2014 Executive Directors’ Conference



Thank you for joining the National Association of Regional Councils for the 2014 Executive Directors’ Conference.

Conference materials and presentations are available below.


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Monday, September 22, 2014

Welcome to the Region: Des Moines

Rapid-Fire Innovation Session/Introduction

  • Barry Seymour, Executive Director, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Keynote Presentation: The Political Landscape

  • Kathie Obradovich, Political Columnist, The Des Moines Register

Executive Management Transitions

  • Ty Warner, Executive Director, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
  • Chuck Bean, Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
  • Kelley Deutmeyer, Executive Director, East Central Intergovernmental Association
  • Grace Galluci, Executive Director, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency

Management Issues Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Funding Session: Revenue Enhancement

Making the Business Case: The Value of Your Council

Keynote Presentation: John Feather, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of Grantmakers in Aging

Intelligence-Led Data Exchange for Safer Communities

  • Tim Collins, Member of the Technical Staff, Motorola
  • Michael Fox, Director of Smart Public Safety Solutions, Motorola

Trends in State and Local Finance

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Working with Your Board and Elected Officials

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