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2021 Annual Conference - Opening Session

four men standing together each holding their state's flag

Parade of Flags

Michael Dineen, ED(Lenior, NC), Brian Powers, ED(Region IV, MS), Steven Parker, ED(Dawson Springs, KY), Paul Dellinger, ED(Cleveland, TN)

The flags of the armed services flanking the US flag

Presentation of Colors

two men standing together holding flags smiling at the camera

Parade of Flags

Jeff Knight, COO (Charleston Kanawha, WV) and Philip Page, Jr., ED (Portsmouth, VA)

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A man carrying the Florida State Flag

Parade of Flags

Dr. Anthony E. Goodson, President and CEO (Palatka, FL)

a woman displaying the Georgia state flag

Parade of Flags

Bradnie Garner, HCV Director(Marietta, GA)

A man speaking at the podium

Opening Session Chairman

Gerald Board, ED (Eddyville, KY)

A woman singing the national anthem while a group of people hold various military flags

The National Anthem

Gerald Board (Eddyville, KY), Valarie Sneed (Tifton, GA) Singing the National Anthem Bottom Row Mike Sweet, ED (Chickasaw, AL), Harry Howe, Commissioner (Marion, VA), Shana Boom, ED (Owensboro, KY)

A woman singing into a microphone at a podium

Christy Knight (Charleston, WV) singing God Bless America

a man standing at a podium speaking with various flags behind him

Mark Taylor, ED (Charleston-Kanawha, WV) SERC President

A group of people standing together and posing for the camera

Distinguished Award Winners

Left to Right: Jan Piersol, ED- Retired(Newberry, SC), Joyce Floyd, ED- Retired (Sparta, TN), Buddy Oldfield, ED- Retired(Augusta, GA), Susan Biggs, ED- Retired(Columbia, KY), and Edwina Burnett, ED- Retired(York, SC), Marylin Medley, ED- Retired(Morristown, TN)

a group of people in matching tshirts posing and smiling at the camera

Columbia Housing Authority Staff

Left to Right: Back Row- Latyoa Nix, Regional Property Mgr., Talesha Stewart, SVP of Resident and Strategic Initiatives, Christian Thomas, HCV Team Lead, Cynthia Boykin, FSS Program Coordinator, Kimberly Brown, Executive Assistant, Cynthia Hardy, SVP Communications. Front Row- Yvonda A. Bean, COO and Ivory N. Mathews, CEO

A man and a woman sitting at a table together smiling and looking at the camera

Douglas Faust, ED(Decatur, GA) and Beth Brown, ED(Gainesville, GA)

A group of women sitting at a table smiling at the camera

Joyce Wolen (Wheeling, WV), Vickie Paris, ED (Dallas, GA), Shannon Young (Seminole County, FL), Kristen Fisher, ED (Jackson County, WV), Sherrie Swift (Seminole County, FL), Becky Sue Mercer (Arcadia, FL), and Gail Sansbury (Fort Walton, FL)

A woman sitting smiling at the camera

Beverly Barber, ED (Opp, AL)