IOP/Collins Institute Legislative Update

Join the Institute of Politics and the LeRoy Collins Institute for an update of the 2021 session of the Florida Legislature.

The panelists:

Carlecia Collins, government consultant at the Gray Robinson firm, is a graduate of the FSU master's program in applied American politics and policy (MAAPP) with more than a decade of experience working in Florida politics. Her experience includes serving as a special assistant to the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and in several leadership roles within the Florida Senate. In her most recent position, she served as a senior legislative assistant for Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, where she handled statewide appointments to boards, commissions, and taskforces for the Florida Senate.

Slater Bayliss, a founding partner of the Advocacy Group at Cardenas Partners, is also a MAAPP alum. He has worked in local, state and federal government policy issues for over two decades. He served in Governor Jeb Bush’s administration, where his portfolio consisted of economic development policy formation and implementation. Previously, he served as personal assistant to Governor Bush. In this role, he acted as the liaison between the governor and the executive office, agency secretaries, members of the Florida Legislature and constituents. Among his other professional credits: special assistant to the convention manager for the 2000 Republican National Convention, deputy policy director on Jeb Bush’s 1998 gubernatorial race, and the political team for the George W. Bush Iowa primary effort in 1999. 

The event will be moderated by Collins Institute Director Carol Weissert, LeRoy Collins Eminent Scholar & Chair of Civic Education and Political Science at FSU.

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Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30pm

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