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WRPA 2018 Risk Management School Schedule

*schedule is subject to change

Wednesday, January 24
8:30–9:30am Registration & Breakfast 
   
9:30 - 9:45am
Opening Orientation
9:45 - 10:45am Keynote: Steven Smith with Experiential Consulting, LLC
10:45 - 11:00am Break
  PARKS ADMINISTRATION RECREATION
11:00 - 12:15pm
Assessing Buildings and Facilities for Accessibility

Gail Himes
Mina Zarelli

Emergency Management Model for Small Communities

Amber Richards
Volunteer Recruitment and Onboarding: Risk Management

Patrick Tefft, CVA
12:15 - 1:15pm
Lunch
12:45 - 1:15pm Federal Way Community Center Tour with Craig Feldman
  PARKS ADMINISTRATION RECREATION 
1:30 - 2:45pm

Managing the Interface between Private and Public Land

Chad Charbonneau
Crisis Communications: Best Practices in an Emergency

Hunter George

For Community Water Safety, SKWIM is the name of the game

Kevin McCarthy

2:45 - 3:05pm Break
  PARKS ADMINISTRATION  RECREATION
3:05 - 4:20pm
Cultivating Resilient Communities

Ben Thompson
Foundations of Organizational Culture

Mike Terrell
Legal Issues for Working with Minors

Mike Bolasina
4:20pm - 4:30pm
Announcements
5:00pm Social at Billy McHale's
Thursday, January 25
7:30 - 8:00am Registration & Breakfast
  PARKS ADMINISTRATION RECREATION 
8:15 - 9:30am
Homelessness facilitated by Paul Simmons

Panel Led by Paul Simmons
It Can Happen to You - Is Your Facility Prepared for an Active Threat Emergency

Kelsi McNutt
Austin Tasler
ADA and Aquatics: Making Sure Everyone Can Enjoy Your Pool

Dennis Berkshire
9:30 - 9:50am Break
  PARKS ADMINISTRATION RECREATION  
9:50 - 11:05am
How to Build Your Own Safe and Secure Parks Initiative

Paul Simmons
Sylvana Niehuser
What is an ADA Transition Plan & How Do I Write One?

Roxanne Miles
Matthew Keough
The Ever Increasing Risks of Special Events

Tanya Crites
11:05 - 12:05pm Lunch
12:05 - 1:20pm Group Discussion
  PARKS ADMINISTRATION  RECREATION 
1:35 - 2:50pm Dealing with Difficult People (De-escalation)

Bill Overby
  Does Your Aquatic Facility Keep You up at Night

Matt Haynes
3:00 - 3:30pm
Closing Remarks