July 26 - Speaker Lance Izumi + Central Committee Meeting

Keynote Speaker
We are pleased to welcome Lance Izumi, Koret Senior Fellow and Senior Director of Education Studies at the Pacific Research Institute

He is a co-author of the new book The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders Are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools, and he is author of the highly praised 2012 book Obama's Education Takeover. He is the co-author of the groundbreaking book Not as Good as You Think: Why the Middle Class Needs School Choice and co-executive producer of the award-wining 2009 PBS-broadcast film documentary Not as Good As You Think: The Myth of the Middle Class School. He also appears in Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim’s 2010 education film documentary Waiting for Superman, which was voted best U.S. documentary at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.

Izumi served as chief speechwriter and director of writing and research for California Governor George Deukmejian. He also served in the administration of President Ronald Reagan as speechwriter to United States Attorney General Edwin Meese III. He also served as a captain in the California State Military Reserve. During his service, Mr. Izumi was awarded the commendation medal and the achievement ribbon.

Izumi is a member of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the largest system of higher education in the nation, and he is an editorial advisor for School Reform News.

Mr. Izumi received his juris doctorate from the University of Southern California School of Law, his master of arts in political science from the University of California at Davis and his bachelor of arts in economics and history from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Writings from Mr. Izumi: https://www.pacificresearch.org/author/lance-izumi/

Special Guest: We are pleased to also have Oregon Republican Party Vice Chair Angela Plowhead with us who will share a few words.



Central Committee Meeting - Vance Day

Central Committee Meeting
After listening to our speaker, PCPs will have our Deschutes County Republicans at our Central Committee Meeting. Listen and engage with like-minded Republicans to help make a positive difference in our community! 


5:30 Check-In/PCP Credentialing + Dinner
6:00/6:15 Speaker(s)
7:00/7:15 Central Committee begins
8:15/8:30 Central Committee ends

The Dinner is $30.00 per person. Or $10 without dinner.

DRINKS: We regret to inform you that we were unable to procure a bartender/drinks for this July meeting; however, feel free to bring your own! | Water will be provided for free

NOTE: If you want to pay at the door (vs. online), please send an email to [email protected] to let us know that you plan to buy tickets at the door and let us know how many tickets you'll be buying. (Paying online is preferable for efficiency and recordkeeping purposes.) 

July 26, 2023 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Shilo Inn
3105 O B Riley Rd
Bend, OR 97703
United States
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Will you come?

$30.00 General Admission + Dinner Ticket
(Each Ticket Admits One Adult)
$10.00 General Admission