OMEGA sets Wednesday meeting
WEST LAFAYETTE - The Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association will hold its annual membership meeting and luncheon at noon Wednesday at Raven's Glenn Winery and Italian Restaurant, 56183 county Road 143.
Registration is $20, which includes lunch.
The keynote speaker will be Randy Cole, controlling board president and policy adviser to Tim Keen, director of the office of budget and management.
Cole is responsible for coordinating shared services and government reform and efficiency initiatives for OBM and the governor's office. He is the OBM designee to the Ohio Turnpike Commission, the MARCS Steering Committee (the statewide emergency radio system), the Ohio Administrative Knowledge System Steering Committee and the Local Government Innovation Council, which is responsible for overseeing the awarding of $45 million in grants and loans to schools and local governments. He also participates in the Governor's Office of Health Transformation Program as an adviser for shared services and system delivery transformation.