2017 Summer Session
Unlock Your Potential
About MMASC's Summer Session
Ontario Convention Center
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
|Early Bird Registration
(Through July 7)
(July 7 - July 18)
|MMASC Student Member||$65||$75|
Cancellations received prior to July 6, 2017, will receive 100% refund.
Cancellations received between July 7 - July 13, 2017, will receive 50% refund.
Substitutions from the same agency or organization will be allowed until 72 hours prior to the Summer Session.
(sessions subject to change)
|8:30 AM||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 AM||Welcome & MMASC Opening Remarks|
|10:30 AM||Strategic Planning Session
Presented by Aram Chaparyan, Assistant to the City Manager and Chief Labor Negotiator, City of Torrance
Mr. Chaparyan will share with attendees his lessons learned from managing the City of Torrance’s Strategic Plan for the past five years and the City’s efforts to monitor the plan's key performance indicators. He will highlight the value of developing City committees that represent all segments of your unique communities to ensure that everyone contributes to the strategic planning process and is engaged in planning the future of the community. He will help attendees understand the importance of structuring strategic plans that are inclusive of an action plan that outlines and provides direction on implementing the plan, tracking the progress of identified performance indicators, and communicating with the community. He will also reveal the challenges staff experienced in managing the initial 186 key performance indicators. The City of Torrance’s lessons learned in updating its Strategic Plan and engaging the community will provide you with a framework to develop or update a Strategic Plan in collaboration with the community you serve.
|12:00 PM||Etiquette Luncheon|
|12:45 PM||Call for Executive Board Nominations|
|1:15 PM||Leading in Difficult Times/Team Building Session|
|2:30 PM||Cover Letter Session|
|3:15 PM||Tools to Enhance Your Professional and Organization's LinkedIn Presence|
|4:00 PM||Networking Reception|
Summer Session Committee
|Nicholas Gonzalez, Co-Chair||City of Ontario|
|Amber Haston, Co-Chair||City of Costa Mesa|
|Ryan Hallett||City of Laguna Beach|
|Lori Karaguezian||Orange County Sanitation District|
|Paolo Kespradit||City of Alhambra|
|Jackie Wong||City of San Gabriel|