The Florida Association of Counties is pleased to offer an educational workshop designed specifically for newly elected commissioners.  Mark your calendars for the New Commissioner Workshop on February 1-2, 2017 in Alachua County at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center.  This in-depth, 1½ day workshop will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1 and ends with a reception on the evening of Thursday, February 2.  Participants will gain an understanding of a wide range of topics that are important for the job including:

·            Role and Authority of a County Commissioner

·            How to Run A Successful Meeting

·            Work Effectively with County Staff

·            Media Training

·            Effective Leading and Governing

The New Commissioner Workshop provides 6 hours of core credits towards the County Commissioners’ Certification Program.  Newly elected Commissioners will not want to miss this New Commissioner’s Workshop! 

Register today by clicking here for the online portal (should you need assistance accessing your online portal, please contact Becky) or you may contact me directly for registration at (850) 414-7936.  Registration for this workshop is $150 which includes all workshop materials, snacks, breaks, two receptions, breakfast and lunch on Thursday. 

As always, should you have any questions about this program, please contact Becky Berentsen at (850) 414-7936.  We hope to see all the New Commissioners at this workshop in February.