Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson (left), Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel (center) and Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran headline the keynote speakers at this week’s County Officials’ Summit. Joining them on stage are Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources for the Chesapeake Bay Russ Baxter and King and Queen County Administrator Tom Swartzwelder.
The County Officials’ Summit on August 18-19 is shaping up to be a can’t-miss event. VACo has confirmed the attendance of three Virginia Secretaries, one Deputy Secretary and one county administrator to speak on legislative issues.
Kicking off the County Officials’ Summit on the morning of August 18 is Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson, who will speak about Broadband issues in the Commonwealth. Joining Jackson is King and Queen County Administrator Tom Swartzwelder, who will discuss his County’s efforts to bring broadband to its citizens. The County recently won the VACo Best Achievement Award for its King and Queen Broadband Internet Program.
Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel joins the impressive lineup. Dr. Hazel will discuss the opiates crisis in the state and how it’s affecting localities.
Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran and Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources for the Chesapeake Bay Russ Baxter will speak separately on the afternoon of August 18.
Join us that evening for a special reception for long-time VACo Executive Director Jim Campbell, who retired on June 30.
On August 19, the focus will shift to Steering Committee Meetings in the morning. The VACo Board of Directors will meet at Noon.
We look forward to seeing you at VACo’s County Officials’ Summit!
VACo Contact: Beau Blevins