Lisbeth Lyons is the Vice President, Government Affairs, having joined Printing Industries in March 2005 as Director of Legislative Affairs. In this position, she is responsible for providing direct advocacy before Congress and the Administration on key industry legislative initiatives, as well as for the strategic direction of the organization’s grassroots and external outreach activities. She serves as Treasurer of PrintPAC, the only industry political action committee dedicated solely to electing pro-print lawmakers.
Previously, Lisbeth was Director, Government Affairs at the United States Telecom Association (USTA), representing telecommunications companies ranging from the nation’s largest Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs) to small, rural telephone companies. Lisbeth also served as Director of Grassroots & Legislative Services at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s largest small business advocacy organization.
Lisbeth is a candidate for an M.A. in Political Management at The George Washington University and holds a B.A. from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Prior to working in Washington, D.C., Lisbeth was a teacher with Chicago Public Schools.
Sunday, March 3, 2019 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception and PrintPAC Fundraiser
Kick off the 2019 President’s Conference with a very special mix-and-mingle reception. You’ll have an opportunity to take home one of our fantastic raffle prizes with all proceeds benefiting PrintPAC.
Monday, March 4, 2019 11:00-11:55 a.m. Print Powers America: Policy & Politics in 2019
What’s next for politics and print, and how will it impact our industry as we move forward? Following a hotly contested mid-term election cycle, PIA Vice President of Government & External Affairs Lisbeth Lyons reviews the key political players on Capitol Hill, the public policy agenda ahead, and what printing executives can do now to advocate for the industry in the new 116th Congress.