Highlights of the 49th Annual Conference

July 16-18, 2020
A Virtual Conference

Informative Speakers

Scott L. Bohn, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association, The Future of Policing in Pennsylvania: We Can Do Better

Michael X. Delli Carpini, Ph.D., Professor, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania, What Mayors Say: What Constituents Hear 

John Brenner, Deputy Executive Director, Pennsylvania Municipal League, Preparing and Delivering a “State of the Municipality” Report

Jeffrey L. Rehmeyer, II, Esquire, President of the CGA Law Firm and Solicitor for the Pennsylvania State Mayors’ Association, Recent Legal Developments Affecting Mayors and Municipalities

Dan Moul, Representative of the 91st Legislative District, Legislative Update from the Chair of the House Local Government Committee

Daniel Oppenheimer, Ph.D., Professor, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Science, Carnegie Mellon University, A Primer On Behavioral Science for Better Governance

Jeffery S. Frankenburger, Assistant Counsel, Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, Ethics: It is Not a Matter of Choice

David (Randy) Padfield, Director, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Keeping Up with Changes in Emergency Management

Pre-Conference Workshop

Ron Harris, Mayor of Carroll Valley Borough and Jim Nowalk, Mayor of Whitehall Borough, The Role of the Mayor in an Emergency

Mayor of the Year

Kenneth A. LaSota, Ph.D. Mayor of Heidelberg Borough