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About The NACo Legislative Conference

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is a nationwide organization guided on the belief that stronger counties result in a stronger America. NACo serves nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees and hosts several conferences. The Association’s Legislative Conference, slated for February in Washington, D.C., focuses primarily on federal policy issues that impact counties and their residents with the goal of educating and keeping our communities resilient. 

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Who Should Attend

The Tidal Basin team will be among 2,000 elected and appointed county officials such as public affairs, and emergency management employees. Attendees will engage in second-to-none policy and educational sessions, interact with federal officials, and participate in congressional briefings and meetings.

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Tidal Basin is the nation’s leading emergency and disaster management consulting firm, providing programmatic and technical management experience and resources to governments, organizations, businesses, and communities. Our integrated disaster management solutions and expertise help our clients and partners achieve their disaster preparedness and recovery goals more effectively. Our expertise includes: 

  • PREPAREDNESS: planning, training, and exercises
  • RESPONSE: rapid response, EOC support, staff augmentation, debris management and monitoring
  • RECOVERY: grant and program management including FEMA Public Assistance (PA) and Individual Assistance (IA); HUD Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery housing programs including CDBG-DR, CDBG-CV, CDBG-MIT; and U.S. Treasury funded programs like CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
  • MITIGATION: pre- and post-disaster mitigation grant management including FEMA Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA), Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), and more

Our understanding and ability to navigate all available funding sources enable us to provide maximum value by increasing the amount of funding our clients receive for programs that help improve their communities and businesses.

Tidal Basin Speaking Engagements

13 Feb 2022
Workshop

Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus Meeting

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Date
February 13, 2022
Time
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Description

Hear from policy experts on pressing federal issues impacting Gulf Coast counties and parishes. Caucus members will also discuss federal legislative priorities and strategize for future GSCPC events and initiatives. Caucus membership is open to all NACo county and parish government officials from Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida.

Speakers
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Carlos Castillo, CEM
Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Tidal Basin
13 Feb 2022
Workshop

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Office Hours with Tidal Basin

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Date
February 13, 2022
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description

The recently enacted bipartisan infrastructure package, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, created many new programs accessible by counties. Over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Transportation alone will award roughly $100 billion to state and local governments through competitive grant programs. Join this workshop to learn more about new funding and financing opportunities and how counties can access available resources. During these office hours, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with policy experts about the infrastructure package and how to access funds. 

Speakers
Carlos Castillo Headshot
Carlos Castillo, CEM
Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Tidal Basin
14 Feb 2022
Workshop

Accessing Federal Resources for Wildfire and Flood Mitigation

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Date
February 14, 2022
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Description

One in three Americans live in a county that was impacted by a natural disaster in 2021. County officials are often the first responders and on the frontlines of protecting the health and safety of residents during natural disasters. Learn how to access federal resources to protect your county against the impacts of wildfire and floods.

Speakers
Carlos Castillo Headshot
Carlos Castillo, CEM
Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Tidal Basin
Carlos Castillo Headshot
Carlos Castillo, CEM
Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Tidal Basin

Meet Our Experts

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Carlos Castillo, CEM
Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
Tidal Basin
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Mark Misczak, CEM
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Tidal Basin
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Dana Johnston, MBA
Director of Partnerships
Tidal Basin
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Resources

Learn more about how we can help with your disaster management needs.

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Tidal Basin Capabilities Statement
Tidal Basin Preparedness Services
Tidal Basin Government Support Services
Tidal Basin Grant Management and Recovery Services
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC)
COVID-19 Resources

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