Pelican Institute CEO will address the Ascension GOP Roundtable

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Daniel Erspamer

Daniel Erspamer, Chief Executive Officer of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, Louisiana’s Conservative think tank and the leading voice for free markets in Louisiana, will be the featured speaker at the October Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable will be held on Thursday, October 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1500 W. Highway 30 in Gonzales. (11:30 to 12:00 – Meet and Greet; Noon. – Event)

Daniel Erspamer, who has a B.A., with honors, in Political Economy and Communication from Tulane University, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Pelican Insttute in May of 2017. Prior to joining the Pelican Institute, Daniel served as Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at State Policy Network, the service organization for America's free-market, state-based think tanks. Erspamer's address will focus on the State budget and Louisiana job opportunities.

All 2018 Republican candidates are welcome to meet and greet with guests!

Cost for the lunch is $18.00, (Choice of three entrees), collected at the door (checks and cash preferred). The event is open to the public and guests are welcome.

Reservations are requested. RSVP: 225-921-5187 or e-mail:

Entre Choices are: Fried Catfish, Fried Shrimp or Marinated Chicken. All meals include a salad stuffed potato and iced tea.

Members and guests are asked to bring non-perishable items for the St. Theresa Food Bank.

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