Venue
Fairmont Austin Hotel
Fairmont Austin Hotel, 101 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701

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Event Date Wed Sep 1 CDT - Fri Sep 3 CDT (in about 1 month)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Sep 1 9:00am - Fri Sep 3 11:30pm
Location Fairmont Austin Hotel
101 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701
Region Americas
Details

Join us for the first time in TAC Legislative Conference history as we explore a new way to share important information with you and your county.

Get in-depth analysis of what transpired during the 87th Legislative Session when you attend TAC’s Legislative Conference this September. Join your peers in public service, either in-person or virtually, from across the state at the premier conference for county government in Texas.

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Ms. Roberta S. Eckert
Vice President-Insights and Solutions Field Team, Nationwide Retirement Institute

Mr. Keith Ingram
Director of Elections Division, Office of the Texas Secretary of State

Ms. Christina Adkins
Legal Director – Elections Division, Office of the Texas Secretary of State

Hon. Heather Hawthorne
Chambers County Clerk, Elections Legislative Chair for the County & District Clerks’ Association of Texas

Chris Davis
Williamson County Election Administrator, Legislative Chair for the Texas Association of Election Administrators

Representative Andrew Murr
Texas House of Representatives, District 53, Chair of House Corrections Committee

Hon. J. Staley Heatly
46th Judicial District Attorney, Wilbarger, Hardeman and Foard Counties

Hon. Brian Hawthorne
Chambers County Sheriff

Mr. Mark Ritacco
Director of Government Affairs, NACo (National Association of Counties)

Hon. Jimmy Sylvia, Chambers County Judge
Ms. Heather Lagrone, Senior Deputy Director, Community Development & Revitalization, Texas General Land Office

Mr. Robert T. Bass
Partner, Allison, Bass & Magee, LLP

Dr. Lloyd Potter
Texas State Demographer, Texas Demographic Center

Hon. Christina McMurray
Randall County Tax Assessor-Collector

Hon. Don Allred
Oldham County Judge

Representative Trent Ashby
Texas House of Representatives

Ms. Jennifer Harris
State Program Director, Texas, Connected Nation Texas

Mr. Matt Chase
Executive Director, National Association of Counties

Hon. Glen Whitley
Tarrant County Judge, NACo Past President

Mr. David Slayton
Administrative Director, Office of Court Administration

Representative Jeff Leach
Texas House of Representatives

Hon. Nicholas Chu
Travis County Justice of the Peace

Moderator:

Ms. Nanette Forbes
Legislative Consultant - County & Districts Clerks' Association, Texas Association of Counties

Ms. Amy Befeld
Legislative Consultant - Texas District & County Attorneys Association, Texas Association of Counties

Mr. Austin McCarty
Legislative Consultant - Federal Issues & Sheriffs' Association, Texas Association of Counties

Ms. Aurora Flores
Legislative Consultant - Treasurers' Association & Core Legislative Group Coordinator, Texas Association of Counties

Mr. Tim Brown
Senior Analyst, Texas Association of Counties

Mrs. Katy Estrada
Legislative Consultant - Tax Assessor - Collectors' Association, Texas Association of Counties

Mr. Rick Thompson
Legislative Consultant – County Judges and Commissioners Association, Texas Association of Counties

Ms. Zelma Smith
Financial Analyst, Texas Association of Counties

Ms.Trina Ita
MA, Associate Commissioner, Health & Human Services/Behavioral Health Services

Mr. Geoff Burkhart
Executive Director, Texas Indigent Defense Commission

Mr. Pete Winckler
Legislative Consultant - Auditors' Association, Texas Association of Counties

Ms. Kelsey Bernstein
Legislative Consultant – Justices of the Peace & Constables Association, Texas Association of Counties

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

PLATINUM:
• LINEBARGER

GOLD:
• PERDUE BRANDON
• DEC
• GrantWorks

BRONZE:
• Performance Service
• QLESS
• S&B INFRASTRUCTURE
• VANIR
• LoneStar Invest Pool
• 25 AG/CM
• mvba
• PARS
• RCI
• Nationwide