Institute of Government for County Officials

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 8:30am

Courses in Level I and Level II are being offered in conjunction with the County Council Coalition meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 19. Participants are eligible to earn credit for Level II courses after graduation from Level I or earning credit for at least six (6) Level I courses.

The hotel registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 12. See the brochure for details.

Fall 2022 County Council Coalition & Institute of Government for County Officials Brochure

Registration Fee and Information

The registration fee is $80.00 per course. If you prefer to mail a check, please select "Bill Me" when registering online and mail a check to SCAC by Friday, October 14. Or, you may complete the registration form and mail it with a check to SCAC prior to the deadline. After October 14 and on-site, the registration fee will be $90.00 per course.


Schedule at a Glance

Registration 8:30 - 11:00 AM and 12:00 - 3:00 PM

9:00 AM –Noon

Level I: Public Speaking [E]
Sara L. Nalley, Professor Emerita of Communication and Theatre, Columbia College

Level II: The Property Taxation Process
Sandy Houck, Jr., Special Projects Coordinator, S.C. Department of Revenue
Amelia F. Ruple, Local Government Training/Research Coordinator, S.C. Department of Revenue

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Level I: Understanding and Seeking Differences [E]
Sheila Willis, Partner, Fisher Phillips

Level II: Financial Management
Gina Smith, CPA, CFP, CGMA, Controller, Bamberg County 

[E]–Level I Elective Course
*Approved for three hours of continuing education credit for planning/zoning officials and employees

Embassy Suites, Columbia