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Event Overview

Texas Leadership Council Forum

Nov 30 - Dec 01, 2022
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM CST
The LINE Austin

Join NAPEO's Texas Leadership Council in Austin for a two-day meeting at The LINE Austin hotel. The registration fee to attend is $250 which includes dinner Wednesday, November 30. 

Preliminary Agenda (subject to change)

Wednesday, November 30
2:00 - 2:15pm

Welcome and Introductions
Chris Dollins, Founding Partner, Employer Flexible, & NAPEO's Texas Leadership Council Chair

2:15 - 2:45pm

NAPEO Update
Michael Kreiter, Senior Director, State Government Affairs, NAPEO
Nick Kapiotis, General Counsel, NAPEO

  • State Update
  • Legal Update
  • Cyber Update
2:45 - 3:30pm Texas Legal Update
Robert Rice, Shareholder, Rice & Associates, P.C.

3:30 - 4:00pm Networking Break

4:00 - 4:30pm Discussion with NFIB on ERTC Issues
Annie Spillman, State Director, Texas, NFIB
Nick Kapiotis, General Counsel, NAPEO

4:30 - 5:00pm Open Forum & Discussion
Chris Dollins, Founding Partner, Employer Flexible

6:00 - 9:00pm Dinner
Bob's Steaks and Chophouse

Thursday, December 1

8:30 - 9:30am Networking Breakfast

9:30 - 10:00am Update from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Mike Arismendez, Executive Director Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

10:00 - 10:30am Political Landscape and 2023 Legislative Session Preview with Chairman Todd Hunter
Todd Hunter, Texas State Representative, Chairman, Redistricting Committee

10:30 - 11:30am

Update from Texas Workforce Commission
Tommy Simmons, Senior Legal Counsel for Commissioner Aaron S. Demerson

11:30am - 12:00pm Good of the Order and Lunch
Grab a bite with your PEO colleagues or grab your lunch to go on your way out of town!


Hotel Reservations
NAPEO has secured a discounted group rate of $199/per night at The LINE Austin hotel. Reservations can be made by clicking here or by calling 512-478-9611 and request to be placed in the room block for the NAPEO Texas Leadership Council Forum 2022. Rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis until Friday, November 11, 2022. NAPEO cannot guarantee anyone a room after the November 11 cut-off or after the specially rated NAPEO block has been filled. 

Please contact Melony Stevens, Manager, Events and Education,

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Melony Stevens