Your involvement in NFDA’s advocacy efforts makes the difference!
Synergy: (noun) the interaction or cooperation of two or more to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their individual effects.
NFDA's membership in the United States is more than 20,000 strong. Imagine the impact we would have working together to inform decision-makers in Washington D.C. about the issues that affect funeral service - now that would be synergy!
There are many ways to get involved!
When you register to vote, you have taken the first step toward becoming a part of the political process. Once registered, it is vital to then take the time to cast your vote at each and every primary and election.
Exercise your right to vote and encourage others to do the same! Make sure that everyone you know is registered to vote. It only takes a moment to register online.
NFDA’s Advocacy Committee is always monitoring the issues to make sure we are focusing efforts on those that currently affect funeral service and small businesses. Take some time to familiarize yourself with the legislative and regulatory issues of current focus and understand how they impact you.
NFDA’s Advocacy Team is always here to help if you have questions about the issues and our progress.
The NFDA Political Action Committee (PAC) works to ensure that each NFDA member is are properly represented in Washington, D.C.
There is strength in numbers – the NFDA PAC enables us to pool member resources for maximum influence. The PAC can even support you with funds for your candidate at the local level.
NFDA's Advocacy team is always hard at work in Washington, D.C., enabling members of Congress to support legislation that makes a difference for funeral service and small business. But we can't do it alone! The collective voice of NFDA's members makes a big difference on the Hill.
It only takes a moment to ask your members of Congress to act on behalf of funeral service professionals and small business owners.Get involved and contact Congress today!
Celebrating 25 years of gathering NFDA members on Capitol Hill!
Join fellow funeral service professionals from across the country to advocate on legislative and regulatory issues that affect funeral service and small business at the 2016 NFDA Advocacy Summit.
While members of Congress spend a considerable amount of their time in Washington, D.C., they understand that in order to the best job possible, they also need to meet their constituents and understand hometown concerns. Follow up on your Hill visits and correspondence and schedule an appointment with your member of Congress when he/she is back in your home state.
Here are some helpful tips to make the most of your meeting:
It's never too early to get involved in the next election! There is no better way to develop relationships with members of Congress or candidates for national office than by volunteering on an election campaign.
There is a lot of information available about volunteering and election campaigns to help you get started: