Hyatt Regency Hotel - Lexington, KYThe KYR Leadership Conference will be held on December 3 - 5, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington, KY. If you need to reserve a hotel room at the Hyatt, click on this link to access the reservation page.

To register for the conference, click the button below, log in to the Rappatoni system, and navigate to the Event Calendar page.




Monday, December 3rd

10:00am -11:30am Statewide Forms PAG
10:00am - 2:00pm Spokesperson TrainingPeter Mosca (Local Board Presidents & RPAC Trustees that are interested)
1:00pm - 4:00pm AE Training – Alice Martin, Martin & Downs – AE’s
2:30pm - 4:15pm KRI Trustees
4:15pm - 5:30pm RPAC Trustees

Tuesday, December 4th

8:00am - 8:30pm Audit Committee
8:30am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:15pm Opening Remarks and Introductions – 2019 KYR President, Rip Phillips
9:15am - 5:00pm AE & Volunteer Training  

Alice Martin, Martin & Downs – The Shape You Are

What’s Your Style?  What are your team members’ styles?  This fun session will provide tips about working together.  Are You Ready? Do You Know What To Do? A case study (that you will have received prior to the session) will be summarized and groups will begin discussing some of the challenges boards of directors and their AEs face. Some of the examples in the study will be discussed throughout the day, such as roles, dysfunction, micromanagement, conflicts of interest, plan implementation, and more.

What Can Go Wrong and How Can You Fix It? Common relationship problems will be explored and ideas for preventing problems shared. From the case study, what are the best ideas for solving or preventing these problems will be shared.

What Do I Owe my Association?  A quick review of Board duties.                                           



Are Your Stars Aligned?

How is your strategic plan working? How are you aligning it with everything you do? Does it connect to your committee structure? Your budget? More? This session will provide tips for making sure your plan is being followed and helps you reach your goals efficiently and effectively.


*Complimentary Lunch*


Sexual Harassment

Do You Know It When You See It? A quick review of rules and policies covering this sensitive issue with examples about what is and isn’t inappropriate will be shared.


Let’s Make the Right Decisions Together! HOW? How to chair and participate effectively in meetings to ensure consensus is reached and the right decisions are made. Group discussions will be part of this session.




Please Say Yes! Attracting and Growing Great Leaders. Ideas for how to recruit and develop leaders will be shared.

5:00pm - 6:00pm Happy Hour

Wednesday, December 5th

8:30am - 12:15pm
Jenny Minier - Professor, Economics at University of Kentucky

Break/Hotel Check Out

2019 President Rip Phillips

*Complimentary Lunch*

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Board of Directors/Delegate Body

NOTE:  Delegates are required to be present during the Board of Directors’ meeting. To avoid duplicate reporting, all presentations that Delegates must vote on will be given during the Board of Director’s Meeting.