The 2016 US Election is almost upon us. On November 9, 2016, the world will know who Americans chose to be their 45th President. What does it mean for America? What does it mean for the international community? Come join us for a post-election WE@AH speaking club to discuss the most anticipated event in democratic society for the last four years.
The moderators for the evening, Michael Getto and Jason Smart, two good old friends, will walk you through the results of the biggest rivalry in the history of the US elections.
Michael Getto has unique public affairs expertise with over 30 years of experience, living and working in nine countries, including his native United States. A journalist by trade, Getto consults with private and public sector clients, utilizing his background of working with political candidates, elected officials, political parties, civil society organizations, the news media and international development assistance organizations. Getto’s American public affairs experience includes serving in the administration of former California Governor George Deukmejian, press secretary for the successful gubernatorial campaign of Kenny Guinn in Nevada, press secretary for U.S. Representative Larry Winn of Kansas and deputy press secretary to former California U.S. Senator Pete Wilson in Washington D.C.
Jason Smart is currently working at the Presidential and Parliamentary level in three former Soviet Republics and one country in south America. Previous to this, in 2015, Jason Smart advised the Sen. Ted Cruz for President campaign as the Director of Digital Outreach and Data Analytics. Prior to the Cruz campaign, Smart worked for a dozen political races in the United States. He has previously worked as a Field Director for Sen. John McCain’s 2008 Presidential bid and for Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli of Virginia, before working for the International Republican Institute in Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Cambodia, where he advised at the local, Parliamentary, and Presidential level.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet”, ― Abraham Lincoln.
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license in order to enter America House and join the discussion.