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Meeting and Media Requests

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Request a meeting or interview with Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Schedule a Meeting

Toschedule a meeting with Commissioner Hardesty or invite her to an event, please contact her Executive Assistant, Lyne Martin at Due to the high volume of requests, please give 4-6 weeks advance notice.

For meeting requests please include:

  • The group you represent (if applicable)
  • The topic for discussion
  • Phone number to contact for additional details

For invitations to events please include:

  • The date and time of the event
  • The location of the event
  • Phone number to contact for additional details
  • Specify whether you are requesting attendance only, or requesting remarks from the commissioner

Media Inquiries

To request an interview with the Commissioner, or a statement, please email