U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell and Richmond Times-Dispatch political columnist Jeff Schapiro were definitely a highlight of VACo's 76th Annual Conference. The foursome gave great perspective on the past and the future of the Commonwealth from the eyes of the state, federal and media.
You can experience their presentations below.
Part 1:U.S. Sen. Mark Warner gives a federal viewpoint during the General Session on Tuesday, Nov. 9. He received a standing ovation for his inspirational speech.
Opening General Session: Phillip Bradshaw, former VACo President, kicks off the Opening General Session with a speech about the conference's theme--"Resilience: Serving Counties in Trying Times" on Monday, Nov. 8.
The membership of the Virginia Association of Counties elected Wise County Supervisor Robert R. Adkins as 2010-2011 President during VACo’s 76th Annual Conference in Bath County.
Adkins and other newly elected officers started their terms at the association’s Annual Business Meeting on Nov. 9.
Adkins replaces Isle of Wight County Supervisor Phillip A. Bradshaw and becomes the first-ever president from Wise County and the third-ever from Southwest Virginia.
“I’m very proud to stand before you as the (2010-2011) VACo President,” Adkins said during his acceptance speech.
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