The Fifth Annual Partners in Governance Conference, “Building Bridges to a Safer Community”, is now open for registration. The conference, part of an annual series, will take place on April 17th at the Reynolds Alumni Center, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This year’s focus will be on crisis communication before, during and after a disaster, building interactive bridges through such programs as All Things Missouri, and bridging gaps in mental health services. Dr. Wally Siewert, Director of Civic Engagement, FOCUS-St. Louis, will lead with an introduction and discussion and Sandy Karsten, Director, Missouri Department of Public Safety will present the keynote address. Please join the Partners in Governance conference for lively, interesting discussions and training as community leaders from various levels of government collaborate for the betterment of their communities.