New Commissioner Orientation (1.5 CE)

This program is designed to provide an overview of the responsibilities a new commissioner will face on the first day of the job. Participants will be exposed to the powers and duties of a commissioner, ethics and Sunshine Laws and the valuable resources and services available through FAC.

 

Legislative Day (1.5 CE)

This event is an organized day during the legislative session. Participants will receive a morning briefing on legislation important to counties, have meetings with their respective state lawmakers and attend a reception honoring the Florida Legislature.

 

Annual Conference (3 CE)

This conference gathers hundreds of county officials for a three day event to learn, network and share best practices to better serve Florida’s counties. Participants may attend workshops with outstanding speakers and an exposition hall filled with knowledgeable service providers to gain new ideas and practices that they can apply on the job.

 

Policy Committee Conference (1.5 CE)

This conference brings together FAC’s Legislative Policy Committees to examine the Association's agenda for the next legislative session. Participation on these committees is open to any FAC member wanting to participate in the policy development process. Members may serve on any of FAC’s four standing committees and the urban and rural caucuses. Only county commissioners may vote, while staff serves in an advisory role.

 

Legislative Conference (2 CE)

This conference is a critical element of FAC’s policy making process. This event is used to determine a consensus on legislative positions for Florida’s counties in the next legislative session. Recommendations from the policy committees are forwarded to the full membership at this event for its consideration and vote. Participation on these committees is open to all FAC members who want to participate, however, only county commissioners may vote, while staff serves in an advisory role.