Annual Conference Highlights

Highlights from the 51st Annual Conference - Aug. 5-7, 2018

2018 J. Mitchell Graham and Barrett Lawrimore Competition Videos

Presentations

Presentations given during the SCAC 51st Annual Conference are now available. Links below will take you to PDFs of the presentations. Links to video recordings of the presentations will be available shortly.

Institute of Government Courses

Public BudgetingGina R. Smith, CPA, Controller, Bamberg County (large file - download could be slow)

Developing Good Leadership Skills Carolyn Sawyer, Chief Executive Officer, Tom Sawyer Company

Measuring and Reporting County Performance – William E. Tomes, Fellow, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities

Going from Good to Great: The Journey for CommunitiesRobert O'Neill, Fellow, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities

Employment Law: What Counties Need to KnowLinda Pearce Edwards, Attorney, Gignilliat, Savitz & Bettis, LLP

Orientation II Anna Berger, SCAC Director of Education & Training; Joshua Rhodes, SCAC Assistant General Counsel; Timothy Winslow, SCAC Deputy General Counsel

Planning and Land Use Mark W. Tollison, Attorney, Greenville County

Current Issues Facing County Government: Building Resilient Communities

County Council Coalition Meetings/Managers, Administrators, and Supervisors

Avoiding the $10,000.00 Fine (CCC) – Meghan Walker, Executive Director, S.C. State Ethics Commission

Avoiding the $10,000.00 Fine (MAS) – Meghan Walker, Executive Director, S.C. State Ethics Commission

Protecting County Employees During Public Health Emergencies – Jason Block, Office of Public Health Preparedness, S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

Concurrent Workshops

Putting Policy Into Practice: HR's Strategic Role in Emergency Response Mario Formisano, Emergency Management Director, Dorchester County; Daniel Prentice, Deputy County Administrator/CFO, Dorchester County; Roger Riley, Emergency Management Director, Barnwell County; Leonitta Turner, HR Director, Dorchester County

Designing Safer CommunitiesEsther Wagner, Awareness Coordinator, PalmettoPride

Preventing and Mitigating Cyberattacks

Opioid Epidemic Roundtable

General Session

Keynote: Navigating Rapid Change – Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership LLC

Press Releases