• State Assembly Leadership Forum

    The State Assembly Leadership Forum is a preconference event at AST's national conference. Learn from your peers and professionals in the profession, network with others from around the country and discuss the issues that are relevant to anyone involved at the leadership level within your state assembly.

  • State Assembly Leadership Forum

    52nd AST Surgical Technology Conference
    Las Vegas
    Tuesday, May 25, 2021

    6 CE Credits

    7:15-7:45 am - Continental Breakfast for SALF Registrants, sponsored by NBSTSA

    7:45-8 am - Welcome and Introductions, Holly Falcon, CST, FAST, AST President

    8-8:50 am - The Power of a Winning Attitude, Dan Lier, International Speaker & Author

    9-9:50 am - How Legislative Priority States are Determined, Josephine M. Colacci, Esq., Director of Government Affairs

    9:50-10 am - Break

    10-11:50 am - Optimizing Policies/Enriching Development, State Assembly Leadership Committee

    • 10-10:30 am - Annual State Report - A Handy Reference Tool, SALC, Heather Hodges, CST, FAST
    • 10:30-11 am - Financials – Making Sense of It All, SALC, Raetta Coleman, CST, FAST
    • 11-11:30 am - 5-Year Renewal Agreement - The Terms in Action, SALC, Lisa Day, CST, CSFA, FAST
    • 11:30-11:50 am - Your State’s Website - Achieving Results, SALC, Sherridan Poffenroth, CST, CRCST, FAST

    Noon-12:50 pm - Lunch - Provided to SALF All-Day Registrants

    1–1:50 pm - Breakout - Empowering Relationships/Board Collaborations, State Assembly Leadership Committee

    2-2:50 pm - Breakout - One-to-One Connections/Your SALC Representative, State Assembly Leadership Committee

    3-3:30 pm - Celebrating State Assembly Leadership!