2015 Emerging Professionals
Leadership Institute-West Coast Region 

May 4-5, 2016
Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach
909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR


  • Hotel information will be available soon.
  • Online Registration is Open

Online Registration is closed.  Deciding to join us last minute?  You may register onsite.

Fee:  $99

Venue Details: Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach
Reservations:  Call 1-503-283-4466.  Indicate that you are attending the ICMA West Coast Regional Summit
ICMA Room Rate:  $137.00
Hotel Cut-off:  March 10, 2015

Questions? Contact Felicia Littky at or call 202-962-3656

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The ICMA University presents this Institute as a special two day offering to Emerging Professionals on the Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning preceding the ICMA Summits in the Southeast, Northeast, Midwest, Mountain Plains and West Coast Regions. Content includes identification of effective management and supervision styles with Felicia Logan, a discussion with Bob O’Neill and a session on life balance in a 24/7 work world. Managers are encouraged to invite early career professionals and emerging leaders to attend this leadership institute.


  • Wednesday, 1:30-5:00 PM - ICMA University Workshop
  • Thursday: Conversation with Bob O'Neill, executive director, ICMA
  • Thursday: Strategies For Emerging Leaders: Make Saving a Top Priority; Work session with ICMA-RC

ICMA University Workshop

Foundational Skills:
Moving from Employee to Supervisor and Leadership

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more,
do more and become more, you are a leader.”

— John Quincy Adams

Whether you have been a supervisor for a while or are hoping to become a supervisor in the near future this workshop will give you the skills and understanding of what it takes to be an effective supervisor.

As a result of attending this workshop you will:

  • Better understand the major responsibilities of a supervisor
  • Be more comfortable with the challenge of transitioning from peer for boss, especially if you are a new supervisor
  • Know the value of delegation to your supervisory success and how to be an effective delegator
  • Be familiar with the characteristics of a successful supervisor
  • Be familiar with current thinking about leadership and why it matters to you as a supervisor
  • Know the primary sources of influence and how they affect your leadership success
  • Gain a broader view of practices that will improve your leadership capacity
  • Know what steps you can take to become a stronger supervisory leader 

Workshop Leader: Felicia Logan, director of leadership development, ICMA

Addresses Practice 2: Staff Effectiveness of the ICMA Practices for Effective Local Government Management 

Work Session with ICMA-RC

Strategies For Emerging Leaders: Make Saving a Top Priority

You’re saving for your future and that’s a critical first step. Next, how you invest those savings can have a huge impact on your success. We’ll ask some important questions to ensure you consider the do’s and don’ts of financial planning and help you keep focus.




This event is made possible through generous support from our partner, ICMA-RC.

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