NCSL Winter 2012 Executive Committee LSCC Meeting

Executive Committee & Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee - Winter 2012 Meeting

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East Beach Conference Center, SCJanuary 19-21, 2012
Kiawah Island, South Carolina

This year's winter meeting - the second meeting of the 2011-2012 conference year - will be on charming Kiawah Island, named for the original inhabitants.  In South Carolina, the Executive Committee and LSCC will meet.  The Task Force on International Relations will meet on Friday, January 20, as well as the NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures Board and the Foundation's Hunger Partnership.

The NCSL Executive Committee, along with the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee, certain task forces and working groups, convene four meetings a year, including the summer meeting conducted at the Legislative Summit.  

The Executive Committee Meetings Calendar lists all meetings for the conference year 2011-2012.




Three ways to register:

  • Register online.  The link for online registration  Registration online requires a credit card for attendees who pay a registration fee.  Confirmations will be sent by e-mail, and meeting materials will be available on site.
  • Fax Registration 
    Contact Deana Blackwood or Paul Parsons for the form. 
  • Onsite Registration
    If you are unable to meet the January 11, 2012 registration deadline, you may register onsite at the East Beach Conference Center, Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
  • Registration Fees
    $0 for legislators, legislative staff
    $0 for past NCSL presidents and staff chairs
    $0 for NCSL Foundation for State
    Legislatures Platinum and Gold level sponsors
    $0 for spouses/guests
    $300 for all other attendees
  • Spouse/Guest Registration
     Necessary for badge preparation, but there is no registration fee charged.

Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by January 18 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303.364.7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the meeting begins.

Confirmations will be e-mailed if an address is provided. Letter confirmations will be mailed upon request.



One Bedroom Scenic View Villas (condos)have been reserved for this meeting.
(Note:  No ONLINE Reservations are available. See ♦ below.   

  • Kiawah Island Resort
    One Sanctuary Beach Drive
    Kiawah Island, SC 29455
    Phone: 1-800-654-2924
    Negotiated rate is $135 per night (excluding tax).
    Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.

♦ Lodging Reservations form must be completed and mailed, faxed, or emailed to the Resort.  Or you may call-in reservations to 1.800.654.2924; please reference group as National Conference of State Legislatures and/or the group booking number of 9362.

Reservations must be held by two night’s room deposit (major credit card guarantee is acceptable). ►NEW cut-off date for the negotiated rate is January 6, 2012.

Please note:  Cancellations must be received five (5) days prior to arrival date for refund of deposit. 

Visit the Kiawah Island Resort website at for more information about this unique meeting destination on the coast of South Carolina.

Photo:  Villa Pond, SC












Air service to Kiawah Island Resort is available through Charleston International Airport, located approximately 35 miles from Kiawah Island.  Make flight arrangements early for the best rates.

Flight Information
To make flight reservations through NCSL's travel agency, Christopherson Travel, call:

  • 800.825.3283 or 303.694.4344
    (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT). 

Ground Transportation
Ground Transportation from the airport to resort is to be made by attendees.  See Flyer above.  On Kiawah Island only, complimentary transportation vans are provided exclusively to all registered guests of the Resort.

East Beach Conference Center
Situated in the heart of the Resort among private homes and resort villas, East Beach Conference Center conveys the low-key atmosphere of a traditional town hall.  The center offers a convenient setting within easy walking distance of accommodations, restaurants, and resort activities.  

General Information
Average temperatures for month of January are highs of 60º and lows of 38º. (We opt for 'above average'!)

Only 21 miles from Kiawah Island Resort, Charleston's charming atmosphere make it one of the nation's most popular destinations.  Charleston, South Carolina was named 2011 Top U.S. City by Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards.






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