Annual Conference Highlights

Highlights from the 2020 Annual Conference - Aug. 2-3, 2020


Video recordings of the Institute classes will be available soon through the SCAC portal.

Institute of Government Courses

Public Budgeting (Level I Required) – Gina Smith, Controller, Bamberg County

Developing Good Leadership Skills (Level I Elective) – William Tomes, Fellow, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston

Planning and Land Use (Level I Required) – Michael Conley, Director of Planning and Zoning, Kershaw County; John DeLoache, Senior Staff Attorney, SCAC; Alison Simmons, Planning and Zoning Director, Berkeley County

Current Issues: Moving Forward from the COVID-19 Pandemic (Level II) – Victor Carpenter, County Administrator, Kershaw County; Michael Kozlarek, Kozlarek Law; Frank Rainwater, Executive Director, S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

Building an Effective Team ( Level I Elective) – Walt McBride, Senior Public Service Associate, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia

Decision-Making in a Political Environment (Level II) –  William Tomes, Fellow, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston

Concurrent Workshops

Building Connections Between Law Enforcement and the Community Barry Faile, Sheriff, Lancaster County; Leon Lott, Sheriff, Richland County; Greg Mullen, Chief of Police, Clemson University; Waymon Mumford, Council Member, Florence County Council; Anna Berger (Moderator), Senior Director of Operations, SCAC

Ensuring Cyber Resilience in County Government – Stacey Coleman, Investigator, Aiken County Solicitor's Office; Thomas Scott, Executive Director, Cyber SC

General Session

Press Releases

Thank you to our Conference Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
AT&T   McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture 
Corporate Pharmacy Services, Inc.Moseley Architects  
Compass Municipal Advisors     Motorola Solutions-Palmetto 800           
Howell Linkous & Nettles, LLC    Parker Poe  
Keck & Wood, Inc.   Synovus Securities Inc.-South Carolina Coastal Team  
Kozlarek Law LLCSynTerra Corporation 
Thomas & Hutton
Silver Sponsors
The Brick Industry Association Segra 
Greene Finney, LLPSoutheast Cement Pavement Association
MunicodeStantec Consulting Services Inc.
PUBLIQ Software Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects, P.A
Schneider Electric