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The Center for the Advancement of Leadership Skills

University of Arkansas System and the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute
Little Rock, Arkansas | September 24-28, 2016

The Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) of The Council of State Governments (CSG) recently wrapped up the 10th 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 2016 CALS program included leaders from Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The training sessions focused on essential topics such as leadership development, social media practices, interpersonal exchanges, and communication skills.

Participants convened at the Old Statehouse for the closing dinner. The closing keynote address on pursuing success and the importance of critical decision making was delivered by Commander John Herrington, retired United States Naval Aviator and former NASA astronaut.

SLC CALS Home Page

2016 CLASS ROSTER

Representative Phillip Pettus

Alabama

Representative Michelle Gray

Arkansas

Representative Clarke Tucker

Arkansas

Chief Magistrate Judge Glenda Dowling

Georgia

Judge William Grady Hamrick III

Georgia

Representative Eddie Lumsden

Georgia

Chief Magistrate Judge Mary Kathryn Moss

Georgia

Representative Jarvis Dortch

Mississippi

Representative Donna Pfautsch

Missouri

Representative Stephen Ross

North Carolina

Mr. Kyle Coulter

Oklahoma

Representative Jason Dunnington

Oklahoma

Representative Casey Murdock

Oklahoma

Representative Neal Collins

South Carolina

Representative David Hawk

Tennessee

Speaker Pro Tempore Bo Watson

Tennessee

Representative Toni Rose
Texas

Delegate Jennifer Boysko

Virginia

Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn
Virginia