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Relationships matter in Washington, just as they do in our business.

CouncilPAC supports The Council’s broader advocacy efforts through education and relationship building with key Members of Congress and their staff. It is an essential tool for our Government Affairs team.

To learn more about CouncilPAC, check out this video featuring SVP of Government Affairs Joel Kopperud and VP of Government & Political Affairs Blaire Bartlett. The toolkit below provides background information, important documents, and step-by-step instructions to kickstart a fundraising campaign at your firm.

CouncilPAC One-Sheeter

A primer on CouncilPAC’s role in the political process and in support of our broader efforts on Capitol Hill

CouncilPAC Backgrounder_2024

CouncilPAC Fundraising Toolkit

A library of documents to help you build a timeline, identify key players and execute on a successful CouncilPAC fundraising campaign.

How to Run a CouncilPAC Campaign_2024
Legal Information & CouncilPAC FAQ_2024
CouncilPAC Fundraising Email Templates_2024
CouncilPAC Pledge Card_2024
CouncilPAC Payroll Pledge Form_2024

The Council’s Legislative Priorities

Learn more about The Council’s broader efforts to shape the size, scope, and success of the commercial insurance industry at both the federal and state levels of government.

The Council_Advocacy Overview_2024

*Contributions to CouncilPAC will be used to support candidates in election campaigns. These contributions are strictly voluntary and you have the right to refuse to contribute without reprisal. Any guidelines which may be suggested are only suggestions. All are free to contribute more or less than the guidelines up to the yearly maximum of $5,000, and no one will be favored or disadvantaged in their membership because of the amount of their contribution or their decision not to contribute. All contributions must be from personal funds and may not be reimbursed or paid by any other person or entity. Contributions from foreign nationals are prohibited. Contributions from federal contractors, the treasury funds of corporations, labor unions and national banks are prohibited. Federal law requires political committees to use their best efforts to obtain and report to the Federal Election Commission the name, mailing address, occupation and name of employer for each individual whose contributions aggregate in excess of $200 in a calendar year. Contributions or gifts to CouncilPAC are not tax deductible.