I will start with an update regarding the 2024 NVFC Fall Meeting in Kansas City. President Jennings and I were on a Zoom call Monday morning November 1 with NVFC Engagement Manager Meg Goldberg and their primary event coordinator for all things NVFC. They have contracted with the Kansas City Marriott Downtown to host this 3-day meeting the last week in September 2024.
While this is still a long way out, it is how NVFC manages its fall meetings. COVID did the same to them as it did for our annual onsite conventions in rolling things back two years, but everything up to KCMO was planned at that time. Jackson, WY was just completed. Next is Wilmington, NC in 2022, Cooperstown, NY in 2023, and Kansas City, MO in 2024.
The Conference Committee just recommended Rapid City, SD for 2025. Normally the State Association requests being the meeting host, but NVFC planned this meeting to determine if a central location having a major airport in a region offering a lot to do but at minimal expense for all services would be appealing, and KCMO was selected. To be clear, NVFC is not requesting assistance but how can we not offer to help to some extent. Continue Reading →