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The Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills

University of Arkansas System and the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
morrilton and Little Rock, Arkansas | october 14-18, 2016

The Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) of The Council of State Governments (CSG) recently wrapped up the 11th annual Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills (CALS). The program was hosted by our esteemed partners, the University of Arkansas System and the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.

The 2017 CALS program included leaders from Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. The training sessions focused on essential topics such as leadership development, ethics, interpersonal exchanges, and communication skills.

Participants convened at the Old Statehouse for the closing dinner. The closing keynote address on the importance of leadership in all levels of government and lessons from history was presented by Richard Norton Smith, celebrated historian and author.

SLC CALS Home Page

2017 CLASS ROSTER

Representative Kenneth B. Ferguson

Arkansas

Representative Lanny Fite

Arkansas

Representative DeAnn Vaught

Arkansas

Representative Randy FIne

Florida

Representative Rhonda Burnough

Georgia

Representative Scott Hilton

Georgia

Representative Sheila Nelson

Georgia

Representative Abe Hudson

Mississippi

Representative Courtney Allen Curtis

Missouri

Representative Bobbie Richardson

North Carolina

Representative Rhonda Baker

Oklahoma

Senator Micheal Bergstrom

Oklahoma

Representative Claudia Griffith

Oklahoma

Representative Tammy West

Oklahoma

Judge Cassandra M. Williams

Oklahoma

Representative Beth Bernstein

South Carolina

Representative Patsy Hazlewood
Tennessee

Mr. Scott Sloan

Tennessee

Representative Jarvis Johnson
Texas

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