2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum ~ July 10

2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

OARC is very aware of how legislation can impact the prosperity and future of our local governments. The 2018 Candidates Forum have been invited to share their platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, job creation, and economic development to some of the state’s top political, business and civic leaders.

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9:00AM-10:00AM –Continental Breakfast/Networking
10:00AM-11:00AM –First Gubernatorial Candidate Interview
11:00AM-11:30AM –Networking
11:30AM-1:00PM –Luncheon/ Keynote Panel Discussion
•Speakers: Leslie Wollack, NARC Executive Director & Joe McKinney, NADO Executive Director
•Panelists: GeofBenson, NARC Board Chair;Doug Elliott, NADO Board Chair, & Elaine Nessle, Coalition for America’s Gateways & Trade Corridors Executive Director
•Moderator: William Murdock, MORPC Executive Director
1:00PM-1:30PM –Networking
1:30PM-2:30PM –Second Gubernatorial Candidate Interview
2:30PM-3:00PM –Conclusion

2018 Candidates Forum Agenda

Registration is now Open.


The Ohio Association of Regional Councils (OARC) comprises 24 agencies that serve more than 1,500 municipalities, villages, townships and counties from across the state. Regional councils coordinate and work to streamline statewide services at the federal level. Ohio’s regional councils create solutions and serve as a regional forum for shared challenges.

Buckeye Hills Regional Council is a member of OARC.