2008 UCEDD Directors Retreat Convened in Tampa, FL

February 19, 2008

The overall focus of the UCEDD Directors Retreat is to provide an opportunity for the Directors to discuss shared issues, learn from each other, and build new and renew existing relationships.

The 2008 retreat highlights included:



  • My View of the World of a UCEDD: Factors to Consider: Ansley Bacon, David Johnson, & Bob Stodden
  • Trends & Opportunities: George Jesien


Breakout Sessions:

  • Fiscal Resource Development: Royal Walker & Lu Zeph
  • Legislative and Administrative Entities: Deborah Spitalnik & David Mank
  • Promoting Your Research Agenda: Michael Wehmeyer & Tamar Heller
  • Community Group Engagement and Relationships: Carl Calkins & Diane Bryen
  • Internal Marketing: Tony Antosh & Valerie Williams
  • Getting Your Share: Federal Earmarks and State Allocations: Bob Bacon & Elizabeth Janks


Evening Reception