Tune in to WOL 1450 AM, 95.9 FM and WOL Live Stream August 18th, 10:30 am EDT, for Everything Co-op, hosted by Vernon Oakes. This week Vernon interviews Laura Vogel, Senior Advisor for NRECA Political Affairs. Vernon and Laura will discuss Co-ops Vote, Twin Pines Voter Project and National Voter Registration Day.
Laura Vogel is the Senior Advisor for NRECA Political Affairs. As a member of the Political Affairs team, she is responsible for developing programs to encourage Co-op member and staff engagement in political issues that matter to the Co-op family and is the program manager for their voter initiative, Co-ops Vote. She is involved in NRECA’s political training programs, serving as an instructor for the Grassroots Course for Co-op Directors. Laura also provides strategic input for NRECA’s annual Youth Tour program.
Prior to joining NRECA in 2014, Laura spent 9 years with the National Association of REALTORS® building their highly successful key contact program. She also served as the staff director for the REALTOR® Political Involvement Committee, which oversaw all advocacy activities for their 1 million plus membership.
Laura has a Master’s Degree in Political Management from George Washington University, a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Certificate in PAC and Grassroots Management from the Public Affairs Council.