December 6-7, 2017 // Marriott Shoals Conference Center, Florence, Alabama

 

PRESENTATIONS & HANDOUTS

 

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6 | Opening General Session

Higher Education & Public-Private Partnerships

Dr. Kenneth Kitts, President

University of North Alabama

Changing Alabama’s Approach to Disaster Response

Brian Hastings, Director

Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA)

 



 

THURSDAY, Dec. 7 | Breakfast

Looking Ahead: ’18 Legislative Priorities and ATRIP-2: Next Steps

Sonny Brasfield, Executive Director

Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)

 

 


 

THURSDAY, Dec. 7 | Breakout Sessions

ALCountiesTweet Competition

Abby Fitzpatrick, Communication/Engagement Director | Jeannie Gaines, Public Relations Manager

Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)

Breakout Sessions: Engineers, Emergency Managers, 9-1-1 Directors, Revenue Officers
Speaking the Legislative Lingo

Terri Reynolds, Legislative Counsel | Chase Cobb, Governmental Relations Manager

Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)

Breakout Sessions: Commissioners/Administrators & Emergency Managers

 

Commissioners/Administrators Breakout Session
| See also Speaking the Legislative Lingo
Revenue Officers: The Key to Protecting County Budgets

Kim Creech, Baldwin Co. Clerk/Treasurer & CROAA President

Kirk Keith, Tuscaloosa Co. Special Tax Board Manager

Betty Peterson, Madison Co. Sales Tax Director

 

Engineers Breakout Session
| See also ALCountiesTweet Competition
Incentivizing Your Employees to Work Safely

Bill Dempsey, Chief Administrative Officer

Houston County

ATRIP Success Stories & Driving Forward

John Lang, Engineer

Cullman County

 

Emergency Managers Breakout Session
| See also ALCountiesTweet Competition
Alabama EMA: People, Process & Product

Brian Hastings, Director

Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA)

 

9-1-1 Directors Breakout Session
| See also Speaking the Legislative Lingo
| See also ALCountiesTweet Competition

 

Revenue Officers Breakout Session
| See also ALCountiesTweet Competition
County/Business Compliance with Tobacco Laws

Lee Poe, Northern District Manager

Field Audit Section, Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR)