Meet the Speaker: James “JP” Toner, IBWA

With over 30 years of experience in the public affairs arena, James P. (J.P.) Toner, Jr. is currently IBWA’s Director of Government Relations, where he handles state and local government relations and lobbying and management of the IBWA PAC. In that role, J.P. testifies on legislation, authors comments, works with state and local government organizations, and monitors state and local legislative and regulatory activity across the United States on behalf of the Association and its members. Prior to joining IBWA, J.P. was manager of external affairs at Edison Electric Institute, worked as director of grassroots consulting for Aristotle, and manager of political involvement programs at the Public Affairs Council.


Wednesday, November 6
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Watching the Dust Settle: What is the Outcome of the 2024 General Election and Its Impact on the Bottled Water Industry (1 Business CEU)

Session Description: Come and join with industry peers as we discuss the outcome of the 2024 general election, which is occurring the day before this educational session! This session will review the U.S. presidential, senate, and congressional elections and who to expect to control the levers of legislating come January 2025. We will also dive into key state outcomes as changes of legislative control will impact how the bottled water industry engages in issues in the coming year.