Manages general day-to-day operations of the Association, Board of Directors and Executive Committee (officers), and legislative advocacy. Legislative Affairs Areas: business affairs, health and human services, government liability and courts, housing and community development, and public safety and corrections. Liaison to Administrators, Health, Human Services, Corrections, and Attorneys affiliates. Member of the Local Government Insurance Trust Board of Directors.
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Leads MACo policy staff in review of legislation to advance county positions. Works with MACo affiliate organizations to develop information helpful to MACo communications and advocacy efforts. Legislative Affairs Areas: state budget and fiscal issues, elections, finance, taxes and revenues, emergency services, pensions, and intergovernmental relations. Liaison to Budget & Finance and Emergency Management affiliates, Elections Officials, Tax Collectors Affinity Group (within MDGFOA), and the Large Counties Coalition Chapter Organization. Hosts the Conduit Street Podcast.
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Reviews legislation and contributes to MACo policy advocacy and publications. Legislative Affairs Areas: education, school construction and capital facilities, employee benefits and relations, transportation and public works, and information technology. Liaison to Engineers, Human Resources, and Information Technology affiliates, and the Women of MACo Chapter Organization.
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Reviews legislation and contributes to MACo policy advocacy and publications. Legislative Affairs Areas: environment, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, procurement, and public information and ethics. Liaison to Environmental Health, Planners, and Recreation and Parks affiliates, and the Rural Counties Coalition Chapter Organization.
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Leads the Member Services team by coordinating all events, overall communications, marketing, outreach, and partnership plans. Manages all facets of conferences and events for the Association. Assists with scheduling advocacy efforts and communications campaigns during the legislative session of the General Assembly. Facilitates MACo’s Endorsement Partners program. Liaison to the Board of Directors and the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance. (ATTENTION, KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Please contact Virginia with your speaking inquiries)
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Performs the Association's bookkeeping, accounting, and financial reporting tasks. Manages personnel issues, general office administration, telecommunications, and human resources functions. Facilitates MACo's conference exhibits registration process.
Email Leslie Velasco
Maintains membership database and serves as conference registrar for attendees, speakers, and moderators. Project manager of the MACo Directory of County Officials publication. Manages office scheduling for staff and in-house meetings. Facilitates MACo's appointments process for statewide task forces, commissions, and committees.