Top DC Leaders Accept Invitations to Join ACA at Fly-In

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to discuss the real-world impact of federal policy with Washington’s political leadership.

4/12/2019 10:30 AM

Top DC Leaders Accept Invitations to Join ACA at Fly-In

There’s no question that 2019 will be remembered as a pivotal year in shaping regulatory policy related to the future of the accounts receivable management industry. Not only is the industry anxiously awaiting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new debt collection rules, but the industry has had an eagle eye on volumes of legislative activity including the much-publicized Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act.

If these issues and other policy decisions concern you, join ACA International and its advocacy team May 14-16 in the nation’s capital for the Washington Insights Fly-In.

In addition to scheduling meetings between ACA members and members of Congress and their staffs, ACA is working diligently to secure the most sought-after speakers in Washington to provide updates on a score of issues. Here’s a list of the latest leaders who have agreed to participate.

Tom Pahl Web

Tom Pahl, the policy director for research, markets and regulation at the CFPB. Pahl has had a tremendously successful and expansive career working at the Federal Trade Commission, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee under the leadership of Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and as an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School

Rep Ken Buck Web

Congressman Ken Buck – The third term Colorado Republican serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He’s also the ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and serves on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law. In addition, he’s on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations

Rep Barry Loudermilk Web

Congressman Barry Loudermilk – As a Georgia Republican, U.S. Rep. Loudermilk serves as a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and as a member of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) conservative caucus of the House Republicans.

The three leaders join FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly and U.S. Reps. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., Patrick McHenry, R-N.C.,  and Vern Buchanan, R-Fla.,  as confirmed speakers or guests at the annual event.

The Washington Insights Fly-In kicks off Tuesday, May 14 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., with  registration and an evening reception followed by Wednesday’s speakers, Capitol Hill visits and a reception. On Thursday, May 16, the program begins at 9 a.m. and adjourns at noon.

Don’t hesitate! Register now and reserve your room at nearby hotels. The Phoenix Park Hotel is currently sold out for the night of May 14. Please check back regularly to the Washington Insights Fly-In website for updates. Nearby hotel options include:

Kimpton George Hotel 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Convention Center 

Hampton Inn Washington - Downtown Convention Center 

The Washington Insights Fly-In is sponsored by VoApps DirectDrop Voicemail and Solutions by Text.

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