State Policy Network


Here to Help

Thoughtful and strategic communications strategy is critical for getting policy wins and creating a strong brand for your organization. SPN Consultants can help you design and refine a strategy that works to achieve your goals and support your organization’s broader mission.

Erin Norman

Lee Family Fellow & Senior Messaging Strategist

Our Offerings

Senior Leaders Peer Group

Small, professional peer groups that allow people to connect with those working in similar disciplines across the Network and share best practices, discuss challenges and elevate leadership skills.


From messaging to emails to troubleshooting. SPN’s consultants can match you with the resources you need to succeed.

Market Research

Work with SPN experts to better understand your target audiences in your state through low-cost primary research.

Criteria for Acceptance

Consulting and Research: Any organization interested in communications strategy support or market research should contact Erin Norman at

Senior Leader Peer Groups are formed in July each year through and application process. Applications are publicized approximately one month before the deadline.

This opportunity is a good fit for members of the Network who:

  • Manage a budget
  • Make or have input into communications strategy decisions
  • Manage (or would manage if department expanded) other communications team members
  • Have support from their manager to participate
  • Can commit to full participation for a 12-month period
  • Will take ownership with other participants for the success of the peer group