YRLC - Welcomes Senior Presidential Campaign Advisors

Frank Donatelli, RNC Deputy Chairman, Ron Kaufman, Mitt Romney for President & Ed Rollins, Mike Huckabee for President, To Speak

Washington D.C. - The Young Republican National Federation welcomes Frank Donatelli, Ron Kaufman and Ed Rollins for A Conversation with Presidential Strategists at the 2008 Young Republican Leadership Conference Dinner at the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel, on Friday, May 2, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

Speaking to a group of 18-40-year-old Young Republican leaders from around the country, the three talents bring a wealth of experience and insight to the podium.  Ed Rollins recently served as the National Campaign Chairman for Governor Mike Huckabee and previously served in the Reagan, Ford and Nixon administrations.  Ron Kaufman was a Senior Advisor to Mitt Romney for President and former White House Political Director for President George H. W. Bush.  Frank Donatelli, Deputy Chairman of the Republican National Committee, served as a Regional Political Director to President Ronald Reagan and a Senior Advisor to Senators John McCain and Bob Dole.

The dinner concludes a full day of activities with notable events including a briefing at the White House with the Honorable Ed Gillespie, a tour of the White House East Wing and lunch with keynote speaker, Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich, author of Real Change.

A Young Republican Vice-Presidential Straw Poll will follow dinner with possible names on the Senator John McCain ticket on the ballot.  Voting is restricted to YRs registered for YRLC.

Dinner is complimentary for registered YRLC participants; registrations are available at $239.00 until April 27 and $259.00 until May 4.  Young Republican guests are invited to purchase a ticket for A Conversation with Presidential Strategists for $89.00 and non-YR guests can purchase tickets for $99.00.  Please visit www.yrlc2008.net for registration information and tickets.   Cocktail attire requested. 

As America's oldest political youth organization, the Young Republican National Federation represents over forty state organizations and hundreds of county-wide and city-wide clubs.  Federation leadership meets three times a year to discuss pertinent issues facing young Americans and to set the course of action for the Young Republican grassroots efforts.