APWA Mid-Atlantic Succession Management 101 ....

Description :

Mid-Atlantic Succession and Workforce Management 101

Virtual Webinar

co-hosted by APWA and Maryland Municipal League

March 8, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Presentation Recordings:


Hamner Succession Plan Assesment

Hamner Succession Planning Slides

Reyes Succession Planning Insights

Cluney Practitioners Panel

Castonguay Practitioners Panel

Kohr Practitioners Panel

Kibec Practitioners Panel

Breakout Exercise Univ of Washington Toolkit


$15 for APWA and MML Members (Includes 3 connections per agency)

$30 for Non-Members (Includes 3 connections per agency)

Register by March 4, 2022

Sponsored by:


Attendees are eligible to receive up to 4 PDHs, issued by the Chapter, only if pre-registered and paid. PDHs will be limited to total of three participants per connection. The registration must contain the names of the attendees seeking PDHs.

Sponsorships Available for this Event!

We have created this virtual educational event sponsorship to provide maximum exposure and exceptional benefits.

Event sponsorship is available for $150 each and entitles each sponsor to one registration and one event connection where PDHs will be provided to total of three (3) participants per sponsoring agency/firm, per connection. The sponsor registration must contain the names and emails of the attendees seeking PDHs. Company logo will be displayed at event and on the event registration page located on the Chapter website. Sponsorship payment is to be paid in advance of event and logo should be sent (png of jpg format) no later than February 24, 2022 to Erica at: erica@associationbuilders.com.

Program Description:   

This Virtual Webinar brings together people and skills across organizations to begin to examine succession and staffing needs, as well as address workforce assessment training challenges.

Draft Agenda:

10:00 am – Introduction and Welcome, Ken Eyre, Mid-Atlantic APWA Chapter Past-President and Principal, Blue Heron Leadership Group LLC

10:15 am - Succession Planning: Its Easier Than You Think by Margie Hamner, Starfish Consulting

11:05 am - Succession Planning Insights - Juan Reyes, Asst. Director of Public Works, Fairfax County VA Dept. of Public Works & Environmental Services

11:45 am – LUNCH BREAK

12:30 pm - Practitioners Panel - Insights into addressing career ladder pathways; employee retention linked with salary survey; skill level and training; Linkage with Succession Management and Workforce Development


Kim Cluney, Business Manager, Anne Arundel County, MD DPW

Jeffrey Castonguay, Public Works Director - Carroll County, MD

Chris Kohr, PE, Assistant Director of Operations, Town of Leesburg, VA

Jessica Kibec, Training Program Manager, Anne Arundel County, MD DPW

1:40 pm - Succession Management and Workforce Needs Assessment – breakout group

exercise groups will be randomly assembled virtually. Materials will be sent to participants in advance of the event, for use with the breakout groups. Instructions will also be provided in advance to registered participants.

  • Breakout group exercise –Random groups will be assembled virtually to use selected portions from the Succession Planning Toolkit, courtesy of University of Washington. Each group will use Toolkit worksheets selected based on 5-steps:
    • Step 1 - Identify significant challenges
    • Step 2 – Identify critical positions
    • Step 3 – Identify competencies, skills and institutional knowledge
    • Step 4 – Consider qualified and interested employees
    • Step 5 -Select the competencies individuals need to be successful in positions and to meet identified business challenges

2:45 pm -  Wrap-up and Closing

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to virtual connection limitations, no refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 3 at 5:00 p.m. No refunds or credits will be granted after this deadline. To receive a refund, your cancellation notice must be in writing and sent to apwa@associationbuilders.com. Participants who are "no shows" will not be granted a refund or credit.

Event Date & Time:

3/8/2022  10:00 AM - 3/8/2022  2:45 PM

Venue :

Webinar ,

Contact Person :

Email : apwa@associationbuilders.com
Phone : (804) 615-1676
Company : APWA Mid Atlantic Chapter
Title : Chapter Administrator

Registration Items :

For Attendees:
  APWA Member
  MML Member
  Name of 2nd Attendee (Connection)
  Name of 3rd Attendee (Connection)

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