WRPA 2019 Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Schedule of Events

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Session Categories:

Aquatics Young Professional/Student Management & Leadership
Finance & Revenue Planning & Design Equity
Programming Customer Service/Marketing  Risk Management
Maintenance & Operations Advocacy  

 
 = Session Approved for 0.1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) Credits

Tuesday, April 9 
12:00pm - 5:00pm Golf Tournament | Tri-Mountain Golf Course
1:00pm - 4:00pm WRPA Board Meeting | Board Room, 2nd Floor
5:30pm Conference Kick-Off Social | Downtown Vancouver

 

Wednesday, April 10
8:45am - 10:15am

Welcome, Annual Meeting & Keynote Address

Empowering Your Millennial Workforce: Maximize your Gen-Y ROI
Aaron McDaniel

Discovery Ballroom

10:15am - 10:45am Tradeshow Break | Heritage Ballroom
10:45am - 12:00pm

Developing an Agency Marketing Plan
Colin Walker

 

 

 

 


Categories:
Customer Service/ Marketing
Finance & Revenue

Keeping Up with Capital Replacements: Crawl, Walk, Run
Keith Hobson

 

 

 


Categories:
Maintenance & Operations
Finance & Revenue

Young Professional's Guide to the Working World: Building the Foundation for a Successful Career
Aaron McDaniel

Categories:
Young Professional/
Student

Management & Leadership

Sponsorship 101
Bruce Skinner

 

 

 


 

Categories:
Finance & Revenue
Customer Service & Marketing

Inclusion: Have a Plan
Kim Indurkar
Mary Boyle

 

 

 

 

Categories:
Equity
Management & Leadership

Planning Events: From Start to Finish
Kim Lyddane

 

 

 

 

Categories:
Programming
Customer Service/ Marketing

 
12:00pm - 1:10pm Lunch | Heritage Ballroom
1:10pm - 2:25pm

Managing Online Reputations
Sophia McKee

 

 

 

 


Categories:
Customer Service/ Marketing
Management & Leadership

From Conflict to Collaboration: Engaging Diverse Trail Users in Successful Trail Design and Stewardship
Ryan Ojerio


Categories:
Planning & Design
Maintenance & Operations

The Future of Customer Engagement: Delighting Your Millennial Customers 

Aaron McDaniel

 


Categories:
Management & Leadership

Performance Review Makeover
Donna Hutchinson

 




Categories:
Management & Leadership

Making Volunteer Management Work
Marcia Hale

 

 

 


Categories:
Management & Leadership
Programming

Facility Tour – Firstenburg and Marshall Community Centers

12:15pm - 2:25pm
Angela Brosius

Andy Meade

Registration is Now Closed. See Registration Desk Onsite If Still Interested.

 

 

 

Category:

2:25pm - 2:45pm Tradeshow Break | Heritage Ballroom
2:45pm - 4:00pm

Crisis Communications: Best Practices in an Emergency
Hunter George

 

 


Categories:
Risk Management
Management & Leadership

Making Space: Optimistic Strategies for Addressing Homelessness in Public Spaces
Brice Maryman



Categories:
Management & Leadership
Maintenance & Operations

 

 

 

Preventing Ageism: A Social Psychological Perspective
Donna Hutchinson





Categories:
Management & Leadership
Planning & Design

Career Advancement: So You Want to Be the Boss? 

Panel Moderated by Kimberly Shelton and Grant Polhemus


Categories:
Management & Leadership
Advocacy

RCO Grants 101
Karl Jacobs
Allison Dellwo
DeAnn Beck
Beth Auerbach
Kyle Guzlas

 

 


Categories:
Planning & Design
Finance & Revenue

Walking Tour of the Riverfront

Terry Snyder
David Sacamano

 Registration is Now Closed. See Registration Desk Onsite If Still Interested.


