16 Dec 2019
The 2019 ECG Annual Meeting was held at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee December 9-10th. John Giles, President & CEO kicked the meeting off with the State of the Organization. Giles spoke very highly of the organization’s core values and the tenacity of the Staff to incorporate those values in offering progressive and expert resources to our Members. As a result, ECG Members have gained an economic and competitive advantage for community growth. See State of the Organization Presentation here.
“Currently, ECG provides more services and has more members taking services than at anytime in the MEAG / ECG history.”~John Giles, President & CEO
Judge Glenda Hatchett, the meeting’s Keynote Speaker followed with a riveting presentation on Leadership as she shared several stories on leading in the midst of opposition as well as pinpointing some tips on being a genuine leader. This led into the presentations for the day by Utility Experts on industry related hot topics and updates. Attendees were given the opportunity to engage with a panel discussion and Q&A at the end of each presentation.
The meeting was an overall success with great reviews as it allowed ECG Members, Staff and Sponsors opportunities to network and build strategic partnerships. Hasco Craver, Assistant City Manager with the City of Newnan said, “Good content & networking opportunities. Wonderful venue. Good time of year for meeting. “
2019 Annual Meeting Presentations
The Path to 2030 | Electric Transportation
Alexander Summe, Regional Executive, EPRI
Manufacturing A Resilient Economy: Considerations for Enterprise Communities in Today’s World
Mill Graves, Director, Economic Development, ECG
Lineman Workforce Development
Sabrina Milner, Director, Communications & Jon Beasley, VP, Training & Safety, ECG