PNA Calendar of Events

Sunshine Week Panel Discussion & Luncheon

  • Date: Mar 15, 2016 - Mar 16, 2016
  • Location: Room A180
  • Address: Widener University Commonwealth Law School, 3800 Vartan Way, Harrisburg PA 17110
  • Contact: Kathleen Landis
  • Email:
  • Phone: 717-703-3012

Please join us for a panel discussion and luncheon celebrating Sunshine Week

The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation are pleased to present a panel discussion and free luncheon in honor of Sunshine Week. The panel will feature discussion on the state of open government in Pennsylvania. Sunshine Week, celebrated this year on March 13-19, 2016, is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. PNA’s luncheon and the panel discussion are free and open to members of the public, however RSVP is requested by March 10 for planning purposes.

Upon registration and payment, lawyers are eligible to obtain CLE credit.  If registering for CLE credit, please use the required registration form

Panelists Include: 
--Erik Arneson, Executive Director, Office of Open Records
--Scott Coburn, Esq., General Counsel Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
--Melissa Melewsky, Esq., Media Law Counsel, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
--Terry Mutchler, Esq., Pepper Hamilton, LLP (former Executive Director of the Office of Open Records).

The panel discussion, covering the Right to Know Law, Sunshine Act and Freedom of Information Act, will be moderated by the President of PNA, Teri Henning.

When: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Program from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Cost: Free for attendees not seeking CLE credit; $30 for attorneys seeking CLE credit.

Registration: Pre-registration for all attendees is required by March 10.  Attorneys must pre-register and provide payment by completing a registration form. To register, email Kathleen Landis or phone her at (717) 703-3012.

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