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Mark your calendars for the 2021 WCA Virtual Legislative Exchange on March 2-3, 2021.
TENTATIVE AGENDA
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021
8:30 a.m.




8:35 a.m.
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance
Lance Pliml, Chair, Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Directors

Conversation with Governor Evers
Tony Evers, Governor, State of Wisconsin; Mark D. O’Connell, Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association (moderator)
8:55 a.m.



9:10 a.m.
National Association of Counties (NACo) Update
Matt Chase, Executive Director, National Association of Counties (NACo)

Legislative Update
Government Affairs Team, Wisconsin Counties Association
10:30 a.m.




11:30 a.m.
Washington’s Enduring Relevance: The Integration of Strategy,
Leadership, and Management
Dr. Joseph Stoltz, Director of Leadership Programs, George 
Washington’s Mount Vernon

Adjourn
Lance Pliml, Chair, Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Directors
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021
8:30 a.m.



8:35 a.m.
Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance
Lance Pliml, Chair, Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Directors

Legislative Leadership Roundtable
Robin Vos, Speaker, Wisconsin State Assembly;
Gordon Hintz, Minority Leader, Wisconsin State Assembly; Devin LeMahieu, Majority Leader, Wisconsin State Senate; Janet Bewley, Minority Leader, Wisconsin State Senate;
Mark D. O’Connell, Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association (moderator)

SPOTLIGHT: WCA SERVICES, INC.
9:35 a.m.




10:05 a.m.

Conversation with Tommy Thompson
Tommy G. Thompson, Interim President, University of Wisconsin System; Mark D. O’Connell, Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association

Legal Updates
Andrew Phillips, Attorney, von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
10:30 a.m.


10:50 a.m

UW-Madison and UW-Extension Update
Rebecca Blank, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wisconsin’s Economy After a Year of COVID
Dale Knapp, Director of Research & Analytics, Wisconsin Counties Association
11:25 a.m.
Adjourn
Lance Pliml, Chair, Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Directors
SPEAKERS
ALPHABETICAL BY LAST NAME
Janet Bewley (BIO)
Minority Leader, Wisconsin State Senate

Rebecca Blank (BIO)
Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matt Chase (BIO)
Executive Director, National Association of Counties (NACo)

Tony Evers (BIO)
Governor, State of Wisconsin
Gordon Hintz (BIO)
Minority Leader, Wisconsin State Assembly
Dale Knapp (BIO)
Director of Research & Analytics, Wisconsin Counties Association

Devin LeMahieu (BIO)
Majority Leader, Wisconsin State Senate
Mark D. O’Connell (BIO)
Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association

Andrew Phillips (BIO)
Attorney, von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Lance Pliml (BIO)
Chair, Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Directors
Dr. Joseph Stoltz (BIO)
Director of Leadership Programs, George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Tommy G. Thompson (BIO)
Interim President, University of Wisconsin System
Robin Vos (BIO)
Speaker, Wisconsin State Assembly

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