The Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development
20th Annual Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development
August 8-12, 2014 :: Madison, Wisconsin
“BILLD is an opportunity to learn from the best in government, communications
—Michigan Rep. Eileen Kowall, Class of 2010
A unique educational experience for legislators
Each summer, 37 lawmakers from the 11 member states of the Midwestern Legislative Conference and its affiliate members gather in Madison, Wis., for a unique five-day educational experience.
In addition to its focus on leadership training, such as conflict resolution and negotiation, BILLD includes policy sessions on issues such as education, corrections, health care and economic development, as well as seminars on media relations, priority management and consensus building.
Fellowships are awarded on a competitive, nonpartisan basis by a Steering Committee of legislators from the region.