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Trustee and Executive Leadership Conference
Camden on the Lake
2359 Bittersweet Road
Lake Ozarks, MO 65049

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:00 PM to Friday, May 25, 2018, 12:00 PM CST
Category: Professional Development

This annual event will be held at Camden on the Lake in Lake Ozark, Missouri. To register for this event, click here.

Please make your hotel reservations by calling (573) 365-5620 and using group code MCCA0518 by April 24, 2018.

Here is a link to the Camden on the Lake website: https://www.camdenonthelake.com/

Room rates are as follows:

King Studio Suites

Double Studio Suites $128
One Bedroom Grand Suites $158


Here is the agenda at a glance:

Wednesday, May 23

9 a.m. – Noon                  MoWINs Executive Advisory Meeting│Shawnee Bend Room

Noon – 3 p.m.                  Chief Student Affairs Officers Meeting│Shawnee Bend Room

Noon – 3 p.m.                  Chief Academic Officers Meeting│Osage Room

Noon – 3 p.m.                  P/C Council Meeting│Gravois Room

Noon – 3 p.m.                  Workforce Development Liaisons Meeting| Toad Cove Room

**This meeting has been moved to MCCA offices on Thursday, May 24

Noon – 3 p.m.          Trustees Meeting│Grand Glaize Room

5 - 6 p.m.                  Reception│Harbor Ballroom

6 - 8 p.m.                  Dinner and Speaker – │Kinderhook Ballroom

Dr. Jeff Pittman, President of St. Louis Community College and Missouri Community College Association Chair, will present on this year’s accomplishments

Eric Schmitt, Missouri State Treasurer

Senator Caleb Rowden, District 19 (Boone and Cooper)

Thursday, May 24

8 - 9 a.m.                   Breakfast│Osage Room

Breakfast will be served buffet-style and will be “come and go.” This is an opportunity for casual networking with colleagues from across the state.  

Breakfast is sponsored by Central Methodist University

9:00 a.m.                  Welcome│Grand Glaize Room

Brian Millner, President of Missouri Community College Association 

9:05 - 10 a.m.                   Community College Governance Panel │Grand Glaize Room                  

All trustees will leave feeling confident in their role, how board governance works and how it is structured in Missouri.  The panelists encourage questions and open conversation. 

Panelists include: Travis Elliot, Attorney at Ellis, Ellis, Hammons, & Johnson, P.C., Dr. Craig Larson, Trustee for St. Louis Community College, and Barbara Washington, Trustee for Metropolitan Community College

10:05 - 11 a.m.                  PSRS/PEERS │Grand Glaize Room

Presenter: M. Steve Yoakum, Executive Director PSRS/PEERS 

11:05 - Noon                  Student Affairs Panel │Grand Glaize Room

Student Affairs officers will discuss pertinent issues relevant to today’s students.  

Panelists include: Tiffany Slinkard, Vice President Student Affairs, Crowder, Dr. Kathrine Swanson, Vice Chancellor Student Success and Engagement, Metropolitan Community College, Dr. Joe Gilgour, Dean of Student and Academic Support ServicesState Fair Community College

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.                  Lunch│Osage Room

Lunch is sponsored by Performance Services. They will provide a presentation during dessert.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.                  SkillUp │Grand Glaize Room

This session will highlight the SkillUP program and the partnership between community colleges, Family Support Division, Division of Workforce Development, and MU Extension to serve SNAP recipients. The SkillUP program offers Food Stamp recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency. 

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.             Break                  

2:45 - 4 p.m.                  Higher Learning Commission Panel│Grand Glaize Room

Panelists include Dr. Jon Bauer, President of East Central College, Dr. Jeff Pittman, President of St. Louis Community College, and Karen Solomon, Vice President for Accreditation Relations for Higher Learning Commission.

4:00 p.m.                  Afternoon Adjournment │Osage Room

4 - 5 p.m.                  Reception│Chill Bar (weather permitting) │Gravois Room if raining

Join your colleagues for an informal reception at the Chilli Bar. Each attendee will receive complimentary drink tickets, so enjoy some casual conversation before you head out to dinner.

Dinner on your own

Friday, May 25

8 - 9 a.m.                  Breakfast│Osage Room

Breakfast will be served buffet-style and will be “come and go.”  This is an opportunity for casual networking with colleagues from across the state.  

Breakfast is sponsored by Entegrity 

9:00 a.m.                  Good morning and Welcome │Grand Glaize Room

Kalynn Ramsey, Director of Membership Engagement and Professional Development 

9 - 9:55 a.m.                  Legislative Update │Grand Glaize Room

Chris Roepe and Erika Leonard, Bardgett and Associates

9:55 - 11 a.m.                  Legislative Planning/Advocacy Session│Grand Glaize Room

Dr. Jon Bauer, President of East Central College

11 a.m.                                    Adjournment

The full registration cost is $325 for members, $400 for non-members, and $175 for each additional guest (this includes meals but not conference sessions).  If you plan on attending only the business meetings on Wednesday, the cost is $25.