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Sutton Family Speaker Series
Beyond Election 2012: Leadership Challenges, Future Opportunities

Date: December 11, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Location: PPIC Bechtel Conference Center
500 Washington Street, ground floor

San Francisco, CA


This event will explore the outcome of the November election and examine its implications for California's future. Panelists include San Francisco Chronicle columnist Debra J. Saunders, syndicated columnist Mark Shields, and Warren Olney, KCRW public radio host and producer.

4:00 p.m. Welcome
Gary K. Hart, chair, board of directors, PPIC

4:05 p.m. Opening Remarks
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

4:10 p.m. Conversation and Q & A

Moderator: Warren Olney, host and executive producer, KCRW

Debra J. Saunders, columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

Mark Shields, nationally syndicated columnist and commentator, PBS NewsHour

5:25 Closing Remarks
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC


Warren Olney, Debra Saunders, and Mark Shields

Tom and Marilyn Sutton, Warren Olney, Debra Saunders, Mark Baldassare, and Mark Shields
Gary Hart
Gary Hart, Board Chair, PPIC

Mark Baldassare
Mark Baldassare, President and CEO, PPIC
event participants
Warren Olney and Robert Hertzberg

Ruben Barrales, Gary Hart, and Debra Saunders
Mark Shields and Warren Olney
Mark Shields and Warren Olney

Debra Saunders
Debra Saunders
event audience

The Sutton Family Speaker Series made possible with a generous gift from Tom and Marilyn Sutton features inspiring speakers who have bold, innovative ideas about promising new policy initiatives. Topics will range from the economy, the environment, and education to fiscal and political reform.