Social Media for Elected Officials:

October 20, 2020 | 2pm ET

Alix leads the CX team as Director of Customer Experience at ArchiveSocial and is an expert on social media network operations. ArchiveSocial is the world’s leading provider of social media archiving technology in the public sector. ArchiveSocial enables more than 3,000 forward-thinking government entities, law enforcement agencies, and K-12 school districts to openly and transparently communicate across social networking platforms while ensuring legal protection and compliance with public records.

Election season is here, and social media has become the “modern public square.” But as candidates transition from private citizen to public official, social media can pose unexpected challenges.

In our upcoming event, we’ll discuss social media responsibilities for officeholders, how to prepare for the shift from candidate to official, and tactics to promote transparency and protect your agency. Whether you’re newly elected, returning to office, or preparing for your elected official, join us at 2 p.m. ET Tuesday, October 20th to uncover:

  • Best practices for developing and managing your social media presence 
  • First Amendment and Open Meeting law pitfalls to avoid
  • Major risk areas and potential legal issues for public officials on social media
  • Important components of an elected official-specific social media policy
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About the Speaker

John Wesley Brett is Director of Communications and Online Accessibility Officer for the Falls Church City Public Schools. John leads the creation of accessible communications through websites, newsletters, mobile apps, and social media for the International Baccalaureate Continuum school division.

More than 6,000 subscribers in 34 countries received the FCCPS “Morning Announcements” newsletter he created in 2010 to share the going on's in and out of FCCPS schools and classrooms.

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