VACo Annual Conference Virtual Bag

Welcome to VACo’s 2021 Annual Conference. As many of you who have attended our live Annual Conference know – we pass out a conference bag upon registration. The bag is usually filled with all the information you need for the conference as well as updates and opportunities for the upcoming year. Below you’ll find the Annual Conference schedule and other pertinent information. Or you can open the agenda here and a list of breakout sessions here. Again, thank you for joining us this year. Please let us know how we can help.

 2021 Annual Conference Schedule | Annual Conference Program

 2021 Annual Conference Sponsors, Partners and Associate Members | List of Annual Conference Exhibitors

  2022 Preliminary Legislative Program

Legislative Items

 Annual Conference County Connections

 2022 VACo Committee Interest Form

Steering Committee Meeting Presentations

Economic Development and Planning Steering Committee

Chris Thompson | Director of Strategic Housing | Virginia Housing

Education Steering Committee

Kathy Burcher | Deputy Secretary of Education | Office of Governor Ralph Northam

Energy Steering Committee

Bill Murray | Senior Vice President | Dominion Energy

Ron Jefferson | State Government and Environmental Affairs Manager | APCo

Environment and Agriculture Steering Committee

Finance Steering Committee

David Conmy | Local Government Policy Administrator | Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

Health and Human Resources Steering Committee

Alison G. Land, FACHE | Commissioner | Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

General Government Steering Committee

The Honorable Mamie Locke | 2nd Senate District

Senator Mamie Locke will provide updates and insights from the Virginia Senate on an array of General Government legislative items, including Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) issues, criminal justice reform, public safety, and more.

Transportation Steering Committee

Mark Ritacco | Director of Government Affairs | National Association of Counties

Russ Dudley | Director Local Assistance Division | Virginia Department of Transportation

VACo Publications

Virginia County Supervisors’ Manual

This handbook contains valuable information for county supervisors and other interested parties. To get your copy, complete the order form and mail it with a check for $75 per manual made payable to VACo Services, Inc., 1207 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23219-3627; or fax with credit card information to 804.788.0083. For further information, please call Valerie Russell 804.788.6652 or

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Board Meeting Procedure in Virginia
Stran L. Trout

Order the Board Meeting Procedure in Virginia booklet revised to meet the the most recent Virginia Statutes. Authored by registered parliamentarian and New Kent County Supervisor Stran L. Trout, this handy guide has all the requirements you need to know to have an efficient and formal board meeting. This is a must have for all county officials! The booklet costs $20 per copy for members; nonmembers $25. Pricing includes shipping.

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