Are you ready to embark on a transformative leadership journey that enriches, empowers, and energizes your organization? Look no further than the 2023 MACS CEO & Leadership Conference, where innovation meets inspiration. Join us for an unforgettable event that will equip you with the tools, insights, and strategies to lead with purpose and drive meaningful change. MACS CEO & Leadership Conference Date: November 29 – December 2, 2023 Location: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay At the heart of the 2023 MACS … Read More
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended the annual meeting . Your presence and active participation made it a successful event. At this year’s annual meeting, we celebrated the the dedication of our outgoing board members, and welcomed new faces to the team. With gratitude for their contributions we bid farewell to the departing members who played a vital role in our growth. Our new board roster can be found here. Together we are poised to make the … Read More
The article below was shared by our valued corporate member, Jeff Wallop of PSA Insurance & Financial Services. Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention to Protect Your Vehicles and Business In the United States, catalytic converter thefts have increased 1750% since 2019, but we are experiencing another spike in thefts due to the Russia – Ukraine conflict. Since Russia is one of the top exporters of the precious metals used in catalytic converters – rhodium, palladium and platinum – there’s a shortage … Read More
The 2023 MACS Direct Support and Supervision Conference concluded recently, leaving attendees inspired, enlightened, and excited for the future. This annual event brought together professionals from the direct support and supervision fields, providing a platform for learning, networking, and celebrating excellence. From engaging sessions on self-awareness, personal finance, and a delightful cooking experience, this conference offered something for everyone. Attendees had the opportunity to expand their expertise in direct support and supervision. Renowned speakers, industry experts, and thought leaders shared … Read More
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After a hiatus, the eagerly anticipated MACS Annual Meeting and Crab Feast is making a triumphant return. Save the date: June 29, 2023, from noon to 4 pm. Join us at the enchanting Kurtz’s Beach in Pasadena, where waterfront beauty and covered pavilions create the perfect ambiance for an unforgettable gathering. The MACS Annual Meeting and Crab Feast present a unique opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, foster professional relationships, and gain invaluable insights into MACS’ ongoing work. Engaging in vibrant … Read More
The 2023 legislative session in Maryland had positive outcomes for the Developmental Disability (DD) community. The Governor’s budget includes a 12% rate increase for community services, and there are budget increases to expand access to services in FY 24. MACS and their DD coalition partners advocated for bills that would affect people with developmental disabilities and community providers. They ensured that the Fair Wage Act passed without a negative impact on direct support and other staff wages and focused on … Read More
The DSP & Supervision conference is back in 2023! Save the date for what’s been called “the best DSP conference in the country”. The conference will be held at the Fontainebleau (formerly the Clarion) in beautiful Ocean City, Maryland on Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd. The conference will kick off with an opening reception on Sunday, the 21st and an opening plenary on Monday with Dr. Karyn Harvey. There will be an awards banquet on Monday night, workshops and additional plenaries on Monday and Tuesday. More information will be shared soon. If … Read More
MACS held its Annual Legislative Breakfast virtually on January 24. We were delighted to have so many friends from the Maryland General Assembly’s legislative leadership join us, including Budget & Tax Chair Sen. Guy Guzzone, Finance Chair Sen. Melony Griffith, President Pro Tem Sen. Malcolm Augustine, and Health and Human Services subcommittee chair Sen. Cory McCray. They were open, informative and shared new and interesting details with our memers. We were also pleased to welcome Chair of the Health and … Read More
Thank you to all MACS Agency and Corporate members for an informative and successful 2022 CEO & Leadership Conference. We begin 2023 with our Annual MACS Legislative Breakfast, providing MACS members with an opportunity to hear from key legislative leaders. This is a virtual event. Please register using this link.