Presentations and Papers

Richard Meyer speaks and writes about legislative and regulatory developments as they impact nonprofit organizations, state associations, foundations and quasi-governmental entities.

A partial list of presentations and papers:

• “Issues and Bills Affecting the Nonprofit Sector In the 2019 Texas Legislative Session” for State Bar of Texas 17th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations CLE Course, Austin, Texas, August 22, 2019

• “Advancing the Common Good in the Texas Legislative Process
for The University of Texas School of Law 36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, January 18, 2019, Austin, Texas (with co-presenter Ross Ramsey)

• “Business Leagues and State Associations” for State Bar of Texas 16th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations seminar CLE Course, Austin, Texas, August 23, 2018 (with co-presenter Darren Moore)

• “Federal/State Governmental Affairs Update” for State Use Programs Association (SUPRA) annual conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, January 24, 2018

• “Texas Nonprofits in the Public Forum and Legislative Process” for The University of Texas School of Law/Philanthropy Southwest 25th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, January 19, 2018, Austin, Texas (with co-presenter Ross Ramsey)

• “Developments Affecting Nonprofit Organizations in the 2017 Legislature
for 15th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations seminar
State Bar of Texas, August 24-25, 2017, Austin, Texas

• Legislative Action Day, presenter for Association of Fundraising Professionals, State Capitol, Austin, Texas, March 30, 2017

• “Federal-State Regulatory Update”, for State Use Programs Association, Savannah, Georgia, January 25, 2017

• “Avoiding Violations of State Law Regulation of Lobbying, Campaign and Advocacy Activities”
for 14th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations seminar
State Bar of Texas, August 25-26, 2016, Austin, Texas, 40 minutes

• “Texas Legislative and Regulatory Update
33rd Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, for The University of Texas School of Law/Conference of Southwest Foundations, January 14-15, 2016, Austin, Texas, 30 minutes; presiding officer; seminar planning committee

• “Developments Affecting Nonprofits in the 2015 Texas Legislature
for 13th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations seminar
State Bar of Texas, August 13-14, 2015, Austin, Texas, 30 minutes; Course Director

• “Expanding the Nonprofit Purpose
for State Bar of Texas, Governance of Nonprofit Organizations CLE Course, Austin, Texas, August 22, 2014, 45 minutes

• “Developments Affecting Nonprofits in the 2013 Texas Legislature”
for State Bar of Texas, Governance of Nonprofit Organizations CLE Course, Austin, Texas, August 22, 2013, 45 minutes

• “Public Policy Update: Nonprofit Organizations”
for State Use Programs Association, New York, N.Y., June 25, 2013, one hour

• 31st and 30th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, for The University of Texas School of Law/Conference of Southwest Foundations, January 2014 and 2013, seminar presiding officer, three hours; seminar planning committee

• “Public Policy, Regulatory and Legislative Issues on the Horizon”
for State Bar of Texas, Governance of Nonprofit Organizations CLE Course, Austin, Texas, August 23, 2012, 50 minutes

• 29th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute
for The University of Texas School of Law/Conference of Southwest Foundations, January 19, 2012, seminar moderator/presiding officer, four hours; seminar planning committee member since 2007

• “What Policies Does My Organization Need?”
for State Bar of Texas, Governance of Nonprofit Organizations CLE Course, Austin, Texas, August 18, 2011, 50 minutes

• “Legislative Update 2011”
for Nonprofit Texas 2011 Seminar, Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations – Constant Contact, Houston, Texas, June 22, 2011, 45 minutes

• “Legislative and Regulatory Surprises Coming Our Way”
for Planned Giving Council of Texas, Austin, Texas, August 23, 2010, 75 minutes

• “Public Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues Facing Nonprofit Organizations” for the Texas Association of Museums annual conference, College Station, Texas, March 18, 2010, 90 minutes

• “Public Policy and Nonprofits: Emerging Issues”
for the Governor’s Nonprofit Leadership Conference, Dallas, Texas, December 9, 2009, 90 minutes

• “Federal and State Public Policy, Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting Nonprofit Organizations”
for the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants conference, Dallas, Texas, May 18, 2009, one hour

• 26th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, “Public Policy, Legislative and Regulatory Issues Affecting Nonprofit Organizations”
for The University of Texas School of Law/Conference of Southwest Foundations, Austin, Texas, January 16, 2009, one hour

• “Public Policy and Legislative Issues Affecting Nonprofit Organizations”
for State Use Programs Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 12, 2009, two hours

• “Influencing Public Policy Through Advocacy”
for Nonprofit Leadership Management Institute at Austin Community College, January 24, 2009, two hours

• “Transforming a Nonprofit to Social Enterprise: Legal and Public Policy Issues”
for OneStar Foundation and Nonprofit Resource Center Workshop, San Antonio, Texas, August 22, 2008, one hour

• 25th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, for The University of Texas School of Law/Conference of Southwest Foundations, January 17-18, 2008, seminar and continuing education, served as presiding officer/moderator, four hours

• “State and Federal Regulatory Issues Affecting Nonprofits”
for 17th Annual NPRC Legal & Accounting Institute, continuing education for attorneys, CPAs and nonprofit managers, San Antonio, Texas, December 14, 2007, one hour

• “Understanding the Nonprofit Sector”
for Nonprofit Leadership and Management Institute, Austin Community College, September 29, 2007, 90 minutes

• “Federal and State Government Pressures on Nonprofit Entities: Accountability, Transparency and Improved Corporate Governance”
at Austin Community College for attorney continuing education series for Austin Bar Association and Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations, February 14, 2007, 90 minutes