Attendee Registration 


Crystal Mountain Resort 
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683

Driving Directions 

Welcome to the Michigan Sheriffs' Association 2017 Summer Professional Development Conference!!

June 11-13, 2017

Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville, MI




Please click on the link below to initiate your registration. Each registration must use the email address of the attendee and each email address can only be used once for this event.  Registrations must be received by Monday, April 3, 2017 to be eligible for the Early Bird Rate & Prize.

For those bringing their spouses - please make sure you add them as a guest and indicate whether or not they are coming to the banquet.  Thank you!


This summer we will be staying at the Crystal Mountain Resort! You may book online or over the phone to reserve a room. Phone Reservations: Call 888-968-7686 and ask to be connected with Reservations; you will need to mention you are with the Michigan Sheriffs' Association Summer Conference. Online Reservations:  Click "Book Now" on bottom of the page and enter the Group Code: 45Z5M9. The room block expires May 10, 2017. (All rates are subject to state and local taxes. If you are tax exempt, you must provide proper documentation and pay with a county credt card or check.)

Silent Auction

Our silent auction has become very popular! If you have an item to donate or if you know a business in your county that would like to donate an item as well to our auction please contact Pam Keating at (517) 485-3135 or

Conference Outline

Sunday, June 11

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.             Registration, MSA Store & Silent Auction Open

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.             Preferred Vendor Show Open

1:00 p.m. -  4:00 p.m.              CLOSED SESSION

(Current Sheriffs, Undersheriffs and Chief Deputies ONLY!)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.               JA BUSINESS MEETING

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.               Afternoon Break

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.               General Session

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.               Social Hour

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.               Memorial Banquet

Monday, June 12

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.               Continental Breakfast 

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Registration, MSA Store & Silent Auction Open

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.               Preferred Vendor Show Open

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.               General Session

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.               Jail Administrators Session

8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.              Spouses’ Outing

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.               Administrative Assistants Session                                   

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.            Luncheon

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.              President's Reception

Tuesday, June 13

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.               Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.             MSA Store & Silent Auction Open

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.              Preferred Vendor Show Open

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.             Combined Session

12:00 p.m.                                 Silent Auction Winners Announced 

12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.             Board Meeting

Spouses' Outing

Sheriffs' spouses will receive an invitation in the mail to the Outing. Your spouse has to personally RSVP via mail, phone or email by May 19, 2017 in order to attend. After this date, any remaining spots will be offered to Undersheriffs' spouses on a first come, first serve basis and then Jail Administrators' spouses. Please keep in mind that while this event is offered to your spouse at no charge, there is a cost associated with their attendance. Therefore, if your spouse registers for the outing and they fail to attend, you will be billed $25. 



The Michigan Sheriffs' Association has engaged the services of a photographer for our conferences. by registering for the 2017 Summer Professional Development Conference, you agree that any photographs taken of you may be used in our Newsletters, on Facebook, and on the Michigan Sheriffs' Association website.