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  • FEC Record: Outreach

DC seminar for nonconnected committees (2011)

September 20, 2011

On November 16, the Commission will host a one-day seminar for nonconnected political committees at its headquarters in Washington, DC.  The seminar is recommended for:

  • Treasurers of Leadership PACs, Partnership PACs and other Nonconnected Political Action Committees (i.e., committees that are NOT sponsored by corporations, unions, trade associations or nonprofit membership organizations)
  • Staff of the above organizations who have responsibilities for compliance with campaign finance laws
  • Attorneys, accountants and consultants who have clients that are nonconnected PACs or unregistered  527 organizations
  • Anyone who wants to gain in-depth knowledge of federal campaign finance laws.

The seminar will address fundraising and reporting rules, as well as recent changes to the law.  Specific workshops are designed for those seeking an introduction to the basic provisions of the law, as well as those with more experience in campaign finance law.  Experienced FEC staff and Commissioners will conduct the workshops. 

The registration fee for this seminar is $100 per attendee, which includes a $25 nonrefundable transaction fee.  Payment is required prior to the seminar.  The FEC recommends waiting to make hotel and air reservations until you have received confirmation of your registration.  A full refund will be made for all cancellations received before 5 p.m. EST on November 11, 2011.  Complete information is available on the FEC website at, along with the seminar agenda and a list of hotels located near the FEC.  Attendance is limited and registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

FEC seminar questions
Please direct all questions about seminar registration and fees to Sylvester Management Corporation (Phone:1-800/246-7277; email: For questions about the seminar and workshops, call the FEC’s Information Division at 1-800/424-9530, or send an email to


  • Author 
    • Katherine Carothers
    • Sr. Communications Specialist