2017 Decision Makers Summit – PRESENTATIONS


2017 Decision Makers Summit

Training Session Presentations

To view presentations- click on the name of the
session or 
the name of the presenter (for sessions
that had multiple speakers)



Friday, February 17


BCWS Pumpstation Renovations a F.E.A.T (Fast, Efficient, Affordable Transformation) – Kip Gearhart (Weston & Sampson)

Insuring Data Assets of a Utility System: Can You Weather a Data Breach? – Janet Smith (Bailey Special Risks)

Risk Management for Utilities: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Matthew – Ken Jordan (BJWSA) and Jill Miller (SCRWA)

FEMA Public Assistance Grants, Pre & Post Preparedness Activities – Jennifer Bell (CH2M) and Mark Spahr (SCEMD)

Asset Management: Measuring the Viability of your Utility – Mike Bailes (SCRWA) and Chuck Gorman (SCDHEC)

Utilizing GIS for Asset Management – Nick Rubin (SCRWA)

Low Interest Loans to Save Energy and Lower Costs – Trish Jerman, Stacey Washington & Conn Fraser (SC Energy Office)

Legislative Initiatives 2016: Politics is too serious of a matter to be left to the Politicians – Eddie Twilley (Twilley, Fondren and Associates)


Saturday, February 18


Utility Board Management Training – Presenters: Rivers Stillwell (Nelson Mullins), Ray Orvin (Organizational Management Services of SC) and Jeff Schacker (Municipal Association of SC)

* Group Action

* Ethics & Conflicts

* Staff & Board Relations

* Meeting Procedures

* Development of Utility Based Ordinances