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:

• “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