Panel Discussion “Civic Engagement in a Democracy”
Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 pm Bettendorf Public Library
Mark Schwiebert, former Rock Island Mayor
Maggie Tinsman, former Iowa state senator
Herb Trix, WVIK News Director
The panelists will discuss the importance of civic engagement at all levels of government. Maggie Tinsman will speak about the importance of women’s role in the Iowa State legislative and the process of the Iowa Caucus. Mark Schwiebert will share his political experience as Mayor of the City of Rock Island, IL from 1989 to 2009 and also discuss the importance of political process at different levels of government. The panel discussion will be moderated by the WVIK news director Herb Trix.
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