Breakout Sessions Presentations


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Monday 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

State Perspectives on Medicaid Expansion • Mount Vernon

The Honorable Dr. William A. Hazel, Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources

Managing Performance for a LEAN Government • Blue Ridge

James O. McReynolds, County Administrator, York County

Fire and EMS: Mighty Results for a Meager Price • Piedmont

Tom Joyce, Assistant Chief, County of Orange Fire & EMS

$15.2 Billion: The Unfunded Teacher Pension Liability Challenge • Stratford

Joe Casey, Deputy County Manager for Administration, Henrico County

VIDEO of the Session


Monday 1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Growing Your Economy Through Agriculture • Blue Ridge

Gary Larrowe, County Administrator, Carroll County

William L. “Billy” Vaughn, Deputy County Administrator, Rockingham County

Sherri Smith, Executive Director, Artisans Center of Virginia

General Assembly Forum: State Leaders Discuss County Priority Issues • Stratford

Video of the Session

Transportation in the Commonwealth: State and Local Perspectives • Mount Vernon

The Honorable Jeffrey C. “Jeff” McKay, Board of Supervisors, Fairfax County

Are You Getting the Most from Your VACo Membership? • Piedmont

Jim Campbell, Executive Director, Virginia Association of Counties

Monday 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Stormwater Management: The Next Steps for Counties •
Blue Ridge

Melanie D. Davenport, Director, Water Division, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

M. Ann Neil Cosby, Counsel, Sands Anderson, PC|

Christopher D. Pomeroy, President, AquaLaw

Finance/State Funding of Programs: Budget Update • Stratford

Robert P. Vaughn, Staff Director, House Appropriations Committee

Video of the Session

Mandate Review and Commission on Local Government Update • Mount Vernon

Zack Robbins, Local Government Policy Manager, Commission on Local Government

Maximizing Your County’s Economic Development and Job Creation Opportunities • Piedmont

Elizabeth Povar, Vice President of Business Expansion, Virginia Economic Development Partnership