Special Commission Meeting

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Public Disclosure Commission

Meeting Location |106 11th Avenue SW (Helen Sommers Bldg) | Olympia, Washington

 

Meeting streamed live via TVW.

Note that this agenda is subject to change. Please check the PDC website for the current version.

Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

Meeting Agenda: 
1:00 PM Opening Remarks

  • David Ammons, Chair, Public Disclosure Commission
  • Richard Miadich, Chair, California Fair Political Practices Commission
  • Peter Lavallee, Executive Director, Publis Disclosure Commission
TOPIC: Why is Disclosure Particularly Important to the Public in Context of Digital Media?

Panel 1:

  • Austin Graham, Legal Counsel, Campaign Legal Center
  • Denise Roth Barber, Managing Director, National Institute on Money in Politics
  • Dr. Travis Ridout, Professor, School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, Washington State University; Co-Director, Wesleyan Media Project
TOPIC: How is Digital Political Advertising Used to Affect Elections?

Panel 2

  • Dr. Shannon McGregor, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of Utah
  • Laura Edelson, PhD Candidate, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University

Panel 3:

  • Josh Amato, Co-Founder, Sermo Digital
  • Erin Schultz, NWP Consulting
TOPIC: How Are Advertisers Meeting Transparency Goals?

  • Rose Feliciano, Internet Association
  • Sean Wright, Venable Law Firm, Digital Advertising Alliance
  • Alex Propes, Senior Director of Policy, Interactive Advertising Bureau, Digital Advertising Alliance  
Discussion: What is the Role of Disclosure for Digital Political Advertising?

  • Moderated discussion with all panelists and commissioners
4:30 p.m. Adjourn