Highlights of the 2018 Annual Conference

July 19-22, 2018
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Informative Speakers

Terry Madonna, Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs and the Franklin and Marshall College Poll

Josh Shapiro, Attorney General, - The Office of Attorney General and Its Relationship with Municipal Law Enforcement

C. Kim Bracey, Executive Director, Center for Local Government Services, The Governor's Center for Local Government Services - A One-Stop Shop for Local Government Officals

David J. Hickton, Founding Director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security - Protecting Our Elections

Lou Staccone, YIS Cowden Group, Inc. - What You Need to Know About Motor Vehicle Speed-timing Devices

Sean A. Fields, Esquire, Attorney, CGA Law Firm - Recent Legal Developments Affecting Mayors and Municipalities

Heather Sharar, Executive Director, Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania - The Ominous Crisis Facing Emergency Medical Services Providers

Howard Risher, Consultant and Author focusing on Public Sector Employment - What Municipal Government Needs to do to Meet Its Staffing Challenges

Stewart J. Greenleaf, Senator representing the 12th Senatorial District and Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Criminal Justice Reform in Pennsylvania

Pre-Conference Workshop

Ron Harris, Mayor of Carroll Valley Borough and Jim Nowalk, Mayor of Whitehall Borough – The Role of the Mayor as a Communicator

Mayor of the Year

Robert L. Kaler, III, Mayor of Hatfield Borough, Montgomery County

Special Tribute

Recognition of Marlene Candusso, retired Office Manager of the Pennsylvania State Mayors' Association for her 45 years of unparalleled service and bestowal of the title of "Honorary Mayor"

Municipal Welcome

Danene Sorace, Mayor of the City of Lancaster

Special Activity

Tour of Clair Global, the Largest Touring Sound Company in the World