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Governing Leadership Forum: Tennessee 2017

Sep 7, 2017
Nashville, TN

Overview

Governing invites you to join us each year in downtown Nashville as we return for the annual Tennessee Leadership Forum. Spend the day with us to network, be inspired, and leave with a renewed sense of purpose to take action. From the fundamentals of good government to forecasting the future, the agenda will have critical information for every participant’s personal and professional development. The Tennessee Advisory Board and Governing’s team assembles a speaker lineup second to none with national thought leaders and local subject matter experts who describe the challenges in serving the public while detailing pragmatic solutions. 

Topics Include:

  • Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck: Investing in Engagement for Higher Performance
  • Your Jurisdiction as a Platform for Innovation
  • If It Ain’t Broke, You Can Still Fix It!
  • High Performance Government
  • Tennessee’s Infrastructure Investment Outlook
  • The Defining Characteristics of Good Leaders

A message from our Keynote Speaker

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DoubleTree Nashville Downtown

315 4th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 244-8200

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Advisory Board

Government Representatives

The Honorable Raumesh Akbari
Representative, District 91
House of Representatives
State of Tennessee

The Honorable Rogers Anderson
County Mayor
Williamson County

The Honorable Megan Barry
Mayor
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

The Honorable David Briley
Vice Mayor & President
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

The Honorable Paige Brown
Mayor
City of Gallatin

Jim Henry
Deputy to the Governor/Chief of Staff
Office of the Governor
State of Tennessee

The Honorable Matthew Hill
Representative, District 7
House of Representatives
State of Tennessee

Dr. Trish Holliday
Assistant Commissioner and State Chief Learning Officer
Department of Human Resources
State of Tennessee

Talia Lomax O'dneal
Director
Finance
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

Dr. Wendy Long
Director
TennCare
State of Tennessee

The Honorable Mark Luttrell
Mayor
Shelby County

The Honorable Kim McMillan
Mayor
City of Clarksville

Burns Phillips
Commissioner
Department of Labor and Workforce Development
State of Tennessee

The Honorable Jim Strickland
Mayor
City of Memphis

Maura Sullivan
Chief Operating Officer
City of Chattanooga

Jai Templeton
Commissioner
Department of Agriculture
State of Tennessee

Ted Townsend
Chief Operating Officer
Department of Community and Economic Development
State of Tennessee

Fausto Vega
Information Technology Director
Department of Environment and Conservation
State of Tennessee

Justin Wilson
Comptroller
Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury
State of Tennessee

Tom Womack
Deputy Commissioner
Department of Agriculture
State of Tennessee

Industry Representatives

Dena Benson-Scearce
Vice President
Government Affairs
UnitedHealth Group

Matt Gibbons
Senior Sales Director
Concur

Brian Pallasch
Managing Director
Government Relations and Infrastructure Initiatives
American Society of Civil Engineers

Jeff Sparks
Account Executive
SLED South
Proofpoint

Summit Exhibitors Made Possible by Our Corporate Partners

Registration Information / Contact Us

Contact Information

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact:

Heather Earney
Governing
Phone: (916) 932-1435
E-mail: heather.earney@governing.com

Venue

DoubleTree Nashville Downtown

315 4th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 244-8200