WRPA 2019 Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Schedule of Events

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

Session Categories:

Aquatics Healthy Lifestyle Leadership/Personnel
Maintenance Planning & Design Planning/Parks
Programming Revenue/Customer Service Risk Management

 

Tuesday, April 9 
12:00pm - 5:00pm Golf | Location TBA
Time TBA Student Activities TBA
Time TBA  Opening Night Social | Location TBA

 

Wednesday, April 10
9:00am - 10:15am

Welcome & Keynote Address
The Future of Customer Engagement: Delighting your Millennial Customers by Aaron McDaniel

Discovery Ballroom

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

Developing Your Agency Marketing Plan
Colin Walker

 

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Keeping Up With Capital Replacement: Crawl, Walk, Run
Keith Hobson

 

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

 

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Sponsorship 101
Bruce Skinner

 

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Inclusion 101: Have a Plan
Kim Indurkar
Mary Boyle

 

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Planning Events: From Start to Finish
Kim Lyddane

 

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

Online Reputation Management
TBD

 

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

 

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Empowering your Millenial Workforce: Maximize your Gen-Y ROI
Aaron McDaniel

 

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Title Pending
Donna Hutchinson

 

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Play on Player: Overcoming Disability with Play
Jill Moore

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Utilizing the Resource: Volunteers as Keys to Unlocking Department Success
Marcia Hale

 

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Offsite Facility Tour
David Perlick

 

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

Crisis Communications: Best Practices in an Emergency
Hunter George

 

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Making Space: Optimistic Strategies for Addressing Urban Homelessness in Parks and Recreation
Brice Maryman



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Eight Steps Towards a Successful Staff Training
Raina Baker

 

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Preventing Ageism in the Health and Wellness Industry: A Social Psychological Perspective
Donna Hutchinson


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So You Want to Be the Boss?
Panel

 

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RCO Grants 101
Karl Jacobs
Panel TBA

 

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Walking Tour of the Riverfront

Terry Snyder
David Sacamano

 

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4:00pm - 5:00pm

Admin Network Meeting

Athletics Network Meeting

Aquatics Network Meeting

Facilities Network Meeting

Field Allocations Network Meeting

 

Programming Network Meeting
5:00pm  Offsite Social | Location TBA

 

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

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

 

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Dementia Friendly Recreation!
Marigrace Becker
Cayce Cheairs

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Future-Proofing Your Organization
Keith Hobson
Katherine Stokke

 

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

 

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Interviewing 101
NeSha Thomas-Schadt
CJ Stafford
Grant Polhemus
Kelly Ashe

 

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Trends in Playspace Design: How Innovation Drives Activity, Engagement, and Economic Impact
John McConkey
John Mullan

 

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The Program Brochure: Relevant or Relic?
Colin Walker

 

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

Volunteer Recruitment and Onboarding: Risk Management
Patrick Tefft

 

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

 

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How to Brand Summer Fun: Lessons from Promoting Spokane Parks and Recreation
Jessica Wade Desautelhege

 

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

 

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Say Yes to the Outdoors: Offering an Outdoor Recreation Program for Your Community
Jeff Ozimek

 

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Athletic Programming: Trends and Issues
Kelly Ashe
Kevin Witte
CJ Stafford

 

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The Staff Conundrum: How to Find and Hire the Best Staff
Raina Baker

 

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

Homeless in Our Community Centers
Angie Ramirez
Daryl Look

 

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Learn It, Live It, Coach It
Alexa Pritchard

 

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Integrating Hospitality into Parks and Recreation to Improve Perception
Joe Schiessl
Shawn Harper

 

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

 

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Put Your Plan to Work
Kim Indurkar
Mary Boyle

 

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 Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Safety at Public Events

Pam Barrett

 

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Diverse Voices, Diverse Needs: An Interactive Way to Engage and Strengthen Your Community
Nicole Paulsen

 

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

Developing Inclusivity in Community Recreation
Kacie Dietz
Emily Messina

 

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The Proof is in the Paper
Matthew Haynes

 

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Revenue Builders
Alexa Pritchard

 

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 Golf Network Meeting

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

 

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Managing Work Without Working to Manage
Tracy Kribs

 

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Walking Tour of the Riverfront
Terry Snyder
David Sacamano

 

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 4:15pm - 5:15pm Pre-Banquet Social | Discovery Pre-Function
5:15pm - 6:45pm Awards Banquet | Discovery Ballroom
7:00pm Offsite Social | Location TBA

 

Friday, April 12
7:00am - 8:00am MOSSA Group Centergy Fitness Class (optional) | Hilton Vancouver
 9:00am - 10:15am Closing General Session | Discovery ABC

 

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