Attend political functions and fundraisers. Before attending such events, contact OPA to see if funds are available to help defray the costs; or, consider making a personal contribution to OPA PAC and let them know that you are a Key Psychologist with OPA.
Invite the legislator to lunch. If this is a large gathering, offer to arrange transportation to and from the luncheon. Be prepared to discuss the legislator’s activities, the political scene or particular legislation of mutual concern.
Invite the legislator and his/her spouse to small social gatherings with other psychologists, friends and/or neighbors.
Contact the legislator’s district office and find out if there are any public appearances planned for the legislator. You can attend, introduce yourself and mention your areas of interest, suggesting the possibility of a meeting in the future.