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Location: Boise Centre West 120B |
Boise Centre Ground level
|Date: Sunday, 21/Oct/2018|
|10:00am - 4:30pm||Precon Workshop 2: Find the Leader Within You|
Session Chair: Amy Dammarell, HDR;
|Boise Centre West 120B|
ID: 301 / Precon Workshop 2: 1
Sunday Oct. 21 Preconference Workshops Program
Keywords: Leadership, service, managers
Find the Leader within You
1HDR Engineering; 2Clean Water Services; 3Tetra Tech; 4City of Boise; 5Parametrix; 6WA Dept of Ecology; , , , ,
Discover your Leadership Potential! Whether you’re an aspiring leader or one who’s been there, join us for an exploration of leaders at their best.
This workshop is based on the 5 leadership principles outlined in the book The Leadership Challenge” by Kouzes and Posner. The workshop includes breakouts and table discussions to encourage shared learning.
Participation in this workshop will help operators, supervisors, and managers perform their duties better by helping them work together better.
With a firm understanding of the five practices of exemplary leadership participants will be better employees, supervisors, and managers, understanding what it takes to help lead truly outstanding performance.
Sponsored by the PNCWA Leadership Development Committee Amy Dammarell, Commmittee Chair (HDR Engineering) Overall Facilitator and Moderator
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and Introductions
10:10 - 10:25 Outcomes and Expectations
10:20 – 10:40 The Leadership Challenge Introduction
The Five Practices
10:40 – 11:20 Model the Way
11:20 – 12:00 Inspire a Shared Vision
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00
1:00 – 1:40 Challenge the Process
1:40 – 2:20 Enable Others to Act
2:20 – 3:00 Encourage the Heart
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Leadership Values
4:00 – 4:30 Leaders Share Their Journey
The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership
Model the Way
“Leaders stand up for their beliefs…They show by their actions that they live by the values they profess.”
Inspire a Shared Vision
“The most important role of vision in organizational life is to give focus to human energy”
Challenge the Process
“Change is the work of leaders…And all change requires that leaders actively seek ways to make things better – to grow, innovate, and improve.”
Enable Others to Act
“Leaders bring people together, creating an atmosphere where people understand that they have a shared fate…Leaders make sure that everyone wins.”
Encourage the Heart
“Leaders express pride in the accomplishments of their teams…They make people feel like heroes.”
Amy is an engineer, scientist, NEPA professional and project manager with 20 years of experience. Amy serves in a broad range from technical team member to project manager. In addition to her technical roles Amy serves as a facilitator for HDRs leadership development course. She also developed a technical skills transference program to translate senior level on-the-job experiences to other staff.
Mark is the Business Operations Director for Clean Water Services and has more than 30 years of experience working for utilities; serving in a management role for more than 20. Mark is a Past President of the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association and currently serves on the Water Environment Federation Board of Trustees. A certified Group 4 operator he also holds a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington
Mr. Lopez, a registered engineer with 34 years of experience, provides project management and engineering experience within the public and private sectors. His technical experience includes inflow/infiltration (I/I) control program management, civil site planning; road and street design; grading, water, sewer, and storm drain design; hydrology studies and hydraulic design; cost estimating; and project feasibility studies. Mr. Lopez also has extensive disaster response related experience in direct support of FEMA and in support of Local Agency applicants requesting FEMA disaster relief funding.
Michael Comeskey is the Utilities Asset Manager for the City of Boise Public Works Department where he is leading the development of the City’s infrastructure management practices. In his career in the water industry Michael has helped municipalities, county governments, and private corporations develop innovative solutions to large-scale problems. Michael’s work enables organizations to bridge their strategic visions to their business and operational needs. Michael holds a B.S. in Biology from Washington State University and an M.B.A. from Boise State University.
Doug has 35 years of experience in wastewater facility planning and design and currently serves at the Water Technology Leader for Parametrix. He has performed comprehensive planning studies, design, construction services, and start-up for both water and wastewater systems/facilities. His expertise includes evaluating innovative technologies and helping clients select the preferred alternative through a collaborative hands-on approach. He has also conducted internal mentoring programs for the companies he has worked for the past 23 years and currently has a side business, Mesa Mobile Mentoring, which focuses on public speaking and team building.
Andy O’Neill provides technical assistance to small municipal wastewater facilities throughout central and eastern Washington. Andy’s background includes serving in various roles such as a wastewater treatment plant operator, facilities manager, board member for the State of Washington’s Wastewater Certification Advisory Committee, past president of the Water Environment Federations (WEF) member association Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA), and a current member of the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Wastewater Scheme Committee.
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