Monday, November 07, 2011

John Radcliffe, Capitol Consultants of Hawaii: Lobbys for Detroit Casino Syndicators' Waikiki Gambling Hall Dreams

From the Capitol Consultants of Hawaii website (About Us | CCH Team)
John Radcliffe
Vice President, Lead Lobbyist
John is a veteran union leader, educator, writer, speaker, lecturer, and governmental and political action specialist. During the past three decades he has been involved in more political campaigns in Hawaii than virtually any other person. An active lobbyist at the state and national level for forty years, he has been a legislative advocate for clients in Hawaii for thirty-four of those years. John served from 1975 to 1988 as the Executive Director of the Hawaii State Teachers Association, and turned it into a political powerhouse. He was also the Associate Executive Director of the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly from 1989 to 2007 where he created a very successful political and lobbying program. He also served as a Special Assistant for Education under Governor Waihee, and as the CEO of a number of successful independent political action organizations and groups, such as Good Neighbors/Good Planning, the organization that spearheaded the defeat of land use initiatives in Hawaii, and The Coalition For Automobile Insurance Reform, which succeeded in reforming the auto insurance business in Hawaii by limiting the power of plaintiff attorneys. He has served as an educational and as an organizational consultant to numerous educational associations throughout the United States. John has served on numerous board and commissions in Hawaii, including the Hawaii Public Schools Foundation, the Aloha Council of Boy Scouts of America, the Aloha United Way, the State of Hawaii Public Employees Health Fund Board, the Employer-Union Health Fund Trust, the Hawaii Health Care Task Force, The State Central Committee of the Hawaii Democratic Party, and many others. He attended the University of Wisconsin, The University of Illinois, The Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago Kent College of Law, The University of Chattanooga, Winthrop College, and he taught at the University of Georgia. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois. He is the author of numerous articles on politics, lobbying, and government. (Complete Resume)

Others affiliated with Capitol Consultants of Hawaii:

President, Lead Lobbyist

Administrative Director

Senior Legislative Consultant
Affiliate Lobbyist
Subject Matter Specialist

Legislative Consultant

System Analyst

Legislative Assistant

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