2021 Art of Management

No Zoom, No Powerpoints
Real life examples, Conversations, Q & A

Colorado Room

8:15-8:30am  Welcome & Intro to the Day
Russ Forrest (City of Gunnison) and Tim Gagen (CCCMA/ICMA Senior Advisor)
This workshop is designed for you! Managers from across the state with lots of different paths and at various stages in their career will share their experiences for your benefit.

8:30-9:30am   Relationship Building
Employees/Directors, Council, Community
Panelists: Heather Geyer (City of Northglenn), Aden Hogan (ret City of Evans), Michael Penny (City of Castle Pines)

10:00-11:00am   Communication and Uncomfortable Conversations
Giving direct and constructive feedback and breakdowns between Managers & Councils & Staff
Panelists: Jennifer Hoffman (City & County of Broomfield), Jane Brautigam (ret City of Boulder)

11:00-12:00pm   Lunch, all together

12:00-1:00pm   Organizational Culture/Reorg/Change Management
Culture exists whether you create it or not
Panelists: Marika Sitz & Stephanie Zavislan (Jefferson County), Mark Relph (City of Littleton), Maria Morales (Town of Kiowa)

1:30-2:45pm  Toughest Management Challenges
Panel discussion around 3 key challenges: Dysfunctional Councils, Ethics, and Hiring & Firing
Panelists: Darin Atteberry (City of Fort Collins), Jane Brautigam (ret & CCCMA Advisor), Mark Garcia (ret & interim), Jay Harrington (Town of Carbondale), Clint Kinney (Town of Snowmass Village), Jon Peacock (Pitkin County), Jeff Shroll (Eagle County)

3:30pm CONFERENCE KEYNOTES

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