Presentations and Agenda

We were able to save copies of most presentations given during the 2022 Spring Retreat. Below are links to the presentations, as well as the full agenda.


Wednesday March 2nd 

6:00 PM – Executive Board Meeting


Thursday, March 3rd
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM - Opening Remarks, Lynn Tully, TAPA Chapter President


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (1.25 CM) Kimley-Horn: TN Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan: Conserving our World-Class Resources and Providing Recreational Access for all Tennesseans View presentation here


10:00 AM – 10:15 Annual Sponsor Presentations


10:15 AM – 10:30 BREAK


10:30 AM – 11:30 PM (1 CM) Jeff Fleming, Move to Kingsport: The Great Migration View presentation here


11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Annual Sponsor Presentation


11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Keynote Presentation (1 CM) Ron Littlefield FAICP: Bridging the Gap – 50 years of Planning in Tennessee View presentation here


1:00PM – 2:00 PM (1 CM)  Bert Kuyrkendall, Orion Planning: Planners and Engineers Working Together View presentation here


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (1 CM) Ellen Dement Hunt, TN Historical Commission: Historic Preservation & Grant Opportunities View presentation here


3:00: PM – 3:15 PM Break


3:15 PM – 4:15 PM (1 CM ) TDOT Long Range Planning: What OCT can do for land use planning? New Tools Developed 2020 and 2021: View presentation here


4:15 PM – 5:15 PM (1 CM) Tyra Copas, The Great Resignation: How workforce trends will shape the landscape of planning in the future View presentation here


Friday, March 4th  


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM BREAKFAST


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (1 CM) Sean Santalla, FHWA Tennessee Division: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)/Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) View presentation here


9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (1.5 CM Legal Credit) Bill Terry / Sam Edwards – Legislative Update 


10:30 AM – 10:45 AM - BREAK


10:45 AM – 11:45 PM (1 CM) Ethics – Logan Engle  View presentation here