Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor
Faculty:
Adjunct

Areas of Expertise

Fundraising

Nancy Bocskor, tagged a “Democracy Coach” by a major German newspaper, teaches citizens in the United States and internationally how to communicate with passion to affect change in their communities.

Nancy is the Director of the Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy at Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX, where she is launching its programs to promote civic engagement and leadership in public service.

The author of “Go Fish:  How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors:  A Practical Guide to Fundraising,” Nancy Bocskor is an adjunct professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where she taught both online and in-class fundraising courses.

Nancy is on the board for Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office, an advisor for Veteran's Campaign, a program that encourages Veterans to enter public service, and has recently joined the board of Lone Star Parity in Texas. She served on the board of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale for seven years, where she chaired the school’s Curriculum Committee for five years.

Chosen as “Mentor of the Year” by PLEN (Public Leadership Education Network) for her work advising college women interested in careers in public service, Nancy is now a member of their national board. In 2016, she was selected by the Washington Academy of Political Arts & Sciences as one of the "Top 12 Women Changing the Face of Political Communications in Latin America." Nancy was the recipient of the 2010 the Distinguished Alumni Award at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio for “her passion to affect change in national and international communities, training and consulting with the nation's and world's political leaders, and commitment to educate others, particularly women, around the world.”

Nancy Bocskor spreads democracy throughout the world…..the lively American travels from one country to the next coaching candidates on how to win elections, especially encouraging women to make it into parliament.

Education

B.A., Otterbein College

Publications

Go Fish: How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors: A Practical Guide to Fundraising

The Campaign Encyclopedia (a grassroots training manual for state and local candidates [RNC])

The Campaign School Manual (a training manual for volunteers, campaign workers and candidates for the National Federation of Republican Women)

The PAC Encylpedia (a directory of fundraising criteria for more than 200 Political Action Committees [PAC])

The PAC Manual (a how-to guide for candidates seeking to raise PAC money for their congressional campaigns [NRCC])

"A Policy for Success": The Independent Insurance Agent's Guide to Victory (a campaign training manual for the Independent Insurance Agents of America)

Classes Taught

Fundraising and Budgeting