privatization of Social Security as a media consultant with Americans United to Protect Social Security.
As one of the media consultants for the 2004 Kerry-Edwards presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), she oversaw and implemented a multi-million dollar national media strategy and program. Previously, she was the chief media consultant for the New Democrat Network (NDN), consulted for the 2002 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and was the Hispanic media strategist for Governor Mark Warner’s 2001 winning campaign in Virginia.
Her expertise also includes spearheading first-time business-to-consumer marketing initiatives such as focusing on the intrinsic role of Social Security among Hispanic families for the U.S. Social Security Administration; creating in-branch tools for Provident Bank; and on a regional basis, led Chevy Chase Bank’s Hispanic Banking initiative until its buyout by Capital One in 2010. In 2003, she led the successful anti-predatory practices information campaign for the State of California’s Department of Corporations.
A graduate of UCLA and the University of Michigan, Chambers focused her graduate studies on the intersection of American history and feminist theory, and taught in the Department of History and in the Women’s Studies Department at the University of Michigan. She has consulted on messaging campaigns in Austria, the Dominican Republic, and Venezuela in addition to those in the United States, and has presented at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and has appeared on CNN en Español, Univision, Telemundo, and Destination Casa Blanca with Ray Suarez. She is a member of AIPAC and sits on the Board of the American Association of Political Consultants.
DAVID J. KRAMER
David J. Kramer is a partner with the Baird Holm Law Firm in Omaha, Nebraska. David represents public and private sector clients with a special emphasis on government and community relations, management-side labor and employment law, international law, and affordable rural housing law. David has been with Baird Holm from 1990-1996 and 1999-present.
In 1997 and 1998, David lived in Luanda, Angola, as the Resident Program Director for the International Republican Institute (IRI). During his tenure in Angola, David designed and implemented educational programs to strengthen the Angolan National Parliament and its political parties. David has also worked with IRI in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Nigeria and Ukraine. In August of 2001, David led a Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) delegation including representatives from IRI, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), to assess the prospects for elections in Angola. David returned with the CEPPS team to Angola in May of 2002 to launch their report. While in Angola, the CEPPS partners prepared a draft outline of proposed programming for implementation of their report for the US Embassy and USAID. David also traveled to Tunisia shortly after the fall of the government in 2011 to evaluate and assist political parties with strategic development in preparation for possible elections.
David has been active in Republican Party politics for more than 35 years. David was recently elected to represent Nebraska on the Republican National Committee (RNC). David was a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2006. Prior to running for the Senate, he served four years as Chairman of the Nebraska Republican Party, during which time he was also a member of the RNC. He has served on the Douglas County and State Central Committees. He also served as Chairman of the Douglas County Republican Party 1995-1996. He has been a campaign volunteer on numerous successful races for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, state legislature, county treasurer, city council, school board and a number of other local offices. He successfully managed both the 194 million dollar bond issue to build a new Convention Center and Arena in Omaha and the 254 million dollar bond issue for the Omaha Public Schools. David continues to be active in Nebraska and national politics as a volunteer advisor on a wide variety of races and is routinely sought for commentary and analysis of Nebraska, regional and occasionally national political issues. David is a regular guest lecturer on legal, electoral and political topics on both a partisan and a non-partisan basis.
David is a 1990 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Print Journalism with a minor in Philosophy from Loyola University, New Orleans. David spent his summers as a child working on a farm in the Republic of Panama where he learned to speak Spanish fluently. He also speaks Portuguese which he learned while living in Angola.