2018 Summer Session
Plan or Be Left Behind!
About MMASC's Summer Session
This one-day conference includes personal and professional development sessions on important topics facing the local government profession, opportunities to tap into the expertise of regional leaders and gain exposure to best practices.
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
Thursday, July 26, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Check-in beginning at 8 AM
Networking reception immediately following the program
|Early Bird Rates
May 30 - July 3
July 4 - July 20
Registration now closed.
Cancellations received prior to July 12, 2018, will received 100% refund.
Cancellations received between July 12 – July 19, 2018, will receive 50% refund.
Substitutions from the same agency or organization will be allowed until 72 hours prior to the Summer Session.
Please submit all cancellations and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
|8:00 AM||Check-In & Continental Breakfast|
|8:30 AM||Welcome & Introductions|
|8:45 AM||Emergency Management for Non-Emergency Staff
Emergency Management - Response
Lisa Derderian, Acting City Public Information Officer, City of Pasadena
Eric Baumgardner, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Burbank
Emergency Management - Public Information Officer (PIO)
Gina DePinto, Communications Manager, County of Santa Barbara
Leslie Luke, Deputy Director of the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office of Emergency Management
Ryder Todd Smith, President, Tripepi Smith
Emergency Management is just for emergency managers and first responders, right? Think again! As Public Servants, we are all part of an emergency management plan for your agencies and the State. Learn what that means and what you will be expected to do when an emergency hits.
|12:30 PM||Call for Executive Board Nominations|
|1:00 PM||Budgeting Today for Tomorrow
Daniel Jordan, PH.D., Director of Finance, City of Westlake Village
Matthew Hawkesworth, Director of Finance, City of Pasadena
Budgeting, the quintessential word in local government. Every aspect of local government is derived from its budget. Learn from two experts of what effective budgeting is and take some helpful tips and trick to use in your agencies.
|2:45 PM||California Housing Crisis
William Huang, Director of Housing, City of Pasadena
Ma'Ayn Johnson, AICP, Senior Housing and Land Use Planner, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
We all have seen it, there rising cost of housing and the subsequent impact it is having on our communities. Learn from a panel of experts on the California Housing Crisis, how did we get here and what are some solutions to address affordable housing.
|4:15 PM||Networking Reception|