Cate
gories:
Planning & Design

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Admin Network Meeting

Athletics and Fitness Network Meeting

Aquatics Network Meeting

Facilities Network Meeting

Field Allocations Network Meeting

Registration Systems Meeting

Programming Network Meeting
5:30pm  Rock the Block Social | Esther Short Park

 

Thursday, April 11
7:00am - 8:00am MOSSA Group Fight Fitness Class (optional) | Discovery Ballroom
8:00am - 9:00am Coffee & Tradeshow Break | Heritage Ballroom
9:00am - 10:15am

Happy Trails: Everett's Approach to Cleaning Up Encampments
David Green

 


Categories:
 
Maintenance & Operations
Risk Management

Dementia Friendly Recreation!
Marigrace Becker
Cayce Cheairs

 


Categories:
Programming
Equity

Future-Proofing Your Organization
Keith Hobson
Katherine Stokke

 


Category:
Management & Leadership

The WHY of Work: Aligning Passion and Strengths to Get the Job Done
Lori Hoffner

 


Category:

Management & Leadership

Interviewing 101
NeSha Thomas-Schadt
CJ Stanford
Grant Polhemus
Kelly Ashe
Debbie Yaranon


Category:
Young Professional/
Student

Trends in Playspace Design
John McConkey
John Mullan

 

 


Category:
Planning & Design

The Program Brochure: Relevant or Relic?
Colin Walker

 

 


Categories:
Customer Service/
Marketing
Finance & Revenue

10:15am - 10:35am Tradeshow Break | Heritage Ballroom
10:35am - 11:50am

Volunteer Recruitment and Onboarding: Risk Management
Patrick Tefft

 


Categories:
Programming
Risk Management

Administrative Rulemaking: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Places of Public Accommodation
Janice Whitman


Categories:
Equity
Customer Service/
Marketing

How to Brand Summer Fun: The Anatomy of a Successful Parks and Recreation Campaign
Jessica Wade


Category:
Customer Service/ Marketing

Moving into the Future: The Power of Transformational Leadership
Lori Hoffner

 

 


Category:
Management & Leadership

Say Yes to the Outdoors!
Jeff Ozimek

 

 

 


Categories: 
Programming
Advocacy

A-Z Athletic Programming
Kelly Ashe
Kevin Witte
CJ Stanford

 

 



Categories:
Young Professional/
Student
Programming

 

 

 

 

11:50pm - 1:00pm Lunch | Heritage Ballroom
1:00pm - 2:15pm

Developing a Homeless Shower Program
Angie Ramirez
Daryl Look

 

 


Categories:
Maintenance & Operations
Equity

Learn It, Live It, Coach It
Alexa Pritchard

 

 

 

 


Category:
Management & Leadership 

Boost Your Customers' Perceptions Through Hospitality
Joe Schiessl
Shawn Harper

 


Categories:
Customer Service/ Marketing
Management & Leadership

The Mission of Your Work and the Power of Your Story
Lori Hoffner

 



 


Categories:
Management & Leadership
Customer Service/ Marketing

Inclusion: Make It Work!
Kim Indurkar
Mary Boyle

 

 

 

 


Categories: 
Programming
Equity

 

Diverse Voices, Diverse Needs: An Interactive Way to Engage and Strengthen Your Community
Liana Harden


Categories: 
Planning & Design
Equity

2:15pm - 2:30pm Break
2:30pm - 3:45pm

Developing Inclusivity in Community Recreation
Kacie Dietz
Emily Messina


Categories: 
Advocacy
Programming

The Proof Is in the Paper
Matthew Haynes

 

 


Categories:
Aquatics
Risk Management

Revenue Builders
Alexa Pritchard

 

 


Categories:
Customer Service/ Marketing
Aquatics

 Golf Network Meeting

Why Don't They Come?: Latinx Outreach Strategies
Dr. José García-Pabón


Categories:
Customer Service/ Marketing
Equity

Managing Work Without Working to Manage
Tracy Kribs

 


Categories:

Programming
Management & Leadership

Walking Tour of the Riverfront
Terry Snyder
David Sacamano

Registration is Now Closed. See Registration Desk Onsite If Still Interested.

 

 


Category:
Planning & Design

 4:15pm - 5:15pm Pre-Banquet Social | Discovery Pre-Function
5:15pm - 6:45pm Awards Banquet | Discovery Ballroom
7:00pm Thursday Night Social | Tandem Hall

 

Friday, April 12
7:00am - 8:00am MOSSA Group Centergy Fitness Class (optional) | Hilton Vancouver
 9:00am - 10:15am Closing General Session | Discovery Ballroom
"F this S" by Rachel Sheerin

 

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