Apr 042014



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     April 4, 2014

 NC Rep. Craig Horn to Speak at National Conference of State Legislators

NC State Representative D. Craig Horn, (R, Union County) has been invited to present his special program on “The Language of Leadership, The Wit & Wisdom of Sir Winston S. Churchill” before the National Conference of State Legislators (NCLSL) at their 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis, MN, this August.  His presentation will be part of their Professional Development Program.

The National Conference of State Legislators (www.ncsl.org) is where legislators and staff from around the world and across the aisle come together to tackle critical problems and find solutions that work.  The mission of the NCSL is to improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislators, promote policy innovation and communication and ensure that state legislatures have a strong cohesive voice in the federal system.

Rep. Horn is a long-time member of The Churchill Centre (www.winstonchurchill.org) and serves on the International Board of Governors of The Churchill Centre and is chairman of The Churchill Society of North Carolina.  Representative Horn has given this presentation to a number of organizations around the country including NCSL’s Emerging Leaders Conference in 2013 and to Life Long Learning programs in a variety of venues.  Winston Churchill spent most of his life in elected office and was the only person to have been in a senior leadership position in both WWI and WWII.  Rep. Horn said that he is honored to have the opportunity to share his passion for the Leadership and Statesmanship of one who is widely regarded as the Greatest Man of the Twentieth Century.  Rep. Horn’s presentation describes how Sir Winston S. Churchill constructed and delivered his inspiring speeches during some the darkest hours that the world has ever seen.

Representative Horn is in his second term in the North Carolina House of Representatives.  He serves on several key House Committees and is co-chairman of the House Appropriations Sub-Committee on Education Appropriations and vice-chairman of the House Education Policy Committee and is a Commissioner to the Education Commission of the States.  He also co-chairs the House interim committee on Innovation in Education.  He is running un-opposed for this third term beginning in 2015.


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