15770 OH-691, Nelsonville, OH 45764

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A conference specifically formulated for local elected officials and staff.

 

Agenda:

  • 10:00 a.m. Introductions and setting the stage for the day 

Presenters:

Mark Weinberg, Dean, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service 
Mayor Tom Johnson, Village of Somerset

 

  • 10:15 a.m. Remarks from Ohio Department of Development

Presenter:
Lydia Mihalik, Director, Ohio Department of Development

 

  • 10:30 a.m. POWER 2022

Getting ready for 2022 submissions and resources available at GOA to assist communities 

Presenters:
John Carey, Director, Governor’s Office of Appalachia
Jay Bennett, Governor’s Office of Appalachia
Brenda Haas, Governor’s Office of Appalachia

 

  • 11:15 a.m. COVID Relief Opportunities 

Inspiring best practices and available assistance 

Presenters: 
Misty Crosby, Executive Director, Buckeye Hills Regional Council  
Amista Lipot, Executive Director, Mayors’ Partnership for Progress 
Mayor Don Mason, City of Zanesville 

 

  • 11:45 a.m. Lunch and Advocacy Panel Discussion 

Moderator: 
John Hemmings, Executive Director, Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission 

Panelists:  
Chris Slagle, Bricker and Eckler 
Greg Lestini, Bricker and Eckler
Brandon Kern, Sr. Director, State & National Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau  

 

  • 12:45 p.m. Creative Community Revitalization 

Pulling together fundable creative placemaking projects 

Moderator:
Kathy Zook, ARC program Manager, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

Presenters:
Joyce Barrett, Heritage Ohio
Amanda Terrell, Ohio History Connection
Donna Collins, Ohio Arts Council
Kristi Tanner, JobsOhio

 

  • 1:30 p.m. Capital Bill 

How to pull together a winning capital bill request 

Moderator:
Jeannette Wierzbicki, Executive Director, Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA)

Presenters:
Jeff Westhoven, Ohio Construction Facilities Commission "Cultural Facilities for Appalachia Forward"(opens in a new window)
the Honorable Jay Edwards, OH- 94

 

  • 2:00 p.m. Closing and Key Takeaways 

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