Leadership/Workforce Development Summit

Leadership/Workforce Development Summit - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Led by Karen DeBaker, Clean Water Services

This summit is curated for individuals at all career levels who want to exercise stronger leadership capabilities. We will explore how to execute highly productive collaboration in the workplace, lead innovation, develop talent, and empower people to inspire decision-making and teamwork.  .2 CEUs are available for this summit for Washington and .2 CEUs are approved for Oregon.

Thank you to our gold sponsors!

B&C  Carollo jacobs  leeway slayden  WY HDr  TTKJ

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor!


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8:30 - 8:35 Welcome and Opening Remarks Karen DeBaker
8:35 - 9:05 How Small Wins Lead to Big Solutions: Leveraging Partnerships to Build Sustainable Communities Sarah Heinicke
9:05 - 9:20 Ice Breaker  Lara Kammereck
9:25 - 9:55 Putting the "Why" before "How" - Fundamentals PNW Leaders should know about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  Nicki Pozos & Rob Lee
10:00 - 10:30 Capturing the Power of Diversity - Reflections from an Employee Networking Group Centered around the Advancement of Women  Nicole Laughlin & Natalie Sierra, 
10:30 - 10:45 Break  
10:45 - 11:22 Panel: Leadership Perspectives from the Future Workforce

Moderator: Amy Dammarell

Panelists: Andrew Matsumoto, Pratistha Kansakar, Dr. Kyle Shimbauku, Laurelei McVey

11:22 - 11:30 Closing Comments Mark Poling & Karen DeBaker
11:30 - 12:00 Networking  Zoom rooms with speakers