LWVNM Advocacy Workshop 2022
Prepare for the 2022 Legislative Session

The League of Women Voters of New Mexico Presents

 Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature
Special Focus on the Budget and Taxes

Saturday, January 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to Noon*
Webinar on Zoom – Register here


The public is invited

Learn tips from legislators and an experienced lobbyist about how to interact with legislators, speak at hearings, and advocate for your cause.


 Senator Gay Kernan (R-Hobbs) – Ranking member – Tax, Business & Transportation

Representative Susan Herrera (D-Embudo) – Invited Member House Appropriations & Finance

Linda Siegle – Long time lobbyist
Linda Siegle focuses on lobbying the legislature for non-profits and on strategic planning. She is a member of the Santa Fe Community College board, a former member of the Santa Fe County Health Policy and Planning Commission and has chaired various NM councils and committees.

Documents for the Workshop

How to Find a Legislator:     DOCX     PDF
Tips for Testifying Effectively:     DOC     PDF
Using New Mexico's Legislative Website:     DOC     PDF
Senator Peter Wirth's "Top 10" Tips for Citizen Advocacy:     DOC     PDF
Admittance to the Capitol:     PDF

Note: This is training on the legislative process. Questions about positions on specific issues will not be permitted.

Questions? Email act@lwvnm.org