Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EDT
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David Hayden, DANC Government Relations Chair 
Defense Alliance of North Carolina 

  The Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) invites you to join us virtually for the Government Relations Forum on Wednesday, September 21 at 10:00AM

NC Defense Summit Sneak Peek

  • Can military communities, including defense contractors, really help base resiliency?
  • What opportunities and challenges are coming to North Carolina during the Marine Corps' transformation? 
Learn more about these and other questions as Jamie Norment gives us a sneak peek and his perspective of the upcoming North Carolina Defense Summit in Raleigh on September 26th. The North Carolina Defense Summit (NCDS) will build our military, community, and defense industry through sharing state and national best practices.
  • Advocate installation, community and individual resilience
  • Build military installation and host community mutual support relationships
  • Coordinate military installation, defense sector, higher education, research

NCDS presents knowledge and best practices in advancing North Carolina as the most military, Veteran and defense industry state in the nation.

Key topics include:

  • Defense budget issues at the state level
  • Emerging military legislative themes in North Carolina
  • Best practices for military civilian support organizations
  • North Carolina military infrastructure challenges
  • Federal resiliency grant opportunities and securing funding
  • Identifying greatest needs
  • Community-installation partnership case studies

Jamie Norment, Attorney, Ward Ward and Smith, P.A., https://www.wardandsmith.com/attorneys/james-norment

For more information about the North Carolina Defense Summit in Raleigh on September 26th, view the information below in the provided links.

Click link to REGISTER: https://defensecommunities.org/regional/north-carolina/

Click link for SPONSORSHIP opportunities: https://defensecommunities.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/North-Carolina-Defense-Summit-%E2%80%93-ADC-Sponsor-Benefits.pdf

The Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) Goverment Relations Purpose:

  1. Assist the Executive Director and Senior Director in reviewing issues related to the Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) and provide advice and recommendations to the DANC Executive Board and Management Council regarding same.
  2. Monitor State and Federal legislative agendas to identify legislation that is relevant to the DANC membership; provide recommendations, if appropriate, to the DANC Executive board and Management Council on policy positions.
  3. Develop strategies to educate DANC members on relevant government related issues
  4. Develop strategies to educate and communicate with legislators, organizations and other relevant parties regarding the Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) and our position on any particular legislative issue as directed by the DANC Executive Board and Management Council
  5. Identify statewide and national associations with similar interests and provide recommendations and advice to the DANC Executive board and Management Council concerning opportunities to align organizations to strengthen advocacy on key issues.

The Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) Government Relations Leaders:

David Hayden, DANC Government Relations Chair, Smith Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, L.L.P., https://www.smithlaw.com/professionals-David-Hayden

Van Carpenter, DANC Government Relations Co-Chair, Van Carpenter Innovative Solutions, https://www.vancarpenter.com/

Register Now!

Use the login credentials below to access the virtual forum.

Meeting ID: 919 696 9863

Passcode: DANC

The Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) is mission focused on growing North Carolina's defense economy in a way that creates new long-term investment opportunities. 

Our vision is to improve the economy of North Carolina by leading high-impact strategic growth initiatives, provide information and networking opportunities to NC entities with defense sector interests, and positioning key organizations and senior leaders to assist in the expansion of defense-related business opportunities throughout the state.

Tammy Everett, Executive Director, DANC https://defensealliancenc.org/