113th Annual Educational Conference - Goes Virtual!

November 16-20, & 23

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Schedule at a Glance

Monday, November 16

Supervisors Day

9:30 AM

Opening Program
President Danny Hanning
Executive Director Bryan Smith
Associate Director Jerry Crabtree
Township Supervisors of Illinois President Sherrill Knorr

10:00 AM

Cyber Security: How much of Your Personal
Information is Online

Jeff Thompson, State of Illinois Information Security Team

11:15 AM

Transition of Officials After the Election
Keri-Lyn Krafthefer, Ancel Glink

12:15 PM

2020 Township Officials of Illinois Legislative
Update

Taylor Anderson, TOI Legislative Consultant

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Tuesday, November 17

Township Clerk's Day

9:30 AM

Opening Program
President Danny Hanning
Executive Director Bryan Smith
Associate Director Jerry Crabtree
Township Clerks of Illinois President Lisa Hodge

10:00 AM

Annual Town Meeting Review Summary
Township Clerks Division

11:15 AM

Preparing for the Township Caucus and
Election in 2021

Greg Moredock, Sorling Northrup

12:15 PM

Clerks Duties and Responsibilities
Pam Bruner, Lisa Hodge, Sherry Tite,
Township Clerks Division

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks

1:30 PM

AITCOY Program

Drug Free in 2020 Parenting
Approaches during COVID

Aaron Weiner, Bridge Forward Group

Wed., November 18

Trustees Day

9:30 AM

Opening Program
President Danny Hanning
Executive Director Bryan Smith
Associate Director Jerry Crabtree
Township Trustees of Illinois President Michael Reynolds

10:00 AM

A Step-by-Step Guide to Township Tax Levies
Sheryl Churney, Klein, Thorpe, & Jenkins

11:15 AM

Township Government and Media Relations
Ryan McGlaughlin, Mac Strategies Group

12:15 PM

Role of Trustee on the Township Board
Keri-Lyn Krafthefer, Ancel Glink

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks

1:30 PM

ITAGAC Program

General Assistance and Emergency
Assitance in the time of COVID

Michael Airdo, Mark Kimzey, Kopon Airdo, LLC

Thursday, November 19

Highway Commissioners Day

9:30 AM

Opening Program
President Danny Hanning
Executive Director Bryan Smith
Associate Director Jerry Crabtree
Township Highway Commissioners of Illinois
President Don Goad

10:00 AM

Joint Purchasing for Road Districts
Tim Peters, Illinois Department of Transportation

11:15 AM

Common Issues Impacting Township Highway
Commissioners and Road Districts

John Redlingshafer,
Merscher, Rinehart, & Redlingshafer

12:15 AM

Size & Weight Updates for Road Districts
Sgt. Lance Bonney, Illinois State Police

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Friday, November 20

Assessors Day

9:30 AM

Opening Program
President Danny Hanning
Executive Director Bryan Smith
Associate Director Jerry Crabtree
Township Assessors of Illinois President John Dabrowski

10:00 AM

Township Assessment in Illinois:
A Deep Dive Discussion

Josh Barnett, Illinois Property Assessment Institute

11:15 AM

IDES Claim Benefits, Procedures,
and Additional Services

Illinois Department of Employment Security

12:15 PM

Helpful Tips on OMA & FOIA
Michael T. Jurusik, Klein, Thorpe, and Jenkins Ltd.

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Monday, November 23

Attorneys Day

9:30 AM

Opening Program
President Danny Hanning
Executive Director Bryan Smith
Associate Director Jerry Crabtree
Township Attorneys President James Kelly

10:00 AM

2021 Election: Questions and Answers
from Attorneys Division

Chuck Davis, Brown Hay & Stephens
James Kelly, Matuszewich & Kelly
John Nelson, Nelson Law Offices
Van Schwab, Law Offices of Van Schwab

11:15 AM

2021 Election: Continued

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks