Collector - February 2018 - 28

ADVOCACY
AT ITS FINEST
Highlights from ACA International's recent lobbying and
political advocacy efforts.
By Rae Ann Bevington
ACA International's lobbying and political advocacy efforts have
opened doors and built strong relationships with lawmakers. As
part of the association's overall advocacy strategy, engaging in the
political process is more important than ever given the seven new
senators and 53 new representatives in the 115th Congress.
The credit and collection industry must continue to vigorously engage
in the campaigns of those elected officials who support the policies
that will help ACA's member companies grow and thrive so they
can continue to serve their vital role in the U.S. economy. Special
thanks to these ACA members for their active political participation in
representing the industry before these key lawmakers.

U.S. SEN. CORY GARDNER
Matt Laws, president and CEO of Wakefield
and Associates Inc., introduced a rising star
among the Republican ranks, U.S. Sen. Cory
Gardner, R-Colo. Gardner is a member of
the Senate Commerce Committee, which has
jurisdiction over the Telephone Consumer
Protection Act. Gardner is pictured here
with Laws and Keith Kettelkamp, president/
CEO of Remex, Inc.

U.S. REP. LEE ZELDIN
ACA member Rick Doane, president of
Sunrise Credit Services Inc., contributed
to ACA's mission of building relationships
with legislators during a meeting and tour
of the U.S. Capitol hosted by U.S. Rep. Lee
Zeldin, R-N.Y. Zeldin has been a strong
and vocal advocate for the credit and
collection industry.

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NEWT GINGRICH
G. Scott Purcell, president of
Professional Credit and an ACA
International board member, spoke
with Newt Gingrich, former speaker of
the U.S. House of Representatives, at
ACA International's 2017 Washington
Insights Conference.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Collector - February 2018

President’s Page
Industry News
Best Practices
FYI
Perspective
The Many Sides of a Chief Compliance Officer
Collection Tips
Is This Working?
Advocacy at its Finest
Calendar
Honor Roll
Express Yourself
A Step Above
Ask the Experts: Solving a Problem
ACA Submits Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Case Challenging the 7th Circuit’s Treatment of Letters Seeking Collection of Out-of- Statute Debt.
Compliance
ACA SearchPoint
Last Word
Collector - February 2018 - Cover1
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Collector - February 2018 - President’s Page
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Collector - February 2018 - Industry News
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Collector - February 2018 - 9
Collector - February 2018 - Best Practices
Collector - February 2018 - 11
Collector - February 2018 - FYI
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Collector - February 2018 - Perspective
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Collector - February 2018 - Collection Tips
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Collector - February 2018 - Advocacy at its Finest
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Collector - February 2018 - Calendar
Collector - February 2018 - Honor Roll
Collector - February 2018 - Express Yourself
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Collector - February 2018 - A Step Above
Collector - February 2018 - 35
Collector - February 2018 - Ask the Experts: Solving a Problem
Collector - February 2018 - 37
Collector - February 2018 - ACA Submits Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Case Challenging the 7th Circuit’s Treatment of Letters Seeking Collection of Out-of- Statute Debt.
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Collector - February 2018 - Compliance
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Collector - February 2018 - Last Word
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