Major County Sheriffs of America
Summer Conference
June 22nd and 23rd, 2017
Reno, NV 

Atlantis Casino Resorts and Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 825-4700

The Major County Sheriffs of America is pleased to advise it will be convening its annual summer conference in Reno, NV at the Atlantis Casino Resorts and Spa, with a welcome lunch on Thursday June 22, 2017 followed by our general membership meeting after lunch. The MCSA will precede the National Sheriff’s Association Conference which is also being held in Reno, NV.

The specific agenda for the conference is in the process of being completed and will be posted on this website in the near future. To assist with scheduling travel a general schedule is provided in the right column of this page. More detailed information will be provided in this space as it becomes available.

To Register for the MCSA Conference please click on the following link:

To make hotel reservations please click on the following link:

Please note when making reservations all requested nights may not be available at the hotel requested. Please make a reservation for whatever is available so you are in the reservation system and contact Ross Mirmelstein, or call at 703.838.5321, to help you reserve the nights and location you want.

Hotel Waitlist
If you receive indication that one or more of your hotel room nights are on a wait list, be assured that wait lists at both hotels are being cleared on a weekly basis. Once cleared, you will receive an updated confirmation indicating your room is no longer wait listed. Thanks for your patience.

If you are having difficulties reserving rooms for the dates of your travel, contact NSA Conference Director Ross Mirmelstein at

If you are having any technical difficulties with registration, please contact: Andy Grant at (612) 414 6962 or


Fall Meeting: September 18-22, 2017 Mackinac Island, MI

The Grand Hotel

Please join the Major County Sheriffs of America and the FBI National Executive Institute for the biennial Mackinac Island Training Conference. This conference will begin the evening of September 19th with a welcome event and end the evening of September 21st. Travel days are optional to arrive on September 18th and leave on September 22nd. Prior to making any final travel arrangements, it is highly recommended that conference registrants contact Megan Noland at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office to verify if your travel arrangements can be accommodated to travel to the Island. She can be reached at or at (248) 858-5009.

 The Training Conference will be full of relevant content and allow for interaction and conversation between all conference attendees.  Mackinac Island is truly an experience and all past attendees have truly enjoyed their stay and valued the content presented. 

Hotel accommodations and conference registration can be made through this link:

The hotel form may be mailed, faxed, or emailed back to the Grand Hotel. Relevant contact information is located on the form.

Again, if you have any questions regarding the conference or travel arrangements, please contact Megan Noland at or (248) 858-5009.

Winter Meeting: February 13-14-15, 2018 J.W. Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC

The MCSA meeting will follow the NSA conference and will begin with a welcome reception on Tuesday evening February 13th.

General Conference Overview

Summer Conference Overview
Atlantis Casio Resorts and Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

(775) 825-4700

June 21, 2017


June 22, 2017

  • Registration
  • Executive Board Meeting
  • Welcome Lunch
  • General Membership Meeting
    • Ft. Lauderdale Airport Terrorist Attack
    • Pulse Nightclub Terrorist Attack
    • MCSA Strategic Planning Subcommittee Update
    • Proposed By-Law Amendments
      Election of Officers 2018 Term
  • Evening Social Hour

June 23, 2017

  • Breakfast
  • General Membership Meeting
    • Cybersecurity and the Challenges We Face
    • Electronics Crimes Task Force
    • DOJ Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety
    • DHS Security Issues in the Homeland
    • FirstNet Update
  • Lunch
    • DOJ Asset Forfeiture Update
    • Legislative Update
    • Sheriffs Round Table Discussion
  • Conclusion of Conference approximately 4pm

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