August 20-22, 2019

Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama

Convention Program

General Session Resources

  • Resolving the Nationwide Opioid Crisis, Nastassia Walsh, Associate Program Director, National Association of Counties | Presentation

  • Best Practices for Addressing Mounting Jail Issues, Hon. William Bostick, Circuit Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit; Hon. Bill Weathington, Circuit Judge, 30th Judicial Circuit; Hon. Lyle Harmon, District Attorney, 30th Judicial Circuit; Richard Fallin, Executive Director, Chilton-Shelby Mental Health Center; Alex Dudchock, County Manager, Shelby County, & Board President, Chilton-Shelby Mental Health Center | Presentation

  • Utilizing the 2020 Census Toolkit, William Scott, Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau | Presentation

  • Implementing Counties’ New, Attractive Retirement Option, Bill Kelley, Director of Benefits, Retirement Systems of Alabama | Presentation

  • Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act, Fitzgerald Washington, Secretary, Alabama Department of Labor | Presentation
  • One Sunday in March – Responding to the Devastation of the Lee County Tornadoes, Hon. Bill English, Probate Judge, Lee County; Hon. Jay Jones, Sheriff, Lee County; Justin Hardee, Engineer, Lee County; Lisa Castaldo, Long-Term Recovery Section Chief, Alabama Emergency Management Agency; Ricky Adams, Director of Field Operations, Alabama Emergency Management Agency | Presentation

Breakout Session Resources


  • What a Legislative Session for Revenue Bills!, Mike Gamble, Deputy Commissioner, Alabama Department of Revenue; and Kelley Gillikin, Tax Policy & Governmental Affairs Division, Acting Director, Alabama Department of Revenue | Presentation
  • Using the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program (WRAP) to Benefit Your Budget, Lee Ann Rouse, Revenue Examiner, Alabama Department of Revenue | Presentation
  • Implementation of & Accounting for the Rebuild Alabama Act, Richie Beyer, Chief Engineer & Operations Officer, Elmore County | Presentation


Emergency Managers

  • The Role of Local Emergency Planning Committees & Community Water Systems at the County Level, Hub Harvey, EMA Director, Shelby County | Presentation | Handout I, Handout II and Handout III
  • Effective Community Communication for Today’s Emergency Manager, Zachary Hood, EMA Director, Baldwin County; and Jenni Guerry, Logistics & Outreach Coordinator, Baldwin County | Presentation


  • What Alabama Law Says about Dispatching Volunteers, Mark Ryan, Managing Partner, Ryan & Wilkes LLC | Presentation

Revenue Officers

  • Jeff Patterson, Chief Judge, Alabama Tax Tribunal | Presentation