Contact: Mark D. O’Connell
WCA Executive Director
1.866.404.2700 or Michelle Thompson (On Site)

Walker, Evers, Baldwin and Vukmir Highlight Monday General Assembly
County officials from Wisconsin’s 72 counties will gather in La Crosse County next
weekend for the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) 80th Annual Conference.

WCA Annual Conference

Sunday, September 23-Tuesday, September 25
La Crosse Center and Radisson Hotel La Crosse

The three-day event features state candidates, state and national speakers, as well as a
comprehensive program of educational seminars highlighting the diverse issues currently
facing counties. All events will be held at the La Crosse Center and Radisson Hotel La
Opening General Assembly:
Monday, September 24: 10:00 a.m.-noon
La Crosse Center, South Hall A, Lower Level
Welcome to La Crosse County
• Lance Pliml, Chair, WCA Board of Directors
• Tara Johnson, County Board Chair, La Crosse County
• Ron Kind, U.S. Representative, Wisconsin 3rd Congressional District
Featured Speakers/Agenda Items:
• Scott Walker, Governor, Gubernatorial Candidate
• Greg Cox, President, National Association of Counties (NACo)
• Opioid Litigation Update: Andrew Phillips, Attorney, von Briesen &
Roper, S.C.
• Mark D. O’Connell, Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association
• Tony Evers, State Superintendent of Schools, Gubernatorial Candidate
• Tammy Baldwin, Senator, U.S. Senate Candidate
• Leah Vukmir, U.S. Senate Candidate

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For a full listing of breakout sessions and speakers at the 2018 WCA Annual Conference,

For further questions, please contact WCA Executive Director Mark D. O’Connell at the
WCA Office at 1.866.404.2700 or Michelle Thompson at 608.577.9405 on site.

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