9:00 a.m. — Registration & Coffee
Registration Fee $25.00
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. — Keynote Address
The Honorable David C. Hollister
Mayor of the City of Lansing
"Power & Organizations"
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 Noon — Award Presentation
Presentation of the Institute for Educational Leadership's
National Leadership Award to Mayor Hollister
by Ms. Betty Hale, Vice President
Institute for Educational Leadership
12:00 Noon - 1:15 p.m. — Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m — Keynote Address
Bill Ballenger Editor
Inside Michigan Politics
Michigan's Leading Authority on Politics
"The Evolution of Michigan's Public Policy Landscape - 1975-2000"
3:15- 5:00 p.m. — Alumni Reception
EPFP Alumni and Invited Guests
David Hollister began a teaching career in 1965 and after six years of public service as a county commissioner, he was elected to the position of State Representative from Lansing in 1974, serving until December 1993. He was elected Mayor of Lansing in November of 1993, and was re-elected to a second four-year term which began on January 1, 1998.
Bill Ballenger is a former Michigan state representative and state senator, an ex-state racing commissioner, and director of the Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulation. Mr. Ballenger also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education & Welfare in the administration of President Gerald R. Ford.