Another Featured Speaker is being added to the 2023 SOAR Summit!
Senate President Robert Stivers will be joining the outstanding group of speakers we have in store for you at the 2023 SOAR Summit!
Meet the Speaker
Senate President Robert Stivers was elected to the Senate in 1997. He represents the 25th District, which encompasses Clay, Jackson, Knox, Lee, McCreary, Owsley, and Whitley counties.
President Stivers was elected by his colleagues to serve as Senate Majority Floor Leader in 2008, a position he held until being elected as Senate President in 2013. As the Senate President, Senator Stivers represents the entire body of the Kentucky State Senate in any official state business.
In 2015, President Stivers was honored by Governing Magazine as a Public Official of the Year for his work in the General Assembly. In 2016, he was named the Chair of the Southern Legislative Conference and in 2018 served as the Chair of the Council of State Governments, a national organization. The President currently serves as Chair of the Senate President’s Forum.
President Stivers serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Committees and Rules Committee and the co-chairman of the Legislative Research Commission. Additionally, President Stivers is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Education Committee and was most recently appointed as co-chair to the Bourbon Barrel Taxation Task Force during the 2022 Interim.
President Stivers was the Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney from 1989 to 1993. He has served as a member of the Kentucky Appalachian Council, the Kentucky Appalachian Commission, the Early Childhood Development Council, the Governor’s Council on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, the OxyContin Task Force, the Evidence Committee (University of Louisville Law School), the Corrections & Public Safety Task Force of the Council of State Government, the Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee of Southern Legislative Conference, the Southern States Energy Board.
He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in industrial management and a minor in economics. He earned his law degree from The University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and is a practicing attorney in Manchester. He is married to Regina Crawford Stivers and between the two of them, has seven children and 10 grandchildren.
You still have time to register
There is still time to register for the Summit. Registration is $75, but if you use the promo code BLOG you can save $20 on your registration. That brings the price to just $55. It’s all-inclusive and includes:
- Two full days of programming.
- Breakfast, lunch, and snacks on both days.
- The SOAR Summit Reception, presented by Whitaker Bank.
- More than 100 booths in the SOAR Summit Exhibit Hall, presented by WellCare
If you are a high school or college student, use promo code STUDENT to get free admission to the SOAR Summit, all thanks to the Forcht Bank.