swimming pool association

March Board Meeting

March 23-24, 2018

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville- Riverfront

225 E Coastline Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202
$137 – Cut-off date for rate: March 1, 2018

You can book online for the block and discounted rate here or by by calling the hotel at 888-421-1442 .

You must RSVP Online for meetings and lunch you will attend. If you do not RSVP for lunch, it will not be provided to you.

Proxy form for Board members unable to attend.

All meetings are open for members to attend.

Schedule

Thursday, March 22

3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                     Executive Committee meeting

Friday, March 23

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.                    Membership [Membership Agenda]

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                  Service Council[Service Council Agenda]

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                Commercial Council and Engineering Committee [Commercial & Engineering Agenda]

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                Workforce / Education / Training [Workforce Education Taskforce Agenda]

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                 Lunch – How to meet Legislators / Chapter event plans

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                  Builder Council [Builder Council Agenda]

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.                  Legislative Wrap-up / PIPAC [Legislative and PIPAC Agenda]

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.                 Consumer Awareness / Safety [Consumer Awareness and Safety Agenda]

4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.                 Presidents and Executive Committee

5:30 p.m.                                  Reception on Hyatt’s Oak Deck sponsored by Blue Square
Bring your guitars for a fun evening of singing and networking

Saturday, March 24

7:30 a.m.                                    Breakfast
Board of Directors Meeting  [March 2018 Meeting agenda]

 

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