Annual Conference Highlights - 2021

Institute of Government Course Presentations

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

Building Resiliency for Your Community (Advanced) – Ethel Bunch, President/CEO, Sustain S.C.; Benjamin Duncan, Chief Resilience Officer, SC Office of Resilience; Kevin Limehouse, Project Officer, Charleston County; Kenneth Roper, Administrator, Pickens County; Jim Stritzinger, Director, SC Broadband Office

Effective Communications (Level II) – Tiffany Norton-Cornette, Public Information Officer, Dorchester County; Milton Pope, Principal, Parker Poe Consulting; Jason Ward, Administrator, Dorchester County

Ethical Leadership and Public Service (Level I Required) - Chip Johnson, President, Johnson Group, LLC; Courtney Laster, General Counsel, SC State Ethics Commission

Legal Issues (Level I Required) – John K. DeLoache, Senior Staff Attorney, SCAC; M. Kent Lesesne, Director of Governmental Affairs, SCAC

*Putting Dollars to Work for Your County: State & Local Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Funds (Advanced) – Gary Moore, NACo Past President; Brandon Norris, Partner, Burr Forman; Daniel Prentice, Chief Financial Officer, Dorchester County; Mark Ritacco, Director of Government Affairs, NACo; Mike Shealy, Budget Director, SC Senate; Jim Stritzinger, Director, SC Broadband Office

*Strategic Planning (Level I Elective) – William Tomes, Fellow, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities, College of Charleston

Understanding and Seeking Differences (Level I Elective) – Donna Kazia, Human Resources Professional

Opening Session


J. Mitchell Graham and Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Presentations

COVID-19 Response and Resiliency Showcase Tribute

General Session

President's Report

Press Releases

Thank you to our Corporate Partners!